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est. 2007

Category Archive: Shopping in E2

My Secret London with Dan Jones

Freelance writer Dan Jones has lived in London for years – and he’s got around: Shoreditch, Herne Hill, Hackney, Victoria Park, Stoke Newington and now Clapton. He’s written for i-D Magazine as shopping editor, ASOS.com as senior men’s ed, is media consultant to fashion brand Antipodium, and was Time Out London’s Shopping & Style editor […]

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5 good things you should see (and buy) in London right now

1. The Animal Olympics Can you see one of Charlotte Cory’s brilliantly bonkers artworks lining the centuries-old walls of Windsor Castle? Apparently it’s true, and word is that the Queen is a huge fan of the London artist. (I’d believe anything after her starring role in the James Bond skit). You can see what all […]

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It’s Wee Birdy’s 5th birthday today! Win a Tatty Devine necklace!

Happy blogday to me, Happy blogday to me, Happy blogday dear birrrrrdy, Happy blogday to me! Five years ago today I sat down at the kitchen table in my wee flat on Kingsland Road, East London, opened up a Blogspot account, and starting writing about some the little shops I had discovered and loved in […]

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Shopping in London: A guide to buying mid-century modern. Part 1

It’s here, it’s finally here! The modernist’s guide to shopping for mid-century furniture and decor in London. First stop is The Midcentury Show at Lords on Sunday, where 50 vintage dealers from around the UK will be showcasing their wares to modern enthusiasts. Sign up to their mailing list for news about their excellent events, […]

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Birdy pick of the week

Frerk Muller's Mugs, £12 each, from Shelf. Shelf40 Cheshire StreetLondon E2 6EHTel. 020 7739 9444Nearest tube: Liverpool StreetClick here for a Wee Birdy map. Opening hours:Friday afternoon by appointment onlySaturday 1pm-6pmSunday 11am-6pm For more shops on Cheshire Street, click here.

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Wee find: Tatty Devine’s new lacy designs

Tatty Devine's turned to old-school romance and girlish charm for spring this year with their 'Sundae Best' collection. The lacy scalloped edges lend themselves beautifully to a range of necklaces, rings, cuffs and headpieces, and you can just about picture Tatty's lovely girls reaching across the jam-smeared paper doily for the very last crumbs of […]

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