London stationery stores?

Feb 25th, 2019, 05:48 PM
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London stationery stores?

I would love to explore stores in London with great journals,
pens, notecards, and such.

Any recommendations?

Thank you!
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Feb 25th, 2019, 08:17 PM
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I've bought stationery, pens, etc at Smythson, Liberty, and Fortnum & Mason. Most of the posh departments stores carry lovely stationery, paper products and high end pens . . . Harrods, Fortnum's, Selfridge's etc. There is (or used to be) a wonderful pen shop in the Burlington Arcade but I can't remember the name.
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Feb 25th, 2019, 09:17 PM
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Smythson; the one in Bond Street had a corner with stationery from the rich and famous.
Mount Street printers on Mount Street
And the department stores as Janisj says.
Waterstones on Piccadilly also has a nice selection of notebooks and cards.
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Feb 26th, 2019, 01:07 AM
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The British Library bookshop might be of interest as well, also museum shops such as the V&A or the Design Museum if you happen to be going that way.
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Feb 26th, 2019, 11:14 AM
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Thank you all! Writing in my travel journal this instant!
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Feb 26th, 2019, 11:44 AM
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Re PatrickLondon's suggestion -- yes, definitely check out the gift shops in all the museums and galleries. Places like the V&A, the Tate's, British Museum, National Gallery, etc carry all sorts of journals and such. Not often high end fountain pens (though the V&A certainly might) but good selections.
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Feb 27th, 2019, 07:57 AM
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Another one: Wren Press in Curzon Street. Extremely chique. They seem to do mainly bespoke invitations but have a range of cards as well.
This is gorgeous stationery.

Pop into Shepherds Market for a drink or lunch while you're in that area.
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Mar 3rd, 2019, 12:17 PM
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Paperchase on Tottenham Court Road - great for all budgets something young fun unique and a shop with a great vibe esp if you are creative!

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