This is a sponsored article on behalf of the London Transport Museum.
Bold, geometric, instantly recognizable … upholstery is no more iconic than carpet. But these vibrant designs are no longer limited to tube and bus seats across the capital – they also adorn a range of highly coveted merchandise in the London Transport Museum store. And, for just four days, that’s 25% off.
This exciting discount applies to a kaleidoscopic range of carpet-themed fashion accessories and home items between Friday, November 26 and Monday, November 29, just in time for your Christmas shopping. So whether you want to decorate your rooms at Barman and Greenline, wear S-Stock socks at that office party, or treat a loved one a little Elizabeth line luxury this holiday season, now is the time to Browse.
One of our favorite carpet-themed wonders this year is this lambswool scarf from the Elizabeth line – not least because it’s the closest of us to experimenting with the purple line for a while. Again. This carpet is one of the more subdued styles on the market, making it a versatile piece for cold winter days, and there’s a matching lambswool throw as well. Both items are also available in District and Routemaster designs for anyone who prefers a more retro aesthetic.
The boutique’s carpet socks are always a winner too. Choose between vintage and modern designs, or go for the 12-pack and get both. You can even split them up for stocking fillings and Secret Santa gifts (and, hey, no judgment if you want to keep your favorite pair to yourself).
Other accessories include tote bags, face covers, and even baseball caps, and there are plenty of great things to adorn your home as well as you. Like that incredibly jazzy – dare we say kitsch? – Kensington chair, pictured above in District, and available in a variety of carpet prints.
Sofas, ottomans, cushions, and cubic storage boxes are also available (as are carpeted mugs, if you prefer to incorporate a more subtle nod to London’s transport network into your home decor). You can even buy an authentic carpet fabric by the meter and recycle something you already own!
All this and more can be found in the London Transport Museum online store (fair warning: with its rare and disused designs, not to mention its wealth of quirky underground memorabilia, this treasure is a real waste of transport time. history buffs).
Click here to browse, and be sure to check back between November 26-29 for 25% off everything carpet-related.