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The Vintage Guide To London | February 20, 2018

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30s - 12/15 - The Vintage Guide To London

Tried and tested: learn to dance in a day – The Lindy Hop

February 16, 2011 |

The Lindy Hop is a partner dance that originated in Twenties and Thirties Harlem, New York. The dance itself consists of both 8 and 6 count steps and includes footwork borrowed from the Charleston and Tap.  Sounds complicated? We went a long to a ‘learn to Lindy Hop in a day’ course, find out here if we’ve managed to master the swing.

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Amazing early 20th century vintage: Tin Tin Collectables

February 12, 2011 |

If you’re looking for Victorian, Edwardian or other early 20th century vintage, head to Tin Tin Collectables in Alfies Antique Market.
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Want to learn how to swing? Join the Swing Patrol!

January 29, 2011 |

If you fancy learning how to swing dance or do the Blues then join the 2011 classes by Swing Patrol.
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Specialists in vintage styling: Lipstick & Curls

January 24, 2011 |

Specialising in hair and make-up from the Twenties to the Sixties, the girls from Lipstick & Curls can transform you into a jazz era flapper girl, a starlet from Hollywood’s golden age, a rock n roll pin-up or a Mad Men sex kitten.
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Small but mighty: Vintagehart

January 18, 2011 |

Vintage shop Vintagehart is in a tiny room inside the White Hart Pub in Crystal Palace. But don’t be put off by the size, the small boutique is chock a-block full of lovingly selected vintage clothes from the Fifties to the Eighties as well as repro underwear and vintage-style items such as sunglasses.
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A girl’s paradise: Annie’s Vintage

December 30, 2010 |

One of the few remaining vintage shops in Islington’s Camden Passage, Annie’s Vintage is a firm favourite with the fash pack and celebs – Kate Moss and Pearl Lowe shop there regularly.
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