Londonites, you lucky things! The Peanut Vendor is a store in Islingon that not only sells vintage furniture and other goodies, they expressly believe that the treasures they’ve found should be an affordable pleasure.

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Good news for the rest of us is that there’s an online version of The Peanut Vendor, where their vintage finds are for sale. The site has a lovely “make do” kind of feel, as is far from over-designed or over-styled. So even from afar, there’s the sense that you’re digging around in a junkshop, coming up with treasures which is, after all, essential to the pleasure of vintage finds. I did a rummage around and came up with a quick selection, which includes a stack of Ercol chairs and some lovely Nagel candleholders too. Ooh, so tempting…

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