Two that come to mind from London would be Harrods & Liberty. One thing I loved about Harrods is the enormous range they have from the standard products right to the luxury. For example, if you're looking for a coffee machine, at the beginning of the section would be the normal coffee machines you find in any department store, starting at £10, getting more elaborate and expensive as you go further. The last at the end was priced at nearly a million pounds and was a giant brass and gold machine 3 meters high and 2 meters wide!
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there is one store in saudi arabia known as al fathieh center, its owned by a rich sheikh, inside they actually have all gold plated antiques and jewelery, the store is size of a mall its that big, its the most expensive store i have seen
Well, the Japanese consume 41% of the world's Luxury Market according to TIME Magazine in their Spring 2005 Style and Design Edition, so probably the most luxurious department stores are in Japan.
But if we base it on popularity, really, Harrod's is the first thing that comes to my mind.
And probably stores in the Arabian world, I dont know why really but it seems to me that Arabians are suckers for luxury items, it's just that their obsession with bling-blings is not very much publicized. Imagine building tons of luxury hotels in a whole new palm-shaped reclaimed island, a whole new city out of nothing, a supposedly "7-star" luxury hotel that needs to be fully booked for 400 years to reach breakeven, buildings made of gold and jewels. And add to that, a sheikh of one emirate in UAE built a super grandiose palace that is even the banner of today's SSC Forum May 20th and they also hold every nation's neck because of their huge oil reserves!
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