Shoreditch is an incredibly diverse area, full of Jewish bakeries, Indian restaurants, and theatre and arts spaces. This is even before we mention the buzzing nightlife and exciting business areas, playing host to the hottest nightclubs in London as well as the next big thing in the start-up company world. Shoreditch is the part of London where both the adventurous come to play, a hot spot for learning new things and broadening your world view. If you’re a guest at the Montcalm Hotel in Shoreditch then you most likely have found this out first hand by merely stepping out of the foyer. If you’re coming to the end of your trip and you’re looking for some retail therapy or a few gifts for friends and family back home then for Shopping in London, look no further than Shoreditch’s tantalising possibilities. Below you can find a list of just some of the diverse and exciting shops that sell a vast range of different products.
This vintage shop is so intimate and sweet that it was named after the Nan of the owner sisters. Here customers can find a range of independent European Brands in an inviting and artistic space. On top of its multinational independent brands in womenswear, menswear and children’s wear, guests can find a whole host of local events taking place in store on a regular basis.
Just off Brick Lane, Beyond Retro is one of the most popular chain store thrift shops in the UK, with branches all over the country and dotted around London. Here you can find a colourful range of second hand and recycled clothing, shoes and accessories, where any one is bound to find something to suit their tastes and where they can try out new ones.
Boxpark is not just one shop, but several. Made out of repurposed shipping containers, this area of restaurants and pop up shops plays host to a mix of stylish brands such as fun shoe makers Swedish Hasbeens, Tigi Bed Head Hair Space, which focuses on hair products as well as cool clothes designers such as Nordic Poetry.
SCP is a homeware and furnishings shop in Shoreditch which dates back more than thirty years. As wella s designing their own furniture, the owner also sells vintage and hard to find pieces that could be deemed as collectibles in the furniture world.
Spitalfields Market is the go to area for a diverse range of independent accessory makers, jewellers and market food stalls. It is easy to find almost anything in this absorbing market, whether you’re after art work, antiques, vintage clothes or a good coffee.
Rough Trade East
Rough Trade is a record shop located in the court yard of the Old Truman Brewery. On top of selling music related products, you can also find books, band merchandise and DVD’s. Rough Trade Records focuses on innovative new music and so whether on the music label or not, Rough Trade East focuses on the best of music both old and new. On top of this you can find many exciting artists playing at the venue on regular occasions.