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Scandi style shows no signs of abating in popular fashion and interior trends, and as two brands in H&M’s diverse portfolio hit London for the first time this Autumn, we went to see where Arket and Weekday are planting their flag in a competitive fashion landscape.

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Petersham Nurseries is a swish horticultural lifestyle shop which opened its second site in Covent Garden this autumn. Launching in two phases, the shop, deli, wine cellar and florist are already open for business, with a bar and two restaurants hot on their heels.

Nicole Wilson
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Pride season is in full swing, and I can’t help but think – is it just me, or is everyone much more ‘proud’ this year? Maybe it’s because my Instagram was full of the World Pride party in Madrid which ended last weekend – but I think there’s more to it.

Mat Valencic

Part store, part music museum, part gig venue, the new Dr. Martens flagship is a hybrid concept sewn together with boot laces, speaker flex and safety pins.

The store at The Stables has been designed as an “experiential flagship,” with a smattering of Millennial-friendly features (including a GIF booth) and enough memorabilia to please music fans from any era.

Nicole Wilson
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Earlier this month, we told you that we would be once again sponsoring the innovation trail and awards at this year’s Retail Design Expo and Retail Digital Signage Expo, both held at London’s Olympia on 8th and 9th May.

Now, as the countdown begins, we can reveal the shortlist of retail innovations that will feature on the winners’ wall, with the overall winner announced on 8th May at 1pm.

Mat Valencic