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With details of more than 150 independent, unusual and quirky shops in East London, Tower Hamlets' Quirky Shopping Guide is the ultimate guide if you're shopping for something out of the ordinary or unique.

There's a great choice of cutting edge, retro and vintage fashion, design, gift and jewellery stores. Most stores stock products which are Lamps at spitalfields marketindividually designed and made locally.

Great collections of vinyl, ukuleles and mandolins, a perfume blending service, surfing and scuba diving equipment and retro scooters are just some of the more unusual things you can find.

These retail experiences are spread across the borough, with concentrations near the borough's many vibrant markets - Brick Lane, Spitalfields, Columbia Road Flower Market and Roman Road.

The Quirky Guide is updated regularly, so if you discover a new independent shop you’d like to recommend for the next edition of the Guide, please email us on tourism@towerhamlets.gov.uk. We assess Flowers, columbia road flower marketall recommendations, but please note that inclusion in the Guide is not guaranteed.

Use the link below to download the Quirky Shopping Guide brochure.

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