Both will be festival favourites thanks to the 1970s fashion revival this spring/summer – but which should you invest in? We pit vintage dungarees against vintage kimonos, top trumps style, to help you decide…
Rye is one of those perfectly picturesque Sussex towns where every third person seems to own a vintage or antique shop. From the wood-paneled lock-ups down at the Quayside to mid-century Americana on the High Street, here are five of our favourites.
An Elvis-esque jumpsuit with sequined stars, polka-dot maxi and dirndl embroidered mini dresses – all with boho balloon sleeves – grace the range of Coco Fennell’s dance-floor fillers you’re unlikely to see anyone else in at the party.
Fans of Grease are in for a treat this Easter. Not only will you be able to watch the 1970s classic on a big screen, but also to recreate that iconic drive-in scene for real courtesy of Freddie C’s Drive-In Movies at Brighton Racecourse
Ignoring the incongruous vending machines of the Sallis Benney Theatre on Saturday night, you might have been mistaken for thinking you were at a pre-war dance. The reason for this glamorous gathering? The official launch of In Retrospect magazine.
You may have just got comfortable in your Nineties-style flares, flatforms and tie-dye tops, but get ready to travel further back through fashion’s past as 2015 celebrates the origins of these revived style staples.
We have two winners in our Christmas window competition this year. The gothic wings of Kemptown’s The Vintage Workshop takes the Brighton and Hove title and Crawley’s Revive charity shop a ‘surrounding area’ nod.