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Gorgeous Yorkshire opens at 53 Bo’ Grove

November 8, 2019 No comments

Yes, it’s official! We have opened our very own little shop-within-a-shop at fabulous new Harrogate shopping destination 53 Bo’ Grove. Although Sharon and I have been talking about having a Gorgeous Yorkshire shop for years (ever since we started taking stalls at Yorkshire vintages fairs), it all came about rather suddenly. We read that 53[Read More]

Otley Courthouse hosts a month of Mosaic Mania

October 25, 2019 No comments

Earlier this week, GY was delighted to to attend a lovely launch party at Otley Courthouse Arts Centre to celebrate the opening of a new exhibition of mosaics by Mosaic Mania. Mosaic Mania is run by its founder Frances Taylor from her studio in Otley, and the exhibits were made by people who had attended[Read More]

Sold on Upside Down Design

October 17, 2019 No comments

The future of retail lies in making shopping more of an experience and there is definitely an art to this. The stores that get it right set your pulse racing, make your eyes pop and bring a smile to your face. I happened on one such shop while working in York recently. The owner of[Read More]

53 Bo’ Grove brings eco-style (and so much more) to Harrogate

October 11, 2019 5 Comments

There’s a new buzz in Harrogate, fresh and free of spirit. It’s shaking up some of the town’s residual fustiness, bringing energy, life, hope. I’m talking about a new shopping destination. At its simplest, 53 Bo’ Grove is a large store showcasing a collection of independent vintage traders and designer-makers. But it is so much[Read More]

Falling in love with Dowsing & Reynolds

October 3, 2019 No comments

We have some great independent interiors shops in Yorkshire and the latest addition has scored 11/10 on the Gorgeous Yorkshire “Wow-ometer”. Dowsing & Reynolds has opened a store in the Victoria Quarter in Leeds after trading successfully online for seven years and winning prestigious retail awards and a legion of famous fans. Why do we[Read More]