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.

Fashion & Accessories

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. Find it Coal Drops Yard.

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

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

A.P.C. – Atelier de Production et de Création. Find the cult French label originally known for its raw denim jean at Coal Drops Yard.

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

Boutique by Shelter – The charity shop with a difference at Coal Drops Yard. You’ll find quality on trend pieces, one-off vintage items and designer fashion at remarkable prices.

Carhartt WIP – The ‘urban baby brother’ to the iconic US clothing and accessories. Designed by Faye Toogood. Find it on King’s Boulevard.

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. Find it at Coal Drops Yard.

Cissy Wears – Beautiful design-led products for the modern family. Focusing on children’s fashion for girls and boys aged 0-10 years, Cissy Wears also stocks gifts, cards, décor and toys, as well as a collection of lifestyle products for grown-ups.

COS – The go-to for modern, functional wardrobe classics. In this new space, COS celebrates the art and design that inspires its clothes. Expect artist collaborations, independent lifestyle brands and handpicked edits from the COS collection. Find it at Coal Drops Yard.

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. Find it at Coal Drops Yard.

Diesel – The Diesel store is on the upper level at Coal Drops Yard, next to Barrafina. You’ll find a dazzling array of jeans as well as utility- and sports-inspired clothing and accessories.

Emin & Paul – Womenswear from Korean husband and wife duo. The streamlined look features oversize silhouettes, clean lines and restrained detailing. Find it at Coal Drops Yard.

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

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.  Find it at Coal Drops Yard.

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. Find it at Coal Drops Yard.

Jigsaw – Beautiful, timeless clothes and accessories. Find it on King’s Boulevard.

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. Find it at Coal Drops Yard.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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 for more info on the store, events and happenings.

Home & Lifestyle

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. Find it Coal Drops Yard.

Botanical Boys – At this forest-inspired Coal Drops Yard store, you can discover the art of terrarium design and build your very own bespoke living garden under glass to take home. Botanical Boys also build bespoke terrariums for purchase.

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

Honest Jon’s – Record store selling a specially curated selection including releases from their eponymous label. Look out for special free events. Find it on Lower Stable Street at Coal Drops Yard.

iyouall – A beautifully curated range of lifestyle products for those with an eye for design. Find it on Lower Stable Street at Coal Drops Yard.

KIOSK N1C – You’ll find this store and event space on the market-style Lower Stable Street (which KIOSK N1C also curates), expect an edit of hard-to-find pieces from emerging brands, as well as independent books and magazines.

Samsung KX – A destination for visitors to experience London’s culture powered by Samsung innovation. Come and discover the latest cutting-edge technology and take part in one of the daily events, workshops or performances. Now open at Coal Drops Yard.

STORE Store – Run by the Community Interest Company STORE, which brings together artists, architects, and designers for the greater good of the community. Look out for workshops, courses, events and exhibitions.

Kitchen Provisions – This store is a treasure trove for anyone who loves to cook.  Find hand-forged knives, kitchen gadgets from around the world, out-of-the-ordinary cook books,  as well as edibles and ingredients. Find it at Coal Drops Yard

MDR Gallery – A contemporary design gallery selling work from emerging designers. From the people behind Modern Design Review magazine. Find it on Lower Stable Street at Coal Drops Yard.

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

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.

Health & Beauty

Aesop – Find the sought-after skin, hair and body care brand at Coal Drops Yard

Facegym – The first ever gym studio that works on the 40 forgotten muscles of the face. It’s like a non-invasive facelift. Find it at Coal Drops Yard

Manifesto – The ultimate male grooming experience. Hair and beard trims and traditional wet shaves served, if you like, with a side of whisky and a relaxing head rub.

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

Radio Hair – Find the boutique hair and beauty salon in ArtHouse on York Way.

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.

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.

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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