London: Shops with the Royal Warrant

red map london city guidePerhaps you've been invited to the Queen's 90th birthday this summer, or do you just want to live as well as she does? Then here's a list of shops in London whose brands have the Royal Household's stamp of approval, called the Royal Warrant. Regardless of your purpose, you're in London, buy British!



CHOCOLATES:

Charbonnel et Walker Ltd.
One The Royal Arcade
28 Old Bond Street
In business since 1875 - King Edward VII was a fan.

JEWELRY,

Not that she needs anymore, but try
Asprey London
167 New Bond Street
This legendary jeweler recreated, for an artwork, the Queen's "diadem," a crown she wore at her 1953 coronation, with 1,000 white diamonds that were set in platinum.

Bentley & Skinner
55 Piccadilly
They're the Queen's official jeweler and silversmith, but also the company that in 2007, made the Damien Hirst diamond-covered skull, which was priced at one-hundred million dollars.

STATIONERY:

Wren Press
One Curzon Street
Say thanks with style, on a sheet of paper your benefactor will remember.

HATS:

James Lock & Co. Ltd
6 St. James's Street
This family-run business is 340 years old.

Rachel Trevor-Morgan
18 Crown Passage
King Street
You regularly see these perfectly constructed and colored hats Trevor-Morgan is famous for making.

CLOTHES:

CASHMERE
Pringle of Scotland
94 Mount Street
Founded in 1815. This clothier has provided the Queen with a piece of knitwear, every year, since 1947.

TAILORS:
Anderson & Sheppard Ltd.
32 Old Brompton Rd
Founded in 1906, the shop is a tailor to the Prince of Wales.

ROBE MAKERS and TAILORS:
Ede & Ravenscroft
92-94 Chancery Lane
Founded in 1689, E&R is (not surprisingly) London's oldest tailor.  Besides contemporary wear, the shop supplies the Queen's Lord Chamberlain's office.

UMBRELLAS:

Fulton
at John Lewis Department Store
300 Oxford Street
Fulton supplies HRH's classic see-thru bubble umbrellas, and recently did a collaboration with Irish designer Orla Kiely.

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