Some say Shoreditch has had its day, that London’s trendy brigade have moved on. If you go to Brick Lane Market, though, it doesn’t look that way. The weird and wonderfully dressed hordes keep coming to the rough triangle made up by Old Street, Great Eastern Street and Shoreditch High Street, packing into ramshackle bars and independent shops. Despite the spread of affluence, much of the area maintains its original gritty, urban edge; many of the walls and shop fronts are plastered with graffiti. Of course, for many the grime is all part of the appeal – if you want a big garden and posh schools, move to Muswell Hill.
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The flagship store of this former pop-up boutique specialises in luxury goods. In this stylish setting of polished concrete and chequered tiles, you'll find clothes with clean-cut lines to suit a unisex fit by brands including Rejina Pyo, RE/DONE and Alighieri. There’s also a chic cafe on the premises, which serves hot and cold drinks, as well as a selection of light bites.