It’s all about the shoes, isn’t it? No matter whether you’re after heels or kicks, expensive designer or box-fresh limited editions, London
has just the pair for you, with these great indie shoe stores.
Irregular Choice in Camden is a dream if you’re looking for something a little more unique – whether emo, rocker or just alternative, it’s packed full of heels, boots and trainers that look like something Willy Wonka dreamt up. Glitter, pom-poms, lightning flashes, rockabilly patches, you name it – you can wear it here on a shoe.
Irregular Choice, 35 Carnaby St, London, UK, +44 20 7494 4811
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Your one-stop shop for everything vintage, Absolute Vintage has shoes and boots in literally every shade, colour and style from every decade. Whether it’s tan cowboy boots or ’80s white stilettos, you’ll find something to suit every taste and outfit, no matter how ‘out there’.
Absolute Vintage, 15 Hanbury St, London, UK, +44 20 7247 3883
Over in Mayfair, Nicholas Kirkwood’s store is a flagship work of beauty. Here you’ll find the best of British craftsmanship for elegant heels and stylish boots. As you’d expect, the staff is passionate about the brand and all things shoe, and offers the kind of shoe-shopping experience most girls lust after.
Nicholas Kirkwood, 5 Mount St, Mayfair, London, UK, +44 20 7290 1404
Yes, it’s a department store but Selfridges has one of the hottest shoe collections in town. Limited editions, collaborations and designers that no one else has, like Golden Goose. From Jil Sander to Moschino and LK Bennett to Reebok, the enormous selection manages to earn customer smiles.
Selfridges, 400 Oxford St, Marylebone, London, UK, +44 800 123400