London is home to a wide variety of shopping areas and retail districts. Each of these areas has its own specialty and theme. Ranging from quirky delights in Covent Garden to luxury shopping in Mayfair, anything can be chosen as per the need and likes of the visitors. It is too easy to while even two hours at these areas renowned for shopping.

Ritz in London
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You can choose to stay at London hotels close to the following areas considered to be shopping paradise for visitors fond of buying best on vacations.

Regent Street and Jermyn Street

Regent Street, London

Regent Street, London

Regent Street is an inspiring shopping street and offers a reasonably priced fashion stores. You will be delighted to find oldest and the most popular shops in the city can be traced here too. Some of the names are Liberty, Hamleys and Apple Store. On the other hand, Jermyn Street lies close to Regent Street and is known for its historicity and is famous for men’s clothing and offers typically British style which can turn anyone into an old-fashioned gent too, if desired. Jermyn Street is also known for its tailored shirt makers like Charles Tyrwhitt and shoe stores like John Lobb.

Westfield London

Westfield is an inventive place to shop around, eat out and meet. Many high street delights such as House of Fraser, Debenhams, Next and Marks & Spencer. There are more than 275 luxury, high street and premium retailers displaying more than 700 brands including Jimmy Choo, ted Baker, All Saints and Louis Vuitton. This is the largest urban shopping centre across Europe and even has cinema, several bars, gym and restaurants, all under one roof.

Oxford Street, London

Oxford Street, London

Often considered to be the heart of shopping in London, Oxford Street helps the visitors browse through over 300 shops, landmark stores and designer outlets. The prestigious Selfridges exits here and the street brags a range of departmental stores like Debenhams and John Lewis. In case, you do not like crowds, you can go easy by slipping into the side street.

Covent Garden

This is an awesome place to browse through rarity handmade jewellery, rare sweets, unique gifts and fashion accessories. Neal Street offers chic style urban street apparels, shoes and funky cosmetics. Do not miss impressive arts and crafts at Covent Garden Market or you may just window shop all around.

A Touristy Shot in London
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All the above areas are listed in the itinerary of almost every shopaholic visiting the city regularly. No one really wants to miss any of these and therefore, these are even recommended to the first time travellers to London who know little about the city.