30s - The Vintage Guide To London
Ultra Vanities – Bejewelled Make-Up Boxes from the Age of Glamour celebrates a unique, private collection of exquisite, finely wrought, jewelled and enamelled boxes that were all the rage from the Twenties to the Seventies.
When she was good, she was very, very good, and when she was bad she was torrid. The BFI Southbank introduces a season of the finest films of the Forties star known as ‘The Love Goddess’ – Rita Hayworth.
Ever wanted to know why George ‘Beau’ Brummell became so famous? Or where Mr Fish popularised the kipper tie? Or the sartorial connection between Jan 30th 1969 and Feb 14 1969? Or why St James’s became associated with gentlemen’s outfitters in the first place? Or how the election of a Labour Government in 1945 lead to Teddy Boys? Or how the Marshall Street baths played a significant role in how today’s high street looks?