With the holidays quickly approaching, kids and adults everywhere will be writing out their Christmas wishlists in hopes that their perfect present will find its way under the tree.
Holidaymakers venturing to London this year will find a treasure trove of shops and boutiques in the Shoreditch area. With everything from vintage clothing and luxury jewellery to kid’s toys and gadgets, this ultimate shopping guide will help you bring back something special from your time at the M By Montcalm Shoreditch London.
Bethnal Green Road, London
Discover everything in one place at this quirky shopping centre in the heart of Shoreditch. Boxpark is a hipster’s retail paradise and offers a wide range of luxury brands and independent dealers. The indoor shopping centre is made from repurposed shipping containers which make a day of browsing there an experience in itself. If you’re shopping for teens, this is the perfect place to go thanks to the wide range of alternative fashion lines and vintage ware on offer.
Redchurch Street, London
Find the perfect new look for your little ones this holiday season with a trip to the best alternative children’s fashion shop in London. Purple Shop specialises in creating unique, colourfully-designed clothing that will suit all different personalities. If you’re looking for quality, there’s no place better to find some new clothes to kit your kids out with. If you’re planning a night out with the kids during your stay at the M by Montcalm Shoreditch London, the organic, eco-friendly clothing from Purple Shop will have your youngsters looking stylish and trendy.
Shepherdess Walk, London
This award-winning toy shop in the centre of Shoreditch is a must-visit for any mums and dads in search of unique gift ideas for their little ones. If you want to get away from the tech gadgets that seem to dominate the space under the Christmas tree these days, a trip to Applepie Toys will uncover a treasure chest of classic toys. This hidden gem specialises in wooden pull toys that will give your little explorer a buddy to pull along as they learn to walk and make their way around.
Rachel Entwistle Jewellery
Club Row, London
If you’re looking to treat that special someone to a new pair of earrings or you’re hoping to treat yourself this Christmas by adding a new necklace to your collection, the luxury jewellery by Rachel Entwistle is perfect for any occasion. Custom-created by a team of top designers, the pieces at this high-end jewellers are like works of art and will bring a smile to anyone’s face this Christmas.
Sister Ray Ace
Shoreditch High Street, London
If there’s a music lover on your Christmas gift list that you’re yet to find a gift for, look no further than this vintage vinyl shop on Shoreditch High Street. The vinyl scene has boomed in London over the last few years and music fans everywhere are turning away from CDs and MP3s in favour of classic records. You’re sure to make someone happy this Christmas when they find a rare vinyl record sitting under their tree.