Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Window shopping in London.

Want to come and look at the shops with me? ~
One of my favourite things to do is go window shopping.
Mary Quant makeup, was around when I was a young, so was happy when I saw this shop, as I remember having a few of the beauty products, which I loved.
The foundation was like silk.


Alexander McQueen shoes.
the antique shops around here were wonderful, you could even buy an old motorbike, if that was on your wish list.


With overcast and grey skies and everyone rushing around the streets dressed in black and dark clothing, it was wonderful to see this bold, stripey and colourful Smeg.

Just looking in the shop windows was fun, ... real nose pressed against the glass, like a kid in a candy store.

I hope that you are enjoying the week.
Hugs
Carolyn

39 comments:

  1. Oh I wish I could of come with you...how fun that would be!I hope you brought some goodies home with you. ...Hugs to you my sweet friend...xoxoxo

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  2. Ohhh, fab shoes!!! That frig sure stands out, doesn't it?!?

    xxoo
    Marsha

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  3. Hi Carolyn,

    What fun you must have had. Wow, Mary Quant is a flashback to the '60's! Did you buy anything at the antique stores? Thanks for sharing today!

    Cheers,
    Sharon :-)

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  4. I loved that trip around the shops Carolyn -especially "Mary Quant" now that brings back memories. Oh! and those gorgeous shoes
    -tres chic- but the stripey Smeg fridge just wouldn't match my decor -Dratt!!
    xx
    "All Things French"

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  5. Great tour of some fantastic London shops. The Fridge would certainly wake you up in the morning! Hope you are having a good week,
    Mimi

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  6. Great post !! wowww that Smeg !!!....happy day .....love Ria...xxx...

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  7. How wonderful
    I am so glad you were able to see London. I used to buy Mary Quant things.
    Such fun

    Love you
    Jeanne

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  8. Do miss those London shops - thanks for sharing & reminding!

    Hope you're having a lovely week,

    Hugs

    Lola & Nora:)

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  9. Sweet Carolyn!!!! Thank you for taking me along! I would love to rummage around that antique shop a little longer, please!!!! THEN LET'S GO TO HARRODS! Then, let's take a train to the Lake District...oh dear, how bossy I am! THANK YOU FOR THE TOUR DEAREST! Anita

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  10. oh those McQueen shoes... I hope you enjoy your stay, darling Carolyn! :)
    xoxo

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  11. Love it Carolyn and love London x

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  12. Great tour !!!
    wow beautiful shoes:)

    xx Marina

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  13. Oooh! Love that Smeg pattern! Have a gorgeous day, Kellie xx

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  14. Beautiful London!
    Have a happy Thursday ahead, Carolyn and the sweetest dreams for now. xxxx

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  15. Ooooooh those McQueen shoes!

    xoxox,
    CC

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  16. Thanks for taking us along with you while you window shop, Carolyn! Great fun!
    Hope you have a wonderful week!
    Hugs,
    Jo

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  17. I hope you had a very happy St. Valentine's day
    I would like very much go shopping with you! Be happy
    Hugs

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  18. Oh I just love Mary Quant! The line made a big comeback in the US probably about 10 years ago or so. Love it :)

    Hope you're having a great week! xoxo

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  19. Carolyn,
    what wonderfull day, you have had- I loved Mary Quant, too- great she is still there- and the shooes-oh my- although I would never dare to climp into them anymore.
    Hugs to you, dear.
    Dorthe

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  20. Carissima AMICA!!!

    ADORO LA FOTO n. 3! ;o)

    Amo le valigie!!!

    BACIIIIIII di cuore e con il cuore!!! KISSES and HUGS! SMACK! ;o) NI

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  21. Thank you Carolyn!
    I loved window shopping with you! It might have been an overcast day, but the shop photos are bright and cheerful!!!

    xox
    Constance

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  22. Fabulous photos. London is my favorite city, so of course, now I'm longing to go back. Yes, Mary Quant...those were the days!
    Maureen

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  23. What great window shopping. Thanks for the photos. My daughter lives in London and I never get photos from her.

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  24. It´s fun to see your photos, just watching is as fun as shopping.
    Wonderful old toys.
    Hugs
    AnnaMaria

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  25. I love window shopping too! In London? It's fantastic!
    Happy week end!
    Vale

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  26. Great shops!!!!
    Have a wonderful day,
    Big Hugs,
    Yvonne

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  27. Oh, I love the stripey Smeg! It's very Paul Smith. I'm glad you had fun window shopping in London. A shame you caught the grey days, as we did have a sunny spell last week.

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  28. i really like those English shops with cute interior, just like this one! I miss the smell of em, they smell good arent they?

    have a good weekend carolyn :)

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  29. Hi Carolyn,

    I enjoyed your walk through the London streets! I didn't know Mary Quant did still exist!! The shoes in look great too, and that car....love it!!

    Happy day!

    Lieve groet, Madelief

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  30. Dearest Carolyn,

    Window shopping is allways so fun!!:)
    Your trip was wonderful!!
    I saw your earlier posts, too. It was so nice to see London with you:)
    Valentine Day is over, but every day can be Valentine Day, can`t it?;) So my dearest blogfriend thank you that you are there!!!<3<3

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  31. i love window-shopping as long as i can get myself together not to lose my sanity and break the wallet. fingers crossed!

    ANDWHATELSEISTHERE

    SHOP

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  32. Thanks for taking us window shopping. Oh, the shoes!! Lovely London! Maybe one day~ xo Theresa

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  33. OH MY GOODNESS, that fridge is to die for! If only they came just a teensy bit bigger...

    Have a fabulous weekend, my dear friend!

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  34. how fun.
    I have never been to London.
    I'm assuming a smeg is a refrigerator :-)
    I hope you had a wonderful time- it looks like wonderful fun.

    Have a beautiful weekend,
    xo
    Lorraine

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  35. lovely finds! especially love that refridgerator...it looks like its from paul smith due to its colorful stripes! :)

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  36. Retail therapy is indeed the cure to many of life's problems :p I still haven't heard from you, dear Carolyn. Really hope you are doing fine... My prayers for you.

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  37. Window shopping is the best! Those boots in that one photo were incredible! Oh my gosh! I would never be able to walk.

    xx, shell

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  38. Thanks for giving information about Alexander McQueen shoes and old but stylish motorbike.London is a cheap and best place to visit.I don't like beauty products but i think its not possible to finish shopping without buying cosmetic items.
    Impressive blog post.

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