Story by Sara Graham, a Toronto writer and girl-about-town, who recently spent a stylish sojourn in London.
When it comes to shopping in London, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by what’s on offer. But for a convenient one-stop, in my books, no retailer does it better than Topshop’s flagship Oxford Circus location. If any of you have been to the five levels of fast fashion, you know what I mean: Accessories, bags, vintage, maxi dresses, hosiery, knits, and the shoes! It’s all about the shoes.
That being said, I have a strategy (and a budget) so I don’t go crazy. On the first visit, I browse and never buy anything over £10. However, when I spied these boots by Kurt Geiger, it was love at first sight. Deep and immediate love. The colour, the buckles, the tread, everything said Fall 2010 essential footwear to me. The fit was perfect, of course.
On the second visit, let’s just say I blew the budget and leave it at that.