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‘My mood of the moment is to create a simple yet opulent space by using a neutral palette, ranging from creamy whites to warm browns, accented by gilt mirrors and bronze lamps. Mixing textures, including worn leather, velvet, soft linens and silk, with fairly elaborate furniture completes the look.’ Hilary Batstone
Hilary Batstone opened her first shop in 1980. Now she runs her charming all-white antiques shop at 84 Bourne Street SW1, just off London's famous Pimlico Road. Known for its spare, elegant and modern approach, her shop is a magnet for decorators & private buyers from all over the world. She always stocks pretty upholstered furniture, Venetian and other decorative mirrors, chandeliers and Art Deco lamps.