The Hardware Store: Labour and Wait

Labour and Wait describes itself as a “household goods” store, but it’s so much more.

The shop, in London’s Shoreditch, sells a carefully curated range of utilitarian items: aluminium dustpans and brushes (£20), enamel lampshades (£45), wooden nail brushes (£11), and so on. Eschewing the “vintage” tag, Labour and Wait prefers “timeless”. (They’ve been selling the same stuff since 2000, so they’re probably onto something.)

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Labour and Wait, 85 Redchurch Street, London labourandwait.co.uk