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[20 Jun 2016 | No Comment]
Emmaus revamps vintage Emporium

Social enterprise Emmaus has revamped its vintage Emporium in Portslade, selling vintage and retro furniture, homewares and clothes from a new space fitted out with up-cycled furniture and fittings.

Fashion, Featured, Win »

[16 Jun 2016 | 9 Comments]
Dolly & Dotty: Win a vintage-style dress

Founded on a love of 1950s glamour, Brighton-based retro fashion brand Dolly and Dotty create vintage inspired dresses with a flattering modern fit – and we have one to give away!

Events, Fashion, Featured »

[14 Jun 2016 | No Comment]
Thrift Social: Fashion Cities Africa

Nairobi-based, thrift-loving fashion bloggers 2manysiblings share style tips at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery as part of the Fashion Cities Africa exhibition.

Crafty creatives, Fashion, Featured, Win »

[8 Jun 2016 | 15 Comments]
Fen and Co – win vintage nature jewellery

Jeweller-maker Ria Wilson of Fen and Co creates necklaces, brooches and hair pins inspired by vintage nature postcard art. Find out how you could win a piece to update your summer wardrobe.

Events, Fashion, Headline »

[8 Jun 2016 | No Comment]
Vintage Kilo Sale: Vine Street Warehouse

There’s a new monthly vintage kilo sale in Brighton’s North Laine, selling dresses, skirts, shorts, jackets, knits, T-shirts, blouses and flannel shirts for just £15 per kilo and Swedish military jackets and shirts at £20 each.

Founder of the Vine Street Warehouse Vintage Kilo Sale Ian Borrow was inspired to organise the pay-as-you-weigh event after attending a similar sale in London and when a warehouse became available earlier called on his family to pitch in. Partner Jo Weeks helps to manage the pop-up alongside running Seven Dials’ gift boutique Sixty Seven, Ian’s daughter and Jo’s son are responsible for marketing and stocking the rails and with their friends have even hit the streets on roller skates to hand out flyers.

“We wanted to create a fun pop up event that people would look forward to coming along to and having a rummage through the rails”, Jo says. “You don’t know what you will find and each month we buy in more stock to top up and to expand our range.”

The clothes are weighed and charged at £15 per kilo, so as a rough guide three flannel shirts weigh around one kilo (£15) and a pair of denim shorts 300g (£4.50).

Jo continues: “We have an eclectic mix of customers, as you would expect in Brighton, and each day is different. For example our morning customers on the first Saturday bought armfuls of dresses and later in the day the boys arrived and the flannel shirts and military jackets started to fly out.”

Events, Fashion, Featured »

[15 May 2016 | No Comment]
My Vintage Brighton – Louise O’Mahony

Fifties-inspired dress designer Louise O’Mahony creates wedding, bridesmaid and party frocks for local brand Oh My Honey. Here she shares her tips on all things vintage and Brighton…

Fashion, Featured »

[18 Apr 2016 | No Comment]
Mini vintage – retro for kids picks

Dinosaur knits, He-Man tees and mini mod dresses – pass on your flair for vintage fashion to the mini ones with our pick of local retro kids clothes and accessories traders, all selling online.

Decor, Events, Fashion, Featured »

[31 Mar 2016 | No Comment]
Big Day Planning with Belle’s Events

Belle’s Events is under new management, and owner and wedding photographer Sue Kwiatkowska plans to build on a celebratory start with vintage wedding fairs in both spring and autumn.

Events, Fashion, Featured »

[3 Mar 2016 | No Comment]
East Grinstead vintage stock clearance

If you were disappointed to miss out on the vintage retirement sale that attracted so much attention in January, we have another tip off for local vintage traders…

Fashion, Featured »

[20 Feb 2016 | No Comment]
Oh My Honey wedding dresses – we do!

An engagement marks the end of one search and the start of another; the hunt is on for the dress of your dreams. And Oh My Honey’s new spring wedding dress collection hopes to introduce vintage-loving brides to ‘the one’.

Events, Fashion, Featured »

[18 Feb 2016 | One Comment]
Fashion blogger opens Brighton vintage shop

A Brighton-based fashion blogger has opened a vintage “concept store” in the North Laine, mixing high-end vintage with independent designer fashion and accessories.

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, Featured »

[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.

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…