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The Vintage Guide To London | October 23, 2017

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London Walking Tour: The Men Who Made Menswear

February 11, 2014 |

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?

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In Crystal Palace: shop for retro at Violet Betty’s

February 7, 2014 |

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.
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Top Tiki party: Get Hot Or Go Home

December 10, 2013 |

Head to Tiki party Get Hot Or Go Home for a night of Fifties and Sixties vinyl dancefloor killers and exotica at a secret bamboo hide-away!
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Get tropical – three London Tiki highlights

September 30, 2013 |

What better way to combat the onset of autumn – hello there grey, rainy days – than with some tropical flair and Fifties Tiki fun? Here are three London Tiki highlights guaranteed to cheer you up.
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For Mid-century homeware fans: The Vintage Home Show

September 5, 2013 |

If you love Mid-century furniture, retro lighting, ceramics, vintage textiles and artwork, then the Vintage Home Show is for you.
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A great Saturday market: Spitalfields Affordable Vintage Fair

July 26, 2013 |

Spitalfields Market opened its gates on a Saturday for the first time in 200 years last year, launching a regular monthly vintage fair there.

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