Harrods is one of Must Visit Christmas Window Displays.

1. Harrods

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Department Store · Kensington and Chelsea · 87-135 Brompton Rd, Knightsbridge, Greater London

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: Britain’s first escalators were installed at this famous department store in 1898. Women were offered brandy at the summit in order to calm their nerves.

Selfridges & Co is one of Must Visit Christmas Window Displays.

2. Selfridges & Co

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Department Store · Marylebone · 400 Oxford St, London, Greater London

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: Oxford Street’s biggest department store was opened by the American businessman Gordon J Selfridge in 1909, whose motto was ‘The customer is always right’.

Hamleys is one of Must Visit Christmas Window Displays.

3. Hamleys

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Toy / Game Store · Soho · 188-196 Regent St, London, Greater London

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: The world’s largest toy shop began life in 1760 as Noah’s Ark at 231 High Holborn. The Regent Street branch opened in 1881, and was bombed 5 times during the war.

Liberty of London is one of Must Visit Christmas Window Displays.

4. Liberty of London

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Department Store · Soho · Great Marlborough St, London, Greater London

DAZED AND CONFUSEDDAZED AND CONFUSED: worth visiting if not just for the window displays. Essential shop for those looking for top quality items - from lingerie to lamps. Read more.

John Lewis is one of Must Visit Christmas Window Displays.

5. John Lewis

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Department Store · West End · 300 Oxford St, London, Greater London

LondonistLondonist: Check out the Barbara Hepworth sculpture on the eastern outer wall.

Debenhams is one of Must Visit Christmas Window Displays.

6. Debenhams

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Department Store · West End · 334-348 Oxford St, London, Greater London

VogueVogue: Add a splash of festive red to your dressing table with the Pop Art edition of Marc Jacobs' best-selling Daisy fragrance, £60 for 100ml.