jewellery

General Store, San Francisco via uniqueboutiqueblog.com

General Store. A “big, little community,” born on the beach.

May 27, 2016

General Store.  4035 Judah Street, Outer Sunset, San Francisco, California, USA.

“There’s a certain person who has this desire to live near the sea,” artist and shop-owner Serena Mitnik-Miller tells me.  “It’s hard to explain to people who don’t get it, but it’s important in our lives – an understanding you don’t even need to talk about.“  Serena and her husband and business partner, Mason St.… Read More

The Cross via Unique Boutique Blog

The Cross. Crowning jewel of a beautiful community.

February 5, 2015

The Cross.  141 Portland Road, Holland Park, London W11 4LR  
The Cross is one of my very favourite shops, anywhere.  In fact, it was one of the shops that inspired me to write this blog.  I once lived on an exceptionally pretty street called Portland Road in Notting Hill, London, where terrace houses are painted in a rainbow of pastels.  … Read More

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Unicorn. Montréal’s antidote to global fashion chains

December 5, 2013

Unicorn.  5135 Boulevard St. Laurent, Montréal, Québec.  +1 514 544 2828

Once upon a time, people designed and made stuff with their own hands.  Merchants sold the work of artisans in their local shops.  Anyone could purchase and own a little piece of cultural history from a place and its people; ensuring the town’s prosperity and future. … Read More