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From Armani to Yves Saint Laurent, the fashion emporiums of the world take their place in Sloane Street. Katherine Hamnet and Laura Ashley represent the British with Caroline Charles and Stella McCartney not far away. If you prefer more intimate surroundings in which to shop, try nearby Beauchamp Place, where a row of exclusive boutiques are housed in a charming Regency terrace. After a morning\'s shopping it\'s fun to be a \'lady that lunches\' in \'Harvey Nick\'s\' Fifth Floor Restaurant or take tea in the Georgian Restaurant in Harrods.
Once in South Kensington you are spoilt for choice. Will you choose dinosaurs, whales and a fabulous exhibition about human beings at the Natural History Museum? Or does the promise of 40 galleries of science, technology and medicine, including working steam engines and THE Apollo 10 Command Module excite you? Perhaps you are a fan of the decorative arts and will be seduced by the Victoria & Albert museum\'s unrivalled collections of artifacts from around the world.
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