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Christmas shopping in Golborne

Here is a selection of shops on and around Golborne Road where you should be able to find all your Christmas gifts.

Constructive Lives, 312 Portobello Road,
This colourful shop sells clocks, maps, retro phones, cushions, furniture, lighting, and they all have a quirky style of their own. They also do a distinctive range of products featuring images of Trellick Tower including mugs and cushions.

Kokon to Zai/Universal Providers, 86 Golborne Road Located in an old butchers’ (check out the extraordinary tiles inside), this new shop has retained the ‘Universal Providers’ sign. Owners Marjan Pejoski and Sasha Bezovski sell their own label clothes and other designer names, plus a unique collection of antique taxidermy, jewellery and objets d’art.

Fez, 71 Golborne Road
This is a great place to get some unusual gifts from the collection of authentic goods on offer here from Morocco. Suede and leather pointed slippers, rugs, cushions, small tables and tagines (Moroccan cooking pots) are all available here. The children’s slippers score 10 out of 10 for cuteness.

Portobello Art & Stationers Ltd, 286 Portobello Road
Portobello Art & Stationers Ltd, 286 Portobello Road Looking for a gift from an art lover? Get them a treat from here. Paper, pens, pencils, paints and all kinds of modelling materials and equipment are all available. Plus there’s something to suit every wallet or purse.

Honest Jon’s Records, 278 Portobello Road
Now on Portobello Road but originally opened on Golborne Road this shop has been part of the local landscape since 1974. With its amazing stock of jazz, soul and reggae, this is no ordinary record shop. If someone you know loves music, there’s something here for them.

Jane Bourvis, 89 Golborne Road
Walk off Golborne Road into this shop and you’ll feel like you’ve been transported to a magical fairyland. Clothes are custom made and hand worked with antique laces, textiles and beading and there’s a beautiful selection of jewellery, bags, shoes and trinkets.

Portfolio, 105 Golborne Road
Portfolio has a great selection of stocking-fillers as well as more substantial gifts, and a pleasing selection of Christmas decorations. For someone special, there’s a range of jewellery featuring original designs in silver, semi-precious stones and pearls.

Temptation Alley, 361 Portobello Road
If you know anyone who likes to make clothes, curtains or soft furnishings, buy them some treats from Temptation Alley. They have an unbeatable selection of fabrics, brocades, trimmings beads and haberdashery.

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