BROCANTE-ING WITH DOUBLE MERRICK

double merrick brocanteDesigner Merrick Angle, of Double Merrick fame, kindly gave me a whistle-stop tour of some of his favourite French brocantes (junk shops) this summer. We explored a huge secondhand shop called¬†Le Monde Allant Vers¬†(in Eymoutiers, Limousin region) and an amazing once-a-week pop-up Le Secours Populaire charity shop, housed in an old holiday camp (which was pretty cool in itself!) in Treignac…

brocante shops in limousin region franceI bought a kitsch 1960s framed Mary photo (for just 1 Euro), a pretty ‘caramels au miel pur des Alpes’ toffee tin and a fabulous old wedding photograph filled with fascinating characters, some of whom are posing at the windows:

brocante vintage wedding photoFound a couple of old ‘Collection Rustica’ books, too, which I couldn’t resist…

collection rustica books french vintageMerrick’s eclectic home is a treasure trove of inspiring vintage finds as you might imagine if you’re familiar with his retro-inspired prints. Check out his chic ‘Chicoree’ storage tin and this fabulously melodramatic old advert…

double merrick vintage shopping

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