Vintage clothing celebrated.
Vintage lovers, get ready for the time of your lives. Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair is back this Sunday, 12th of May. This means over 50 traders with ‘quality’ vintage clothing and ‘authentic’ designer pieces under one roof.
With venders from famous fashion houses such as Dior, Westwood, Yves Saint Laurent and Ossie Clark, and tailors including celebrity alterations expert, Kirstie Robinson providing advice and on the spot alterations, this weekend’s Vintage clothing Fair is the place to be for vintage fashionistas.
This Sunday marks the 4th anniversary of the Vintage clothing fair and it looks set to be the biggest yet. Vintage lovers can expect highlights such as 1940’s frocks at affordable prices from Hillary’s Vintage, No:40 Vintage, Bimp Tulip and Ooh La La’s roving boutique all the way from Paris.
Lovers of 60’s vintage clothing can shop for 1960’s on-trend collections from Divine Intervintage, Naz Jackson, Gin Lane Vintage and Paula Brindle. For the ultimate personalised gift, seek out Charm Vintage Jewellery who will be displaying their wares of one off jewellery pieces.
In addition to the clothing, accessories and jewellery on sale; the fair will also feature the unique Vintage Salon where attendees can learn how to perfect the make-up and hair looks from particular periods.
Not to be missed is Mini Moon, the only vintage manicurist in town, who will be re-creating nail looks that will take you back to the drawing rooms of Downton Abbey with the 1920’s half-moon look amongst the many on offer.
Finally, London based clothing and lifestyle brand Retrobates will officially launch its capsule collection at the Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair this weekend.
Visitors can also browse, buy and unwind at The Tea Room Des Artistes – the fair’s onsite quintessential tea-room serving delicious afternoon treats while being serenaded by renowned jazz chanteuse, Noelle Vaughn.
Date: 12th May 2013
Venue: Old Finsbury Town Hall
Time: 11am – 5pm
Price: £4 with NUS Concessions £2.