Covent Garden

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Jacket – Isabel Marant; Sweater – Lonsdale; Jeans – H&M; Boots – ASOS; Hat – H&M; Bag – Louis Vuitton.

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Lulu Guinness luggage goals

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A very Christmassy Covent Garden Market

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Rokit vintage store in Covent Garden

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Christmas decorations at the market

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Seven Dials

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My favourite vintage shop followed by my favourite Fish and Chip place in Covent Garden. It’s a good corner.

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The best place in Covent Garden in general (if you like cheese). The smell will either make you swoon or gag.

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A Monmouth coffee on Monmouth street with the Union Jack and a black cab. – Insert equivalent of ‘Murrica –

Jacket – Isabel Marant; Sweater – Lonsdale; Jeans – H&M; Boots – ASOS; Hat – H&M; Bag – Louis Vuitton.

If I had to call any one place in the world home, it would be Covent Garden. I’ve lived in lots of different places but Covent Garden has been the one constant – the place with the childhood streets and alleyways that I know like the back of my hand. It’s been really strange coming back after almost two years of being away – nostalgic but also so familiar. But while I used to battle head-down through the throngs of tourists I decided to live the few days I have at home as a tourist myself, and it’s opened my eyes to what an incredible place it is. The shops are definitely more commercial than they used to be – there used to be a doll’s house shop in the arcades whose demise I particularly like to moan about – but with the piazza and the cobblestone streets there is still an unmistakably ‘markety’ feel about it. Seven dials is my absolute favourite place – I love the boutiques and just the spot itself – it’s just so unique. (Oh, I just googled it and apparently there’s on in Brighton, too :-/) Anyway, as long as the Cheese shop in Neal’s Yard is always there, I’ll be happy.

Eating: Gabi’s deli – The place I always go to with my Dad. It has amazing hot salt beef and the best falafels and salad.

Neal’s Yard Dairy – You can’t eat in here but they’re always giving away free samples. I’m probably biased but I reckon It has some of the best cheese in the world. Just the smell makes me swoon.

Monmouth Coffee – Bloody amazing coffee. This is the chain’s original shop.

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