76 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London, W1U 2PR
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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
Indeed an oasis for button seekers, this is where you can find just about any kind of button your heart desires. The problem is, you can't see the buttons easily (if at all) as most of the goods are behind the counter, and because the shop is so small and usually in possession of 1-2 too many customers, it's really often difficult to make a choice then purchase.
The owners are very helpful...more
I am not a huge fan of shops that make it difficult to browse. In small shops where the products are all located behind the counter such Button Queen I tend to feel rather rushed into making a decision.
Bar that factor, Button Queen is home to the most impressive array of Buttons, antique to modern, cheap to precious. This shop is so completely and utterly dedicated to buttons, no wonder...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