Concierges' Guide to London: Shopping: Women's Fashion: Always in Fashion

  • Compiled by Lisa Sweetingham, Jennifer Ryan, Bruce Wallin, and Amanda Millin

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BEAUCHAMP PLACE "For cocktail dresses and made-to-order pieces," visit this charming thoroughfare in Knightsbridge, home to such stores as Panache, Bruce Oldfield, Fitriani, and Caroline Charles. (AD) www.beauchamp-place.com

BOND STREET Famously chic hotspot for luxury goods and designer labels in Mayfair. "All the major boutiques"—Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, Hermès, Prada—"are on Bond Street." (MDC, AD, BM) www.bondstreetassociation.com

BRUTON STREET Mayfair stretch that "has a lot to offer," including restaurants, art galleries, and designer apparel from Diane von Furstenberg, Stella McCartney, and more. (MB) www.mayfair-london.co.uk/bruton_street.htm

MOUNT STREET Another emerging Mayfair destination known for its eclectic mix of upscale restaurants and shops. "They’ve got Marc Jacobs now, and Carolina Herrera, and Scott’s for seafood." (MB) www.mountstreetmayfair.co.uk

SLOANE STREET Fast-growing luxury-brand destination that is giving Bond Street a run for its money. Find "a huge range" of "good shops," including Louis Vuitton, Salvatore Ferragamo, Emilio Pucci, and Harvey Nichols. Located in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. (AD, BM)

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