Shopping

Seasonal Sustenance

Seasonal Sustenance

Features 1 November 2014 0

Car journeys on chilly weekends can be a pleasure. So why not take a 30 minute drive across the river, sniff fresh country air and stock up on seasonal fruit and vegetables! Majlert www.majlert.pl An impressive, traditional looking farmhouse sets an idyllic scene for this family business. The two farm shops,...
Retro Revival

Retro Revival

Features 18 October 2014 0

Looking for a goofy gift or to retro-fy your flat? Check out these cool campy shops. Ceylon Bazaar ul. Ząbkowska 27/31 A remarkable collection of refurbished antiques, PRL gadgets, posters, T-shirts, handmade bags, etc. It’s an astonishing assembly of raw kitsch and cool bits and pieces. In their words: “pop in...
Gnome Man’s Land

Gnome Man’s Land

Features 4 October 2014 0

Set over an acre or two off the E30 near KFC in Wesoła lies a Gnoman Empire of enchanting garden figures. This is the story of one man and his remarkable passion. If you don’t love what you do, then there is no poindoing it”. It’s on this set...
Street Scout: Oleandrów
Often overlooked as a grey stretch of nothing, Oleandrów street is in fact alive with energy and enterprise and bold self-expression… Kurczaki Oleandrów 8 If you like your birds spit-roasted then look no further than Kurczaki, a budget eatery whose specialty is chicken. Wait it out in sweltering temperatures...
Super Salon

Super Salon

Shopping 26 March 2014 0

A person I met here once accused Warsaw of not being a “real city” because it lacked a Prada store. Not being able to relate to the statement I laughed, replying only that I thought Warsaw wasn’t a real city because of the absence of a reputable magazine store. I...
Agent Provocateur

Agent Provocateur

Shopping 29 January 2014 0

Anybody who knows their lingerie knows that Agent Provocateur is the good stuff. It is among the best of the bunch, the Jaguar of frilly underpinnings, its cachet recognized all over the world. So it did come as a bit of a surprise to see a flagship boutique in...
Buyer Straits

Buyer Straits

Features 20 January 2014 0

Whether it’s browsing the privately run fashion emporiums of Mokotowska, or dipping into the treasure and trash of Bazar na Kole, Warsaw offers an invigorating alternative to the humdrum of the mall. Buy one, get one flea “There are two things you need to remember,” explains Marcin, “first, the...
Vintage Store

Vintage Store

Shopping 26 December 2013 0

Living in Warsaw you might have noticed that the city is filled with thrift shops and second-hand stores. But finding something of real vintage quality and value is rare. But, the other day, while walking through Powiśle, I came across the Vintage Store. And though the name sounds banal,...
Targ Śniadaniowy

Targ Śniadaniowy

Restaurants 17 December 2013 0

For me Saturday mornings in December conjure dread: there’s a tendency to wake up in hot sweats, panicking about the Christmas rush and longing for an alternative to that manic holiday pilgrimage to shopping malls. But after a visit to Targ Śniadaniowy I feel all that is about to...
Red Poppy

Red Poppy

Shopping 13 December 2013 0

Tucked away on a small street in the shadow of Stefan Kuryłowicz’s Focus Building, Red Poppy launched their new shop in January of this year. Being the first hand-printing design studio in Poland, they focus primarily on making one-of-a-kind wallpapers as well as curtains, lampshades, and cushions. Justyna Medoń...

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