Winter Fair Preview
Sunday 24th November Freemasons’ Hall, 60 Great Queen Street, London, WC2B 5AZ £5 entry (£2 with NUS card)
We’re feeling festive! It’s our last fair of the year this Sunday 24th November just 4 weeks before Christmas! It will be your last chance to pick up sensational dresses for the party season and gather all your winter wardrobe essentials from under one roof. With such a great selection for him and for her, we hope you’ll find that something special that you won’t find on the high street. Shop local and shop vintage this Christmas to stand out from the crowd and for a gift that has authenticity and meaning…
With over 50 of the very best cherry-picked traders they’ll be a great selection of antique and vintage fashion, accessories and textiles for you to browse and tick off your Christmas shopping list.
Many of our regular traders are back including Lynda Ryan with designer fashion from the likes of Chanel and Prada, Pigsty Vintage with all those fabulous 70’s labels and prints, Isobel from Luxe Vintage London who specializes in designer jewellery, bags and silk scarves in their original boxes from brands such as Hermes & Chanel, Chichirara Vintage with unique fashion vintage pieces to include labels like Marimeko, Comme Des Garcons and Galliano, perfect for the discerning fashionistas and lot’s of cozy knitwear from oversized sweaters to multicoloured scarves to snuggle up in. Lady Janes Vintage Bandwagon has a penchant for knitwear by 70’s designer Mary Farrin, rare Zandra Rhodes pieces and those boho party dresses from labels such as Biba, Ossie Clark and Janice Wainwright whilst her hubby Nick Reed Film Posters will have lot’s of rare poster art from film to fashion, music and propaganda. Rebecca Sweeting brings her exquisite early 20th century womenswear, accessories and tribal pieces all ready-to-wear and ripe for reinvention. Cloud Cuckoo Land will have costumes and early century womenswear including New Year’s Eve-ready flapper dresses. They’ll be everything from designer labels with great prints such as Gianni Versace cowl neck blouses to 1950’s cigarette pants with sequin piping on London Vintage stand and certainly not last on our roster of regular traders or least, Dottie Annie’s Vintage will have you dripping in fabulous costume jewellery from names such as Myriam Haskell to designer gems from Dior.
New to our fair is Black Pearl Vintage London specializing in antique and vintage womenswear. Julia will be bringing lot’s of fabulous winter coats, capes and jackets from 1900s through to 1970s this Sunday alongside some gorgeous 1930’s dresses.
Naomi Leigh of Vintage Bedazzle returns this Sunday from her buying trip in LA with LOT’S of jewelicious costume jewellery as well as antique clothing and Victorian capelets too.
Bag the bag! HDO Vintage are back with PLENTY of antique and vintage bags in all shapes and sizes for all style preferences. The perfect accessory to finish off this season’s outfits.
Atelier Vintage London will have frocks and jumpsuits to turn heads 360 degrees on NYE like this fabulous Jean Varon number as well as deadstock shoes from the 60s & 70s.
Need a winter coat? The Catherine Collection will be bringing you everything from 1960s bespoke capes to faux fur 70 coats, tweeds and 90’s Burberry macs. All in immaculate condition!
Vintage and ‘upcycled vintage’ menswear is all the rage right now and Herbie Mensah Vintage does it so well. He’ll have fresh stock from his buying trip in NY for the vintage aficionados as well as new pieces from his much loved collection of reworked vintage. Suits, separates, overcoats and jackets.
Just adding accessories to your outfit can dress it up. These fab Chanel clip on earrings will definitely do just that and more. Check out at Charm Vintage for quirky unlabeled as well as known designer jewellery brands. The perfect stand to pick up some gifts too!
It’s getting cold out there and this 70’s luxe gilet from House of Provenance will be among stylist Frank Akinsete’s collection. Perfect over a maxi dress this season and he’ll have plenty of those too.
Audra’s Brooches who were recently featured in Vogue, will have plenty to spruce up your winter coats from 1930’s bakerlite to 50’s diamonte and huge 1980’s Butler & Wilson jaguars. Add some sparkle to your frocks too with these fabulous 70’s disco belts.
Gigi’s Dressing Room are for the 1st time unleashing some of the dresses that were only for hire to include this rare 70’s Frank Usher. The sleeves, the cut, the fabric! This is one of his earlier couture pieces coming on Sunday…
When you’re all shopped out for yourself with vintage and sustainable outfits for the season you can pick up some gifts that have authenticity and meaning too starting with one of The Old Watch Company timeless pieces. A gift with great provenance and one that certainly won’t double up under the tree.
Nick Reed Film Posters will have our walls decked with everything from from film to fashion, music and propaganda posters so something for everyone’s taste and decor.
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See you this Sunday 24th November for our LAST fair of the year! x