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[1 Mar 2015 | No Comment]
Style heroes – Coco Fennell Spring/Summer15

An Elvis-esque jumpsuit with sequined stars, polka-dot maxi and dirndl embroidered mini dresses – all with boho balloon sleeves – grace the range of Coco Fennell’s dance-floor fillers you’re unlikely to see anyone else in at the party.

Decor, Events, Fashion, Headline, Win »

[21 Feb 2015 | No Comment]
Take part in a vintage study – and win £50!

A lecturer from the University of Sussex is offering people working in vintage businesses in East and West Sussex the chance to win £50 by taking part in a study into the economic growth of the sector.

Business and Management Dr Ödül Bozkurt explains that her research, backed by a Research Development Fund: “aims to generate a broad, initial understanding of the experiences of working in the vintage sector, including its sources of attraction and its challenges.”

“As such economic activity has grown it has become possible to speak of a “vintage sector”, where an increasing number of people work as business owners or wage workers. Yet to date there has been little systematic study (of this).”

“The reasons for investing or working in the sector, the rewards sought and attained, and the meaning attributed to working in vintage deserve to be better understood as part of a larger effort to grasp the economic, social and cultural significance of the rise of the vintage sector.”

Dr Bozkurt is looking to interview around 20 business owners and workers about the businesses, as well as workers’ career histories, experiences and opinions on economic issues within the sector.

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[15 Feb 2015 | No Comment]
Orla Kiely – the love affair continues

My love affair with everything Orla Kiely has stepped up a gear over the past few months, with a pre-Christmas sample and January sale much to blame for the new additions of pretty.

Events, Fashion, Featured »

[25 Jan 2015 | No Comment]
In Retrospect magazine gets a Kickstart

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.

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[15 Jan 2015 | No Comment]
Celia Birtwell x Handbags for Hospices

Sussex-based charity Handbags for Hospices has teamed up with legendary designer Celia Birtwell and The Leather Satchel Company to create an exclusive handbag.

Decor, Fashion, Featured »

[10 Jan 2015 | No Comment]
The Vintage Workshop turns two

The Vintage Workshop in Kemptown celebrates its second anniversary in January. Here we ask the team, headed up by local artisan Lucia Elliston, what’s behind its continued success…

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[31 Dec 2014 | No Comment]
How to rock Seventies style in 2015

You may have just got comfortable in your Nineties-style flares, flatforms and tie-dye tops, but get ready to travel further back through fashion’s past as 2015 celebrates the origins of these revived style staples.

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[7 Dec 2014 | No Comment]
Stella Magazine Style Tribes: Brighton

Vintage Brighton editor Jo-ann Fortune is among the familiar faces representing our city’s second-hand shopping scene in a Telegraph street style feature this weekend. Are you part of the style tribe?

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[23 Nov 2014 | No Comment]
Style Heroes – Hobbs NW3 Nancy shoe

A cross between Dorothy’s slippers and a jazz dance shoe, these siren red heels were made for Christmas parties. And the pewter pair are the perfect footwear for shimmying at 1920s-themed dos.

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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

Crafty creatives, Fashion, Featured »

[9 Nov 2014 | No Comment]
Super + Super – printed apron tutorial

This simple Midcentury inspired printed apron tutorial, from Brighton craft duo Super+Super’s debut book Printmaking, is a winner for Christmas. Pair up presents with the apple print tea towel.

Events, Fashion, Featured »

[1 Nov 2014 | No Comment]
Brighton Etsy Sellers Pop-Up Shop

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.

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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.

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[28 Oct 2014 | No Comment]
Style heroes – Lomax & Skinner millinery

Designer Rachel Skinner describes her new Cocktail Hour collection as a “love letter to 1950s fashion – channeling the spirit of the era of killer outfits and strong drinks” and the headpieces certainly have the right mix of classic glamour and modern sophistication.

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[19 Oct 2014 | No Comment]
Wear Wolf & Gypsy to get 20% off

Wolf & Gypsy is hosting a Halloween promotion on Instagram throughout October, inviting customers to upload a photo wearing W&G threads with the hashtag #wearwolfandgypsyvintage to receive 20% off a purchase in November.