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[7 Mar 2015 | No Comment]
Vintage and antiques shops in Rye

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.

Fashion, Featured, Style heroes »

[1 Mar 2015 | No Comment]
Style heroes – Coco Fennell Spring/Summer15

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.

Fashion, Featured »

[15 Feb 2015 | No Comment]
Orla Kiely – the love affair continues

My love affair with everything Orla Kiely has stepped up a gear over the past few months, with a pre-Christmas sample and January sale much to blame for the new additions of pretty.

Events, Featured »

[1 Feb 2015 | No Comment]
Drive-in Cinema at Brighton Racecourse

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

Events, Fashion, Featured »

[25 Jan 2015 | One Comment]
In Retrospect magazine gets a Kickstart

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.

Fashion, Featured »

[15 Jan 2015 | No Comment]
Celia Birtwell x Handbags for Hospices

Sussex-based charity Handbags for Hospices has teamed up with legendary designer Celia Birtwell and The Leather Satchel Company to create an exclusive handbag.

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[10 Jan 2015 | No Comment]
The Vintage Workshop turns two

The Vintage Workshop in Kemptown celebrates its second anniversary in January. Here we ask the team, headed up by local artisan Lucia Elliston, what’s behind its continued success…

Fashion, Featured »

[31 Dec 2014 | One Comment]
How to rock Seventies style in 2015

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.

Decor, Featured »

[20 Dec 2014 | No Comment]
Christmas window competition winners

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.

Events, Featured »

[14 Dec 2014 | No Comment]
Small Business Saturday: Fairy Tale Fair

A Brighton entrepreneur was one of 100 invited to represent the UK’s 5.2 million small businesses in Downing Street earlier this month, marking the UK’s second Small Business Saturday.

Fashion, Featured »

[7 Dec 2014 | No Comment]
Stella Magazine Style Tribes: Brighton

Vintage Brighton editor Jo-ann Fortune is among the familiar faces representing our city’s second-hand shopping scene in a Telegraph street style feature this weekend. Are you part of the style tribe?

Decor, Featured »

[24 Nov 2014 | No Comment]
Christmas shop window competition

Spent hours creating a festive wonderland in your vintage shop this year? Now you can show off your handiwork with the return of our annual Christmas window competition!

Fashion, Featured, Style heroes »

[23 Nov 2014 | No Comment]
Style Heroes – Hobbs NW3 Nancy shoe

A cross between Dorothy’s slippers and a jazz dance shoe, these siren red heels were made for Christmas parties. And the pewter pair are the perfect footwear for shimmying at 1920s-themed dos.

Decor, Events, Fashion, Featured »

[22 Nov 2014 | No Comment]
Brighton Open Market Christmas Fairs

Since re-opening in June, the Brighton Open Market has rarely been off the lips of vintage lovers planning their weekends in the city, and you’re likely to hear a lot more about it as the festive events diary fills up

Crafty creatives, Fashion, Featured »

[9 Nov 2014 | No Comment]
Super + Super – printed apron tutorial

This simple Midcentury inspired printed apron tutorial, from Brighton craft duo Super+Super’s debut book Printmaking, is a winner for Christmas. Pair up presents with the apple print tea towel.