The 100 best shops in London â top ten best shops
Count down the top ten best shops in London with Time Out
Edited by Dan Jones and Katie Dailey, with contributions from Tessa Griffith, Alfred Tong and Kate Worthington. Explore the individual top fives of every contributor.
Dover Street Market
17-18 Dover Street, London, W1S 4LT
Anyone with a really serious interest in fashion should hotfoot it directly to DSM, whether they’re wearing ten-inch brothel creeper platforms or not. This multi-brand, multi-floored fashion house is the baby of Rei Kawakubo, the Comme des Garcons visionary. She curated a selection of the world’s greatest fashion labels, and awarded them each one of the shops-in-a-shop that feature in-store. While every style brand of note is present, from Lanvin to Haider Ackermann, they form a blend that’s not at all intimidating, especially as it’s peppered with weird and wonderful stock from up and coming labels and punky limited editions. To further take the edge off the sharp fashion, there’s a scrumptious Rose Bakery present to reassure you that this is by no means a typical fashion experience, or a conventional London shop.
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