If you’re a fashion lover, London is one of the best places you can visit to indulge your passion. You’ll find a whole host of fashion related activities in the capital, not to mention the huge selection of fashion stores on offer. If you’re planning a fashion inspired break to London, below you’ll discover some of the fun things you can do in the city.
London Fashion Week
One of the main fashion events not to be missed in the capital is London Fashion Week. This takes place twice each year and it features the latest trends coming up, alongside established and new designers.
One of the main fashion events not to be missed in the capital is London Fashion Week.
It takes place in February and September. The last London Fashion Week opened its doors to the public for the first time. Due to its success, it’s likely the next event will also feature public tickets so don’t forget to keep the event’s website to see when tickets go on sale.
Visit the endless fashion stores in the city
You’ll find an almost endless supply of fashion stores in London. Oxford and Regent Street are the obvious places to head to for fashion. Regent Street is home to the likes of Burberry, Superdry and Hollister. Oxford Street, on the other hand, is home to Selfridges, Primark, Debenhams and other major fashion retailers.
However, it doesn’t matter which part of the capital you head to. You’ll always find fashion stores nearby. You could even end your shopping experience in Finsbury Park where you’ll find a number of independent fashion outlets. It’s easily accessible too and once you’ve finished your shopping you can take the train from Finsbury Park to Stevenage or other nearby areas.
Head to the Fashion and Textile Museum
If you’re looking to get inspired on your London fashion trip, you’ll want to head to the Fashion and Textile Museum. Painted in yellow and pink, you can’t miss this Bermondsey based building.
The museum showcases numerous exhibits, each delving into the history of fashion. You’ll get to see how it has progressed over the years. There are also regular workshops held here designed to help train up budding designers.
These are just a small sample of the fashion related activities available to you in the UK’s capital. Whether you want to shop until you drop, learn more about the history of fashion or enjoy a fashion inspired event, you’ll find something to match your needs on a day trip to London.