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The Vintage Guide To London | December 18, 2017

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The vintage photographer – Gordon Ayres

October 19, 2010 |

Vintage photographer Gordon Ayres has been photographing the Thirties, Forties and Fifties vintage scene for over 20 years.
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Get your old-fashioned sweet fix at Suck & Chew

October 14, 2010 | 7.7

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Suck and Chew on East London’s Columbia Road has got to be a real treat for anyone with a sweet tooth. From its candy-coloured shop front to the many old-fashioned treats displayed all around, the shop is a multicoloured wonderland of nostalgic sweeties: if you like cola cubes, rhubarb and custards and handmade organic truffles then you’ll be in heaven.

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Retro inspired charm at The Painted Lady

October 13, 2010 |

The Painted Lady, a quaint little hair and beauty salon on Redchurch Street just off Brick Lane, offers vintage-inspired hair styling for ladies.

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Bringing vintage cool to Kings Cross: Drink, Shop & Do

October 13, 2010 |

Drink, Shop & Do is a design shop and café bar just around the corner from King’s Cross station selling products from emerging designers alongside vintage furniture and home wares.

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Old-fashioned glamour: What Katie Did lingerie

September 30, 2010 |

If you just can’t get excited about the cheap corsets and unflattering shapewear the highstreet has on offer but still want to recreate the perfect vintage shape, head to What Katie Did.
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Book review: London Calling – A Countercultural History of London since 1945

September 26, 2010 |

Writer Barry Miles, once the head of the Beatles’ spoken word label Zapple and co-founder of the Indica Books and Gallery where John first met Yoko, has compiled a fascinating history of London’s underground and countercultural movements in the decades following the Second World War.

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