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Summer Fair Preview Celebrating 10 Years!

We really hope to see you this Sunday 12th May at our Summer Fair celebrating ’10 years’ of bringing you the best vintage under one roof! Get ready to peruse over 50 exhibitors stands in the stunning Freemasons’ Hall offering some of the best antique & vintage fashion, accessories and textiles hailing from 1900s-1990s.

This Sunday is our final fair before closing shop until September so vintage fashionistas this is your last chance to get your ideal vintage summer wardrobe. We have returning traders, many of which have been with us since the very beginning proving that the demand for fabulous clothes from decades past is here to stay as well as new traders with the latest additions to your wardrobes.

Shop one-of-a-kind styles from some of the best traders in pre-loved womenswear, menswear, accessories and textiles from all over the globe to top up your holiday wardrobes. With over 50 traders to choose from and prices starting from £5 to over £100 there will be something for everyone!

Our regular traders who are always a favourite with our loyal shoppers will be getting into the summer spirit. London Vintage will be bringing plenty of novelty print dresses, French Nicoise hats and 1950’s bombshell summer bathing suits. Gisela Barrington has summer styles for both women and children, while Paulo Portobello and The Market Cartel will have the gentlemen sorted with workwear, denim, tour jackets, lot’s of American apparel and boaters. May Cottage Prints has style inspiration covered with their early century collection of chiffon print dresses, intricate beading and separates, all perfect for wafting around Porlock Festival to the sounds of Jazz and those summer garden parties with a cocktail in hand. Viva Vintage Jewels will have your outfits complete with stunning 20th century costume jewellery to really turn heads by the pool. The Antique and Vintage Wardrobe has plenty in the way of dreamy 1930’s dresses and statement hats and hair pins to bring a sense of occasion to any outfit. Luxe Vintage London bring their highly sort after 80’s & 90’s designer accessories to include some limited edition pieces by Chanel, YSL, Lanvin and Dior… Lady Janes Vintage Bandwagon will have the ultimate boho festival wear from labels such as Biba, Janice Wainwright and Ossie Clark. Chichirara Vintage brings a whole myriad of 70s, 80s and early 90s designer pieces from Anna Belinda to Betty Jackson, Kenzo and Comme des Garcons as well as unusual brands with a focus on design and print. If you’ve got a love for labels, especially 70’s ones then you’ll love Crystal Vintage UK collection of designer pieces from labels such as Jean Muir, Lanvin, Zandra Rhodes, Bill Gibb and Ossie Clark to name but a few. If you really want to turn heads at the summers festivals Pigsty 71 will be bringing fantastic palazzo pants, Hawaiian prints, jumpsuits and visors.

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

They’ll be some NEW traders for you to discover too among our fabulous roster starting with Cleo Vintage offering uber cool 70’s and 80’s womenswear and accessories with a penchant for cuts, tailoring, prints and knitwear. Audra’s Brooches offering antique and vintage brooches from the 1880s-1980s and anything else you can pin, clip or fasten so that includes hair accessories, suit wear and earrings. Audra enjoys finding interesting objects to be used to display her unusual items which are all available to purchase too. Alamode Vintage Boutique are coming up from Herne Bay for the day with vintage womenswear, accessories and textiles dating from Edwardian to 1970s. We’ve had a sneaky peak and they’re bringing some really pretty pieces exclusive to our fair just perfect for the summer months. Clarendon Vintage are coming down from Leicester with a carefully curated collection of womenswear, menswear, textiles and accessories dating from 1900s through to 1980s exclusive to our Summer Fair. Lot’s of great prints and 50’s swimwear! Only antique and vintage fine clothing, accessories and jewellery can be found on Rebecca Tomlinson‘s stand specializing in 19th Century, 20th century and fashion forward early 21st century pieces. High Society has the ultimate festival wear with a focus on prints and ethnic pieces whilst The Old Watch Company brings classic timeless wrist watches for him and for her. Looking for something to really turn heads at this summers festivals?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What’s new? We welcome Heather Mchale, founder of Silky Drawers to our fair. Heather will be showcasing some of her beautiful vintage lingerie collection whilst giving your new vintage wardrobe some nifty nip n tucks. Heather McHale, lingerie designer-maker and vintage re-styler created the Silky Drawers clothing brand. Her unique handmade garments and party pieces embrace Slow Fashion with zero waste. Designs, aiming for comfort, relaxation and celebration. An early influential design success was a purchase by Rock Legend Courtenay Love! Heather will be on hand to make sure your new vintage purchases from the fair fit like a glove with her on-the-spot alterations service. You can bring in your existing vintage wardrobe too for some tlc or revamp tired garments to make them more current #HeirloomsnotLandfill

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We’d also like to take this opportunity to say a very big thank you to our long-term traders who have been with us from the very start and have helped make Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair what it is! We couldn’t have done it without you and we can’t wait to see you again on Sunday. Thank you to all those that have joined us along the way and loyal customers too. Keep shopping local, shopping ethical and sustainable…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

See y’all on Sunday for our Summer Fair. Pre-book tickets HERE

Join and share our facebook event HERE for competitions, up to date info and style steals

Charm Vintage Jewellery, Lady Jane’s Vintage Bandwagon, May Cottage Prints, Viva Vintage Jewels, June Nevin, Vintage Gisela, Martha’s Closet, Retrouve, Debbie Carniglia, London Vintage, HDO Vintage, The Vintage HQ, The Antique and Vintage Wardrobe, Jane Kuria, B.Luxo, Paulo Goncalves, Jean Whelan, The Antique and Vintage Wardrobe, Chota Bazaar, Honeykins Vintage, Rebecca Sweeting, Cloud Cuckoo Land, Naomi Leigh, Chichirara Vintage, Hope & Harlequin, Vintwear, Jeanne Pacella, Bibi Dunsford, Dani Smith, Rita Wallace, Chloe Lefay, Michail Grekas, Fuji Maeda, Maycottage Prints, Medley Bazaar, Frank Akinsete, Nicola Chinn, Retrouve, Luxe Vintage London, Deborah Woolf Vintage, The Saturday Dress, Lady Jane’s Vintage Bandwagon, Nick Reed, Kerry Atwood, Dot and Doll, Simply Vintage, Lynda Ryan, Debbie Carniglia, Trend Listre, Ginger Bygones, Charm Vintage, Kim Gladwin.