Victorian & Edwardian - 2/6 - The Vintage Guide To London
While London has plenty of new and cool barber shops offering a premium service and old school razor cuts, there are still some traditional shops that have been going for over a hundred years. Here are three traditional barbers that have been around for well over a century.
London is an antique city encapsulated within the 21st century. Wrapped in a veneer of modernism and technology, the capital exudes antiquity from every crack and corner. Precarious tenements rub shoulders with glass fronted shopping centres and there are buildings which date back to a time when the cars parked outside them would have been something out of science fiction.
London is a beautiful city with vintage coursing through its very veins; you just have to know where to look…
Spitalfields Market opened its gates on a Saturday for the first time in 200 years last year, launching a regular monthly vintage fair there.
Emily Wilding Davison was a champion for her cause and the only woman to risk and lose everything for women’s suffrage. 2013 marks the centenary of her tragic death on 4th June 1913 at the Epsom Derby.
Anita’s Vintage Fashion, Accessories & Textiles Fai is a perfect opportunity for anyone looking for textiles and vintage fashion from the 1800’s to the Eighties such as Sixties chiffon, Fifties dresses in fabulous prints as well as Victorian white cottons and Thirties lace and beading.
Dreamed up by long-term collaborators Vicky Butterfly, Dusty Limits and David Harris, The Black Cat Cabaret draws inspiration from the absinthe-soaked heyday of Montmartre’s dark and daring cabaret underworld.