THIS IS LONDON

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by VOGUE.COM

London……. The fashion capital which has a major influence on international fashion trends.
London is a major playground for the fashion industry playing major part on design, production and retailing of fashion products; fashion events (such as fashion weeks and awards).
The fashion-related trade fairs generate significant business transactions parallel to the Fashion world .
London has a broad mix of business, financial, entertainment, cultural and leisure activities.

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London is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. With an estimated 8,308,369 residents in 2012, London is the most populous region, urban zone and metropolitan area in the United Kingdom and is the largest city in the European Union. London is one of the world’s leading financial centers.
The New Bus for London, sometimes referred to as NB4L, and colloquially as the New Routemaster or Borismaster.

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The Routemaster double-decker bus was designed by London Transport (LT) and built by the Associated Equipment Company (AEC) and Park Royal Vehicles (PRV). The first prototype was completed in 1954 and the last one was delivered in 1968.
The red double-decker bus is an iconic symbol of London.

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A black London taxi, also known as a hackney carriage.

A hackney or hackney carriage (also called a cab, black cab, hack or London taxi) is a carriage or automobile for hire.
In England, the name hackney carriage today refers to a taxicab licensed by the Public Carriage Office in Greater London or by the local authority (non-metropolitan district councils or unitary authorities) in other parts of Great Britain, or by the Department of the Environment in Northern Ireland.

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The red telephone box, a telephone kiosk for a public telephone designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, is a familiar sight on the streets of the United Kingdom, Malta, Bermuda and Gibraltar.

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An example of the most common red telephone box model.
London the theater land capital.

The West End has always been the world’s most exciting theatre scene and the musical is the cornerstone of its success. From long-running shows to contemporary productions, at every bend in Theatreland, hit musicals emblazon the streets. We’ve put together a list of our current must-sees.

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The West End has always been the world’s most exciting theatre scene and the musical is the cornerstone of its success.
From long-running shows to contemporary productions, at every bend in Theatreland, hit musicals emblazon the streets.
When the curtain goes up, make sure you’ve got the best seats!!!!!!

We will Rock you is just one of the many musicals around but is the latest I have attended.

Enjoy your next trip to LONDON…… xoxo

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