Posts Tagged ‘Retail’

10 Organic & Monochrome Pieces from Zara Home

Fringed Floral Placemat (set of 2) £11.99 Sometime’s Zara Home slips off my radar for a while – they’re not that big on advertising – although they have some amazing lookbook campaigns and the home business seems to take a backseat to their main ( 68 Zara stores vs 13 Zara Home’s in the UK). However once […] Read more…

New Shop To Watch : Handpicked By Kate

I get a lot of emails from new homeware shops introducing themselves. I like to support small businesses as I have one myself and it’s exciting to get access to businesses in their early days without all the bells and whistles of commercial thinking which can lead to things feeling a little homogeneous. At this […] Read more…

India Travels: Nicobar

So the name on everyone’s lips across the Arabian Sea is Nicobar, a gorgeous new fashion and home label set to define the ‘modern Indian voice’ by the geniuses at Good Earth (an iconic Indian home-store). The new label combines a whimsical aesthetic with contemporary pieces inspired by India – think diaphanous Kurta style dresses with inky blue […] Read more…

Habitat Blogger Dinner + Christmas Gift Guide

Nothing beats filling your boots on festive spirit in London’s West End – the show-stopping windows, million dollar Christmas lights and the fact it’s never quite as cold as the rest of the city in winter because of the sheer density of shops and people looking for a good time! For me – Tottenham Court Road has always been my […] Read more…

My Top Drawer Highlights 2016

Ah September, it’s that whirlwind month in the calendar when the design industry descends on London town for a fortnight-ish of product launches, glitzy parties, catch ups with old friends and new design discoveries – everyone runs around like their *** is on fire but it’s all actually really fantastic – and inspiring. Kicking off my […] Read more…

The New Industrial, High Street Hits

I rarely wish that my interior style was other than it is (warm, modern and a little bit luxurious) but recently i’ve been wishing my taste was more industrial. I love the materials and textures used in this trend and how hairpin black metal legs, pale worn wood, eroded steel coupled with hunks of veined marble and delicate orbs of […] Read more…

Urban Rustic

Kitchens, kitchens how is it possible to live with just one? A few weeks ago I visited the new DeVol Kitchens showroom in Clerkenwell (and did a little tour on Insta-stories) because I was just fed up with stalking their Instagram Feed for a daily dose of their Shaker style kitchens. Located parallel to Exmouth Market […] Read more…

Bloomon Flower Workshop + Arranging Tips

Bloomon. The brand new flower delivery service you have been seeing absolutely everywhere. A London-based, Holland born flower delivery service – Bloomon cut out the middlemen which allows them to deliver fresh longer lasting bouquets which are cut that morning in their fields in Holland and delivered to your door that day! The delivery service is subscription based and […] Read more…

A New Look for Waterstones!

Earlier this week on my way back from the Heals Modern Craft Market, I walked down the busy main drag of Tottenham Court Road with my eyes darting all about the place as usual – trying to drink in the ever-changing landscape of retail on that side of town. Tottenham Court Road has never quite been […] Read more…

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