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This eponymous shop represents a new breed of experiential retail. The owner, whose background is in brand management for luxury fashion labels, curates fashion, art and design pieces that echo the look of the stunning space she previously created
in Soho House Berlin.
91 Walton Street, London SW3 (alexeagle.co.uk)
Australia-based design duo Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy have opened a shop (pictured) at Kit Kemp’s new London retreat, Ham Yard Hotel. Here, they sell striking handmade resin bowls, vases and jewellery in bold hues. A colourful edit that’s worth a look.
35 Great Windmill Street, London W1 (firmdalehotels.com; dinosaurdesigns.com)
Owner Maureen Doherty has worked with Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake and was
one of the first people to exhibit Edmund de Waal’s ceramics. The emphasis in this small mews shop is on the clothes, but Doherty does stock the occasional handcrafted item of homeware. The store itself is as much of a draw as the products, from the packaging to the gorgeous smell of Japanese incense that permeates the shop.
36 Kinnerton Street, London SW1 (eggtrading.com)
Situated on a tranquil street near leafy Parsons Green, this store has a carefully selected range of homeware and accessories, from furniture and lighting to textiles and accessories such as hooks and handles. There’s a nice line of jewellery and stationery, too.
283 New King’s Road, London SW6 (hollys-house.com)
This lifestyle store in London’s Hackney, situated just behind London Fields, is great for homeware with a Japanese aesthetic. Owned by Momoko Mizutani, who has lived in both the UK and Japan, it stocks everything from handcrafted wooden bowls to intricate bamboo baskets.
79a Wilton Way, London E8 (momosanshop.com)
Of Special Interest
Visit furniture shop Of Special Interest in London’s Crouch End to buy finished or unfinished pieces sourced from the Netherlands that can be waxed or painted to order.
44-46 Park Road, London N8 (ofspecialinterest.co.uk)
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