Along with other grand capital cities like Milan, New York and Paris, London has become a global hotspot for shoppers looking to kit out their wardrobes with the finest fashion items. Those living in the UK flock here in their droves for a weekend of shopping, whilst thousands of jet-setting tourists make the trip to London every year to hunt down the latest must-have designer pieces from the array of high-end fashion stores in the city centre.
Few places exude the word ‘high-end’ like the Royal Borough of Kensington. This stunning area of London is home to the UK’s most expensive street and as such, has some of the most luxurious fashion shops in the city for guests staying at the Park Grand Kensington London to splash their cash at.
Read on to discover the best places to get your high-end fashion fix in Kensington.
65 Kensington High St, Kensington, London W8
Jigsaw holds a massive variety of upmarket clothing, so much so that you’ll most likely spend hours in here before heading back to our 4-star hotels in Kensington. Clothes for men, women and children can be found in abundance, as well as a special Christmas collection for those staying at the Park Grand Kensington London at the most wonderful time of the year.
Jigsaw’s ‘new-in’ section is constantly updated with the most cutting-edge looks from the world of fashion, and there’s also an extensive footwear collection so you can pick up some killer heels or gorgeous boots to go with your latest outfit.
48-52 Kensington High St, Kensington, London W8 4PE
This Spanish chain store is renowned across the world for providing the hottest fashions and on-trend looks and Zara’s Kensington branch doesn’t disappoint. The store has two floors and multiple changing rooms, as well as the latest cult apparel for women, men and children. The women’s range is especially extensive. As Zara is a chain store, you can still pick up some luxury fashion items without paying especially high prices, making this a great place to shop if you’re hunting for a luxe look without burning a hole in your purse. Don’t miss the accessories, which often sell out in days.
36-38 Kensington High St, Kensington, London W8 4PF
Another place to pick up some luxury designer clothing in Kensington is the Urban Outfitters store on the high street. The shop has three floors, with men’s on the downstairs level and women’s clothing generally filling the ground and upper floors.
Adored by younger shoppers, this Urban Outfitters branch is packed full of the most sought-after brands including Calvin Klein, Dr Martens and Kimchi Blue, as well as an extensive range of the store’s-own branded clothing. Diversity is a key part of Urban Outfitter’s extensive product catalogue; you’ll find elegant dresses alongside edgy boots and jackets in the women’s section, and classy shirts and blazers next to more urban sportswear brands like Fila and Ellesse in the men’s area, meaning there truly is something for everyone here.