Sloane Street is internationally known to be one of the most exclusive and luxurious shopping destination in London that has dozens of branded stores and boutiques with unparalleled services lining up next to each other. It is situated in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea with the street stretching from Knightsbridge towards the north and Sloane Square to the south.
Sloane Street is named after Sir Hans Sloane who purchased the area in 1712. It started as a busy shopping center and during the mid 1990’s, after the recession, the area saw an explosion in designer brands and flagship stores.
Today, the street has a number of iconic luxury brands and exclusive products that gives the place its fame and reputation.
A few of the stores that are worth stepping into and spending your time are:
For ladies who love shoes, bags and eyewear, this is a shop that you would definitely want to check. Jimmy Choo is a popular name that is repeated in the world of Hollywood and has treaded the glorious Red Carpet many times. Actors like Angelina Jolie and Penelope Cruz has worn it and dazzled it to anyone who had set their eyes on the brand’s products. This brand takes glamor into another level and makes sure the wearer looks absolutely stunning in them.
Creating the most aromatic and pleasing scents, there is no other store like Jo Malone. The store has the best perfumes, colognes, scented candles, room scents, body lotions and bathing oils for women, men and homes. The brand had model and actress, Poppy Develinge, serve as their spokesperson.
Sloane Street has the biggest Jo Malone store in all of London with a range of scents that compliments each other. But they don’t offer just perfumes. You can also book treatments and skin care consultations with a complimentary hand or arm massage.
Shanghai Tang opened its first store in UK, providing top class items from one of most the luxurious brands in China. The store provides items that are comfortable to wear with a modern look that blends Chinese classics. You can find anything from sunglasses, accessories and leathered goods to clothes. The items at Shanghai Tang are crafted from exquisite Asian fabrics including the Mongolia cashmere and traditional Chinese silk.
For a more personalized touch, the store offers top-tier tailoring services that create what you desire.
With an interior similar to the one in Paris, Roberto Cavalli in Sloane Street is a Florentine fashion house that has products for both men and women starting from clothes, to watches and leather goods.
Roberto Cavalli is synonymous with luxury, glamour and success. The brand has been worn by many highly popular and iconic celebrities like Madonna, Drew Berrymore, Catherine Zeta Jones, Jennifer Lopez, Demi Moore, Beyoncé, Charlize Theron, and Victoria Beckham.
Cavalli’s motto is that when you wear his dresses, it’s not just for style but also a way of adding a bit of glitter to your lifestyle.
Other top brands that lines up on Sloane Street are Prada, Gucci, Valentino, Giorgio Armani, Salvatore Ferragamo, Marni, Saint Lauren, Cartier, Chanel, and Louis Vuitton.
Sloane Street is a stretch of luxury heaven that oozes legacy and pedigree. Its several dozen high-end stores are guaranteed to satisfy even the most demanding shopper.
This is one place in Chelsea you wouldn’t want to miss.