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[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

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[1 Nov 2014 | No Comment]
Hope & Harlequin – the new store tour

Bursting at the seams of its previous Sydney Street shop, Hope & Harlequin’s collection of glamorous grown-up vintage has moved, but not too far. Just one door up from the address it had called home since 2007, the new space is lighter, brighter and most importantly – bigger, with two rooms knocked through on the ground floor and the second storey housing the brand’s bridal studio. Owner Louise Hill shows us around the new shop space and shares her plans for further expansion.

What do you hope to be know for in Brighton?

For having special original pieces that are perfect for that big event in your life, whatever that may be. Plus things that delight and surprise you and you didn’t know you would love.

Why did you decide to move?

We needed more room for the bridal collection, which is now housed in its own floor at the shop and is viewable by appointment and had been looking for the perfect venue for a while. Finding one right next door is very convenient!

The vintage collection also has more room to breathe. As the two experiences of looking for a vintage original treasure or searching for the perfect wedding dress are quite different, both collections now have the space they deserve. We’ll eventually have our own cutting room at the top to produce our H&H ready-to-wear collection in-house, which is currently being expanded for a launch in December, and will even have a vintage vibes garden next year.

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[26 Oct 2014 | No Comment]
Super + Super – printed tea towel tutorial

Never ones to do things by halves, entrepreneuring craft duo Super+Super have released not one but two craft books as their publishing debut. And the girls have agreed to let us publish our two favourite tutorials.

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[17 Oct 2014 | No Comment]
New York – look up architecture

The New York skyline is one familiar to us all, but away from the tourist landmarks some of the best architectural discoveries can be found by walking the streets and simply looking up.

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[1 Oct 2014 | No Comment]
Alcampo, Verano, Modelo – do you Lounge?

Friends Jake, Alex and Dave opened their first vintage-inspired coffee shop/bar/restaurant hybrid in Bristol back in 2002 and have recently added three Brighton & Hove premises to their now 48-lounge-strong empire.

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[24 Aug 2014 | No Comment]
Furniture to worship – Baines & Fricker

Our favourite local furniture makers Baines & Fricker have launched a range of sleek new designs that would look great in any Mid-century inspired family home.

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[10 Aug 2014 | No Comment]
August Bank Holiday vintage house sale

There’s little that gets vintage lovers more excited than a tip off on a fellow collector’s clear out. And we have news of a Bank Holiday open house sale set to see 1950s fans fighting over clothes, ceramics and furniture.

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[26 Jul 2014 | No Comment]
Ed’s Easy Diner – Brighton review

Ed’s Easy Diner, which opened earlier this month, packs 130 covers into a neat space filled with red leather booths and neon rockets that takes you right back to the atomic age. Mr Vintage Brighton reports on Brighton’s newest American diner…

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[19 Jul 2014 | No Comment]
Orla Kiely at home – Midcentury Magazine

Read about Orla Kiely’s styling and sourcing tips, drool over photos of her super-stylish home and find out more about her new interiors book in the new issue of Midcentury Magazine.

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[18 Jun 2014 | No Comment]
Ed’s Easy Diner to open in Churchill Square

Churchill Square may not be the vintage-lover’s natural habitat, but Ed’s Easy Diner gives Fifties’ fans good reason to visit when it opens in the centre on 1 July.

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[14 Jun 2014 | No Comment]
Jamie’s Italian Restaurant Brighton

My name is Jo-ann and I’m happiest with a fork in my hand and wearing accessories that match my surroundings. Okay, only the first part of this is true – but my love of primary colours was indulged at Jamie’s Italian this weekend…

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[5 May 2014 | No Comment]
South Kensington & Chelsea

This weekend we pretended to be Made in Chelsea with an overnight stay in South Kensington, visiting the V&A, some super-swanky charity shops and snooping around the streets to see how the other half live (very well, it would appear).

Decor, Featured, Win »

[1 May 2014 | No Comment]
Win a Dupenny dinner plate

To mark the start of spring clean season, we’re giving away a Dupenny Thelma dinner plate in a cheeky print that manages to makes housework look glamorous. For your chance to win, simply share your vintage spring clean tips.

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[15 Mar 2014 | No Comment]
Vine Street Vintage Brighton market

A new North Laine vintage market has opened on the same road as Beyond Retro, presenting vintage lovers with another good reason to venture down to Vine Street.

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[9 Mar 2014 | No Comment]
Style heroes – Otis and Perry chairs

You don’t need to have floor-to-ceiling windows in your living room to bring nature indoors – create a sense of the outdoors with leafy plants, organic shapes and rich Midcentury colours.