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DAYLESFORD ORGANIC

Delicious organic dishes are the hallmark of what must be one of the most luxurious groceries in London. Enjoy a hearty breakfast and pick up a basket of something seasonal to go.

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+44 (0)20 7881 8060

44B Pimlico Road, London

www.daylesfordorganic.com

PARTRIDGES

Grocers by Royal Appointment to the Queen since 1994, Partridges is a King's Road institution. Rest assured that from their selection of teas through to their exceptional ready meals, everything is fit for Royal appointment.

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2-5 Duke of York Square, London SW3 4LY

+44 (0)20 7730 0651

www.partridges.co.uk

THE SHOP AT BLUEBIRD

The cavernous shop floor here plays host to an ever-changing display of expertly curated fashion, beauty, accessories, books, pop-up shops and exhibitions. Check out their website for the latest installations.

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350 Kings Road, London SW3 5UU

+44 (0)20 7351 3873

www.theshopatbluebird.com

TASCHEN

Taschen are renowned for their glossy, coffee table books, and their London store epitomises this luxurious approach to art and design publishing. This speciality book store showcases the best of Taschen's eclectic range.

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12 Duke of York Square, London SW3 4LY

+44 (0)20 7881 0795

www.taschen.com/pages/en/stores/19915.store_london.1.htm

COLOGNE & COTTON

Take a moment to indulge in the unique beauty of Cologne and Cotton, situated on Kensington's winding Church Street. Beautiful bed linens made from the finest pure cottons, exquisite and unique colognes, as well as homewares, bathing and baby products all await you in this pretty and very fragrant boutique.

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39 Kensington Church Street, London W8 4LL

+44 (0)20 7376 0324

www.cologneandcotton.com

PATRICK SANDBERG

Kensington is home to Patrick Sandburg's extensive showroom with collections of 18th Century Georgian and early 19th Century Regency period English antique furniture. An antiques dealer for over 25 years, Patrick knows his stuff, and every piece is a like a work of art.

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150 - 152 Kensington Church Street, London W8 4BN

+44 (0)20 7229 0373

www.antiquefurniture.net

WHOLE FOODS MARKET

Causing quite a stir when it opened a few years ago, Whole Foods Market, is the poshest supermarket in London. A yummy mummies' pit-stop for groceries as well as a spot of lunch, broaden your taste buds and venture here for delicious natural and organic foods.

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63-97 Kensington High Street, The Barkers Building, London W8 5SE

+44 (0)20 7368 4500

www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/kensington/

MARY'S LIVING & GIVING SHOP FOR SAVE THE CHILDREN

Mary's Living & Giving Shop for Save the Children invites you to rummage through its donated fashion and accessories. A truly unique shopping experience where high fashion meets local talent, enjoy some retail therapy while contributing to a fantastic cause.

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177 Westbourne Grove, London W11 2SB

+44 (0)20 7727 6166

www.savethechildren.org.uk/get-involved/charity-shopping/marys-living-and-giving

BODAS

Bodas sells a collection of high quality, comfortable and fashionable everyday lingerie and nightwear and an extensive range of swim and lounge wear. Cool, contemporary and understated, there are no fancy frills found here.

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38b Ledbury Road, London W11 2AB

+44 (0)20 7229 4464

www.bodas.co.uk

IN BLOOM LONDON

An environmentally-friendly brand which is dedicated to producing delicate, comfortable and feminine lingerie in organic fabrics, all these beautiful pieces are lovingly-made in France and sold in the heart of Notting Hill.

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281 Portobello Road, London W10 5TZ

+44 (0)20 7565 0493

www.inbloomlondon.com

CUTLER & GROSS VINTAGE BOUTIQUE

In the market for some knock-out, original frames? Look no further. This specialist boutique is full of hand-picked vintage frames from the first half of the 20th century onward.

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7 Knightsbridge Green, London SW1X 7QL

+44 (0)20 7590 9995

www.cutlerandgross.com

HARRODS

We couldn't not mention this legendary department store. The epitome of luxury, shopping at Harrods is an unforgettable experience, from the food hall, to the toy room and the legendary fashion department. Visit after dark and see the iconic lights which line the building.

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87-135 Brompton Road, London SW1X 7XL

+44 (0)20 7730 1234

www.harrods.com

RELLIK VINTAGE CLOTHES

A first stop for serious style hunters, Rellik sources and sells classic vintage pieces from the likes of Ossie Clark, Vivienne Westwood and Pierre Cardin.

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8 Golborne Rd, London W10 5NW

+44(0)20 8962 0089

www.relliklondon.co.uk

AESOP

There are several Aesop stores across the capital and each is a haven of sensory delight. Indulge in Aesop's botanical cosmetics and skincare in the sanctuary of this lovely shop.

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227A Westbourne Grove, London W11 2SE

+44 (0)207 409 2358

www.aesop.com

SCP

If contemporary design is your thing then look no further. Although this is the smaller of SCP's two London outlets, it still carries a wide selection of furniture, tableware and accessories.

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87 Westbourne Grove, London W2 4UL

+44 (0)20 7229 3612

www.scp.co.uk

COUVERTURE & THE GARBSTORE

London is becoming renowned for its characterful destination stores and Couverture & The Garbstore is a prime example, offering everything from vintage furniture to little known fashion labels, all beautifully displayed.

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188 Kensington Park Road, London W11 2ES

+44 (0)20 7229 2178

www.couvertureandthegarbstore.com