Muddy says: This family-run gin brand produces fruity gin liqueurs and London Dry Gin at its Buckingham-based distillery. It won a Muddy Award this year too, so we know it's brilliant!
Muddy says: Garden centres are the new superstores, and Haddenham Garden Centre has it all going on - plants, butchery, deli, café, shops - you name it!
Muddy says: A great source of less known wines of excellent quality, often unavailable in the UK or initially only available from Slurp, at reasonable prices, with stores in Banbury and Leamington Spa and online sales too.
Muddy says: elizabeth. a bespoke floral design service, based in Aston Tirrold, creates stunning romantic bouquets for events and runs floral workshops in the flower shed. Very, very beautiful.
Muddy says: This Oxfordshire natural, cruelty-free skincare brand has won national plaudits - and now is sold in John Lewis!
Muddy says: One of the loveliest, eclectic interiors store in Oxfordshire, Life at Nettlebed also offers a full design service for your home.
Muddy says: The Creative Duck offers workshops, talks, SEO training and all sort of practical business help to its community of creatives in and around Henley. They've even created a stylish online store to help their clients sell their goodies.
Muddy says: A concierge service that can help your man be the ultimate gentleman, never forgetting a special occasion, whisking you off to amazing events and generally helping his, and in turn, your life be more luxurious and less stressful. Sign him up now!
Muddy says: Such a great idea - pretty hair bangles work as well on the wrist as in a ponytail in a range of different charms and colours.
Muddy says: These luxury, handmade scented soy candles look gorgeous, and can be personalised with names, messages or quotes, making them perfect gifts.
Muddy says: This Marlow-based floral designer creates elegant and natural displays for life's special occasions, as well as hosting workshops all year round.
Muddy says: Pretty pottery and ceramics, and an eclectic mix of homeware, wrapping and stationery from this lovely Princes Risborough gift shop.
Muddy says: Young and talented Muddy Award Best Jewellery Store Winner Libby Rak creates handmade beautiful pieces from her workshop in Woodstock. You're gonna want them all.
Muddy says: We love this independent, stylish Oxfordshire florist that only uses local and season blooms. If you're going to say it with flowers, make it these beauties.
Muddy says: This new online shopping boutique offers stylish and sustainable luxury brands so you can shop til you drop, feeling totally guilt-free!
Muddy says: Claudia Rose can provide stunning flowers for weddings, funerals and all occasions but she is also an expert on branding and can help you find ways to communicate with your customers through flowers.
Muddy says: A gold star for helping the environment whilst making your own smell divine. Oxford-based NC Oxford's luxurious hand-made scented candles are sustainable, local and quality all the way.
Muddy says: Want to make your home a place of calm and comfort? Head to this new interiors shop in Winslow for hygge-inspired interiors, gifts and advice on how to transform your home into a sanctuary.
Muddy says: Pelle London specialises in hand-tailored shearling, suede and lambskin sourced from Italy. A real mix of trend-driven and timeless designs - I want the three quarter suede and toscana coat badly!
Muddy says: If you want to give your home an uplift or go for a whole new look without breaking the bank, Layered Lounge offers original quality products that will stand the test of time.
Muddy says: Growing up in Thailand, Nong Smitinand's family gave her a lifelong passion for flowers and you can see it in her work. Nong's bouquets are simply stunning!
Muddy says: For those who like their champagne bigger and better! We’re loving this well-priced online company, dealing only in magnum sizes, that’s facilitating the Muddy habit in bubbles, cider, gin and port.
Muddy says: We love masculine, stylish timepieces and this brand new collection nails watches that are made to endure life in the country while looking oh so stylish. Bonus - they come in at under £100.
Muddy says: Oli and Iain of Eynsham Cellars have extensive boozy knowledge and are always on the look out for new offerings for their customers. Their passion for wine really shines through.
Muddy says: Stay safe and stand out from the crowd in these glow-in-the-dark fun beanies plus doggie gators, coats and jumpers.
Muddy says: Attention all brides who hate toeing the line - Wild Rose is a wedding florist with an edge. It's only rock'n'roll - but I like it.
Muddy says: A former Muddy Stilettos Award winner for Best Art Gallery and one of the most respected art galleries in the region, Carina Haslam Art exhibits work at the Saatchi Gallery, the Affordable Art Fairs around the country and holds regular exhibitions throughout the year at its base in Great Missenden.
