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The Vintage Guide To London | December 20, 2014

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Fashion on the Ration: 1940s Street Style

December 16, 2014 | 1

To mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War in 1945, IWM London is launching a major new exhibition Fashion on the Ration, exploring how fashion survived and even flourished during wartime.
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The Pop Up Vintage Fair

December 15, 2014 | 3

Catch over 40 vintage traders sell a mix of vintage fashion, jewellery, accessories, homeware, furniture, posters, antique maps, antiques & collectables at the Pop Up Vintage Fair.

Stalls include vintage ladies & menswear plus lots of vintage jewellery, accessories, vintage china, glassware, books, posters, antique maps, collectables and more!
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At Wilton’s: Mrs Hudson’s Christmas Corker

December 14, 2014 |

Set in the kitchen of the celebrated 221B Baker Street, Mrs Hudson’s Christmas Corker contrasts the minutiae of a landlady’s daily domestic routine with the grand opera of Conan Doyle’s Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle.
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The 60s penthouse party: Mrs Peel’s

December 13, 2014 |

Let 1960s icon Emma Peel guide you into the hedonism of Swinging London.
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60s New Year’s party: Nutty New Year

December 12, 2014 |

Celebrate the New Year in style at the annual Nutty New Year party presented by mod collective New Untouchables.
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Audrey Hepburn Exhibition At National Portrait Gallery

December 10, 2014 |

Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon will illustrate the life of actress and fashion icon Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993).
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Watch It’s A Wonderful Life

December 5, 2014 |

London’s Curzon Cinemas will be showing Forties classic It’s A Wonderful Life this Christmas.
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New exhibition: Thea Porter 70s Bohemian Chic

December 4, 2014 |

Head to the Fashion and Textile Museum for the first-ever exhibition on the fashion and interior design of Thea Porter (1927–2000) who pioneered bohemian chic in the 1960s and 1970s.
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Book review: Vintage Glamour In London’s East End

December 2, 2014 |

New book Vintage Glamour In London’s East End brings back to life the photo studio of Jewish East End photographer Boris Bennett, featuring stunning wedding images and portraits taken from 1927 to the mid Fifties.
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Christmas Past: 400 Years of Seasonal Traditions in English Homes

November 28, 2014 |

Each year, the Geffrye Museum’s eleven period living rooms are transformed with authentic festive decorations, lighting, music and greenery to give visitors a magical glimpse into how Christmas has been celebrated in English middle-class homes over the past 400 years.
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