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City Shopping Guides

Idealist City Guide: Cardiff

Cardiff is a great city to visit for history, shopping, wonderful food and places to stay.

Mid-Century Coffee Tables – Our Top 10

With styles that feature clean lines and a sleek silhouette to tables with hidden storage for all your living room paraphernalia, there’s a lot ...

Light Up Your Summer

With the summer season well and truly upon us, many of you will be making the most of any outdoor space you have. To ...

Shopping the New Habitat Autumn/Winter Collection

One of the UK’s favourite high street home decor retailers, Habitat was founded in 1964 by Sir Terence Conran. Today ...

Insider Shopping Guide: Notting Hill

Notting Hill has a special place in the modern British imagination. Today, it’s a mosaic of handsome stucco-fronted and pastel facades, which themselves are ...

Insider Shopping Guide: Birmingham

Historically coined the ‘city of a thousand trades’, Birmingham’s industrial past is well documented, and to a certain degree, it’s a look, a persona, ...