World-famous department stores Harrods and Harvey Nichols are both within easy walking distance, as well as designer brands. If you’re looking for little-known boutiques, Austique (330 King’s Road) and Musa (31 Holland Street) are worth a visit and stock niche brands and accessories (Musa’s sandals are must-have investment).
Motcomb Street is a cobbled street with individual charm and home to high-end specialist retailers in fashion, art and antiques, as well as health and beauty salons and top-quality restaurants.
Elizabeth Street features an abundance of sophisticated and quirky shops ranging from Henry Stokes stationer, to hat maker Philip Treacy’s only London store and jewellers Erickson Beamon, De Vroomen and Kim Poor.
Elystan Street is a second hand clothes shop, Sign of the Times (17 Elystan Street) is brimming with designer finds: barely worn Louboutins, Jimmy Choos and Bottega Veneta bags have all been spotted in store. If you’re lucky, you might even find a classic piece of Chanel.