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Always evolving
But Selfridges has never been content simply with
success: it’s constantly moving forward with bold,
fresh ideas. From May to September this year,
there’s all the more reason to visit, since the store will
be hosting the Big British Bang. Believing that “2012
is the most exciting year yet of the newmillennium”,
the Selfridges Wonder Room will be transformed
into the Big British Shop, selling the very best of
traditional brands including Union Jack-lined
Barbour jackets and a range of Fred Perry polo shirts
designed by artist Peter Blake. The shop will also
include products from many of the country’s best
modern designer brands like Mulberry and Ted
Baker: peerless names known for their innovative
twists on classic looks.
If you think all that shopping might work up an
appetite, then don’t worry: The Big British Tea Party
will be serving ‘the highest tea on Oxford Street’
from a tea shop on Selfridges rooftop, alongside a