With over one and a half miles of high street brands, you can find extensive bargains everywhere in Oxford Street so it is not hard to fill that extra large suitcase you daringly purchased for your trip to one of the most stylish cities in the world.
Bargains are at their best in January, with great deals in each and every store prepared for the post Christmas shopping craze. There are hundreds of shops in Oxford Street, home to Selfridges, John Lewis, Debenhams, Marks and Spencers and Primark, just to name a few. There are many more smaller well-known flagship stores on Oxford Street like H&M, New Look, Footlocker, Adidas and Nike.
And if you get lost there are specially trained ambassadors stationed all through the street ready to answer anything you need to ask , just look out for black and red suits and not the Queens Guards, silly
Oxford Street stores are open 7 days a week with late night shopping Thursday and Friday
Underground stations include Marble Arch, Bond Street, Oxford Circus, Tottenham Court Road
And when its time to rest those aching feet (and arms) though your pockets and handbags will be lighter, check in at some of our fantastic hotels within minutes walk of Oxford Street such as the langham hotel
, the marylebone hotels
or the the arch hotel
Street is not found wanting with stores like Pretty Green, Soccer Scene, Puma, Levis, Ben Sherman, Vans, Cheap Monday, Size, Liberty, Energie, Lambretta, Diesel, The Kooples, Storm, Pepe Jeans, American Apparel, The North Face, Irregular Choice, exhausting .
And Regent Street
holds its own with Quicksilver, French Connection, Benetton, Clarks, Hackett, Superdry, H and M, Jeans West, Tezenis, Zara, Mango, Banana Republic, Cos, Gap, Espirit, Levis, Brooks Brothers, Duckamp, Charles Tyrwhitt, Uniqlo, phew.
While Seven Dials (Earlham St. and Monmouth St) includes Vans, Volcom, Adidas, Carhartt, Firetrap, Fred Perry, Superdry, Diesel, Urban Outfitters, David David, Indulgence, Santos and Mowen, enough.
(New and Old) includes designer boutiques such as Canali, Pal Zileri, Ermenegildo Zegna, Car Shoe, Hugo Boss, Anya Hindmarch, Bally, Core Spirit, Victorinox, Boudi, De Beers, Marina Rinaldi, Cartier, Gucci, Leviev, Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel, DKNY, Tiffany & Co, Dior, Churchs, Solange, Azagury-Partridge, Loro Piana, Michael Kors, Hermes, Miu Miu, Ralph Lauren, Zilli, Missoni, Corneliani, Baroni, Basler, Pellini Uomo, D&G, Jimmy Choo, Burberry, Louis Vuitton, Georg Jensen, Ralph Lauren, Graff, Van Cleef & Arpels, Coach, Smythson, oh dear me
While Molton Street boutiques include Ernest Jones, Gianmarco Lorenzi, Reiss, Calvin Klein, Mascaro, Ruco Line, Emporio Armani, Kurt Geiger, Sandro, Wolford, The Kooples, Vertice Uomo, Jones, Zadig et Voltaire, Dune, Browns.
and Conduit Street are also awash with brand name stores for that shopping diva inside you
After you can soothe your aching limbs at the courthouse doubletree
or the Hazlitts Hotel
- only a stones throw from Regent Street, Oxford Street and Carnaby Street. bloomsbury hotel
or The Savoy
are also superb options located just minutes walk from Seven Dials.
London Fashion Week
London Fashion Week (and its trailing Weekend event), one of the Big Four alongside New York, Milan and Paris takes place twice a year (February and September). The current venue for London Fashion weekend is somerset house
, where a large marquee in the central courtyard hosts a series of catwalk shows by top designers and fashion houses. For four days, Somerset House is transformed into a haven of shopping, spoiling, sipping champagne and stunning catwalk shows. Over 150 designers parade their collections on this magnificent weekend with up to 70 percent off their regular prices! And you can go spend those great savings on hotels near somerset house
like the cavendish
or the superb bloomsbury hotel
Alternative Fashion Week
This is unlike any other fashion week. It is an event established for young, talented new designers to showcase their work to thousands of viewers. Sixty original and innovative designers are selected to flaunt their designs with world wide press and media coverage and attracting audiences of 10,000 people with fifteen shows per day. The fashion shows take place daily during fashion week with fourteen designers being exhibited per show. There is also a Fashion Market throughout the day with a wide range of clothes, textiles and accessories. This year designers from all over the world will be exhibiting their authentic pieces at Spitafields Traders Market, London during April.
And if you need a tasty roof over your head, check out nearby courthouse doubletree
or The Chamberlain
POP! Culture and Fashion
POP explores the impact of music and art on the development of fashion from July to October 2012, POP will host an exhibition in the Fashion and Textile Museum in London City, promising to be an exceptional treat for fashion enthusiasts. Highlights will include items from Elton Johns personal wardrobe, purple flares worn by Donovan, the pop art fashions of Mary Quant as well as Quants early modernist pieces from the original Bazaar, and original pieces from Westwood and McLarens.
Check out our amazing hotel deals near the London Fashion and Textile Museum such as the Hilton tower bridge
, Think Tower Bridge
and Apex City Of London Hotel