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You have to get off the plane, get to where you are staying and then shop for something suitable to wear. You may need to bring at least one warmish top or jacket to wear until you buy something. Comparable to Boston or Seattle in terms of temperature range, but both those cities get much more rain in November than London does. By the way, if you have a compact travel umbrella, bring that along too.
Nice to have in case you get caught out. I will be in London in January. Are most indoor places in London overheated the way so many seem to be in the cooler parts of the US? So you have to take off your jacket and your sweater and carry them around with you? Someone upthread mentioned the underground and museums.
Do stores tend to be heated quite warmly? For me, as long as the neck, hands, are warm, you should be fine. Since you are staying in South Ken, you are not too far from the shops in Knightsbridge. Primark would be the cheapest though as other posters have said. OP, I went to London about the same time last year and froze my bottoms off the moment I stepped out onto Oxford Street because I didn't have the appropriate clothes.
I'm from Singapore, so I know what you're talking about, and trust me when I say that the cold is ridiculous. If you foresee yourself travelling to cold climates frequently in the next few years, it might be worth the money buying coats. Alternatively, borrow from friends! Sometimes buying a coat in Malaysia might not be helpful at all because you have no idea how the temperature is going to be like. That said, I did manage to buy a very thick Topshop coat read reviews that it is a re-release, and since UK girls were wearing it last year, it should be alright in Singapore for cheaper than it would have retailed in UK, because of a sale that was going on.
With the weather in mind, it should be a cinch to plan a wardrobe to the large city of London. Below we feature 10 pieces to help you create stylish, yet comfortable travel outfits for a winter vacation to London, England. It is such a unique and historical city for which you can pack. Prepare for rain and be sure to dress warm. Temperatures will be cold, with averages in the lows Fahrenheit.
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What to Pack: Essential Clothing for a London Winter. Winter in London is beautiful. The streets are strung with lights and the city twinkles in the evening. However, winter in London can also be quite brutal if you’re not prepared. Braving the cold, wet conditions to indulge in a glass of mulled wine around a blazing pub fireplace or. London is a very fun city (yet again, slightly bias) so there will be a variety of holiday activities going on including winter festivities such as Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland and ice skating at Somerset House. Jan 02, · Answer 1 of Hi. I'm travelling from an Aussie Darwin summer to a London winter on Jan 21st, then doing a 10 day drive round Ireland. It's impossible to buy winter clothes in Darwin where shorts and singlets abound. I have a couple of warm(ish) outfits.