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5 Independent Shops that You Must Visit While Staying at the Lansbury Hotel

London is synonymous with the world of fashion. Each year, we witness the iconic London Fashion Week, whilst the world takes inspiration from the designs revealed on the catwalks. But away from the global chain stores are unique gems waiting to be explored.

Indulge in a spot of retail therapy during your stay at the Lansbury Heritage Hotel with a tour of these five independent shops.

Bloom Perfumery

Address: 4 Langley Court, London, WC2E 9JY

Bloom’s Perfumery has created an exquisite library of fragrances, sourced from fine perfume houses around the world. Brands include Wolf Brothers, Marie Jeanne and Imaginary Authors. Expect to be seduced by the array of scents, which will remind you of your London adventure long after you have returned home.

Bloom also offers a bespoke perfume creation experience, where you will design your new signature perfume. The only limit is your imagination and it seems rude not to pre-book a session whilst in London.

David M Robinson

Address: Mall Level -1, Jubilee Place, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5NY

Located in the Jubilee Place of Canary Wharf, this exceptional independent boutique houses stunning diamond jewellery sure to delight any wearer (including brides).

The eponymous master goldsmith behind the collection also offers bespoke jewellery designed in collaboration with customers who enjoy wearing finely crafted pieces. Authorised to sell high-end designer watches from Rolex, among other names, the DMR showroom lives up to its founder’s expertise.

Goldsboro Books

Address: 23-27 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ

With an astonishing 25,000 hardback first editions choose from (and counting), this beloved bookshop is an absolute haven for those who appreciate reading or collecting the classics. They care for their stock impeccably and supply signed hardback first editions whilst ensuring that each and every customer receives the best service.

Having been established by two avid collectors at the close of the last millennium, the Goldsboro staff are sure to impress with their dedication and knowledge.

Dragonfly Lifestyle – fashion and gifts

Address: 6 Turnpin Lane, Greenwich, London, SE10 9JA

Founded by two friends who met whilst working in retail fashion, this delightful shop is a treasure trove waiting to be discovered. Accessed via Turnpin Lane in Greenwich, you will discover wonderful womenswear, soothing gifts and accessories with sparkle.

Their strapline ‘Where Fashion and Spirit Meet’ perfectly denotes this fashion and gift store’s products. It is the ideal independent for those of you wanting to embrace your spiritual side or purchase a souvenir or two.

Gekko London

Address: 10 Greenwich Market, Greenwich, London, SE10 9HZ

Step inside this independent boutique and you will discover a bohemian delight. Founded over 25 years ago, this upmarket shop brings effortlessly cool clothing and accessories to Greenwich Marketplace. Embracing boho chic, festival chic and jewel-like shades, it is bound to strike a chord with free-spirited women who don’t like to dress like everyone else. Plus, every collection is designed here in London.

Combine your visit with some well-deserved retail therapy at the surrounding shops or marvel at Cutty Sark. Time spent in this Royal Borough is never wasted.

The Perfect Companion to Shopping in the Capital

We provide the perfect resting place for those who’ve visited London’s array of independent shops. Explore our elegantly furnished rooms and suites brimming with character, before calling 0203 489 5050 or emailing info@lansburyhotel.com to make your reservation. An oasis of calm, we look forward to your arrival.

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