10 Star favourite shops in the UK

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If you're heading to the United Kingdom for a long weekend of shopping, make sure you scope out the collections at some celebrity-favored fashion destinations. Whether you're shopping for vintage clothing or premier designer fashions, you'll find dozens of boutique shops and department stores to get your fashion fix.

Here are ten fashion hotspots that have quickly become celebrity favorites:

#1: Topshop

Rihanna spent five hours shopping away in London's flagship Topshop store earlier this year. The store has become a popular destination among other celebs and is famous like Sienna Miller for its simple but trend-setting designs.

#2: Katherine Hooker London

Kate Middleton has been spotted wearing her famous Katherine Hooker coat on more than one occasion and is also a fan of other basic pieces from this famous designer. The Katherine Hooker store features a collection of British-made dresses, coats, and jackets, as well as special occasion and resort wear pieces.

#3: French Connection

Frequently visited by many A-listers, French Connection has been in the spotlight recently after Pippa Middleton was spotted in the Streaky Stripe Dress. The store is famous for its classic pieces and chic ensembles.

#4: Zara

Another store that's famous for its high-quality basics and signature collections, Zara has an international following but also has several boutique stores around the UK. Kate Middleton has been known to shop at the London store. You can shop for your favorite collections online.

#5: Liberty

Celebs shopping for baby clothes and children's fashion set their sights on Liberty store which houses a large collection of designer sportswear, play clothes, and accessories for kids. The store also has a large selection of designer clothing for men and women, as well as beauty items and gifts. Celebrities including Anne Hathaway, Usher, and Kate Winslet have been spotted here.

#6: Harrods

One of my favorite London shopping destinations, Harrod's is also a popular pick among many celebrities and stars from around the globe. Victoria Beckham and her family have been spotted here on more than one occasion; Victoria reportedly shelled out £10,000 on a nursery shopping spree here back in 2011.

#7: Selfridges

Another department store shopping experience you won't want to miss in London, Selfridges offers everything from basics to trendier pieces. Beyonce Knowles has been spotted here shopping for shoes; this store is also a haven for jewelry and beauty addicts, special occasion ensembles, and designer accessories.

#8: Portobello Road Market

You don't immediately think fashion when you think of the Portobello Road Market, but this market can be a great place to pick up some vintage clothing and accessories. Shop the market on a Friday or Saturday morning to find that perfect outfit. Celebrities including Kate Moss and Sienna Miller have been known to shop here for the latest vintage bargains.

#9: Harvey Nichols

This haven for fashionistas is located in Knightsbridge has catered to the likes of Abbey Crouch, a British lingerie and catwalk model and television presenter. She was spotted at Harvey Nichols shopping for skinny wedge ankle boots and a red and black check shirt, according to the Beautiful Shopping blog.

#10: One of a Kind

This vintage shop on Portobello Road is the place to find budget-friendly vintage clothing, shoes, and accessories. Lindsay Lohan, Naomi Campbell, and Kate Moss have shopped here to round out their wardrobes and you'll find goods from several premier designers, including YSL and Vivie

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