70s - 3/13 - The Vintage Guide To London
From 1890s Rimmel cosmetics to 1970s chopper bikes, The Museum of Brands in Notting Hill brings together over 150 years of commercial design and advertising history.
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?
If you love Mid-century furniture, retro lighting, ceramics, vintage textiles and artwork, then the Vintage Home Show is for you.
Spitalfields Market opened its gates on a Saturday for the first time in 200 years last year, launching a regular monthly vintage fair there.