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HE STRIK­ING BLACK and white mock-tu­dor frontage of the Lib­erty depart­ment store in the heart of London's shop­ping dis­trict is one of the city's most en­dur­ing and iconic im­ages. Stretch­ing along Great Marl­bor­ough Street, it is one of the most pho­tographed sights in London and has been de­light­ing shop­pers with its eclec­tic and di­verse ap­proach to style for over a cen­tury. De­scribed as one of the last great em­po­ri­ums for in­no­va­tive and di­verse de­sign, it was founded by Sir Arthur Lasenby Lib­erty in 1875, and re­mains to this day a des­ti­na­tion of choice for the savvy and so­phis­ti­cated shop­per. Steeped in her­itage, with a unique build­ing, shop­ping here feels like step­ping back in time, per­sonal and in­ti­mate – like find­ing a unique, stylish cor­ner in London of your very own. And yet, it is also one of the more cut­ting-edge depart­ment stores in London, as­so­ci­ated with a real pi­o­neer­ing ap­proach to the de­signs and prod­ucts it stocks. Where other stores boast the best in bling, or the as­sur­ance of es­tab­lished British style, Lib­erty is a bolder,

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