From Nordic essentials to bijou boutiques – Putney has it all

We are proud to have so many independent shops in Putney and as Independents Day UK weekend draws closer (2-3 July 2022), we thought it fitting to highlight some of the best in Putney.

Unsurprisingly, a recent survey of Putney residents revealed that local residents want more independent shops. Quirky, original and a joy to browse in; independent shops are the lifeblood of our high streets. You obviously have your favourites but here are some for you to check out:

Lifestyle, homewares and gifts

Blåbär

Being a Blåbär in Swedish means being a beginner, new at something, and that described Sandra and Oli pretty well back in 2016 when they launched into this adventure. Blåbär offers a selection of handpicked products from new Nordic designers.

Check out what Blabar has to offer.

Aigoo

Aigoo carefully select the best fashion, accessories, stationery and gifts that will make you say “aigoo!” or “wow!”. They especially love Korean cosmetics and you’ll find a curated range of the best K-beauty products in Aigoo.

Find out what Aigoo has in store.

Farrago

Farrago means mixture in Latin and this shop certainly stocks quite a range of products from quirky home accessories to decorative cards. It will give you great inspiration for that special gift that you need to buy.

Farrago

Huttons

Huttons began its journey in1996 in Putney, London. Having travelled to Mexico in search of unusual homeware, Mark Hutton returned with his purchases and opened his first store selling ceramics and furniture complimented with Colombian pottery. The brand has developed over the years offering greeting cards, candles and clothing. Many of the products are sourced from around the world in the continued pursuit of the unusual.

Huttons

Zero Waste

The Source Bulk Foods Store

We all want to lead a sustainable life as possible and with Plastic Free July coming up, this is another reminder to reduce our use of plastic.

The Source Bulk Foods Store makes it easy for you, they offer over 500+ bulk foods and sustainable personal and household products – all 100% plastic free!

The Source Bulk Foods

Clothes and accessories

Adornments

Adornments hand select smart casual clothing as well as stocking carefully considered handbags, jewellery and footwear. You can expect a very personal service when you enter Adornments – they treat every customer as special.

Adornments

Ben and Lola

Scandi-inspired children’s clothes and toys. Their range includes everything from classic wooden toys through to beautiful and practical children clothes from some of Scandinavians best brands.

Ben and Lola

Restaurants and bars

Ghost Whale

Ghost Whale is an independent beer and culture store opened in Putney in August 2019. Recognised in London as one of the best craft beer shops by Rate Beer Awards. It stocks well over 500 craft beers either ready for you to drink there or to takeaway!

Ghost Whale

Artisans of Sardinia

Artisans of Sardinia  prides itself on cooking fresh dishes using local and organic produce. With their pasta and bread freshly made each day, the restaurant lets itself get inspired by the seasons to consistently create menus and approach traditional Sardinian cooking with an open mind.

One to check out when you fancy a taste of the Mediterranean.

Artisans of Sardinia

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