Folklore

    For many, the world of lifestyle design stores is a tricky place to navigate if both style and sustainability are of equal importance. For these shoppers, London has found a solution in the form of Folklore, the shop in Angel that believes in following an ethical approach. Established by husband and wife team Danielle and Rob Reid in 2012, the whitewashed store is a testament to what they call ‘mindful design’. Whether it’s Mark O’Brien’s cardboard ornaments or the magnificent salvaged wood cabinet from Hendzel and Hunt, each product seems to have enjoyed (or at least lived) a previous life. The hunt for pieces that dovetail with the Folklore ethos is understandably involved but it means that the store boasts an impressively original and eclectic range. Crocheted lampshades, cardboard shoes and porcelain milk bottles all make the grade. In Folklore’s own words, they believe that “better living is possible through design” – after a visit you might be inclined to agree.Show lessRead more

    193 Upper Street , London


    11-6

    Public Transport
    Highbury & Islington (Victoria)
    Angel (Northern)

    This shop has not uploaded any products yet.
    Similar products
    handbag-with-leather-buckle-small
    bifold-wallet-with-coin-purse-with-strap-1
    large-handbag-with-strap

    ABOUT US

    As chain stores fill the streetscape the world over, this project is a celebration of the independent retailer. All stores featured on Shopikon have been hand-picked by our editors who have visited thousands of stores, and only the best of the bunch make it into our guide. We evaluate stores based on product selection, atmosphere, dedication to their specialty, and overall shopping experience, making sure that they are all worth your trip!

    As seen on