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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.

Free delivery to UK over £40! We post Internationally.
Opening Hours: Mon to Sat 10am - 6pm / Sun 11am - 4pm
Phone: +44 (0)20 7687 4005

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Teenage Kicks

Over and over we hear how difficult it is to buy for teenagers! But really? Can't think why! Here are some great teenage gift ideas!

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Meet the Team - Service with a Smile

Enza is a familiar smiling face to everyone in the Archway area, (she's lived here for 32 years!) Experienced and knowledgeable in retail she has worked at map gift shop for over 2 years - she absolutely loves Christmas - this season she will mostly be wearing one of her many sparkly christmas jumpers!

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Drinking Buddies - Let's Party!

Everyone loves a Drinking Buddy, get your party started this season with a Master Class in Cocktail shaking, become a bartender in no time with a 'Bartending' Glass set and make sure no one loses their drink with the fun 'Bosom' and Drinking Buddies' drinks markers! Party sorted!

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Space - The Final Frontier

"Your mission, should you choose to accept it......" is to source great gifts.....but “STAY ON TARGET.”
“You’ll find we're full of surprises!”
“Failure is not an option.”

Do you recognise these space related quotes?

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Christmas Tree Competition - Win a £50 Gift Voucher

Are you decorating your Christmas Tree this weekend? We are gearing up for a bumper weekend this weekend, as you all get festive with your creations!

This year we are running a Christmas Tree Competition!
£50 Gift Voucher Prize!

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We're Ready, you Set? It's time to Go Shopping

We have pulled out all the stops this year and we are full to the brim of gorgeous gifts and great ideas for everyone. If you are looking for inspiration, feast your eyes on this virtual tour of our shelves.

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We did it! - Time Out Love London Awards 2015

London has spoken! A massive 75,000 londoners voted in the second annual Love London Awards! Thank you to everyone who nominated and voted for us! We did it - we won (again)!

Last night the Time Out Love London Awards were announced! See full list of winners here!

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Christmas Decoration 2015 Lookbook

The baubles are up! The new products are arriving each day - it's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas! We're very proud of our 2015 range of decorations - we've sourced the very best baubles around - pop by! The shop looks mesmerizing!

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Up in Lights - illuminated ideas for great gifts!

Up in Lights

We love these lights - inspired by our own map gift shop signage, we sourced these stylish Carnival Lights, finished in rust or industrial steel - these really do make a stunning statement in any room!

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Stylishly spooky skulls

As the nights get darker - things have turned dark at map gift shop with our focus on skulls this season.  From spoons to silver jewellery these skulls make marvellously macabre gifts!

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Time Out Love London Awards - Vote Now

Time Out Love London Awards

We need you! We have been shortlisted!
It's time for the important bit - let's get voting. Please vote for us in the Time Out Love London Awards 2015

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scary stuff - new jewellery

scary jewellery

Scary stuff has arrived in time for Halloween, so if fancy dress parties fill you with dread -then why not go subtly super scary with some fiendishly good jewellery? New range called Tooth & Claw!

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World Beard Day

World Beard Day

World Beard Day is all about promoting and elevating the global status of the the beard. Shaving on World Beard Day is universally considered to be highly disrespectful.

Hoping all our hirsute customers enjoyed the privilege?

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Happily ever after - the Wedding Season is here!

We are celebrating the season of love & marriage with a wedding inspired window courtesy of 2 local 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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Summer Jewellery is here! Where's the summer?

map  Summer Jewellery

When the summer weather comes we know you love to treat yourself to some new jewellery to compliment a summer outfit...........so despite the inclement weather our new fashion jewellery collection is arriving each day! Fingers crossed the sunshine will return! Here is a snapshot of what we have in store and online!

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Light-en Up!

Carnival Lights

Inspired by our own map gift shop signage, we sourced these stylish Carnival Lights, finished in rust or industrial steel - they make a stunning statement in any room!

