Collected by Emily Mathieson , AFAR Contributor
55 Marylebone High St, Marylebone, London W1U 5HS, UK
The jewel in the crown of Marylebone High Street, a stylish shop-and-restaurant-lined road in central London, is Terence Conran’s flagship interiors-and-lifestyle store. Epitomizing his appreciation for functional but innovative products, it...
85 Redchurch St, London E2 7DJ, UK
There’s a lovely street called Cheshire Street. Labour and Wait sells old-fashioned homewares: twine and string and gardening tools and glasses, all beautifully laid out like a ’50s housewares store. —Sophie Howarth 44/(0) 20-7729-6253. This story...
350 King's Rd, Chelsea, London SW3 5UU, UK
This upmarket concept shop sells directional fashion from the likes of Grenson, Issa, Belstaff and Paul Smith, as well as art books and lifestyle objets for well-heeled Chelsea men and women. A café, restaurant and deli on site make it ideal for...
Regent St, Carnaby, London W1B 5AH, UK
A store that may not be too familiar with the average tourist is Liberty, which is a classic emporium that sells clothing and household items. The magnificent historical Tudor building with wooden interiors has been serving customers since the...
84 Marylebone High St, Marylebone, London W1U 4QW, UK
This independent bookshop resembles the libraries of a bibliophile's dreams. The Edwardian exterior is beautiful and befitting of the elegant High Street, but the interior took my breath away: long oak shelves, stained glass, and skylights....
17 Rugby St, London WC1N 3QT, UK
The independent shops found along pedestrianized Lamb's Conduit Street make it one of the capital’s loveliest shopping spots. Just off the main drag is Pentreath & Hall, a treasure trove filled with brightly colored decorative...
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