Selfridges & Co.
Its impressive pillared facade, spanning an entire block, hints at the retail experience within, but this is no ordinary department store. Inside, the bright-white shopping space houses the finest British and international fashion and home design; niche labels and cult brands mingle with the likes of McQueen, Prada, and Gucci. Youthful patrons nosh in the on-site branch of Momo restaurant; visit Indian eyebrow-threading bars; decompress at the full-service spa; and graze throughout the ample and global food hall.
Congratulations to Mei Lin, winner of Top Chef Season 12.