Your guide to ZARA in London: Store Opening Times & Details

Zara opened its first UK store in 1998 and is now one of the country’s high street favourites. There are 13 Zara stores located in greater London, including four on Oxford Street alone. Wherever you are in the city, you’re sure to not be far away from your next Zara fashion fix. Here’s our guide …

10 Essential apps for your visit to London

The days when you needed a foldout tourist map and guidebook to navigate London are thankfully long gone – now the best travel, entertainment and shopping information is available at the touch of a button via your phone. If you’re planning a trip to the capital, make sure you download some of these useful London …

5 of the best shopping destinations in the USA

Some people like to go to the USA to relax. Others like to go see the sights or explore its vast nature. But each year, thousands of tourists head to the United States for one purpose, and one purpose only: shopping. Lots and lots of shopping. The USA is one of the most popular shopping …

London’s Best Independent Clothing & Fashion Boutiques

London has some of the best shopping in the world. While the high street serves an important purpose, we love the array of independent boutiques dotted around the city.  So much so we’ve compiled a list of our favourite London boutiques that we recommend you browse at your leisure.   1. Start London Start have a women’s …

Norman Parkinson: 10 Things You Might Not Know

Norman Parkinson, the fashion photographer famous for his work with the Beatles, died in 1990 but his memory and photographic legacy lives on. If he were still alive, Sir Parkinson would have turned 100 years old yesterday, on the 21st April 2013. To celebrate his centenary, Google UK changed their logo for one day to …

London’s Chanel Lampposts – Romantic Legend or Urban Myth?

If you take a walk around the City of Westminster, you may notice something unusual about the lampposts that are found on every street. Painted in gold on a background of black, the unmistakeable shape of the Coco Chanel logo, formed from two interlocking letter Cs, can be found on every post. Is this architectural …

Christmas Gift Guide: Three must-have fashion books

If you are starting to think about Christmas presents for fashion-conscious friends and family, look no further. Here at LDNfashion we have been cosy-ing up with a cup of tea and three very different but equally chic new fashion titles that will fit the bill perfectly. A Well-Dressed Lady’s Pocket Guide by Karen Homer Is …

Harvey Nichols: 10 Things You Might Not Know

Harvey Nichols is now one of the destinations in the world for a luxury shopping experience. But how did it become the success it is? We’ve been doing our research and found some interesting facts. Did you know…   1. The store had its beginnings in 1831 when Benjamin Harvey opened a linen shop on …