[31 Jan 2016 | No Comment]
Clueless about the Nineties comeback?

Like it or not (and yes, it makes us feel old too), 1990s fashions are back En Vogue. So to find out which looks are once again powering girls (and guys), we clued up with two vintage traders who have truly embraced the trend – Georgia Easton from House of Bricks and Beyond Retro Buyer Scarlett Eden.

Why is 1990s style currently enjoying a revival?

BR: The variation in looks from the ‘90s are great for different age groups and personalities. From Clueless to TLC – it’s easy to express yourself.

HoB: Whether it’s grunge, colourful Fresh Prince style prints, casual denims, Spice Girl metallics, platforms and fur or preppy Clueless vibes – ‘90s fashion covers a range of styles, which appeals to a variety of people. You can definitely have more fun with what you wear!

What styles and staple items define 1990s fashion?

BR: It’s all about Girl Power! Strong female icons emerged left right and centre during the 1990s. The Spice Girls, All Saints, En Vogue, Alisha’s Attic and Destiny’s Child each had their own style but all shared that sense of empowerment. The staple items are dungarees, Dr.Martens, Levi 501s, crop tops, tartan mini skirts, tie-dye T-shirts, chokers, knee-high socks, scrunchies and platform trainers.

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Crafty creatives, Fashion, Featured »

[7 Feb 2016 | No Comment]
Crafty Creatives – Brighton Lace

Delicate, flirty and beautifully boho, Brighton Lace craft stretchy handmade lingerie to flatter all figures. Louisa Michel, one third of the talented team behind the brand, tells us more…

Fashion, Headline »

[31 Jan 2016 | No Comment]
Clueless about the Nineties comeback?

Like it or not (and yes, it makes us feel old too), 1990s fashions are back En Vogue. So to find out which looks are once again powering girls (and guys), we clued up with two vintage traders who have truly embraced the trend – Georgia Easton from House of Bricks and Beyond Retro Buyer Scarlett Eden.

Why is 1990s style currently enjoying a revival?

BR: The variation in looks from the ‘90s are great for different age groups and personalities. From Clueless to TLC – it’s easy to express yourself.

HoB: Whether it’s grunge, colourful Fresh Prince style prints, casual denims, Spice Girl metallics, platforms and fur or preppy Clueless vibes – ‘90s fashion covers a range of styles, which appeals to a variety of people. You can definitely have more fun with what you wear!

What styles and staple items define 1990s fashion?

BR: It’s all about Girl Power! Strong female icons emerged left right and centre during the 1990s. The Spice Girls, All Saints, En Vogue, Alisha’s Attic and Destiny’s Child each had their own style but all shared that sense of empowerment. The staple items are dungarees, Dr.Martens, Levi 501s, crop tops, tartan mini skirts, tie-dye T-shirts, chokers, knee-high socks, scrunchies and platform trainers.

Decor, Events, Featured »

[6 Jan 2016 | No Comment]
Made.com opens Brighton pop-up showroom

Made.com, the online furniture store offering designer homeware direct from the makers, has a bricks and mortar presence in Brighton this January.

Events, Fashion, Featured »

[3 Jan 2016 | 6 Comments]
Vintage trader sells up stock in retirement sale

Dodge the crush of the New Year sales and pick up a vintage bargain from just £1 this January as a local vintage fashion and haberdashery trader sells up her entire stock.

Decor, Elsewhere, Fashion, Featured »

[21 Dec 2015 | No Comment]
Burgess Hill vintage shopping guide

Around 15 minutes from Brighton, Burgess Hill has plenty to offer the vintage and second-hand shopper. Fiona Friend, who has just relocated her vintage boutique Wear It Again Sam to the town, gives us the tour…

Decor, Featured »

[18 Dec 2015 | No Comment]
Midcentury Magazine – Eleanor Pritchard

VB editor continues her interview series in the latest issue of Midcentury Magazine, chatting with textile designer Eleanor Pritchard, who takes inspiration from some unlikely industrial landmarks…

Events, Fashion, Featured, My Vintage Brighton »

[14 Dec 2015 | No Comment]
My Vintage Brighton – Iva Moutelikova

Bright-haired blogger Iva Moutelikova, who models for local indie brand Tallulah’s Threads, shares her tips on all things Brighton and vintage…

Fashion, Featured »

[9 Dec 2015 | No Comment]
Cambridge Satchel Company Brighton outlet

The Cambridge Satchel Company’s first ever outlet store has opened in Brighton’s North Laine, offering samples, exclusives and past season styles at discounts of between 20 to 50% off the original retail price.

Decor, Featured, Style heroes »

[6 Dec 2015 | No Comment]
Style Heroes – Posh Totty melamine plates

Best known for their personalised jewellery, Posh Totty also sell a fabulous selection of vintage-inspired homewares – including Christmas decorations, ceramics and a cute dinner time collection for little ones.

Decor, Fashion, Featured »

[30 Nov 2015 | No Comment]
Sun Jellies – indie Instagram inspiration

Worthing-based small business owner Kelly White has attracted over 16,000 followers to her kitsch Sun Jellies Instagram feed. Here she lets us into her social media secrets and offers tips for other Insta independents.

Fashion, Featured »

[26 Nov 2015 | No Comment]
Button up Seventies style with a denim skirt

The A-line denim skirt is one of the most versatile staples of the Seventies style revival. So before Christmas saps all your spare cash, treat yourself to an affordable high street investment piece that will see you through the seasons.