Exclusive Secrets of London’s Department Stores
Available in two parts, or combined.
We’ll start by strolling down Piccadilly to visit Fortnum & Mason, famous for its teas and its incredible luxury hampers. Learn about the Fortnum’s bees and its role in bringing Heinz Baked Beans to the British public! From there we go to Harrods, byword for luxury goods. Hear the remarkable origins of Winnie the Pooh and Christian the Lion.
We’re starting at Liberty of London, home to the famous Liberty print and beloved by artists and fashionistas alike, among them Oscar Wilde. And then to Selfridges and the story of the American who changed the face of British retailing and made Selfridges the pride of Oxford Street.