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Now a decadent, Art Deco inspired bar and restaurant, the Lost Society once hosted a banquet held in honour of Queen Elizabeth I and her alchemist John Dee.
Not another East London-based vintage shop selling cheap Eighties Lycra for premium prices I hear you say, but don’t be fooled by the Hackney location, Paper Dress Vintage is a fabulous vintage boutique selling a great selection of clothing, shoes and accessories from 1900 to the Eighties.
Update: This bar has now closed down
This tiny basment bar and club in Soho celebrates all things Forties. Inside, the bar area and stage are lovingly decorated in vintage. Expect plenty of jazz tunes, life performances, ladies with pin-up red lipstick …
With over 70 sellers offering anything from vintage clothes, jewellery, posters, home deco items, furniture and much more, Alfies Antique Market is one of London’s most exciting vintage shopping venues. Whatever your decade, you are guaranteed to find something here – Alfies has long been the secret of many a personal stylist and interior designer.
As unlikely as it sounds but South London’s Kennington Road – one of London’s dullest areas – is home to a Fifties Tiki paradise.