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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:

Fashion, Featured, My Vintage Brighton »

[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.

Decor, Fashion, Featured »

[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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[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 | 86 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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[14 Nov 2016 | 2 Comments]
Worthing Vintage Shops Guide

Far from its reputation as a sleepy retirement town, Worthing’s vibrant arts and independent shopping scene have breathed new life into its rich cultural and architectural heritage over the past few years. Here, owner of Pin-Up boutique Retro Daisy, Shar Daws explains why she’s in good company with a run down of five must-visit Worthing vintage shops.

Retro Daisy

Worthing’s One Stop Bombshell Shop, stocking reproduction vintage clothing from across the globe, including Vivien of Holloway and House of Foxy, all manufactured in the UK, Pin Up Girl Clothing from the USA and Miss Candyfloss from Sweden. In sizes 6 to 26, prices start from just £15.99 for a dress.

Encore Antiques & Vintage

Encore Antiques & Vintage is a heaven for fans of Art Deco and Art Nouveau details so evident in many beautiful buildings throughout the town. Owned by a second-generation antiques dealer, it boasts a wide range of items spanning the 1800s right up to the 1960s, including beautiful vanity sets and dressing tables.

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[19 Oct 2016 | One Comment]
My Vintage Brighton – Sophie Churcher

Brighton-based writer Sophie Churcher blogs about her love of second-hand shopping and vintage fashion at the aptly-named jumblestyleblog.com. Here she shares her tips on where to shop, eat and hangout in the city.

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[13 Oct 2016 | No Comment]
Sniff out labels at new Dogs Trust charity shop

Dogs Trust has opened a new boutique charity shop in Brighton, offering hand-picked vintage and secondhand designer goods in a stylish industrial store.

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[16 Aug 2016 | 11 Comments]
How to buy vintage + win a vintage voucher

Fashion and Dress History graduate Gemma Cockshott turned her passion for vintage into a business last year when she set up Just Vintage Clothing Co. Here she shares her top five tips on how to buy vintage.

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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.

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[16 Jun 2016 | 10 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!

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[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.

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[8 Jun 2016 | 16 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.

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[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.