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[16 May 2015 | No Comment]
Have vision to transform your home for TV?

Brighton TV company Ricochet is on the hunt for creative and crafty types to transform their living rooms for a new programme, with a little help from the experts.

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[3 May 2015 | No Comment]
My Vintage Brighton – Olivia Purvis

Fashion blogger, writer and avid seaside day-tripper Olivia Purvis of www.whatoliviadid.com answers our questions on all things vintage and Brighton…

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[26 Apr 2015 | No Comment]
Vintage Top Trumps: Kimono vs dungarees

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…

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[21 Apr 2015 | No Comment]
East Grinstead VE Day street party

To mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, East Grinstead will recreate the town’s original 1945 Victory in Europe (VE) Day street party on 10 May.

Fashion, Featured, Style heroes, Win »

[15 Apr 2015 | No Comment]
Style Heroes – House of Bricks sunglasses

Fifties’ cats eye, Sixties’ circles or Eighties’ hearts – whatever shape best frames your face House of Bricks have got it covered with their colourful range of retro sunnies.

Events, Fashion, Featured »

[12 Apr 2015 | No Comment]
My Vintage Brighton – Kathryn Cheston

Vintage trader and Fifities frock fan Kathryn Cheston answers our questions on all things vintage and Brighton and shares the sad fate of her first and favourite vintage find…

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[5 Apr 2015 | One Comment]
Fish + Liquor on Madeira Drive

Madeira Drive has long been a popular meeting place for vintage-lovers. And thanks to the new vintage-themed fish and chip restaurant Fish + Liquor they can now stay a while longer…

Fashion, Featured »

[28 Mar 2015 | No Comment]
Selvedge denim – the colour of quality

Most people own a pair of jeans. But for some denim is a more serious business; serving its original purpose as workwear or marking allegiance to a subculture. Which is where selvedge denim comes in…

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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…