Knightsbridge

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Knightsbridge, exterior picture

About: Knightsbridge is one of London's finest shopping areas. Between Brompton Road, Sloane Street and Knightsbridge shoppers will find London’s hottest designers and specialist outlets. Dior, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Joseph, Dolce & Gabbana, Versace, Gucci, Hermes, Prada, Saint Laurent, Boss and many others.On Scotch Corner in the famous department store Burberry. Burberry offers high-quality Scottish goods including a Tartan room, men’s and women’s fashions and much more.
Knightsbridge is also one of the best areas in the world to shop for lingerie with such names as Janet Reger and Rigby and Peller. Of course the most famous store in Knightsbridge is Harrods. The store began in the middle of the nineteenth century when Henry Charles Harrod started a grocery shop on Brompton Street. Harrod decided to focus on selling high quality goods rather than trying to compete for low prices. Soon the shop was a tremendous success and began to expand into the surrounding area. In modern times Harrods Food Halls span seven rooms and cover thirty-five thousand square feet. The mammoth store also features toys and sixty fashion departments. At night the store is lit by eleven thousand lights. Though Harrods is open to all- there is a strict dress code and customers have been turned away for wearing too little!

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