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London’s best vintage NYE parties

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Just when you’ve got Christmas under wraps – presents bought, mince pies made, cards sent – and you think you can breathe a sigh of relief, you realise you haven’t made New Year’s Eve plans. It’s a time for nostalgia and a good old fashioned knees up so naturally there are plenty of vintage-themed parties [...]

The Vintage Collections 15th Feb, Vintage Fashion Fair 2015

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11am -5pm £4 entry (£2 with NUS card) 10am £5 entry to trade buyers only Find all the great designers under one roof this fashion season at Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair Where will you find fashion from the likes of Chanel, Dior, Vivienne Westwood and Yves Saint Laurent all under one roof this coming fashion week? [...]

1950′s Fashion

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It’s time for another ‘CVFF quick guide to…’ and we’ve finally reached the middle of the 20th century to dive head first into an era that began to shape the fashion system we know today! We explored at the end of the 1940s how Christian Dior invented the ‘new look’ in Paris and by the [...]

Vintage Wonderland Fair Review

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Well, that’s it folks, our last fair of the year has been and gone but what a great fair it was! The torrential rain didn’t dampen our Christmas spirit and we finished off 2014 in style. We stocked up on Christmas presents for our nearest and dearest and we couldn’t resist a party dress (or [...]

The perfect gifts at our Christmas fair

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We’ve started to notice that twinkle in the air that comes around at this time of year – or is it just the dazzling presents coming to Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair next weekend? There’s a fantastic selection of gifts for him and for her as well as mince pies and Christmas jingles from the beautiful [...]

Movember inspiration!

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Until recent years the moustache had become a vintage relic. Now the grooming trend is back in style thanks to charity initiative Movember. The organisation seek to ‘have an everlasting impact on the face of men’s health’ by asking men around the world to grow a moustache for the month of November to raise money [...]

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 [...]