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Artisan Lane Gifts

Muddy says: Rediscover the joy of giving, with Artisan Lane's faff-free luxury unique gifts, all boxed up and beautifully presented.

Birthdays

Fiona Rae Goldsmith and Enameller

Muddy says: Goldsmith and enameller Fiona Rae won Best Jewellery Store in the Muddy Awards 2018. It's hardly surprising. She holds a Royal Warrant, she's a talented and fascinating person, and each piece of jewellery tells an interesting story.

Fashion

number twenty, Berkhamsted

Muddy says: number twenty won Best Gift Shop in the 2018 Muddy Awards. Step inside and you'll see why it deserved to win!

Birthday cards

Taylor Benfield Candles

Muddy says: Think you know candles? Think again. Taylor Benfield is a brand new boutique candle company based in St Albans. I'm not waxing lyrical, but it's quite something to be able to enjoy armchair travel as you are transported around the world, all your senses a-flicker, with Ligurian citrus, Mallorcan orange blossom and Cephalonian wild flowers. Evocative, luxurious and delicious!

Candles

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Alexandra Wood Bespoke

Muddy says: to experience Savile Row in Bishop's Stortford is a very special and delightful thing. In addition to bespoke tailoring, you will also find made-to-measure suits, wedding hire wear and accessories. Put Alexandra Wood in your own little black book and make a date to visit. No appointment necessary!

Accessories

The-Bias-Cut.com

Muddy says: an online boutique that specialises in stylish pieces for fashion-loving older women who feel ignored by the high street. Get thee to the cashmere pronto, I say.

Accessories

Staffy B

Muddy says: this vibrant and always changing lifestyle store in Baldock is great for gifts and vinyl, but it's also a destination for interior design.

Design

Urban Flower Farmer

Muddy says: Emma's story is inspiring: she worked in retail as a fashion buyer, became a florist, then read a book called The 50 Mile Bouquet which completely changed her approach to floristry. She now grows all her own blooms on her flower farm in Barnet. Her business is organic, sustainable and seasonal, and her floral design is stunning and constantly evolving.

Birthdays

Halia Rose

Muddy says: this stylish, colourful jewellery is also chewable! It has to be seen - and worn - to be believed.

Accessories

Blackfish swimwear

Muddy says: we reviewed Blackfish swimwear and gave the tankini and shorts a fins up. Blackfish swimwear has been designed to give a second skin flattering fit. It works!

Fashion

Harriet Kelsall Bespoke Jewellery

Muddy says: Bespoke means bespoke for Harriet Kelsall who continues to win awards for her jewellery design and ethical business practices.

Accessories

David’s Bookshop & David’s Music

Established in 1963, David’s Bookshop and Music is a shop like no other. Occupying 12 & 14 Eastcheap in Letchworth Garden City, we offer a vast range of new and secondhand books, children’s books, music, and beautiful cards and gifts. On the wide pavements outside you will find thousands of cheap books and records starting from […]

Bookshops

Amelie

Muddy says: Amelie is a fun and friendly, super stylish boutique and lifestyle store in Berkhamsted offering beautiful clothes for every day wear. With a whole host of brands including American Vintage, MIH Jeans, Paul Smith, Hudson and Escentric Molecules, Sharon and her team are great at offering styling advice and are also refreshingly honest!

Accessories

What Sarah Did…

What Sarah Did is a lifestyle store that for me epitomises all that is great about Hitchin. Quirky, individual, and hugely supportive of other independent retailers and businesses.

Accessories

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