Chelsea is one the best places to visit in London. Whether you associate it with its extraordinary flower show, with the greatest football team or reality TV, this is one of London’s most affluent and fashionable neighbourhoods, and the boutiques and restaurants along the King’s Road are as manicured as the trendy and wealthy residents of this prime London area.
There so many elegant restaurants, such as Gordon Ramsay’s three-Michelin starred eponymous restaurant located on Royal Hospital Road. If you want something a little more laid-back, Kurobuta, Colbert, The Good Life Eatery or the Ivy, are well worth trying to book for, as they fill up rather fast.
Chelsea starts at Duke of York Square, near Sloane Square, which is home to one of Europe’s largest Zara stores and other top brands, such as Banana Republic, Michael Kors, Tory Burch, Ralph Laurent, Joseph. You will find everything from designer handbags, couture fashion and accessories King’s Road offers a festive shopping atmosphere committed to world class service.
Here are 3 great and surprising shops that will take your breath away:
This is not only the hippest concept store in Chelsea but also the celebrity hangout for a glass of champagne in the terrace or restaurant, where you might be lucky to spot Pippa Middleton, Prince Harry and some of the famous Chelsea football club players…
Me and Cecilia Mariano!
The store is an airy art deco garage on King’s Road that has a broad selection of designer clothing, shoes, accessories, books, music (both CDs and vinyl). You will also find attractive decorative furniture pieces, that are quite unique. The shop also boasts a spa, offering shoppers the chance to unwind with a variety of treatments.
Fashion is represented with a wide-range of brands, including YSL, Jonathan Saunders, Sophie Hulme, Alexander Wang, Rick Owens, Isabel Marant, Balenciaga…, and there’s a trendy range of prints, coffee-table books and CDs and of course… a special place to have a posh lunch or dinner…
350 King’s Rd, Chelsea
Undoubtedly, it is the most popular retail clothing store for fashion conscious and gorgeous women. The store displays products in different categories including shoes, jewellery, cosmetics, and clothing.
On entering this famous fashion landmark, you are immediately seduced by the perfume and decoration of the store and you feel as if you were strolling through nature packed with music while discovering some amazing products!
131-141 King’s Rd, Chelsea
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The Swedish fashion brand has opened a second UK branch, housed in a stylishly converted Victorian building with a blooming lovely floral shop front which celebrates the brand’s ‘botanical love.’
Set across three floors, the store feels like the ultimate Scandi-chic townhouse with around 500 sqm that sells a cool selection of ready-to-wear, accessories, bags, jewellery, beauty products and shoes…
72 King’s Rd, Chelsea