If you’re familiar with East London, you’re probably familiar with Old Spitalfields Market – but have you really been acquainted? after years of living East, I thought I properly had until I took an in-depth tour of the market to truly discover what makes Old Spitalfields Market such an iconic London shopping destination.
Nestled between Liverpool Street station and Brick Lane, the historic market features a mix of internationally reconsided brands such as Chanel, Jigsaw, Bobbi Brown and Tiger, as well as a plethora of stalls offering handmade, antique and artsy goods. And for once the shopping is all done, Old Spitalfields Market offers a broad range of restaurants and bars to cater to all tastes, including Healthy, American, Seafood and Greek.
Old Spitalfields Market certainly is the perfect destination for the discerning man and here’s why…
For the Perfect Beard Trim/Wet Shave
Murdock at Hackett London Spitalfields: The gentleman’s barbershop is fused with Hackett’s stylish surroundings to create the ultimate man hub, offering wet shaves, moustache and beard trims and haircuts. They are open on Sundays and close at 7pm on weekdays, so perfect for an after-work tidy up Book here.
For the Perfect Flat White and Cycle Gear
Rapha: The ultimate destination for the cycle and coffee enthusiasts! As well as the perfect flat white, Rapha produces premium cycle clothing and accessories, cleverly tailored from technical fabrics for style and comfort and ideal for cycling as well as the office. Check out their shirt range here, from £95.
Additionally, Rapha has just introduced the ‘Rapha Clubhouse’ – housed within the basement vault of the Rapha store, the Rapha Vault allows customers to experience Rapha’s premium clothing as it is designed to be worn, recreating customer’s riding position on a static bicycle inside a climate-controlled chamber.
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