As one of the most exclusive streets in the world that cuts straight through the heart of London, New Bond Street is a haven of luxury. But with so much choice, it’s hard to know which store warrants a visit, especially if you’re strapped for time. Here we roundup our top five New Bond Street must-visit shops that have an extra little something that’s bound to keep you coming back for more.
Established in 1934, Canali is the prime spot for tailor-made Italian luxury. Creating top-to-toe looks for the dapper gentleman, Canali puts their years of experience to excellent use with sharp suits, impeccable jackets and all the other little details in between. Their personalised service, Su Misura, is sure to leave you with a unique look straight from the hands of the master tailor and, with over 500 fabrics to choose from, it’s little wonder that this New Bond Street gem is a favourite for many city dandies. 126-127 New Bond Street
Playing around with notions of art, femininity and design has made Sarah Pacini a standout brand that extends beyond the world of fashion into a lifestyle backed by 20 years experience in the business. From accessories to separates, Sarah Pacini provides the necessary tools for the modern woman’s wardrobe—workable style that can be worn as a complete look or mixed and matched with pre-existing items you own. Whatever your look, this is the brand that can complement and enhance it. 72 New Bond Street
A truly British brand with an established presence, Smythson is a must-visit for fans of leather goods or those looking for a Christmas present that will stand the test of time. From exquisite women and men’s bags, purses and diaries to travel cases and stationary, you might leave this store with more than you intended to buy. Craftsmanship and attention to detail is the order of the day at Smythson, which is sure to become your one-stop shop for all things fine, leather and luxury. 40 New Bond Street
Priding itself on its French heritage, Zilli has risen to a global leader in menswear with stores dotted on almost every continent. Having made its name as a brand that reinvented the luxury men’s leather jacket, Zilli has grown since its roots in the ’60s to include a range that now features knitwear, eyewear, accessories and shoes for men, as well as some accessories for women too. Their avant-garde and slick take on the everyday jacket nevertheless remains their defining feature, and certainly something worth peeping at. 140 New Bond Street
With a brand ethos that seeks to ‘enhance women without changing them’ Anne Fontaine’s designs, born from a love affair with the classic white shirt, have expanded into fully fledged collections that are inspired by her bond with nature and quest for a more sustainable world. Her unique detachable collars are a design signature whilst her holiday, festive-inspired collection provides the perfect inspiration for the forthcoming party season. 30 New Bond Street