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10 Shops and Restaurants That Warm Up Winter All Season Long

by Erin Austen Abbott

I have this thing with shop decor — how shops merchandise, decorate for the seasons, what they do with their windows — I love it all. It goes back to when I was nine and traveled to New York City for the first time. I remember being so taken with shops there. It was January and even though it was cold and rainy outside, all the shops were so inviting and warm, because of the effort they had put into decorating for the season. The restaurants took that same road, from the art on the walls to the arrangements on the tables, each place where we ate paid attention to how the customer felt when they walked in. These retail spacesΒ fostered a special environment, a warm place, one that you wanted to return to, over and over.

I’ve rounded up 10 places that give me that same sort of feeling I got when I was a child in NYC. Spots from London to Los Angeles, shops and restaurants, that all pay special attention to the feeling they will leave you with — or maybe something that draws you in, in the first place. —Erin

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A balloon display that's always changing in Ladywell, SE London makes the shop Honeybourne's a favorite for us. And it's pink!!
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The Love Shop at Boston's Olives & Grace is two weeks of celebration for friends, romance, community and self-love. A great way to usher in spring.
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Georgia shop and cafe, The Paris Market, in the heart of Savannah, GA wraps up gifts like a dream.
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Heirloom quilts, hung as "Works of Heart," add in a great window display at Laurel Mercantile Co., in Laurel, Mississippi.
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A simple reminder of the outside weather, inside Road Trip, in Lake Arrowhead, CA.
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With simple greenery, Canadian shop Tiny Feast keeps it cozy when it's freezing outside.
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Los Angeles might not feel a lot like winter, but a balloon installation by Geronimo Balloons outside of Dinette certainly gives off wintery vibe. Photo by Victoria Smith.
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Even with a light and airy vibe, the warmth at London's The Cambridge St. Kitchen makes its way through.
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Ostrich Farm in Los Angeles, CA takes rosemary to a new level.
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London shop Labour and Wait gives us a peek into their shop with a pop of color in the windows against that beautiful green exterior.

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