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shop ’til you drop

i know i have a few other shop local blog posts up, but thought it would be great to compile my definitive - and ever-growing - list in one central space, to serve as a directory of my favourite independent artisans, curators, makers (and shakers) in the city. this list comprises all the physical bricks-and-mortar stores that i love, with ...
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back to local

it's almost black friday, and the supposed 'biggest shopping day of the year.' except the reality is that such heavy discounting over just one day - or week ('black fivedays' is the new buzzword apparently) - can spell disaster for small independent stores, as customers hold fire on making purchases for christmas during november, expecting heavily discounted products to hit the ...
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city of (de)light

i shared my love of my old local interiors boutique last week, but since moving from london to manchester i've been delighted to discover a wealth of design lifestyle stores in and around the city, all as good - if not better (!) - than those i'd grown accustomed to down south. now, this design sourcebook is by no means ...
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wiwn, april

there's something about the advent of spring that has me hankering after a denim and mustard yellow style palette - it's such a dreamy colour combo, evocative of hazy summer days and time spent outdoors running through meadows in full bloom. here are a few of the lovely pieces i’m lusting over right now:  1 / as soon as that little ...
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