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The Vintage Guide To London | November 21, 2017

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London’s best assorted peculiarities – tin toy shop My Robot Friends

November 19, 2010 |

Robots, religious iconography, pop art and general assorted peculiarities – East London shop My Robot Friend (just off Brick Lane) stocks  London’s most extensive collection of carefully selected weirdness placed against a backbeat of blues, psychedelia and Rock & … Read More

New: Arch 389 vintage interiors shop

November 3, 2010 |

Arch 389 is a new vintage interiors shop, tucked away in an old Victorian railway arch, a stone’s throw from London Fields in Hackney.

The shop stocks unique pieces of retro and vintage furniture and other one-off objects of desire … Read More

Get your old-fashioned sweet fix at Suck & Chew

October 14, 2010 | 7.7

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Suck and Chew on East London’s Columbia Road has got to be a real treat for anyone with a sweet tooth. From its candy-coloured shop front to the many old-fashioned treats displayed all around, the shop is a multicoloured wonderland of nostalgic sweeties: if you like cola cubes, rhubarb and custards and handmade organic truffles then you’ll be in heaven.

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Bringing vintage cool to Kings Cross: Drink, Shop & Do

October 13, 2010 |

Drink, Shop & Do is a design shop and café bar just around the corner from King’s Cross station selling products from emerging designers alongside vintage furniture and home wares.

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Book review: London Calling – A Countercultural History of London since 1945

September 26, 2010 |

Writer Barry Miles, once the head of the Beatles’ spoken word label Zapple and co-founder of the Indica Books and Gallery where John first met Yoko, has compiled a fascinating history of London’s underground and countercultural movements in the decades following the Second World War.

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Vintage fashion & interiors shop: Pelicans & Parrots

September 24, 2010 |

This Dalston highlight is a bit of a lifestyle shop – Pelicans & Parrots sells vintage clothes, shoes, handbags, jewellery, furniture, ornaments, books, artefacts and taxidermy. Read More