Our Favourite Shops in Covent Garden
Posted on 07 September 2017
Having opened our first ever bricks and mortar store in the thriving shopping district of Covent Garden, London, we've been busy exploring the surrounding area. With an endless range of innovative, gorgeous stores, we felt compelled to share some of our favourite shops in Covent Garden.
Twenty five years ago Lev Glazman and Alina Roytberg opened an apothecary store, curating natural beauty products from around the world. The duo have a passion for transforming everyday routines into sensorial rituals that are both enjoyable and beneficial. Combining innovation with traditional techniques from across the world, Fresh provides a full range of natural lifestyle products spanning skincare, fragrance, haircare and more. When exploring Covent Garden, we were drawn into the local branch of Fresh by the gorgeous smells alone. This store is sure to ignite your senses.
Founded in 2004, London-based accessory brand Knomo are on a mission to create accessories that are as functional as they are beautiful. Harnessing the power of modern materials and an even more futuristic design ethos, Knomo pieces slot effortlessly into your lifestyle. In fact, you probably won’t know how you ever lived without them. With an organised mind and life, Knomo wants to encourage customers to grab life by the horns and experience the world. Their recently opened Covent Garden Store offers a luxurious yet understated shopping experience.
Did someone say socks? Founded in 1984 in Japan, Tabio are the brand aiming to become the finest sock company in the world. Their Covent Garden store is a whirlwind of colour and pattern, with a limitless range of designs on offer. With new products arriving in store all the time, Tabio keep us coming back for more. Hey, you can never have too many socks, right?!
Ollie Quinn is a unique glasses shop selling stylish frames tucked away in the heart of Covent Garden. All in-house designed eyewear is £98 - one price, same incredible quality. By working directly with manufacturers, Ollie Quinn is able to provide premium and creative design at an affordable price. This is a philosophy that we can definitely get behind.
WALTER & HERBERT
Continuing the optical theme is Walter & Herbert, who with over 70 years experience have refined their collection of frames using their own materials and techniques. The brand believes that attention to detail and a pursuit of perfection is what makes their frames so special. Their Covent Garden store is nothing short of dreamy, and combines tradition with a contemporary aesthetic.
In 2004 Matthew Malin and Andrew Goetz started a brand with a modern apothecary approach to luxury skincare. Their vision was to provide treatments that are easy to use and effective. Every product that they create contains natural ingredients and advanced technologies. Although the brand now have stores across the world, each location is designed to compliment the surrounding neighbourhood. The Convent Garden store is the perfect example of this, seeming completely at home in the eclectic and creative area.
What are your favourite shops in Covent Garden? Let us know in the comments below and we would love to see you, we're at 58 Neal Street, WC2H 9PA