Take a look at what our clever customers have been up to!

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Max Mausen - International Clarinettist

Born in Luxembourg - Max Mausen has always loved music, I have it on good authority he could whistle Benjamin Britten at age 6, he wanted to be a professional musician by the age of 15.... and so he began his journey to make that happen! He started his musical training at the city's Conservatoire. He then came to London to study at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2009, (and it was during his time there that Max worked with us briefly).

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ASOS move over! Exclusive map gift shop jewellery features on The Ladykillers!

Obviously not the Alec Guiness classic, filmed down the road in Kings Cross, but the new BBC documentary The Ladykillers Pest Detectives 8pm Thursdays.

Imogen (one of our favourite customers and long term friend of map gift shop) caused a continuity crisis modelling some of our finest classic necklaces - you'll have to watch it carefully (even if it does make you itch!)

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No Sugar Easter Egg Hunt!

We're jumping on the latest fad - no sugar diets......but Easter Egg Hunts are such fun right? So we are having our own no sugar version......hidden around our shop window display (but not so hard that they can't be seen from outside) are a number of eggs.......How many can you see?

What do you win? No not chocolate! The winner will receive a £30 map gift shop voucher to spend on whatever you like! So have a look this!

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Exit through the Gift Shop

Jen Pedlar 'Queen of Archway' and dear friend of map gift shop is leading a series of guided walk titled 'Archway my Way' over the next few months.

Archway is in the throes of regeneration; its brutalist tower is in the process of being re-clad and turned into flats, the controversial gyratory system is soon to be abolished. But this is just another chapter in Archway's long history.

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The Toy Project

You may have seen that for the last 2 weeks we have been collecting used and new toys for The Toy Project. Once again we have been overwhelmed by your amazing generosity! Jane from The Toy Project has been equally delighted with the quality of the toys you gave us and has sent some pictures with some insight as to how the toys will be used in their new homes.

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Great News

We have been selected as a finalist in The Greats Gift Retailer Awards!

We are definitely on a roll - first Time Out Love london award for best shop and now....It's official! map gift shop is one of the best gift retailers in the UK

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World Book Day - we choose our favourite books from the shop

World Book Day is now almost upon us, with schools everywhere putting the finishing touches to their plans of events and activities to celebrate the art of reading, and literature as a whole. Bookselling has become a surprise new growth area for us, so I asked everyone at map gift shop to pick their favourite book from the shop for World Book Day!

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Back to Nature ! an anti-dote to electronic devices that will get the kids all a flutter this spring!

My Living World is an award-winning range that explores the amazing world of living creatures. These kits are not only stimulating and great fun for kids but also help develop an understanding of the natural world and consideration for the environment. We love this new range which is is ideal for kids big and small, fascinated by nature.

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Wash your mouth out! - Hilarious new Soaps from Blue Q

We are so pleased to have taken delivery of this witty range of toiletries made with essential oils and delightful scent combinations. It's the quirky, vintage packaging that makes these soaps so special, they are innovative, creative and cute in equal measures and most importantly will make you smile! Made in the USA with 100% pure vegetable base. Expertly assembled by individuals with and without disabilities working together.

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Love Letters

We love a letter at map gift shop - and with Valentine's Day just around the corner, what better way to declare your love and make a design statement!

We launched the Carnival Lights range in November and we have been delighted with the response - the lights make perfect stylish gifts and you've been snapping them up for Valentine's Day too.....letters can be ordered individually in both industrial steel and rust finishes at £49.00 - please call the shop on 020 7687 4005 or email via our contact page here to check availability etc. Symbols can be purchased online here. The letters require a mains transformer which we also sell for £5 one transformer can power up to 5 lights.

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2014 - 21 years young!

Another crazy Christmas under our belt and a chance to recharge our batteries for the exciting year ahead!

I've really enjoyed reflecting on our highlights of the past year!

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