Graham & Green, Notting Hill
Hundreds of hanging lamps illuminate this bijou boutique, with cushions toppling from the corners and shelves towering with apparel, bags, and accessories from up-and-coming designers like Orla Kiely (block-printed bags), Noa Noa (wafty French-inspired vintage-style dresses), and Danish duo Day Birger et Mikkelsen (distinctive ornamental wearables). Ideal for discerning shoppers who eschew bigger brands, this emporium carries not only exquisite clothing but also timeless furnishings (Venetian mirrors, capiz chandeliers, French armoires), Savon de Marseilles bath products, plus bags and one-of-a-kind jewelry. Prices range from reasonable to astronomical, but most receipt totals resemble High Street (Banana Republic, Gap, H&M) rather than haute couture.
Congratulations to Mei Lin, winner of Top Chef Season 12.