When you are looking to get the most out of a shopping trip to London, there are a couple of places you need to make sure to hit. You’ll be able to know which stores to hit by reading this article, as well as what you want and what you’ll pay.
Harrods is one of those London stores that has long been thought of as the best of the best. People have come from the world over to buy some little trinket or another just so they can get the green bag with the gold lettering. The people who go shopping at Harrods should expect to be spending a decent amount of money. Those who are on a budget aren’t going to want to set foot in this store, unless they plan on indeed buying something small so they can say they were there.
While Harrods might be for the swankier crowd, the Camden market is more a place travelers can go in order to find themselves some fun little thing to remind themselves they were in London. The stores and shops in this area are going to range wildly in price depending on where you go and what you’re looking to buy. At the same time, most of the keepsakes you can buy are going to be a bit cheaper than what you see in the heart of the city. In this regard, if you’re going to get a keepsake, you should do it at the Camden Market.
This is an area and a couple of markets that specialize in vintage clothes. If you want to go the throwback route, the stores here are the way to go.
Editor’s note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about London shopping.