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Manon & Moss

Manon Antiques is now Manon & Moss.  Our new direction moves us away from the purely antique to a mix of old and new, together with a more diverse range for the home and garden, from furniture to home fragrances..and all the...

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Santa Maria Novella

The perfume-pharmaceutical workshop of Santa Maria Novella, or Pharmacy of Santa Maria Novella, or Antica Spezieria of Santa Maria Novella, is located in via della Scala 16 in Florence, in a part of the convent complex of Santa Maria Novella....

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Luxury Flower Pots

Manon & Moss stock luxury, hand-made flower pots from Denmark.  These beautiful, classic clay pots inhale Tuscany and Italy where they are made using a truly special, tanned beauty—terracotta.  Only the best clay is used, which means the pots are of incredibly fine quality and...

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Introducing Ladurèe, Paris

Introducing Ladurèe, Paris. Ladurée is internationally known foremost as a French luxury bakery and sweets maker house created in 1862. It is one of the world's best-known premier sellers of the double-decker macaron. Ladurée are also purveyors of all things beautiful, luxurious and elegant, which...

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Beautiful Phryne

Phryne lived in Athens, around 300-400 BC.  She was a courtesan with a reputation, mostly for stepping nude into the sea with her hair down during festivals. 

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Fermob

Our favourite place to stay in London is the Charlotte Street Hotel and our favourite outdoor furniture is the French-made Fermob.  All this gorgeousness at one location is almost too much to bear.   But we have endured, and we have available, the beautiful...

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Roger Pradier

A glint of things to come at Manon. Quality and beauty is something we are always in pursuit of....followed by practicality. Adding to our stable of all things beautiful, is Roger Pradier lighting which will soon be available for purchase from Manon....

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The scent of things to come at Manon.

Founded in 1643, Cire Trudon is the oldest wax-producing factory worldwide. It was the provider of the royal court of Louis XIV, as well as most of the great churches of France. Cire Trudon had become the biggest wax-producing factory in the...

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Another Spring Day

Beautiful spring is well and truly here.  Why not splash out on a gorgeous authentic urn or marble topped garden table with a carved sandstone base.  You will be blissfully secure in the knowledge you won't find another one like...

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Off Trend

Shopping in a purposeful way starts with knowing what your personal style is and what your needs are. Fashions move in cycles, so don’t let current trends dictate your taste. If you buy something you love, it will hold your interest...

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