020 7384 0426

Fulham Showroom

020 7704 6594

Islington Showroom

020 3039 3322

Notting Hill Showroom

Our Free design consultation Service
  • We are committed to offering an efficient but personalised service from start to finish on projects from single rooms and small apartments to entire houses.
  • Our highly trained and experienced designers have an excellent knowledge of all the fabrics and made to measure curtains and blinds. They can help you choose the most suitable fabric colour and styles for your windows.
  • Our designers will be happy to give you quotes on any options from made to measure curtains and blinds if you, call either into the showroom, via video consultation or over the phone.
  • Our showrooms display our full range of fabrics made up into a selection of curtains and blinds.
  • Our designers are familiar with all major designer paint ranges so can propose fabrics which work well to your chosen paint colour.
Our Design consultation service.
Our Sample Service
  • To understand the real quality and feel of our fabrics please visit one of our 3 London showrooms where you will see all the range made up as curtains or blinds.
  • We carry a full range of samples of all our ranges in all the showrooms and many of the most popular paint brand colour cards to enable you to choose the correct shades.
  • We can also send out large offcuts of most of our ranges or large samples of 1 – 3 metres for a small refundable deposit to hang at home to help you visualise and see the fabric in different lights.
  • If you are sensitive to shade then please ask for a stock cutting as there are always variations between batches of fabrics.
  • Samples can also be requested by telephone or email to a UK address but may be limited due to the cost of postage.
  • Samples to addresses outside the UK will be chargeable
Our Measuring & Fitting Service
  • Our measure visits are usually charged at £75 within the Greater London postcodes. A small additional charge may apply for other postcodes. This fee is refunded against a subsequent order for curtains and blinds over £750 (excluding fitting).
  • We can offer a remote video measure consultation with one of our fitters.
  • Prior to booking a measure visit, we advise obtaining a quotation from your rough measurements as this will enable us to advice on the most suitable window dressing for your windows. This will also give you an idea of costings.
  • All our products are fitted by our in house professional fitters who are experienced in both manual and motorised curtains and blinds.

Please note that this fee is a contribution only to the cost of this measure service, The measures taken are for Pret a Vivre use only and will not be supplied in the event you choose not to go ahead with the order.

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Our at home consultation service
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If you require more help to choose your curtains and blinds, one of our interior design team can come to your home with paint cards and our fabric range to help you make a decision on the best style, shade and texture for your soft furnishings. This is just part of our service which sets us apart.

A home visit costs from £125 and is refundable against an order over £1,000 (excluding fitting).

Video Consultations
  • We offer a video design consultation carried out by our sales team from the showrooms. This is an excellent starting point for it you’re unable to make it into the showroom.
  • Our designers can talk you through all our products that are made up in the showroom and talk you through what options will be the best for you.
  • As well as the curtains and blinds on display that are made up in all our fabrics, we keep a full range of samples stocked in our showrooms. This is great for talking you through fabric options and helping you decide on what you might like to go for. Our team in head office can then post your selected samples directly out to you.
  • After a video consultation our sales team can draw up a quotation for you based off your rough measurements or organise a measure visit with one of our fitters.

How to obtain a quote or place an order?

You can get a quote for our service by e-mailing your measurements, filling out the form to the right, by calling us or visiting one of our showrooms. It is helpful to send us images of the windows as well as the measures as we can discuss exact fixing point for the curtains and blinds.

Fulham Showroom

160 Wandsworth Bridge Road
020 7384 0426

Islington Showroom

69 Cross Street
N1 2BB
020 7704 6594

Notting Hill Showroom

20 All Saints Road
W11 1HG
020 3039 3322

Factory Outlet

Prêt à Vivre Outlet
NG23 5JJ
01949 851178


For general enquiries regarding any of the products or services we offer please use the form below and we will get back to you as quick as we possibly can!

    Personal Service

    On line, over the telephone, by video consultation or in one of our 3 showrooms you will be looked after and guided through the whole process by one of our designers whether you are buying 1 roller blind or a fully integrated home automation system.

    Price Match Promise

    We offer you the most competitive solutions for your curtains and blinds; we promise to match any like for like quote from a high street retailer for the same size and specification of product

    European Woven

    Traditionally woven fabrics from family run European mills & yarn suppliers which are shown made up in all of our showrooms

    British Made

    Curtains and blinds made by our skilled seamstresses working in either workrooms or within their homes in and around Nottinghamshire