Around London: Bull & Gate Pub

About 6 months ago I was wandering around Kentish Town, a neighborhood in northwest London. My boyfriend (whom you'll learn more about as time goes on, his name is Leo for starters) and I were on the hunt for a pub and a pint. Now let me tell you about my never-ending search for quaint, cozy pubs... It's a very real and serious problem of mine. It drives Leo absolutely mental, but he is a very good sport about checking 25 pubs before I finally settle on one that has the right atmosphere. By happenstance we came across a nice looking pub called Bull and Gate - Little did I know I was about to step into my own personal dreamland of...

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London, Week 1

Hi All! Since first launching Frances Loom nearly 2.5 years ago, it was always my intention to start a blog. Getting the business on the ground was hard enough and I was alway putting it on the back burner. I have had so many changes over the past year, and with my most recent move to London I'm feeling refreshed and energized again (i.e: website re-launch, blog, etc.)  I want this blog to be a space of creativity and inspiration. Fashion in particular has had just as large of an impact on my life as interiors and I look forward to using this space to showcase that. However, the broad idea is to encompass all things lifestyle: interiors, fashion, politics, travel......

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Welcome to the new world of Frances Loom!

We've made some exciting changes around here. First and foremost, we're introducing a new category of rugs called Heritage. This extraordinary selection of distinctive high-end rugs is characterized by luxurious weaves, rare patterns and colors and an Old World aesthetic. You'll also find Collection, the heart and soul of this company. Collection is our more attainable line of globally sourced antique rugs, similar to what you were able to shop on our old website. We're thrilled to announce that we've also added a BLOG where we'll be highlighting weekly interior and style inspiration. We hope you enjoy this new space - we couldn't be happier about it!

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