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This great Archway shop has an amazing and unique gift selection to suit any occasion. Look no further for designer jewellery, children’s toys, candles and toiletries.

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Opening Hours: Mon to Sat 10am - 6pm / Sun 11am - 4pm
Phone: +44 (0)20 7687 4005

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Christmas Tree Competition 2016 - The Winners

Christmas Tree Competition 2016 - The Winners

We have had a massive response to our competition this year and we loved looking through your entries, some tasteful, some inventive but all bauble brilliant! The competition was so tough we have decided to award not one but 3 prizes this year.

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Ian’s Top 4 Christmas Gifts

Ian’s Top 4 Christmas Gifts

Renowned locally for his cheeky wit and most excellent advice when it comes to buying gifts... here are Ian's chosen 4 products, guaranteed to raise a smile and entertain this Christmas.

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Best Selling Candles

Crisp Champagne Candle by Voluspa

Everyone loves a candle and as the nights are about to get very cold indeed. What better way to enjoy an evening indoors! Candles - you simply can't go wrong giving a beautiful candle and this year we have a selection that will suit all budgets and tastes. See Candles & Diffusers

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Third Time(Out) Lucky Again

Third Time Out Lucky Again

We have done it again, for the third year running we are London N19's favourite shop! Many congratulations to all the other winners you can see a full list here, but most importantly a really sincere and heartfelt thank you to every single one of our friends and customers who have voted for us again. We really are feeling your love!

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Christmas Decorations 2016 - Lookbook 1

Christmas Decorations 2016

We have enjoyed a reputation over the years as one of the best retailers of Christmas Decorations.  We have gone the extra mile this Season to present the very best collection yet of Baubles and Decorations from around the world.  We have six amazing collections, here are the first three.

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Life is too short for boring jewellery

Dansk Smykkekunst

Dansk Smykkekunst has been around for over 40 years and has one of the biggest collections of fashion jewellery in Scandinavia. I've often wondered what made this brand so popular as gifts and I think their designer Malene has the answer.

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Birthday Flowers by Azendi

Birthday Flowers by Azendi are beautifully crafted flower pendants with extraordinary detailing. They are made from Sterling Silver with Gold Vermeil. Did you know that each month of the year has a Flower that symbolises the Month of your birth. The Romans started this tradition by using flowers as decorations and gifts to celebrate a person’s birth. We have been inspired by this tradition to present this range of beautiful jewellery, crafted from Sterling Silver and Gold Vermeil. The necklaces make the perfect gift and keepsake to cherish for all special birthdays or indeed a birth.

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Creepy - crawly, Curios

Things get creepy and crawly at map gift shop, our theme for this year is Curios - those must have, rare and intriguing, even eerie objects that are perfect for spooky entertaining this Halloween.

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Lady V Designs - unique fabric wrapped jewellery

Lady V Designs has been an idea playing around in the back of Vincenza's mind for some time. Combining her love of bold African printed fabrics with bold costume jewellery and accessories she has launched her first jewellery collection.

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Time Out Love London Awards - we have been nominated AGAIN!

We are thrilled to have been nominated again! Regulars to this blog (who have been paying attention) will know that we won this prestigious award 2 years running.

We'd love to make it 3 in a row! We're in great company! We're up against 2 friends Deli Junction and Harriet Wilde.

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Hampstead Heath London's Countryside by Matthew Maran

Many congratulations to Matthew, who has self-published this book in record time with a Kick-starter campaign launched in February this year. We are really delighted to have taken delivery of this excellent book, what a great gift for anyone with a passion for The Heath. Matthew Maran's unique images capture the diversity of the Heath through the seasons, the characters and the wildlife beautifully.

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Summer Dreams

Everyone loves a treasure hunt right? It’s time to dream big this summer, and join in with the magical and splendiferous world of The BFG, who has left a trail of Dream Jars all across London for human beans to find. The BFG Dream Jar Trail is in London this Summer until Aug 31st.

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Summer Jewellery #Trending

Trending: Temporary Tattoos. Designed to be worn as rings, bracelets and even necklaces. Easy to apply - Temporary Tattoos leave a shiny, bold and eye catching statement wherever you choose to wear them.

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Hands up if your Teacher deserves a Gold Star!

Teachers are probably the most underrated yet the most powerful professionals out there. Their work has a long term impact on not just the lives of the children they teach, but on society as a whole. They have the power to shape generations, impact minds and make the world a better place.

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Well Groomed Guy

When it comes to grooming there has definitely been a shift in recent times....Male grooming is evolving and our range of fun grooming gift products for guys - is just the thing for the well groomed Dad and even Grandad too!

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Is Your Dad a Super Hero?


Does your Dad always make you smile with his hilarious witty one liners - just like a real superhero?

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The Greats 2016 - and the winner is......

We have won the amazing title of "Independent Gift Retailer of the year in London". What a great event! It was a total pleasure to accept the award from our generous hosts Really Good! Many thanks to the lovely two Lisas, Lynn and David for inviting us to be your guests, and for sponsoring this award, we're chuffed to bits!

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Tis the season to get married!

We are celebrating the season of love & marriage with a wedding inspired window courtesy of 2 of Archway's finest talents.

Our brides shoes are designed and made by Harriet Wilde the luxury London footwear label, established in 2008 by designer, Ruth Shaw & our bride wears a vintage wedding dress on loan from Yuksel of Resurrection Boutique.

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Brendan Hansbro

We were introduced to local artist Brendan Hansbro by his partner (and good friend of Map Gift Shop) Lisa. We were intrigued by his surreal and slightly spooky collection of animal wood engravings which he has translated onto china.

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Spring Greens

Mix and match fresh shades of green for a contemporary feel this Spring.

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50 Best Boutiques in London

Yay! Chuffed to bits this week - not only 2 nominations in 'The Greats' Awards but also we made it into the top 50 Boutiques in London.

"From North London’s cult design stores to treasure troves south of the river, ES Magazine have nominated the capital’s hottest indie stores!"

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Even Greater News! - The Greats 2016

It's time once again for 'The Greats' and we are really proud to announce that this year we have been nominated for not only one but two 'Greats' awards! We have been nominated in both the Best Independent Gift Retailer of the Year, London (inside M25) and the Best Retail Display of Gifts, award categories - which are sponsored by Gisela Graham Ltd, Really Good and Soul, (our hosts from last year!)

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Vincenza Dato AKA Enza our Queen of Archway.

From Knightsbridge to Archway: Enza began her retail journey in London's luxury lifestyle store, Harvey Nichols, firstly in ladieswear and then Department Manager of the prestigious Contemporary Menswear Dept. From there Enza headed due north to South Molton street where she headed up hoisery brand Wolford's stand alone Boutique. Life took an unexpected turn when Enza's son Dario made an early appearance at 23 weeks into her pregnancy! Enza decided to take a career break to focus on motherhood but she couldn't quite leave the fashion world behind completely and Dario has become well known locally as the best dressed boy in Archway Town!

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Printemps epitomised!

The gorgeous new ceramics from our favourite brand PiP Studio take centre stage this spring! If you're looking for a more lasting gift for Mum then you cannot go wrong with these refreshingly contemporary floral future classics.

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Are Diamonds really a girl's best friend?

Not Diamonds.....but diamond shaped! A refreshingly contemporary and reassuringly affordable fantastic new range of geometric jewellery from our friends at Big Metal!

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Seeking M/F GSOH required!

Whether you're looking for love or you have already found it! Give a gift that will make your Valentine Smile this Sunday!

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