Venue Details & Map
The Button Queen
76 Marylebone Lane
- +44 (0)20 7935 1505
- Public transport:
- Bond Street, Underground
It's a shop, it sells buttons. Lots of them. Every button imaginable. Every button except the 25mm dark brown leather 'football' buttons that I was looking for. It's amazing that a shop like this exists in one of the most expensive areas in London, but I'm glad it does. Much better a button shop that another estate agency.more
I went all the way to the store to find some buttons for my winter coat. The older gentleman running the shop was dismissive and grumpy, making me feel if he was doing me a favour even talking to me. I was so uncomfortable that I left without buying anything, even though I really needed some buttons! A shame as the shop has some interesting buttons.more
The toggles fell of my beloved vintage (ie. second hand) duffel coat after a booze-fuelled night in Paris. It was the treasured one my friends called my 'homeless coat'
How can I be homeless without the correct toggles? So a trip into London was on to find the exact substitutes and my first stop was the ever dependable John Lewis. No such animal in their haberdashery section,...more
When I'm waiting for students to turn up at the rehearsal studios a few doors up, I can often be found at the window of The Button Queen, my nose and hands pressed to the window, marvelling at the wonders inside.
The Button Queen stocks vintage, rare, and unusual buttons, and is frequented as much by the collector as by the craft hobbyist and dressmaker. Personally, I like to buy 1920s and...more
Located just near Marylebone High Street on the sleepily charming Marylebone Lane, The Button Queen is, predictably perhaps, button Mecca. A one-stop-shop for buttons ranging in price from a few pennies to a lot of pounds and run by button experts Isabel and Martyn Frith.
Boasting an extraordinary range of buttons, from nautical inspired gold lovelies replete with anchor motifs to full on...more