Liberty store: so British shopping! - Good Deals London

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This so British store is little known to tourists who first go to Harrods, which is internationally renowned and has a gigantic sales area.
Located a few meters from Regent Street, Liberty is easily recognizable thanks to its magnificent half-timbered Tudor facade.
A visit to the Liberty store should be on your agenda, especially if you are sensitive to English refinement!



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Brief history of the Liberty store

The Liberty store was founded in 1875 by Arthur Lasenby Liberty who came up with the idea of ​​selling items from the British Empire (silks, Japanese porcelain).
In 1874, Liberty created a cotton fabric with a silky feel and floral motifs: the Liberty fabric was born!
As for the store that we know today with its Tudor facade, it was built in 1924 from wood from schooners of the Royal Navy.

 

 

Some examples of Liberty fabrics


You can see other Liberty models on the store website.


 


How is the Liberty store inside?

This superb building made mainly of wood is a unique and pleasant place where you can discover the true British style.
The large wooden stairs lead to each floor where from a balcony you can admire the architecture of the place and the glass roof.

 


What can we find at Liberty?

The Liberty store specializes in high-end products with many English brands but not only.
On the five levels of the store, there is a fine selection of beauty, fashion, accessories and design products.

But what makes the identity of the store are its Liberty fabrics. On the 3rd floor of the store, many floral fabrics are on sale by the meter. This department will delight seamstresses who can find a wide choice.


Along with retail fabrics, the store also has plenty of Liberty-made items, such as blouses, housewares, bath towels, and more!

Thus, a visit to this store is a guaranteed change of scenery where you will discover plethora of unusual, beautiful and refined items.

 

Liberty Sewing School

The Liberty store offers sewing workshops every Saturday from 10:30 am to 16:30 pm. You choose your workshop according to your level and the proposed theme: learn crochet, knitting, make a patchwork bag or even a skirt.

The workshop costs £ 65, including the lesson, fabrics and drinks: tea and coffee.
Participants also benefit on the day of the workshop from a 20% reduction at the store's café.

To book this activity, simply call 0044 20 7734 1234

 

My shopping tips at Liberty

To get the best prices, the best plan is to come at the time of the sales and more particularly during the winter sales when the reductions are more important. They start on Boxing Day and last until the end of January.
The summer sales start at the end of June and go until mid July.

However, if you are at Liberty outside of these times, nothing is lost! Although the prices are quite high, they are not unaffordable. Everyone will be able to find something in liberty according to their purse.

As examples, here is the price of some Liberty pattern items:
sewing machine £ 195
shirt from £ 95
silk scarf from £ 75
card holder from £ 55
mug £19.95
bracelet £14.95
pot holder or kitchen towel £ 12.95
bag mirror £ 5.95

What are the opening hours of the Liberty store?

 

How to get to Liberty?

Address : Regent St, Carnaby, London W1B 5AH
Internet site du magasin Liberty


Metro bus Oxford Circus, Piccadilly Circus3, 6, 12, 13, 15, 23, 53, X53, 88, 94, 139, 159 and C2.

Conclusion

Even if you don't want to make a purchase, you should visit the Liberty store. Go there for the pleasure of the eyes both in terms of architecture and the selection of refined items.
Finally, for the end of year celebrations, the store offers a very nice selection of Christmas decorations !

 

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