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Ten Best: adorable animal homewares from Smug

Ten Best: our picks for one interior decor item on The Unexpected ChicI don’t know about you, but when it comes to cute animal products, I can’t help myself. I just love these kitschy yet edgy homewares and accessories from Smug in Islington, London. Opened by graphic and interior designer Lizzie Evans in 2009, the little shop in Camden Passage offers a host of one-off, exclusive, vintage and vintage-inspired toys, clothing, accessories and home decor items. Many are sourced from local artisans, or handmade by rural people from around the world.

Add some imagination to your home with a zoo of wonderful creatures around every corner – hung in a niche on the wall, cozing at the head of your bed, or tucked into your teacup! Which is your favourite?


Top to Bottom: Wolfie Beaker, £12.50 / Wolf Hook, £35 / Sari Rabbit handmade from Pakistani quilts, £22 / Polar Bears handmade from vintage jumpers, £24 / The Owl print, £9 including a donation to The Woodland Trust / Owl Candlesticks, £12 / Squirrel ruled notebook, £3.25 / I’ll Carry You cup and saucer, £30, one-off colourway / Guinea Pig linen teatowel, £13.25 / Fox Cushion in camel, £67.50 / California Dreaming plates, £26 each

Visit Smug online!


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