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Dexters hidden gems Get some interiors inspiration with our pick of fabulous florists and fine furniture outlets
Bespoke and designer furniture PENTREATH AND HALL
Bloomsbury treasure where the stylish eponymous duo only stock furniture, lighting and glassware they love. 17 Rugby Street, Bloomsbury, WC1N 3QT. www.pentreath-hall.com
Knightsbridge find with a strong focus on interpreting the latest interior design trends – sometimes surreal, always stylish. 2 North Terrace, SW3 2BA. www.mintshop.co.uk
Islington’s eclectic independent. Look out for cutting-edge accessories, hand-selected vintage bits and collaborations with local designers. Barnsbury Hall, Barnsbury Street, N1 1PN. www.ariashop.co.uk
Statement pieces to discover in South Kensington. Check out the recent collaboration with British artist, Holly Frean, which uses her drawings and paintings to create quirky, stylish, penguin and monkey flocked wallpapers, printed elephant fabrics, velvet lions and woollen bears. 190 Walton Street, South Kensington, SW3 2JL. www.andrewmartin.co.uk
The flagship Belgravia store offers bespoke architectural pieces and unique fitted carpentry. 60 Pimlico Road, SW1W 8LP. www.davidlinley.co.uk
THE DARK ROOM
Lamb’s Conduit Street’s trendsetting interiors shop with ‘a love for the bold and the brave, the crafted and the curious’. 52 Lamb’s Conduit Street, WC1N 3LL www.darkroomlondon.com
Florists JOHN & JESSIE
Gorgeous shop and beautiful blooms galore from W8’s brother-sister team. 131E Kensington Church Street, W8 7LP. www.johnandjessie.co.uk
Get unusual fresh-cut flowers from Dutch markets direct to your home.
They don’t believe in the dull, the obvious or the mundane; they do believe in ‘masterpieces and marvels and floral couture’. Seriously stunning stems in Belgravia. 11 W Halkin Street, SW1X 8JL. www.neillstrain.com
This Isington florist tucked away on Camden Passage has a vintage feel.
One of London’s most renowned florists, Paula works out of her stylish shop on a quiet Islington street. Paula Pryke OBE also offers short courses for those looking to follow in her footsteps.
4 Charlton Place, N1 8AJ. www.sadie-rose.co.uk
50 Amwell Street, London EC1R 1X. www.paulapryke.com
NEILL STRAIN FLORAL COUTURE