Virginia  

 
 
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98 Portland Road, Holland Park, London W11 4LQ
 
 
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Mon to Fri 11:00 - 18:00, Sat 11:00 - 18:00 by appointment
 

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VirginiaBoasting a host of beautifully preserved items from the late Victorian era to the 30s, this shop is a haven for women who want to dress up. Virginia Bates, the glamourous and eponymous owner of this boudoir, hand picks every item. The result is an exclusive selection of clothes made with care, complexity and mesmerising attention to detail - these are very glamorous, exquisite pieces, in superb condition. There are beautiful beaded dresses from the 20s, chiffon evening gowns from the 30s and Edwardian lace underwear. Don’t expect bargains, the prices reflect the quality of the clothing.

 

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Holland Park Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Latimer Road Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
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Hornton Street Car Park
 
16 minutes walk
 
Olympia Hilton NCP
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Kensington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  37% off
179-199 Holland Park Avenue, W11 | 7 minutes from Virginia
Located in the leafy district of Holland Park and only five minutes' walk from the Westfield Shopping Centre and Notting Hill, the Hilton London Kensington is ... More
 
 
 
The Abbey Court Notting Hill
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £81  36% off
20 Pembridge Gardens, W2 | 11 minutes from Virginia
Wrap yourself in Victorian elegance at this exclusive hotel. Located in peaceful residential street close to Notting Hill gate, the shops and nightlife of the West-end ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £74  35% off
Richmond Way, W14 | 11 minutes from Virginia
The K West Hotel and Spa oozes luxury - its sleek design runs from the striking exterior through to the rooms, restaurant and the spa. The ... More
 
 
 
 
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Paul Smith
London > Shopping > Clothing
Westbourne House, 122 Kensington Park Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 7 minutes from Virginia
Paul Smith is the indisputable don of British fashion. Launched in a tiny shop in Nottingham in 1970 he is now a global brand. ... More
 
 
 
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Couverture & The Garbstore
London > Shopping > Clothing
188 Kensington Park Road, Notting Hill, London W112ES | 9 minutes from Virginia
Couverture specialises in covetable one-off designer pieces for the home, European fashion collections for men & women, cute knitted toys and children’s clothing and accessories, as ... More
 
 
 
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One of a Kind
London > Shopping > Clothing
259 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 11 minutes from Virginia
Kate, Naomi and Sienna all shop here for vintage finds that they can be sure they won't see anyone else wearing. For such A-list guests there's ... More
 
 
 
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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Notting Hill
London > Shopping > Specialists
St Johns Church, Lansdowne Crescent, Holland Park, London W11 | 3 minutes from Virginia
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C Lidgate
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
110 Holland Park Avenue, Holland Park, London W11 | 4 minutes from Virginia
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Daunt Books Holland Park
London > Shopping > Books
112-114 Holland Park Avenue, Holland Park, London W11 | 4 minutes from Virginia
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Virginia, Lansdowne Crescent, Notting Hill, W11 | 3 minutes from Virginia
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London > Entertainment > Cinemas
191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 9 minutes from Virginia
Lush leather armchairs, beds on the front row, comfy footstools, wine coolers and small tables storing snacks and drinks make this small, independent cinema one of ... More
 
 
 
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The Coronet
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
103 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 | 9 minutes from Virginia
Originally built in 1898 as a theatre, Notting Hill's Coronet is now the place to go for a good, old-fashioned cinema experience. The dcor harks back ... More
 
 
 
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The Print Room
London > Entertainment > Theatres
The Coronet, 103 Notting Hill Gate, Bayswater, London W11 | 9 minutes from Virginia
A non-for-profit venue with a performance space especially popular for experimental dance, theatre and music, The Print Room was established by Anda Winters and Lucy Bailey ... More
 
 
 
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Music House For Children at St Johns
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Lansdowne Crescent, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes from Virginia
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Notting Hill
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from Virginia
In the South-West of the borough of Kensington and Chelsea lies Notting Hill, one of the most attractive parts of London and home to the famous ... More
 
 
 
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Louise T Blouin Institute
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
3 Olaf Street, W11 | 7 minutes from Virginia
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The Cowshed
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
119 Portland Road, Holland Park, London W11 | 1 minute from Virginia
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Julie's Restaurant & Bar
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
135 Portland Road, Holland Park, Holland Park, London W11 | 1 minute from Virginia
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Casa Cruz
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
123 Clarendon Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from Virginia
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King Street College
London > Education > English Language Courses
47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 13 minutes from Virginia
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London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 20 minutes from Virginia
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 26 minutes from Virginia
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Walmer Road, Holland Park, London W11 | 4 minutes from Virginia
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
119 Portland Road, Holland Park, London W11 | 1 minute from Virginia
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179 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 9 minutes from Virginia
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
96 Ladbroke Grove, Notting Hill, London W11 | 9 minutes from Virginia
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London > Nightlife > Bars
171 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 7 minutes from Virginia
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The Distillery
London > Nightlife > Bars
186 Portobello Road, W11 | 10 minutes from Virginia
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Ginglik
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Shepherds Bush Green, W12 | 11 minutes from Virginia
This unique club under Shepherd's Bush Green in a former public toilet has escaped a threatened closure early in 2009. Thanks to the untiring efforts of ... More
 
 
 
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Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute
London > Business > Venue Hire
Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute, 3 Olaf Street, W11 | 7 minutes from Virginia
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Electric Cinema
London > Business > Venue Hire
191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 9 minutes from Virginia
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Kensington Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 16 minutes from Virginia
Kensington Conference and Events Centre, Just a two minutes walk from High Street Kensington Underground Station, Kensington Chelsea and Events Centre is a highly adaptable, purpose-designed ... More
 
 
 
 

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