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Tips to rescue damaged vintage clothing

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Unique designs, quality craftsmanship and fascinating stories are why we fell in love with vintage, saving these beautiful pieces of fashion history from landfill sites is why we stayed in love. Eco superheroes don’t wear lycra bodysuits, they wear 1950’s twin sets and pearls, 1960’s Biba mini dresses and 1970’s Thea Porter kaftans. The vintage [...]

Vintage moments at London Fashion Week ss16

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It’s been a historical season for London Fashion Week as the first time the industry event has been held at the Brewer Street car park in Soho. It’s not the only thing historical about the event though. In fact, every season we host The Vintage Collections at Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair and regular guests include [...]

Autumn Fair 25th October, Vintage Fashion Fair 2015


London Vintage Award nominee Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair announces autumn fair Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair, which was recently nominated for Best Vintage Fair at the London Vintage Awards, will host its autumn fair on 25th October. As a fair that is often noted for our high standard of traders and great atmosphere by the press [...]

September Fair Preview

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 We’re hanging up the bunting, digging out our favourite records and getting ready to peruse the rails of our favourite vintage traders who have spent the last couple of months searching and stocking up on autumn styles. Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair returns from our summer holidays on 13th September for The Vintage Collections in celebration [...]

Matt Redmond at Clerkenwell

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We have seen many solo artists over the last few years in our much loved Tea Room des Artist performing jazz classics, swing, early chamber music and even close-harmony trio’s. At next Sunday’s fair we are very excited to welcome Yorkshireman Matt Redman. Former guitar prodigy, music-director, composer and a performer in demand, specialising in guitar, [...]

Annie’s Vintage comes to Clerkenwell

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After a break for the summer, Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair is back! Our fashion week special, The Vintage Collections, is just two weeks away with a number of fantastic traders old and new. Each of our traders is individually vetted for authenticity and quality so we’re excited to introduce you to a fresh face at [...]

Be a vintage model for a day…

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  Be a model for a day on a vintage fashion shoot… Come and say hello to one of our NEW traders at The Vintage Collections on Sunday 13th September. Skylon Creative/Photographic are offering a complete ‘one-stop-creative-shop’ for Retroheads and Vintage Entrepreneurs. Whether you are a large organisation, small business or sole trader, getting your [...]

Top 5 vintage wedding dresses

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Congratulations, you’ve almost made it through wedding season! Though we’ve over-indulged on cake and spent the equivalent of a week’s holiday in the South of France on gifts, there’s nothing quite like the magic of a wedding. We get a taste of that magic all year round at Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair as we’ve always [...]

Designer Biography: Jean Varon


It’s less than a month until our next fair! For our September edition of The Vintage Collections at Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair, we’ve launched a suitably stylish campaign. It only seemed appropriate to dress our model in a classic London designer for this campaign as we’ll be getting warmed up for London Fashion Week at [...]

Fashion Moments in 20th Century Literature

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There are countless iconic costumes and stylish characters that have emerged from television and film throughout the 20th century but what about those costumes and characters we imagined ourselves? Literature is full of fashion moments and the beauty of them is that they will all look slightly different in each of our minds. Sometimes though, [...]