Muddy says: looking for a gift that's a bit different? This brand Watlington store is as chic as it is irreverent, with much of its stock crafted by clever, arty stay-at-home mums.
Muddy says: Struggle with your soft furnishings? Kate La Motte and Harriet Osborne-Fardon of K&H Interiors in Great Missenden live and breathe curtains, blinds, cushions and upholstery so you don't have to.
Muddy says: Oxfordshire jewellery designer Nicky Blystad offers a modern twist on classics with her unique, feminine, affordable earrings, necklaces, rings and bracelets.
Muddy says: A stunner of an interiors emporium in Weston-on-the-Green, Oxfordshire with over 70 units selling everything from mid-century furniture to vintage fashion. You'll absolutely love it.
Muddy says: Supercool mens outerwear, trews and tees from Blewbury-based The Workers Club. Stocked in Mr Porter and Fortnum & Mason, we're loving this designer brand.
Muddy says: Need an emergency gift for a man in your life? Burrows & Hare is a super-cool gentlemen's concept store, with two branches in central Oxford.
Muddy says: Check out these quirky handmade wreaths and table centrepieces, crafted from game bird feathers. How exceedingly English!
Muddy says: There's upmarket childrenswear aplenty at this charming Old Amersham independent boutique.
Muddy says: Calling all hippy chicks! This online jeweller offers well-priced designs, featuring a flurry of feathers and a bohemian vibe.
Muddy says: An online boutique that specialises in stylish pieces for fashion-loving older women who feel ignored by the high street. Get thee to the cashmere pronto, I say.
Muddy says: A groovy local fashion brand for kids 0-10 years, based in Marlow, Angel and Rocket sells from its own bricks and mortar store and into the likes of John Lewis.
Muddy says: There's a treasure trove of luxe make-up, skincare and fragrance brands in this Thame indie beauty boutique.
Muddy says: A stylish small-batch Henley candle company, recommended by Vogue for its essential oil bowl candles, diffusers and soon-to-come bath products.
Muddy says: One of the most glamorous vintage and pre-loved designer fashion boutiques in Oxon & Bucks, stocking labels from Belstaff to Burberry and beyond. A big Muddy fashionable thumbs up.
Muddy says: Well-sourced, stylish, eclectic boutique stocking designer cashmere, beauty and gift products in Henley. We'll take the lot, thanks.
Muddy says: Set within the quirky backstreets of Aylesbury, Holy Cow Home is a treasure trove of unique homeware from around the world.
Muddy says: this Deddington village boutique punches well above its weight when it comes to brilliant brands and stylish pieces. An innocent browse here invariably ends with my credit card catching fire, oops!
Muddy says: Not only does this Marlow boutique have the Muddy seal of approval, it has a royal one too - the Duchess of Cambridge, no less, is a fan.
Muddy says: timeless, luxurious, grown-up fashion from an industry veteran whose CV include M&S, Pringle and Net-a-Porter. This global success story has local branches in Gerrards Cross and Marlow.
Muddy says: North Oxfordshire’s hub of chic outdoor style - a bespoke garden furniture and deco range at price points giving John Lewis a run for their money.
White Coco was set up in 2012 with one sole aim – to offer our customers a hand-picked carefully chosen collection of clothes that give a “different” look. We are constantly sourcing products from France, Italy and Spain which enables us to provide a range of casual tops, shirts, knitwear, jackets and evening coats that […]
Muddy says: Looking for designer drapes at a fraction of the original price? Come to this beautiful village outside Shipston-on-Stour for nearly-new quality curtains.
Plume Boutique is a premium boutique offering a fresh and inspirational mix of premium international fashion brands regularly featured on the pages of Vogue, Elle and Grazia, and also in the wardrobes of the best dressed. Originally a store, Plume has developed into a private shopping showroom in central Marlow at The Old Barrel Store. […]
Muddy says: Look stylish whatever the weather throws at you with the best brands of ski, rain and beachwear from Turners in Marlow
Muddy says: Independent jewellery store Biagio the Jeweller has branches in Bicester and Thame and sells a range of delicious jewels including engagement rings.
Dresses Come True opened in Great Missenden High Street in May 2016 and started out as the idea that buying the dress should be as much fun as wearing the dress! Every woman wants to find that perfect dress whatever the occasion and we are here to make sure that your ‘Dress Comes True’. We […]