London, United Kingdom 6 Great Places to Shop in London Mini Guide by Katie Green

Markets, retail, Oxford Street and vintage classics, for all your shopping needs, head to one of these stops.

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Oxford Street is a major road in the City of Westminster in the West End of London. It is Europe's busiest shopping street, and as of 2011 had approximately 300 shops. Gap, H&M, Forever 21, the Primark Flagship Store, Top Shop and so much more, this is the shopping district in London.

Oxford Street

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Harrods is an upmarket department store and London landmark. Live like the rich and famous and wander around Harrods. If you're hungry, their food department is a surprisingly good deal. Make sure to check out the Diana & Dodi memorial fountain and statue in the Egyptian Stairwell.

Harrods

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Located in Notting Hill, Portabello Road is already lined with shops of all kinds but Saturdays its home to one of the best flea markets in town. Collectibles to cheap sunglasses, vintage clothes and maps, dishes, statues, jewelry and more, this is a great flea market even just to wander around. It doesn't hurt that Portabello Road is also very cute too.

Portobello Road

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The birthplace of fashion and the cultural revolution of the 'Swingin' 60's', home to the miniskirt and so much more, Carnaby street is a pedestrianised shopping street near Oxford Street and Regent Street. It is home to numerous fashion and lifestyle retailers, including a large number of independent fashion boutiques.

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This Swedish-English vintage chain has stores around the UK and Sweden but this London location is home to their outlet. If you like vintage, this is the place to head as not only to they have a huge selection of current trends, one can get up to 70% off in the outlet. The walk from Brick Lane to the store takes you by a number of other vintage shops so spend some time around here for all things vintage.

Beyond Retro

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The Camden markets are a number of adjoining large retail markets in Camden Town near the Hampstead Road Lock of the Regent's Canal often collectively named "Camden Market" or "Camden Lock". Among products sold on the stalls are crafts, clothing, bric-a-brac, and fast food. It is the fourth-most popular visitor attraction in London, attracting approximately 100,000 people each weekend.

Camden Market

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