Top 5 Men’s Boutiques in London
In London there are so many different places to go shopping. There are of course the popular shopping areas in central London or, if you like everything under one roof, shopping centres like Westfield in Shepherd’s Bush and Stratford. However if you prefer your shopping a little less busy, try visiting one of these men’s boutiques for something a bit different.
Duke Street Emporium
The Duke Street Emporium combines iconic brand Jigsaw with The Shop At Bluebird and has a mixture of pieces from both stores all under one roof. For menswear you have Jigsaw Men and the designer brands from Bluebird, such as Orlebar Brown and Filson. Check out the grooming range from The Gentle-Man Range and chill out in the Fernadez & Wells in-store cafe with a coffee.
Duke Street Emporium, 55 Duke Street, Mayfair, W1K 5NR
The Woodhouse store has been in Notting Hill since 1975 and has an array of menswear over two floors. The boutique stocks leading brands and labels including Armani Jeans, Hackett, Levi’s and Lacoste. The store has also teamed up with Carter and Bond who are grooming specialists for an in-store barber experience. The service is by appointment only and can be booked Tuesday through till Sunday. The boutique is located in the popular Notting Hill area so there are plenty of places to eat and drink after shopping.
Woodhouse, 189 Westbourne Grove, London W11 2SB
Located in the popular area of Upper Street in Islington, Sefton was set up in 1999 and ever since has been one of the boutiques for menswear. They carry some of the very best of British menswear and International fashion brands; including Commes Des Garcons, Acne Studios and Eastpak. The store also has their own label, funnily enough named after themselves, which has a selection of clothing and accessories, such as men’s leather wallets and ribbed cotton socks. The boutique has a unique setting and the staff are always very friendly.
Sefton Fashion, 196 Upper St, London N1 1RQ
Mr Start is the sister store of Start London, which is owned by stylist and TV presenter Brix Smart-Smith and her husband. The menswear store is opposite to the main store and offers a bespoke tailoring service where you can have your very own made to measure suit in your own choice of fabric. The store is home to many top designer brands.
Mr Start, 40 Rivington Street, London, EC2A 3LX
The LN-CC (Late Night Chameleon Café) is definitely shopping with a difference. The whole store is a unique concept store that has been designed for it’s artistic experience. Inside you can find a record store, library, gallery and a club space. This is on top of all the labels that LN-CC stocks, Rick Owens, Maison Martin Margiela and Lanvin. The store however is by appointment only, but a great way to spend an afternoon.
LN-CC, 18 Shacklewell Lane, Dalston, London E8 2EZ
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Paula is the author of The LDN Diaries and for over two years has been writing about fashion, beauty and lifestyle in London. If you are wondering what to wear each season or what the latest must-have beauty product is, Paula will share this in her style guides and beauty reviews. Originally from Glasgow, she now lives in North London where she works as a freelance writer and social media professional. Paula is currently writing her first novel and can normally be found online shopping and enjoying a good cupcake...