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London. What stores to check out

Shirtmaven

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Heading to London for a short holiday soon. It has been 35 years since my last visit. Suggestions for which stores to visit. Looking for made or designed in England. Tailored clothing, accessories, home decor. Budd is the only shirtmaker I have contacted to visit. The wife has made all of the dinner reservations.
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Take the Tube to Green Park and walk over to Piccadilly Arcade. 300 meters either side of that, you'll be hitting a good chunk of what you're looking for. Regent street will also have some good options. A lot of the fun of London is just window shopping as you go. Enjoy.
 

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Cordings for classic British country wear and shooting clothing. Their knitwear is made in the UK by William Lockie.
 

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It's a way out but for antiques you can visit Kempton on 13th December https://www.sunburyantiques.com/kempton/ get there before 09:00

Check out the Kirby Allison YouTube series for classic / fusty shops around Saville Row, Burlington Arcarde etc.

Get to central pubs for 5pm weds-thurs and enjoy the after-work pints atmosphere for a couple of hours, best enjoyed stood or sat outside!
 

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Anderson and Shepard Haberdashery:


Drakes:


Food:

Salt Beef (Corned Beef ) in the magnificent Harrods Food Halls- MUST VISIT

or Selfridges Food Hall- A "landsman" who sold me some shirts at Cordings
(Cordings shirts are a bargain, not in the class of yours) recommended the
corned beef from Selfridges over Harrods
 
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If you're a cocktail guy, London has the best hotel bars in the world. In particular, the bars at Duke's (right off of Jermyn Street so very convenient), the American Bar at the Stafford and the bar at the Connaught are exceptional.
 

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Anderson and Shepard Haberdashery:


Drakes:


Food:

Salt Beef (Corned Beef ) in the magnificent Harrods Food Halls- MUST VISIT

or Selfridges Food Hall- A "landsman" who sold me some shirts at Cordings
(Cordings shirts are a bargain, not in the class of yours) recommended the
corned beef from Selfridges over Harrods
The wife has made multiple reservations.
I do love a good bakery..
 

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Fortnum and Mason is the greatest department store in the world, by my reckoning. You can also get your shoes shined there, or buy Saphir polish, and I'd recommend buying tea there.
 

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London has too many shops to mention : Fortnum and Mason is a must for food and other things , Budd shirts is a good shout, Floris as it is the oldest men's parfumier in the world( at the same location on Jermyn Street since 1715) and Ede and Ravenscroft just for that old Empire charm and beautiful clothes and accessories.
 

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Chiltern Street has a number of great boutique shops depending on your taste. Everything from musical instruments, Whisky, John Simons for Ivy clothing, New & Lingwood, nearby Labour & Wait for homewares and The Conran Shop not far for furnishings. Pretty at the moment with Christmas lights up.
 

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Chiltern Street has a number of great boutique shops depending on your taste. Everything from musical instruments, Whisky, John Simons for Ivy clothing, New & Lingwood, nearby Labour & Wait for homewares and The Conran Shop not far for furnishings. Pretty at the moment with Christmas lights up.
Staying the last night at the firehouse. Sounds lovely
 

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J. Sheekey near Covent Garden for seafood!
 

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