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Fan of beautiful Scandinavian interiors, modern homeware and organic children’s clothing and toys? You should definitely be excited about the latest arrival to East Village’s retail scene! Olive Loves Alfie is a creative family lifestyle shop offering stylish designs for all ages, as well as in-store family workshops – a perfect fit for the ever-growing E20 community.

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Since opening the doors to their first shop in Stoke Newington in 2005, Olive Loves Alfie has proudly sat untouched in TimeOut’s top 100 shops list …

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Boxing Day sales will do one of two things – fill you with delight at the thought of how many post-Christmas bargains you’re going to land, or fill you with sheer dread at the thought of how many shoppers you’re going to have to battle with! But with our guide to tackling the sales, we think you’ll be set up for some serious sale wins. On your marks!

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Get your timing right

First things first, check your favourite store’s opening times and make sure you’re set to be there in …

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We don’t want to alarm you, but… there are just five weekends until Christmas! With lights filling the high streets, store displays looking more festive than ever and the weather turning more and more wintery, there’s one thing stuck at the back of your mind that you should probably start doing isn’t there? Christmas shopping! Follow our handy guide to find some great places around London sure to offer unusual gifts for your loved ones.

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Southbank Winter Market
Southbank, SE1 8XX
20 November – 24 …

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We all like a bargain, and this is especially true when it comes to fashion. Rather than rooting around the racks of Primark or TK Maxx, why not head to a charity shop? Exploring London’s charity scene lets you pick up something unique while helping others in need. Here are five great places you really need to try.

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British Red Cross, 69-71 Old Church Street, Chelsea, SW3 5BS

Want to look a million quid, but don’t want to …

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We love east London, but then you may think we’re a little biased. Putting any bias aside (honest!), there’s something about its individuality, creativity and quirky spirit that gets our blood pumping. But don’t take our word for it; read our eight reasons why we think everyone should love a bit of east.

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1) Anything goes. And no one bats an eyelid.

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