Shopping at King’s Cross – the listing

From under-the-radar labels at Coal Drops Yard to a new take on well known stores and brands. This is the place to stumble upon something new and unexpected.

The stores at Coal Drops Yard

18montrose  Look out for catwalk shows and product launches alongside fashion, footwear and accessories from cult labels Yeezy, Alexander Wang, A.P.C. and Common Projects.

Ally Capellino – Satchels, totes and rucksacks for men and women. No faddy It-bags here, just unassuming and expertly made pieces.

American Vintage – A classic US street aesthetic with the chicness of French fashion. The clothes feature natural materials, casual cuts and nuanced colours.

Beija London – Lingerie and swimwear that’s feminine and modern with a no-fuss aesthetic. The innovative sizing system celebrates different body shapes.

Bonds.Kings Cross –  This lifestyle store has a coffee shop and an Earl of East London pouring room where candles are made in-store. Look out for collaborations with local artists and designers.

Caravane – A treasure trove of beautiful furniture and accessories where you can receive expert guidance on fabric, texture, pattern and colour.

Cheaney –  Beautifully-crafted shoes made in the same Northamptonshire town since 1886.  It takes around eight weeks and 200  handcrafted operations to make a pair of Cheaney shoes.

Christopher Raeburn – Menswear, womenswear and accessories from the eponymous brand that reworks surplus fabrics and garments to create distinctive and functional pieces.

Cubitts –  These are spectacle frames and sunglasses made the traditional way. Think old school design, fine craft and carefully considered optics. Cubitts also offers an eye testing service.

Emin & Paul – Womenswear from Korean husband and wife duo. The streamlined look features oversize silhouettes, clean lines and restrained detailing.

Form&Thread – Luxury menswear ethically made with the finest quality materials and a price tag that’s a lot more modest than you might expect.

Fred Perry – The triple Wimbledon champion founded his brand in 1952. Adopted by generations of British subcultures, the Laurel Wreath is still worn as a badge of honour.

iyouall – A beautifully curated range of lifestyle products for those with an eye for design.

Lavenham – This British brand has been making quilted gilets and jackets of the highest quality since 1969. Look out for collaborations with the likes of APC, Liberty and Norse Projects.

Le Chocolat Alain Ducasse – Discover the delights of Alain Ducasse’s chocolate, flavoured ganaches and pralinés à l’ancienne without crossing the Channel.

LPOL – Beautiful bags brought to you by husband and wife duo Katy Bell and John Maskell. Timeless traditional English saddlery combines with Scandinavian minimalism.

Maya Magal – Understated jewellery that’s beautifully simple – the gold-and-silver pieces made to be stacked, layered and personalised.

MDR Gallery – A contemporary design gallery selling work from emerging designers. From the people behind Modern Design Review magazine.

MHL – Men and womenswear from Margaret Howell with a focus on quality in the fabric, finish and detail.

Miller Harris – The London perfumer Lyn Harris brings her gorgeous fragrances to Coal Drops Yard.

Outsiders Store – The collection of outdoor clothing and equipment is versatile, well made, and it looks great. Discover brands like Battenwear, Manastash and Snow Peak.

Paul Smith – Known for an aesthetic that combines tradition and modernity, Paul Smith brings a British sense of irreverence to Coal Drops Yard.

Rains – This Scandinavian outerwear company has rethought the traditional rubber raincoat. Its coats, bags and accessories are made to withstand the stormiest of weather.

S120 – Creatives Sara Reverberi and Alia Qadir bring you a shopping experience that’s eclectic and inspiring. One-of-a-kind pieces, contemporary favourites and under-the-radar labels.

Spiritland – A mecca for music lovers – music on CD and vinyl, audio equipment, accessories and more.

Superga – The Italian footwear brand with a  history stretching back more than 100 years. The 2750 is a modern classic.

The Sports Edit – Fitness brands and products that blend supreme style, high performance and enduring quality. This is the place for anyone who’s passionate about sport, style and wellness.

Tom Dixon – The Coal Office at Bagley Walk Arches combines the Tom Dixon shop, ‘factory’ and HQ all under one roof, with a brand-new restaurant and roof terrace.

Tracey Neuls – The footwear designer has quietly amassed a global following of devotees for her delightfully playful but oh-so-comfortable shoes. Each model is hand sculpted by Tracey herself.

Twiin – ‘Directional yet accessible, designed yet minimal, diverse yet cohesive’ – this LA label has contrast at its core.

Universal Works – Good, honest menswear, well-cut, well-made and easy to wear. This very British brand is inspired by 70s Birmingham dress-wellers and Britain’s musical and sporting subcultures.

Wolf & Badger – A carefully-edited selection of the best independent fashion, accessory, homeware and beauty brands. The three-storey concept store is also home to hicceRaw Press.

Go to the Coal Drops Yard Website

Pop ups

Hem – Stockholm-based independent design brand creating a new generation of furniture, accessories and lighting.

Honest Jon’s – Record store selling a specially curated selection including releases from their eponymous label. Look out for special free events.

King’s Boulevard Shops

Space NK – The King’s Boulevard store features a beauty concierge service and offers exclusive makeup and skincare brands from Jo Loves, IGK Hair, Herbivore and more.

& Other Stories – A one-stop styling destination with collections from design ateliers in Paris, Stockholm and LA.  King’s Boulevard

Carhartt WIP – The ‘urban baby brother’ to the iconic US clothing and accessories. Designed by Faye Toogood.

Jigsaw – Beautiful, timeless clothes and accessories at Three Pancras Square.

Sweaty Betty – The women’s activewear retailer is now at King’s Cross. Free monogramming and kombucha on tap.

Nike Central King’s Cross Two floors of the very best Nike products and expert advice. Find the store at Two Pancras Square, just moments from the station entrance.

Also at King’s Cross

Waitrose – Just off Granary Square in a beautifully restored historic train shed. The store features a wine bar, cafe, juice bar, bakery and cookery school.

Frame Fitness – Pick up the latest street-to-studio sportswear at the cult fitness studio on York Way.

Canopy Market – The weekend market featuring fresh produce, unique design, live music and seriously delicious street food, craft beer and coffee all under the West Handyside Canopy.

St Pancras International shopping – It’s station shopping, but not as you know it! Boutique retailers plus well-known high street brands now fill the brick arches in beautiful St Pancras Station. Whistles,  Gant, John Lewis, M.A.C., Dune and Fortnum & MasonLinks London, LK Bennett, Hatchards, Hamleys and many more.

King’s Cross Station shopping – Kiehl’s, Oliver Bonas,  Paperchase, Rituals…these stores and more can be found in the new Western Concourse at King’s Cross Station.

The Harry Potter Shop – Styled to resemble Ollivander’s wand emporium, you can find time turners, horcruxes and games, as well as Hogwarts school jumpers in house colours and even full sets of robes. It’s a must for any Harry Potter fan worth their wand. Head to Platform 9¾.

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