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The Vintage Guide To London | February 20, 2018

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London’s first vintage spa: La Belle Jolie

January 1, 2013 |

If you love the soothing treatments you can find at beauty spas but don’t like the modern styling that often follows a pampering day, you’ll be thrilled to hear about London’s first vintage spa, La Belle Jolie in Crystal Palace.
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The Lipstick & Curls Take Away vintage beauty service

November 8, 2012 |

Lipstick & Curls, London’s premier vintage hair and beauty team, are now offering a mobile hair and beauty service ‘to take away’! Perfect if you want to get ready for a big night out with your friends in the comfort and convenience of your home, and ideal if you have a vintage-themed Christmas party and you and your colleagues need to get ready at the office.
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Discover English living room styles at the Geffrey Museum

September 29, 2012 |

Set in elegant 18th century almshouses, The Geffrye Museum depicts the quintessential style of English middle-class living rooms. Its collections of furniture, textiles, paintings and decorative arts are displayed in a series of period rooms from 1600 to the present day.

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Homage to the tramp: Charlie Chaplin – the great Londoner

September 23, 2012 |

Charles Chaplin was born in 1889 in East Street, Lambeth, where he spent most of his childhood in poverty. He was even temporarily orphaned when his mother was forced into a mental asylum. From an early age Chaplin found escape in London’s music halls where he made his mark as a boy actor, laying the foundations to a career that would take him to Hollywood and international fame. The London Film Museum currently features an excellent exhibition on Chaplin and his rags to riches story.
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Shop for British design at The Dog & Wardrobe

September 18, 2012 |

On the ground floor of the Regents Studios at East London’s Broadway Market you will stumble across a real gem of a vintage interiors shop: The Dog & Wardrobe. Specialising in British design classics – think Ercol or Conran … Read More

New London vintage destination: Brixton Village

August 27, 2012 |

Brixton Village, a shopping arcade just behind Brixton tube station has had a complete make-over in recent months, attracting cafes, bars, independent boutiques and some seriously good vintage shops. The place still retains its ethnic charm with little houseware stalls … Read More