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How to have a vintage Halloween

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The witching hour (or should we say evening) is upon us and it’s time to enjoy some fiendish tomfoolery for Hallowe’en. Filled with traditions and superstitions from yester year, some have been lost but many have survived or developed through to the present day. Started 2,000 years ago in Britain, made big by the USA [...]

Oscar de la Renta Tribute

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Just three weeks after the fashion world said goodbye to the legendary Chloé founder Gabby Aghion, it is mourning the loss of another hugely influential vintage name in fashion. Oscar de la Renta passed away on 20th October aged 82. A classic gentleman who created the kind of dresses little girls dream about and that [...]

Christmas Fair 23rd November, Vintage Fashion Fair 2014

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Vintage Wonderland Christmas Special! Sunday 23rd November 11am – 5pm £4 entry £2 with an NUS card The pressure to buy a special and meaningful Christmas present can be overwhelming, but Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair is here to help. Our last fair of the year takes place just in time to check off some names [...]

What to look forward to at our autumn fair!

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Who already has their ticket to Sunday’s fair?! If you’re looking to revive your autumn wardrobe, you won’t want to miss out. There’s still time to buy tickets in advance online ( or pay in cash on the door. We’ve got over 50 stalls of drop-dead-gorgeous vintage, the perfect spot to put your feet up [...]

The Best Vintage Autumn Photo Shoots


  Our autumn fair returns next week full of must-have vintage pieces to see you through the season in style. To offer you a little inspiration ahead of your shopping spree, we’ve dug out some of our favourite editorials from previous decades to discover the looks and pieces that looked great then and still look [...]

Tribute to Gaby Aghion founder of Chloe

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Gaby Aghion may not be a household fashion name but the legacy she’s left behind is. The fashion world poured in their tributes this week for the Chloé founder who died at the age of 93 last weekend. Chloé’s spring/summer 15 show went ahead the day following Gaby’s death at her wishes. Among her dying [...]

Vintage Beauty Trend Report AW14

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We’ve seen that the catwalks are full of vintage inspirations for autumn/winter 14 (just read our trend report) but what about the hair and makeup to match? Proving that the beauty world is no less susceptible to trends coming back around – and really, why would you mess with the tried and tested classics anyway [...]

Knitwear Chanel to Westwood

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Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair had the pleasure of attending the VIP preview of the Fashion and Textile Museum’s new exhibition ‘KNITWEAR Chanel to Westwood’ this week. The museum on Bermondsey Street, founded by Zandra Rhodes, is one of our favourite places to be educated and inspired by the history of fashion in an intimate space [...]

Autumn Fair 19th October, Vintage Fashion Fair 2014

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Brighten up your autumn and revamp your wardrobe at Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair Sunday 19th October 11am-5pm £4 entry (£2 with NUS card) There’s no need to feel gloomy that the summer is over, it’s time to get excited about a new knitted two piece, a winter fur coat and some lace up ankle boots [...]

The Vintage Collections fair preview

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The Vintage Collections returns to Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair to celebrate London Fashion Week and offer you a beautiful setting to browse and buy authentic pieces from the 20th century which still inspire the catwalks today. We’re pleased to introduce you to some brand new traders who will be arriving in style at The Old [...]