London is one of the four leading fashion capitals in the world, alongside Milan, New York and Paris. This year, for the second year running Global Language Monitor has named London as the number one Fashion Capital of the world.
London has upheld its place in this list due to its major influence on international fashions trends and is a key centre for the fashion industry, with the industry worth £21billion to the UK economy.
With all attention on London over the Olympics Games it only made sense to have appearances from Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell. Kate Moss is said to be the second highest earning supermodel in the world, and puts British fashion on the map. London is also home to one of the world's most respected art colleges, Central Saint Martin’s College of Arts and Design. The reputation of the college is known worldwide, with numerous recognized names to pass through its doors. Shopping in London offers something for everyone. High street retail shoppers will love Oxford Street, home to over 300 shops. It’s no wonder it’s the busiest street in Europe. If high street retailers aren’t your thing it’s only a short distance to some of the biggest names in luxury retailing offering London designer shoes to bespoke shirt shops. London also has its own diverse cutting edge street fashion that can be found outside the city centre.
London tailors offer bespoke fittings to your clothing piece while London hatmakers can provide the latest must have fashion accessories. For Men's fashion, London is home to huge range of luxury Menswear shops that provide made to measure suits, tailored shirts and more. For London Ladies Fashion, there are Luxury Fashion Boutiques that sell some of the finest designer handbags in London as well as designer shoes and much much more.
London is home to some of the most established luxury fashion & couture houses & is proud to provide a platform for talented upcoming British designers. We have selected the best kept secrets of the fashion world.