16/17 Little Portland Street, London W1W 8NE   (Click to show on google maps)

We are open for remote sales and appointments only.

To ensure the safety of our staff and customers, Barnett Lawson Trimmings will be operating on a ‘by appointment only’ basis until further notice.

This is necessary in order to maintain a safe working and shopping environment for all. 

We would advise all customers to email us first on:


to see if we can assist with your query remotely, and to establish if we have the type of product you require. If you wish to book an appointment, we will then be happy to do so.

For the time being, sales via our website will remain suspended, but we encourage all customers to email us if they have an enquiry.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused, and we look forward to hearing from you.

Regular Opening Times:

Monday to Friday 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Closed on weekends and Bank Holidays

Barnett Lawson has a huge range of readily available trimmings. We add to our website all the time but here is a sample of some of the products available from our showroom. Call us on 020 7636 8591 to find out more!

You can also view our showroom in the time-lapse video below.


Barnett Lawson is tucked away behind Oxford Circus in central London, just a stone’s throw away from the BBC. This secret underground world of wondrous trimmings is brimming with all kinds of embellishments for fashion, home furnishings, millinery, jewellery and other decorative uses.

From its basement premises Barnett Lawson stocks over 12,000 different items in this one-stop trimmings shop, including double face satin, organza and grosgrain ribbons, millinery petersham, vintage and contemporary braids, cords, tassels, tie-backs, fringing for garments, upholstery and lampshades, elastics, fancy buttons, pearls, frogging, lace, motifs, fabric and paper flowers, decorative butterflies, bugs and birds, metal and plastic chains, sequin and diamanté trims, feathers, boas, masks, beaded fringe and fringe curtains, Velcro and millinery supplies such as hat mounts, veiling plus flat and tubular crin.

Frequented by many leading fashion designers, theatre costumiers and stylists, Barnett Lawson also supplies film and television, opera and ballet wardrobes, florists, milliners, visual merchandisers, event organisers as well as all creative individuals.

Feathers can be dyed to match, corsages made from own fabric, tassels and pom-poms produced and personalised ribbons printed. If we don’t stock it, we can source it.