Spring has arrived and that can only mean one thing for fashionistas – it’s time to shop for your spring and summer wardrobe. Luckily, you’re in the right city, London is a mecca for fashion, from vintage bargains to high end designs straight from the catwalk.
Whether you’re searching for a new summer dress or are in need of some shoes that are perfect for the sunny weather, London is filled with excellent clothing and accessory shops to browse. When you’re staying at the Park Grand Paddington Court London, you’re conveniently located to explore some of the best shopping districts in the city, including the West End, Marble Arch, and Bayswater.
The West End area is home to some of the world class shopping streets that have made London a famous fashion destination. You could spend a whole day exploring the shops lining the streets and still spot dozens more than you want to go into. Guests staying at hotels near Paddington Station are directly connected to the West End on the tube, so you won’t even have to worry about carrying your bags packed with purchases far.
Must shop streets in the West End include Oxford Street, where you’ll find plenty of luxury brands and department stores, including the iconic Selfridges, and Bond Street, a paradise for high street fashion lovers. On top of that, there’s also Regent Street packed with flagship stores, and, if you head off the beaten trap there’s a trove of quirky stores to be discovered too.
The Marble Arch is situated very close to the West End, making it ideal if you want to shop at more than one destination. Alternatively, you can combine culture with shopping for your summer wardrobe by taking to the nearby streets. A tube ride to the location from your room at the Park Grand Paddington Court London takes less than 15 minutes.
One of the most famous places to head when shopping around the Marble Arch is Liberty, selling luxury items, it’s become one of the most famous shopping spots thanks to its recognisable prints and its Tudor building. Other must visit shopping destinations include trendy Carnaby Street, which mixes designer stores, high street retailers, and independent boutiques with style, and the Brunswick Shopping Centre.
Don’t want to travel far to indulge in some retail therapy? Bayswater is located just a short walk from the Park Grand Paddington Hotel. As you would expect, the shopping in this area of Kensington and Chelsea features plenty of high end stores to splash out on when you’re looking to revamp your wardrobe for the warmer seasons.
Luxury clothing brand ME+EM, which sells premium loungewear, is located on Connaught Street, while prestigious swimwear brand Pistol Panties, can be found on Westbourne Park.