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Top Timepieces

Top Timepieces

Features 22 November 2014 0

Time is man’s invention and here are top six places to buy the best watches in town. Czas Luxusu Nowy Świat 52, czasluxusu.pl Czas Luxusu deal diamonds and pearls, but their true specialty is watches: Rolex, Breitling, Patek Philippe, Audemars Piquet and more. Hermitage Boutique pl. Piłsudskiego 1, hermitage.pl... Read more
Powiśle Now

Powiśle Now

Features 21 November 2014 1

Once a decrepit no-man’s land, Powiśle has matured into the area all others aspire to be: welcome, you might say, to the future of Warsaw. (Text: Alex Webber | Photos: Kevin Demaria)  Not that far back in time the streets of central Powiśle were best skirted. Not because they were... Read more
Muppetshop

Muppetshop

Features 12 November 2014 0

Snuggled in a quiet corner of Mokotów, Muppetshop reveals itself slowly and discreetly: not here the riot of baubles and plastic and Made in China trinkets, instead, this is a store with style. Billed as a concept store for the young – both in age and spirit – it... Read more
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,... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more