London’s Portobello Road is an awesome place to visit. It runs approximately 2 miles from end to end and is comprised mainly of quaint vintage and antique stores and vendors. Definitely my kind of place!
On the weekend, the shops are over shadowed by the vendors and the street is so packed with people you can barely walk.
I don’t know what it is about London businesses – shops and street vendors alike – picture taking is a major “No No”.
This is one of two vendors (the other was at the Convent Gardens market) that gave me the okay to take pictures.
Don’t you just love the vintage buttons? I thought I was going to make my way back to buy some but by the time we got to the other end of the road, my guys and I were tuckered out.
Wow!! What a difference a day makes.
On weekdays, you can see all the great stores on Portobello Road.
Honey Jam is just the cutest toy store with “back in the day” toys, you know, the kind that don’t require batteries.
Everybody stops in their tracks for this one, not just sewers. All those vintage sewing machines and it’s a clothing store!
And even more inside!
Toward the end of this very long road, I found Chloe Alberry.
When I got a glimpse of their tables Between Naps on the Porch:out front, I was in awe of all the eye candy. Doesn’t this look inviting?
At this point, my guys and I had had enough of the crowds so I promised myself I would have to come back. But you have to come back too, so I can share with you some of the beautiful hardware this unique store has to offer.
I am sharing this post with Between Naps on the Porch: Metamorphosis Monday.