Shop London: An insider’s guide to spending like a local (London Guides) (Paperback)

Shop London: An insider’s guide to spending like a local (London Guides) By Emma McCarthy, Kim Lightbody (By (photographer)) Cover Image
By Emma McCarthy, Kim Lightbody (By (photographer))
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''Great if you're interested in finding a treasure trove of London's tucked away shops. From the best place to buy your Bretons to the loveliest bookshops, find them all in this brilliant guide.'' The Pool

London has always been a shopper’s paradise. But where is the best place to find a vintage bargain? Or that perfect gift for someone who has it all? Offering an antidote to fast-fashion hight street chains and generic e-shops, Shop London celebrates the joy of shopping like a local, and will introduce you to your new favourite places to browse.

Emma McCarthy, fashion editor and shopping connoisseur, helps you discover the most talked-about, tucked-away and unique retail experiences in London. Opening doors to 200of the best independent boutiques, fashion stores, specialist shops, markets, vintage meccas and more, Shop London introduces a host of exceptional places to visit. Covering everything from toyshops and art supplies, to vintage clothing and sustainable homeware, to cookware and bottle shops, it also acts as a handy guide to the capital's most loved shopping districts and hotspots – from upmarket Chiltern Street to the picture-perfect Columbia Road.

If you're looking for some retail therapy and a new area of the city to explore, this is the perfect guide to rediscovering the joy of London's shops
 

About the Author


Zena Alkayat has previously published the successful guidebook Tea & Cake London (October 2011, Black Dog). A former Shopping & Style Deputy Editor at Time Out London, she has also contributed to Time Out: London's Best Restaurants (Oct 2011, Time Out Guides) and Independent London Store Guide, Issue 3 (Dec 2011, Monster Media).Kim Lightbody is an up-and-coming photographer specializing in food and lifestyle. She lives in Rotherhithe, London.

Praise For…


'Great if you're interested in finding a treasure trove of London's tucked away shops. From the best place to buy your Bretons to the loveliest bookshops, find them all in this brilliant guide.' - The Pool

Product Details
ISBN: 9780711238077
ISBN-10: 0711238073
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
Publication Date: June 15th, 2017
Pages: 208
Language: English
Series: London Guides