Ignoring the incongruous vending machines of the Sallis Benney Theatre on Saturday night, you might have been mistaken for thinking you were at a pre-war dance. The reason for this glamorous gathering? The official launch of In Retrospect magazine.
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
The Brighton Etsy Sellers Team will fill a bricks and mortar shop with handmade and vintage gifts for the first time this month, taking up residence in a South Lanes pop-up shop at 16 Brighton Square from 6 November.
When booking onto Sew in Brighton’s Rework Your Wardrobe workshop I missed the line about having to have previous basic experience. I have zero experience, but wanted to know how to take up vintage dresses so I can take my friends’ machines for a spin.
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.
Owners of Belle’s Events weddings fairs, Kelly and Joss Wickson, are selling their 1965 VW Beetle ‘Sussex Love Bug’ – the hire car that started it all. “This little business has great potential to grow”…
Rounding off another busy festival schedule, the Spiegeltent played host to three of Brighton’s best vintage-inspired design talents on Sunday. Shelley Louise Baker went along to find out what’s hot for summer.