Saturday 1 December and Sunday 2nd December
Open 11.00 - 17.00Midori House,1 Dorset Street Marylebone London W1U 4EG
If you are down in the Marylebone neck of the woods this weekend you´re sure of a big surprise. Monocle has invited 15 of its favourite shops(“each unique and chosen specifically to suit Monocle’s exclusive audience and clientele”) from across the globe to be represented at it´s first Christmas market in London. Christina Portas´s A Vida Portuguesa Shop from Lisbon and Porto is one of the chosen few, she duly accepted and will be there.A VIDA PORTUGUESA was selected as one of the 10 most original shops in town by Time Out Lisbon.
Some traditional gift ideas from A Vida Portuguesa
Give that special someone a hand made traditional gift from Portugal this Christmas
Musgo Real Soaps have been made since 1887, and have primarily served the Portuguese aristocracy and upper classes since then. Now, more than a century later, Musgo Real is still a world acknowledged preference, being used daily by famous people - it's even Johnny Depp's favorite!It's ancient formula is enriched with natural Coconut Oil and Glycerin which makes this soap even more creamy and smooth, especially useful for maintaining healthy skin daily. A unique aroma, combines the herbal essences of vetyver and eucalyptus with the vigorous accent of patchouli.
Wrap up warm this christmas with traditional blankets
throws and rugs from the Alentejo
Flying high from portugal to London this Christmas - Ceramic swallows, reproduced from the original moulds of historic Portuguese ceramicists Bordalo Pinheiro
The perfect gift for any Choc-o-holic.Tangerine, Lemon grass or green tea chocolate in wrappers re-created with designs from yesteryear.
Handmade notebooks with strong cardboard covers (the style of an album), recycled paper plain sheets and a cotton thread knot. All with charming retro feel.
and if you don´t see it ask for artesan Castro Marim Flor de sal
Uma excelente representação portuguesa!