January sales – best of the North Laine
As the bargains beckon – shouting from shop windows all over the city – we take a look at five of the best vintage boutique sales in Brighton’s North Laine.
The one for the NYE dress: Tramp
Sequins, satin and all that sparkles – Tramp vintage (Trafalgar Street) has a fantastic selection of party-ready dresses, as well as glamorous evening jackets and accessories all ideal for that all-important New Year’s Eve outfit.
The one for the outerwear: Wolf & Gypsy
From a Fifties’ floral bomber jacket to Sixties’ Welsh knits and cute capes, there are many covetable coats on offer at Wolf & Gypsy (Sydney Street), as well as original Breton striped basics great for winter layering.
The one for the knits: Dirty Harry
It’s buy one get one half price on chunky jumpers at Dirty Harry (Sydney Street), including original Nordic knits and Christmas designs that will make a wise investment for next year’s festive season.
The one for the re-made: Kate & Aud
As well as stunning evening dresses and cosy Arran knits, Kate & Aud (Trafalgar Street) have rail upon rail of cotton and silk re-made dresses and shirts perfect for contemporary yet unique everyday style. Buy now for spring/summer.
The one for the investment dress: Hope & Harlequin
With fabulous evening dresses from the 1950s and ’60s often stretching into three-digit territory, the current sale at Hope & Harlequin (Sydney Street) offers a great opportunity to snap up a pretty piece for next year’s special events.
Do you know of any other vintage January sales in Brighton or the surrounding area? Spread the word by leaving a comment below.