The antique industry is one of huge variety. Priceless pieces are handled by low-level market traders, to collectors, to the most respected galleries in the world. For the uninitiated, it can be a confusing and intimidating world. Discover below the best antique dealers to start with, in the best place to buy antiques in the … Read more
Mayfair shops and boutiques are all about trying to satiate the desires and whims of a clientele who are always on the lookout for something unique or a break from the norm. Of course, such products come at a price, but that does not worry those who tread Mayfair’s cobbles and paving, with them … Read more
This time of year is a bit drab and grey, and most of us are feeling those January blues; but it’s the perfect time to work on your New Year’s Resolutions and get your life organised! Investing in a new Filofax diary is one of the best ways to get on top of a hectic schedule; you’ll be able to keep track of personal appointments, work commitments and other events in your life such as birthdays and anniversaries, all in one cool, stylish little bundle.
Spoil the one you love (or treat yourself) this Christmas with a trip to one of Mayfair’s cigar shops, where you’re sure to find the perfect gift.
Alfie Turmeaus Tobacconist.
This family-run business is the second oldest Havana Cigar merchant in the UK. First opening its doors in Liverpool in 1817 before opening its
Still searching for that unique Christmas gift for a loved one. London’s Mayfair district has always been a centre for shopping. With some of the best-known high quality shopping locations in London. Stroll around the brightly lit streets. Make Mayfair your number one destination to find the perfect Christmas gift. Take the anxiety out of your … Read more
The art of handwriting is still very much alive and well at luxury pen boutique Penfriend. The store has been selling vintage and contemporary pens for more than 60 years and stocks an impressive range of both; indeed, more than a thousand vintage fountain pens, ballpoints and pencils can be found on its shelves. The … Read more
For the first word in fine chocolate indulgence, come to Jeff de Bruges, an extraordinary chocolatier which draws on both French “cocoa-chic” and Belgian “greed” when producing confectionery masterpieces. Situated on trendy South Molton Street, near ‘Bond Street’ tube station, de Bruges exudes originality and flair, right down to the shop assistants and appearance of … Read more
Luxury goods: an embodiment of class and decadence, the extravagant and the unusual. Nowhere does this apply more than to Penhaligon’s, a luxury goods retailer in Mayfair, specialising in exquisite perfumes. This established perfumers, with three locations across the London W1 area, embrace traditional methods of perfume production, in keeping with founder, William Penhaligon, who … Read more