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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).

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[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.

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[26 Feb 2014 | No Comment]
Travel back in time through vintage artwork

These vintage travel posters advertising popular Brighton railway routes represent just a small selection of vintage artwork curated for the arts and crafts community on vintagerio.com.

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[22 Feb 2014 | No Comment]
Style heroes – Easyart vintage ski posters

If you feel the onset of slope-sport withdrawal symptoms as the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics draw to a close this weekend, a quick browse of Easyart’s vintage ski posters should help settle the shakes.

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[13 Feb 2014 | No Comment]
Gresham Blake x Hotel Pelirocco

Brighton’s rock ‘n roll tailor Gresham Blake has worked his heritage-inspired design magic on Hotel Pelirocco’s newest room. Here the man himself shares the inspiration behind his foray into interiors as well as his recent menswear collections.

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[18 Jan 2014 | 2 Comments]
Shoreham-by-Sea – day trip diary

A 15 minute train ride along the coast and at under £5 for an off-peak adult return, the estuary town of Shoreham-by-Sea is a must-visit for lovers of vintage, stunning scenery and interesting architecture. See what we got up to on our visit in this visual diary…

The new footbridge allows easy access over the River Adur to the coastal side of the town, where mid-century beach-front houses sit streets away from an eclectic collection of houseboats and you can enjoy views over to the imposing Lancing College.

This side of the estuary is also home to Shoreham’s Art Deco Airport, the oldest licensed airfield in the UK.

As well as a 1960s German minesweeper, concrete barge and landing crafts, the community of houseboats includes those transformed by their handy owners, such as this sculptural pair – modified with parts of an old bus, three-wheeler and bath among other salvaged items.

As all good small towns should, Shoreham boasts several charity shops, with three large stores on the central East Street alone. Vintage-lovers should make a beeline for Cancer Research, which has a dedicated section of men’s and women’s vintage, as well as interesting books, crockery and accessories.

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[29 Dec 2013 | One Comment]
Give and Makeup dressing table refresh

The lazy lull between Christmas and New Year provides a perfect opportunity to find homes for both old and new possessions, helping you to start the year clutter free and support charity in the process.

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[21 Dec 2013 | No Comment]
Crafty magazine – Lou Taylor home tour

Journalists are naturally nosey, so when Crafty Magazine granted me an official excuse to poke around papercutter Lou Taylor’s colourful Brighton home it was a task undertaken with much glee.

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[16 Dec 2013 | No Comment]
Wolf & Gypsy take best Christmas window

Wolf & Gypsy has won the first ever Vintage Brighton Christmas window competition with a cracker-inspired display, complete with bad joke!