40s - The Vintage Guide To London
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?
Greyhound Vintage, which opened its doors at Camden’s Stables Market in October 2013, specialises in mid-century vintage womens and menswear.
Tour guide Barrie of Back In The Days Walks worked in Brixton for over twenty five years so he’s perfectly suited to take you around Brixton for a special vintage walk of a part of London that surprisingly still has an outdated reputation as an area to avoid.
If you love vintage-inspired clothing and are looking for a one-stop-shop that stocks the top range of UK and US repro labels from Vivien of Holloway to Collectif and 20th Century Foxy, then head to Crystal Palace’s Violet Betty’s.