[22 Oct 2017 | No Comment]
How to sell at vintage fairs, markets & festivals

Taking the step from shopper to trader can seem a natural one for many vintage fashion fans – especially if your home is groaning under the weight of your magpie finds. And while eBay, Depop and Etsy let you set-up shop from the comfort of your sofa; vintage markets, fairs and events offer a different kind of lure. If you want to shift stock at volume, minus the hassle of P&P and plus the personal rewards that face-to-face trading can bring, market trading could add up for you. So where do you start and what do you have to consider before you book your first stall? Always best to ask the experts…

Audrey Taylor, owns of All About Aud vintage boutique in Brighton’s North Laine, selling boho-style vintage and handmade clothing and accessories every Saturday at Upper Gardner Street Market as well as seasonally at local vintage events and festivals including Love Supreme, Wilderness, Bestival, Glastonbury, Isle of White, Secret Garden Party and V Fest.

Gemma Cockshott, founder of Just Vintage Clothing, sells vintage clothing and accessories regularly at fairs in Brighton and London, as well as at events such as Goodwood Revival and War and Peace Revival. Here they share their experiences:

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[22 Oct 2017 | No Comment]
How to sell at vintage fairs, markets & festivals

Taking the step from shopper to trader can seem a natural one for many vintage fashion fans – especially if your home is groaning under the weight of your magpie finds. And while eBay, Depop and Etsy let you set-up shop from the comfort of your sofa; vintage markets, fairs and events offer a different kind of lure. If you want to shift stock at volume, minus the hassle of P&P and plus the personal rewards that face-to-face trading can bring, market trading could add up for you. So where do you start and what do you have to consider before you book your first stall? Always best to ask the experts…

Audrey Taylor, owns of All About Aud vintage boutique in Brighton’s North Laine, selling boho-style vintage and handmade clothing and accessories every Saturday at Upper Gardner Street Market as well as seasonally at local vintage events and festivals including Love Supreme, Wilderness, Bestival, Glastonbury, Isle of White, Secret Garden Party and V Fest.

Gemma Cockshott, founder of Just Vintage Clothing, sells vintage clothing and accessories regularly at fairs in Brighton and London, as well as at events such as Goodwood Revival and War and Peace Revival. Here they share their experiences:

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[20 Aug 2017 | 2 Comments]
Swing Patrol Brighton | Scott Cupit Q&A

Dance teacher and entrepreneur Scott Cupit founded Swing Patrol with business partner Claudia Funder back in 1998 and this Summer made the move to Brighton to grow this swing thing by the sea.

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[5 Aug 2017 | No Comment]
The Stanmer Revue | The Betty Lou Gin Club

It was a warm Saturday night in July as we followed a burlesque dancer through a crowd dressed in top hats and braces, flapper dresses and feather boas, shimming to a wild Bugsy Malone number with moonshine concoctions in hand.

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[25 Jun 2017 | No Comment]
My Vintage Brighton – Style Me Thrift

Brighton is a second-home to vintage and preloved fashion blogger Jasmine Farram, who regularly visits family in the city. Here the charity shop queen shares her top spots and style secrets.

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[11 Jun 2017 | No Comment]
Waiste Vintage Brighton Pop-Up Shop

Spilling over with bohemian fashions and lush hanging houseplants, Waiste Vintage North Laine pop-up shop is seriously on-trend yet anything but faddy.

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[4 Jun 2017 | No Comment]
Brighton Preloved Vintage Kilo

As the Preloved Vintage Kilo comes to Brighton for the first time on 11 June, events manager Jessica Gregory shares insider info on how it all works, what’s on offer on how to get the most from the sale.

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[3 May 2017 | One Comment]
Style Heroes – Tattooed Lady Embroidery Kits

Inspired by tattooed 1950s pin-ups, Brighton-based crafter Muriel has created a range of beautiful embroidery kits for each season, suitable for both beginners and experienced sewers.

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[12 Apr 2017 | No Comment]
Get 2 Know A Vintage Dealer on Instagram

Vintage traders have been treating fans to rare personal and professional insights in a month-long Instagram themed daily posting challenge, using a hashtag now a wealth of expert advice and interior inspiration.

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[17 Feb 2017 | 2 Comments]
New Road Brighton Vintage Market

A new vintage market debuts on Brighton’s New Road next month, bringing 50 vintage traders plus independent food vendors to the pedestrianised heart of the city.

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[9 Jan 2017 | 85 Comments]
Win a £50 Joanie Clothing voucher

There’s one sure-fire way to beat the January blues – plan a winter getaway. And we’ve got your city-break wardrobe covered with a £50 voucher giveaway from Joanie Clothing.

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[8 Jan 2017 | No Comment]
Brighton Royal Pavilion Tunnel Tour

Imagine if while you were working off that Christmas weight you could stay out of sight by building yourself a tunnel from your house to wherever you needed to go…