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A Lady and Her Bike

Pride of place in our new Bury St Edmunds showroom is a very special bicycle that belonged to a very special lady- Joan Mower. In 1937 aged 14 Joan was gifted this charming bicycle by her brothers, cherished and used religiously for the following seventy years of her life. From her daily commute to frequent […]


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Buy Vintage Be Green

In todays world we are surrounded with so many beautiful things, yet there is still the demand for more to be made… By buying vintage we are being resourceful and responsible,  which helps to protect the environment by consuming less and reuseing more. If we take a look at the classic items from the generation […]


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Coronation Mugs

Here’s a wee collection of Coronation and Royal Wedding Mugs, for you to enjoy.


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Vintage 2011

What a jolly good time we all had at Vintage this year. Three days at the Southbank in London dressed up in 60’s and 40’s attire, with hair by Batise and make up by Benefit we felt like starlets from a film set. This is one of the most exciting things of being at Vintage. Everyone loves the […]


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Vintage Style Hire

For the last couple of days Hannah and I have worked like the clappers … Getting ready to launch the Vintage Style Hire range, we have photographed from field to field full of beautiful vintage props. Not wanting to give too much away, but here’s a little taster of our last 2 days. This Vintage […]


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A Workshop With Tom Keane

After scrumptious pastries for breakfast, we settled into our Edwardian chairs set amongst period furniture on the middle floor of Chiswick Auctions. Tom Keane started the seminar talking about the history of British furniture and how it evolved during times of war and peace, available timber and generally how tastes changed during different reigns. Next […]


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Babycham Glasses

One of our most searched for products is the classic Babycham glass and we love it too. The iconic coupe glass familiar on the set of old Holywood movies. Apparently the original coupe glass shape was modeled on the breast of  Marie Antoinette. There has been a few designs of the Babycham glass, first three […]


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Knoll Bertoia Diamond Chair

The diamond chair was designed by Harry Bertoia in 1952, as part of the wire sculptured lounge seating. Bertoia worked closely with Knoll to make sure his designs were produced faithfully to his exacting standards. Bertoia went on to win designer of the year 1955, USA. Certificate of Merit, American Institute of Architects. And Design […]


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Vintage Seed Packets

I’ve always loved old seed packets, the older the better. Early ninetenth century are  my favourites, companies like Peter Henderson & Co and Lovett’s. These early seed packets are similar to posters, beautiful typography, with rich coloured flowers enticing you to grow these wonderful blooms. I think my love for seed packets began as a […]


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Homes & Antiques

This month Homes & Antiques magazine, is a vintage special. There’s some great 50’s dresses, to choose from you’ve gotta love a 50’s number.  Ideas for a vintage Christmas, I would of liked to of read more about this. So tomorrow I will go on a blog hunt and see what I can find. I […]


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Vintage at Goodwood

What a jolly good time we all had at Goodwood, in it’s first year. The festival was set up by Wayne Hemmingway, celebrating 5 decades of British cool. It would of been great to arrive in a vintage car. Dressed in our 60’s dresses we first of all had a make up lesson in the […]


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