Shop London

An insider’s guide to spending like a local

Shop London An insider’s guide to spending like a local
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Format: Paperback / softback, 208 Pages
ISBN: 9780711238077
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
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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

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.

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Format: Paperback / softback, 208 Pages
ISBN: 9780711238077
Size: 6.299 in x 6.299 in / 160 mm x 160 mm