Shopping Travel

>Purple Velvet

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Welcome to Velvet, a cute little homewear and gift shop at the mouth of the famous Brighton Lanes. I loved this shop as soon as I walked in because I could tell it had some fun one-off objects that I wouldn’t find anywhere else. There seem to be a lot of shops around trying to sell kitsch and romantic bits and bobs for your home but after a while you see them everywhere… Velvet sells amazing furniture and clothes too but it was the little bits of junk that I loved most.
The shop assistants were lovely letting me take pics and oogling for far too long! My favourite items were £2 rolls of fun wrapping papers, the pear keyrings and this adorable kitty lunch bag (below). Oh how I wish I could take it to Uni!
So if you find yourself down on the pebbled beach front, make your way up to the Lanes, there are some lovely other little indie shops to satisfy the cutsie cravings!
See their brilliant website with stunning 360 views of the store!
And please come back soon for another similar outfit post to the last one 🙂
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  • arnique November 3, 2010 at 10:25 AM

    >Argh! It's so twee and lovely and I want to go shopping in it! I love how they have iced 'biscuits' and 'fairycakes' on tea stands. :))

    Arianne from A + B in the Sea

  • Miki's scrapbook November 2, 2010 at 9:38 PM

    >Hi! I got here through Jamine's blog. I love these pictures, they're awesome. I'm obsessed with the Union Jack; I want those cushions and bunting!

    Lovely blog!

    Miki.
    http://mikisscrapbook.blogspot.com

  • E is for Eleanor November 2, 2010 at 2:04 PM

    >oh yes, I love Velvet. I was only in Brighton last week and had a little nosy round!

  • Natasha Bailie November 2, 2010 at 1:29 PM

    >I worked at Velvet for a few years…it is a lovely store!

  • HeyMookie! November 2, 2010 at 9:15 AM

    >Oh i love velvet! They have a another store in Hove which is just down the rd from me. I love buying bits and bobs from there, its all so cute!
    I also love their window displays. I always have to have a little peak everytime i walk past the store 🙂

  • Teacups and Buttondrops November 1, 2010 at 9:50 PM

    >That looks amazing 🙂

    http://teacupsandbuttondrops.blogspot.com

  • Anaivilo November 1, 2010 at 9:17 PM

    >Wow so many beautiful tiny things! I love these details, very good photos 😀

  • Harriet November 1, 2010 at 8:46 PM

    >Ahhh, I love Velvet! I always stop off there when I'm in Brighton, I have friends who live there and I drag them in every time! Your photos capture it perfectly!

  • Diana Mieczan November 1, 2010 at 8:12 PM

    >That place looks amazing..Full of cool goodies:) Have a wonderful week
    Kisses