My London: Bushra Taimur – Co-founder of Haute Secret Shoppers

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Bushra Taimur is the co-founder of Haute Secret Shoppers, a virtual shopping service combining luxury brands, personal concierge and doorstep delivery. Responsible for managing the global external affairs and overseeing sales, marketing and PR, Bushra formerly worked in banking for over a decade.

We caught up with Bushra for the latest in our ‘My London’ interview series.


Favourite neighbourhood:

I love Putney as it’s a wonderful mix of riverside restaurants, beautiful parks, great links and a warm wholesome suburban feel with Central London being so close by.


Favourite place for brunch:

Has to be The Dynamo with their healthy and innovative breakfast menu.


Best coffee in London:

At The Artisan coupled with their warm banana bread.


Favourite gallery or museum:

I really enjoy the Natural History Museum, there’s always something new to see.


Tell us a secret:

I will never admit that I’m a workaholic!

Favourite place to shop:

Haute Secret Shoppers with access to absolutely everything designer from the comfort of my own home.


Favourite place to find inspiration:

I love Pinterest as it is user-friendly and helps me organise my thoughts well.


Best London destination for a date:

The beautiful courtyard at the Ivy Chelsea, great food with a relaxed atmosphere.


Favourite park:

Richmond Park with its expansive grounds and beautiful wildlife.


Favourite food market:

Spitalfields market with its electric buzz and a wide range of food options.


Your sanctuary in the city:

Pembroke Lodge at Richmond Park as the views are breathtaking, tea is brilliant, and it transports you out of the hustle and bustle of busy London life.


What inspires you?

Our clients – the happiness and joy we bring them on finding a rare piece they really wanted, to helping them look their best is inspiring.


This season I’m loving:

The new hair accessories trend, there are so many fun options to experiment with on a daily basis.


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