FLINT is housed in a beautiful 14th Century building in the historic market town of Lewes and is a truly individual shop. We first opened our doors in 2002 and since then have strived to find all sorts of wonderful, unusual and stylish things inspired by our love of travel. A carefully chosen collection of beautiful clothes, bags, scarves and shoes are upstairs on the first floor complemented by perfumes from exclusive brands such as Abel, Escentric Molecules, DS & Durga, Laboratory Perfume and Maya Njie together with natural and ethical haircare and skincare from Honest, Aybury, Evolve Natural Beauty, Cult of Treeshouse, Tincture, John Masters Organics, This Works and Bamford. Fresh flowers are available all year round, they're for sale on the ground floor where we offer our floristry service. We also sell an interesting, carefully edited selection of books and a range of things for your home, sourced from around the world. 

Our website is a just a taste of what we do - we hope you can come and visit us someday...

We are open 10am - 6pm Monday to Saturday and 11am - 4pm on Sunday

For seasonal opening times, please see our Contact Us page

 

News

Scarves & Shawls in Cashmere & Wool

November 19, 2017

The flip side to winter and the colder weather it brings, is the chance to layer up in cosy cashmere and wool, to cover up in a favourite enveloping coat, piling scarves over the top as a finishing touch. And you know, you can never have enough scarves.... Our latest collection includes seasonal colours of burnt orange and russet brown, winter white and mossy green, as well as all the neutrals from grey to cream that we are well known for. In textures ranging from cotton to cashmere, we have selected a collection for every pocket, making them ideal for gift giving. Click on our Accessories page or here, to see our online edit.

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Winter Approaches..

November 05, 2017

The onset of Winter brings a change of mood.. the transition can be sudden, like a sharp intake of breath as the weather turns unexpectedly colder, bringing with it the need to wrap up in layers, and the more softer and sumptuous, the better. The latest FLINT deliveries are not only the glitter and sparkle of Christmas baubles and wreaths that continue to arrive at the shop. Our traditional felted wool slippers in charcoal grey have just arrived from Denmark and pair beautifully with the warm brushed cotton tunics that work equally well for lounging at home or layered under and over knitwear as the temperature drops. Scarves and shawls in fairtrade cashmere are the ultimate in luxurious comfort so...

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Decorations from Denmark..

October 29, 2017

This time of year heralds the arrival of one of our favourite seasonal deliveries. These little zinc houses adorn our windowsills every winter, in fact many collectors say they keep them displayed all year as they remind them of the rooftops in Lewes.. We love the idea of building a miniature townscape along the mantelpiece! Each one takes a single tealite candle and we have three sizes available this year, available to buy on our Christmas page, by clicking here.

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Our Flower Table..

September 25, 2017

Our flower table changes every few days...the seasons obviously dictate but it also depends on what our suppliers bring us in and what we can find. It's lucky day when the hydrangea man arrives with armfuls of saucer sized blooms, stopping us literally in our tracks as exclaim excitedly and then run around looking for big enough buckets for them... For us, flowers are an important aspect to the shop and a way of honoring the seasons. We love the thought of bringing the outside in and at the moment our table is laden with berries and hips and coppery leaves. Huge branches of beech are plunged into pots and windfall apples are gathered into baskets to create autumnal table...

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