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My name is Margot Austin and I am the editor-in-chief of The Design Edit, a collection of the best design stories I encounter in my life as a stylist and design communications specialist. Read on to meet top talents, get inspired by beautiful spaces, find out about innovative products and  maybe even try one of my dead-easy DIY projects. I look forward to connecting with you, a fellow design hound.

Charming Shop: Dille & Kamille, Brussels

Charming Shop: Dille & Kamille, Brussels

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When K and I visited Brussels in the fall we came across the loveliest shop. Dille & Kamille was just steps from our hotel and I was so happy to have found it. Of course I knew immediately upon seeing the exterior that I had to go in. Love a black and white striped awning. At first I thought it was a garden or flower shop. 

The displays of neatly arranged plants on either side of the entry created a warm welcome. The cluster of heather and sedum at the centre was so simple yet so striking. Made a note to myself to get some heather when I got home. And I did.

Inside, we discovered Dille & Kamille is much more than a garden shop. It's kitchen, bath, gourmet, utility, linens, and books and so much more. All of the goods and displays have the aesthetic of simplicity and abundance, quality and utility. My favourite.  

The mountain of gorgeous market baskets caught my eye first. I want to live in a world where all the food from the market is carried home in one or two of these on a bicycle...sigh.  

The wall o' brushes for everything you could ever want a brush for was also dreamy. As were the blocks of savon de Marseilles! 

Any wooden cutting board or charcuterie board you could ever want — it's at Dille & Kamille.

More highlights include wall o' beautiful tea., wall o' cookbooks and wall o' beautiful table linens.

There are 25 locations of this fantastic home goods shop across Belgium and The Netherlands. If you will be in either of these regions, I highly recommend. Or check them out online at Dille & Kamille.

 

 

 

 

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