The Liberty London Doc is back!

The wonderful Liberty London documentary is back, and once again it is a total treat for anyone with even a passing interest in department stores, shopping and the history of retail. That iconic, mock Tudor style building is always a place I love to visit when I’m in London, it always has amazing window displays and sells items that range from the iconic Liberty print scarves, to the weird and wonderful.

My favourite star of the show (so far) has to be the truly lovely Judy Rose, the warm and funny front of house lady who gives the Liberty reception such a welcoming feel. Judy has put together her festive edit for Liberty, and, as you might expect, it is full of red, items relating to cakes (Judy loves a bake sale), and, of course, a telephone!

Judy-Rose

Judy’s edit

Red Series 302 Telephone £55 click to visit Liberty London

Red Series 302 Telephone £55 click to visit Liberty London

Sisley Hydrating Long Lasting Lipstick in L25 £34 click to visit Liberty London

Sisley
Hydrating Long Lasting Lipstick in L25 £34 click to visit Liberty London

Liberty London Red Liberty London Marlborough Tote Bag £395 click to visit Liberty London

Liberty London
Red Liberty London Marlborough Tote Bag £395 click to visit Liberty London

Charlotte Olympia Black Fantastic Dolly Tassel Suede Pumps  £695 click to visit Liberty London

Charlotte Olympia
Black Fantastic Dolly Tassel Suede Pumps £695 click to visit Liberty London

Flowers of Liberty Betsy Liberty Print Cake Stand £69.95 click to visit Liberty London

Flowers of Liberty
Betsy Liberty Print Cake Stand £69.95 click to visit Liberty London

To view all of Judy’s edit, click here.

And then we have the fashion-mommy edit. Here’s what I’m loving from Liberty London this Christmas.

Liberty London Red Liberty London Oversized Clutch Bag £150 click to visit Liberty London

Liberty London
Red Liberty London Oversized Clutch Bag £150 click to visit Liberty London

Liberty London Blue Liberty London Little Marlborough Small Tote Bag £295 click to visit Liberty London

Liberty London
Blue Liberty London Little Marlborough Small Tote Bag £295 click to visit Liberty London

Flowers of Liberty Betsy Liberty Print Disc Charm Bracelet £14.95

Flowers of Liberty
Betsy Liberty Print Disc Charm Bracelet £14.95

Flowers of Liberty Theodora Liberty Print Mini Suitcase £65.00 click to visit Liberty London

Flowers of Liberty
Theodora Liberty Print Mini Suitcase
£65.00 click to visit Liberty London

Flowers of Liberty Green Theodora Liberty Print Friendship Bracelet £14.95 click to visit Liberty London

Flowers of Liberty
Green Theodora Liberty Print Friendship Bracelet £14.95 click to visit Liberty London

Flowers of Liberty Wiltshire Liberty Print Tote Bag £24.95 click to visit Liberty London

Flowers of Liberty
Wiltshire Liberty Print Tote Bag
£24.95 click to visit Liberty London

Flowers of Liberty Wiltshire Liberty Print Knot Watch £59.95 click to visit Liberty London

Flowers of Liberty
Wiltshire Liberty Print Knot Watch
£59.95 click to visit Liberty London

Liberty London Purple Liberty London Coin Purse £65.00 click to visit Liberty London

Liberty London
Purple Liberty London Coin Purse
£65.00 click to visit Liberty London

Diptyque Hiver Candle 2014 190g £45.00 click to visit Liberty London

Diptyque
Hiver Candle 2014 190g
£45.00 click to visit Liberty London

Diptyque Blue Scales A5 Notebook £15.00 click to visit Liberty London

Diptyque
Blue Scales A5 Notebook
£15.00 click to visit Liberty London

Diptyque Essences Insensees Solid Perfume 3.6g £38.00 click to visit Liberty London

Diptyque
Essences Insensees Solid Perfume 3.6g
£38.00 click to visit Liberty London

This season, for the first time, Liberty has launched a very special advent calendar. Containing a range of luxury products totaling £420, this is selling at the amazing price of £149, and is literally flying off the shelves. The perfect gift for beauty lovers.

Liberty Print Christmas Beauty Advent Calendar £149.00 click to visit Liberty London

Liberty Print
Christmas Beauty Advent Calendar
£149.00 click to visit Liberty London

contlibe499000098-nocolour_1So many gorgeous picks, Liberty is certainly a place to visit if you are looking for unusual gifts.

 

 

Liberty Prints…Not just for Christmas

If you want to choose a last minute Christmas gift that has history and heritage behind it, then you need to pay a visit to Liberty, or at least to the Liberty London website if you can’t make it to the stunning, Tudor facade, store that dominates Great Malborough Street in London.

Liberty print has been an iconic design classic since the Victorian era, when it first emerged as part of the Arts and Crafts movement. Since then the iconic prints have appeared on numerous items, some predictable (scarves are the perfect place to see such glorious prints), some just totally inspired (Doc Marten boots are the strangest place, but do merge to British design classics.

This year there are some beautiful, new prints featuring the Christmas Tree of Life design that is both seasonal and timeless, as well as gorgeous watches with Liberty print straps that range from chintz to psychedelic. And my favourite Liberty piece, the one I couldn’t resist tweeting about, the impossibly cute miniature suitcases, the peacock style print being an absolute must.

So this Christmas, give a little bit of heritage and classic British style.

Liberty Print Suitcases Blue Hera Print Miniature Suitcase £65.00 click to visit Liberty

Liberty London Collections Large Kaylie Sunshine Print Gold Knot Watch £59.00 click to visit Liberty

Liberty London Scarves Pink Christmas Tree of Life Print Silk Scarf £135.00 click to visit Liberty

Liberty London Bath and Body Medium Hera Print Tana Lawn Wash Bag £40.00 click to visit Liberty

Dr Martens Large Martens Flower Liberty Print Satchel, Dr Martens £195.00 click to visit Liberty

Liberty London Scarves Blue Christmas Tree of Life Print Silk Scarf £135.00 click to visit Liberty

Barbour Charcoal Beadnell Scarlett Liberty Print Wax Jacket £229.00 click to visit Liberty

To view all Liberty print items, click here.

 

Retro scarf looks from Liberty London.

There is something oh so stylish about the ability to carry off wearing a headscarf. All those retro icons could do it with ease – Marilyn Monroe, Grace Kelly and Audrey Hepburn  all wore their scarves with finesse. And it looks like they may be about to make a comeback for spring, with Karen Gillan and Michelle Williams showing that they can look just amazing for those attempting retro elegance.

Liberty London have just launched an amazing new  range of beautiful scarves. Some contain their famous liberty prints taken from the Liberty archives, my personal favourite being the exquisite Art Nouveau feather print of the ‘Hera’, but there are also scarves from Alexander McQueen and Jonathan Saunders. I love the ‘God Save McQueen’ one, perfect for those looking to give a cheeky nod to the Royal Jubilee this year.

Jonathan Saunders Red Victoriana Modal Mix Scarf, Jonathan Saunders £285.00

Liberty London Scarves Fuschia Imran Print Silk Scarf, Liberty London £95.00

Missoni Stola Multi Colour Stripe Shawl, Missoni £265.00

Liberty London Scarves Fuschia Ianthe Print Silk Scarf, Liberty London £95.00

Alexander McQueen God Save McQueen Printed Scarf, Alexander McQueen £445.00

Liberty London Scarves Fuschia Hera Print Silk Scarf, Liberty London £135.00