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London’s retail offering is taking centre stage this month with Shop London, which celebrates the best of shopping in the capital with a heady whirl of events and special offers. Harness the buzz of London Fashion Week by checking out one of the many events that make up September’s Shop London theme.
Carnaby Men’s Style Night
Calling all male fashionistas! Don’t miss Carnaby Men’s Style Night on Thursday 12 September, where shoppers can enjoy a 20% discount in more than 100 shops, restaurants and bars in Carnaby’s 13 iconic streets.
Fashion Film Festival
Covent Garden’s St Martin’s Courtyard is being transformed into an open-air movie theatre from 15 to 17 September for the Fashion Film Festival. Movie-goers can watch iconic fashion films, including fashion industry favourite Grey Gardens, and The September Issue which offers a behind-the-scenes glance into American Vogue.
Oxford Street Fashion Showcase
The famous shopping street is coming alive with a host of fab free events during London Fashion Week (from now until 17 Sep). Get a free Benefit makeover at Debenhams on 13 September and Boots on 14 September, and then have your look snapped in Yahoo’s Flickr photo booth. US chain Forever 21 launches its free personal shopper programme on 13 September. The first 50 customers to sign up and use the service will receive a free gift. For a full list of events, click here.
Vodafone London Fashion Weekend
The Vodafone London Fashion Weekend is a high-fashion knees-up that’s open to all! The exclusive fashion experience will see Somerset House heave with designer catwalk shows, pop-up shops, hair and beauty. Get your seasonal wardrobe fix from designer brands like Issa London, French Sole and Linda Farrow.
Regent Street is running a series of exciting events throughout September, with events in-store at numerous shops including UGG Australia and posh perfumery Penhaligon’s. Also worth a look are the street’s newest residents: American clothing brand J Crew and luxury French fashion house Longchamp. Find out more here
Win a Shopping Trip to London!
Are you an expert on London’s shopping scene? If so, enter our Shop London Secrets competition on Facebook, where we would like to see your photos of London’s best shopping secrets. The winner will receive the ultimate shopper’s super prize to share with four friends. For more information about the competition and details of how to enter, click here.