Shopping In and Around North West London
London is home to some of the world’s largest department stores and high-street chains as well as a wealth of small boutique and specialist shops. Oxford Street is known the world over for its gargantuan selection of outlets, not to mention Harrods in Knightsbridge and Hamleys in Regent Street. North West London has its own shopping experience and is home to popular brand outlets, markets and specialist boutiques.
Camden Market is London’s most popular and diverse collection of open air markets overflowing with a variety of stalls ranging from the stylish and artistic through to the strange and obscure. The market is open every day of the week, but it is during the weekend when the market really comes to life with hundreds of stalls open for trading.
Camden Town is actually a collection of markets which spread over the area from the tube station, to the Lock and the high-street. The Camden Stables is home to a range of alternative fashion outlets and stalls as well as antiques, collectibles and vintage clothing. Camden Lock Market was established in 1975 and is the home of home decorations, fabrics, pictures fashion accessories and unusual and original gifts. All of the markets are next to each other and the overall area is a great way to spend an afternoon.
Hampstead Village is another popular shopping area; the high street boasts an impressive range of men’s and women’s fashion boutiques as well as larger brand outlets. The independent boutiques are among the finest in the city and are some of the best kept secrets due to their celebrity patronage with surprisingly low prices. There is also a fine choice of antiques and art shops if culture is your interest. The charm of Hampstead Village lies in the comfortable juxtaposition of modern brand franchises and specialist shops. For independent florists, art galleries, health, beauty, gifts and homeware, Hampstead Village is the place to be.
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