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Focus On… Preloved to re-loved

From preloved to re-loved, sometimes the best gift you can give has been in existence for years…

There are so many beautiful antique, salvage and up-cycling stores in and around The Court and a weekend spent browsing through their wares can throw up some of the most unique finds. While we might not be able to shop in person for a while, here’s a selection of those offering an online or click and collect service…

The Hampton Court Emporium

Not one to let lockdown stop her spreading the word about her beautiful pieces available at The Hampton Court Emporium, Kirsty Love has set up an Instagram account to showcase the one-off preloved pieces she’s curated for sale. From vintage jewellery and clothing, handstitched beaded bags to spectacular champagne glasses and ornate plates and cutlery. Her account is a real treasure trove. Browse through a selection of offerings and contact Kirsty via Instagram @kt8_emporium_online

Enigma Salvage

Described as an ‘Emporium for the Everyday’, Enigma Salvage has a wide and wonderful range of pieces available online. Recent acquisitions include a set of tarot cards from the 1970’s, vintage movie posters, first edition books, the perfect snuggle seats to spend lockdown reading from, and a variety of light fittings.

See more and contact Enigma via Instagram

Belle Epoque

Belle Epoque is the Walton Road shop that continually attracts people to its windows. Although not everything in the store is preloved, they sell a stunning selection of vintage and antique glasses, mirrors, tables, seats and decorations – and much more – often reconditioned and lovingly brought back to life. Time spent browsing at Belle Epoque (even online) is time happily spent.

Contact Tammy via Instagram @bellemolesey

30 Antiques

30 Antiques, Thames Ditton, is run by Susie Simons, a specialist in buying and selling eclectic, unusual antiques and collectibles for 20 years. Visitors to no. 30 will find a stunning, ever changing cornucopia of items, all chosen by Susie, designed to add elegance, style or quirkiness; ideal for every stylish home from contemporary to period.

Browse through a selection of offerings, and contact Susie, on Instagram @30antiques


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