Clerkenwell Established in 2009, Showcasing 50 of the very best dealers in 'quality' vintage apparel. The vision behind Clerkenwell was a vintage ‘experience’ offering not only 50 of the finest traders from all over the globe but on-the-spot alterations, a vintage salon, personal shoppers & vintage style experts, resident artists, a florist & live music.
The Vintage Collections – Sunday 8th September 11am-5pm £5 entry (£2 with NUS card)
Freemasons Hall, 60 Great Queen Street, London, WC2B 5AZ
Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair returns in September with The Vintage Collections. The 1st fair of the new season, 1 week ahead of London Fashion Week. They’ll be a buzz in town as fashionistas start flocking in from all over the globe to London’s most celebrated event. So be sure to pop this show in your schedule and pick up a piece of fashion history with styles spanning over 100 years of fashion. Many of which inspire the catwalks today.
Open to all, the shopping event will be the first fair of the new season at the stunning Freemasons Hall in Covent Garden, conveniently located for locals, tourists & designers seeking out the fashion capital’s famous vintage scene.
Browse 50+ traders, cherry-picked for their excellent design eye, and plethora of choice including womenswear, menswear, accessories, childrenswear, and homewares, hailing from the Victorian era through to the 1990s. Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair offers up pieces that are right on trend as well as unique cuts and patterns that will be snapped up by design teams searching for new season inspiration. Whether you’re looking for a one-off special piece, or designer labels for less, this is where you’ll find your new season wardrobe with labels like Dior, YSL, Biba and Ossie Clark making a regular appearance on the rails at the fair.
Silky Drawers, our on-the-spot alterations service will be on hand to revamp your existing wardrobe or give your new vintage purchases a tip n tuck so they fit like a glove.
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 VintageUK 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.
Summer Fair – Celebrating 10 Years! Sunday 12th May 11am – 5pm £5 (£2 with NUS card)
Freemasons Hall, 60 Great Quenn Street, London, WC2B 5AZ
Join us for our Summer Fair celebrating 10 years, proving that vintage clothing is not the latest trend but the demand for fabulous clothes from decades past is here to stay. So get ready to peruse over 50 traders in the stunning Freemasons’ Hall offering fashion, accessories and textiles from 1900s-1990s.
As our birthday present to you, we’ll be offering competitions to win FREE tickets plus goody bags for the 1st 20 customers.
So come and raise a glass of fizz with us as we celebrate our 10th anniversary this May! Now one of London’s longest running vintage fairs, we only get better with age.
Attracting the most stylish customers, design teams and some of the very best vintage traders from around the UK and internationally there’s something for all sizes and style sensibilities.
It’ll be the last chance for vintage fashionistas to shop one-of-a-kind styles from our cherry-picked traders offering pre-loved womenswear, menswear, accessories and sourced from all over the globe to top up your holiday wardrobes.
Whether you’re looking for boho looks for the festival season, elegant ensemble for all the weddings you’ll be attending or great swimwear, we’ll have plenty of fabulous flattering styles available.
Join our facebook event to win FREE tickets and updates HERE
Our Spring fair is upon us just in time for your new season wardrobe! So get ready to peruse over 50 traders in the stunning Freemasons’ Hall this Sunday offering fashion, accessories and textiles from 1900s-1990s.
Inside our stunning NEW home in the heart of Covent Garden we have returning traders, many of which have been with us since the very beginning and new traders ready with the latest additions to your wardrobes.
Meet our NEW traders and see our top pick of gorgeous spring dresses heading to our fair on Sunday. From Edwardian lawn dresses to 20’s flapper dresses, Biba, Bus Stop, Ossie Clark, Mary Farrin and more…
Nataliya Cumming’s joins us for the very 1st time with antique and vintage handwoven textiles, womenswear & menswear from Ukraine. These beautiful embroidered linen dresses will be among her collection curated especially for our fair as well as antique sheepskin coats, blouses, shirts, knitwear and textiles for your home. Nataliya also organizes wonderful bespoke tours with a textile twist to Ukraine where you can experience the life, culture and traditions through food, nature, music, folklore, art and craft giving you a really authentic taste of their rich cultural heritage. Shop with Nataliya on Sunday and book a tour www.experienceukraine.co.uk
Embroidered Linen Dresses
Next up on our roster of traders is Alison Mills who returns to our fair this Sunday with a well coveted collection of vintage womenswear & accessories from 1920’s -1970’s along with designer labels from Christain Dior to Courreges, Thierry Mugler, Jean Muir and other British design for 60s & 70’s fashion. We welcome Alison back this weekend after a short sebatical and look forward to browsing this stand full to the rafters of iconic and collectible pieces.
Vintage trader and collector S K Vintage stalled out on Camden Passage for years before opening her shop in Kentish Town. Sarah returns to her love of markets and fairs this month joining our family of traders for our spring fair with a well curated selection of womenswear and accessories covering all eras focusing on great prints at affordable prices.
”The worlds most stylish vintage eyewear from the late 1950s through to the early 90’s” Yep! Finally Ed and Sarna Vintage Eyewear leave their virtual shop to stall out at London’s leading vintage fair with iconic frames for the fashionistas. Peruse over 200 styles this Sunday. There really will be something for everyone like these
1980’s Anglo American La Scalas
Dreamy florals… 1930’s Harrods floral silk and chiffon two piece. Perfect for wafting around in at this summers garden parties or Port Elliot festival. One of our regular traders and stylist to the stars, Frank Akinsete returns this Sunday will rails of pretty from all four corners of the globe.
Medley Bazaar will have all the colours of spring on their rails starting with this line up of designer labels: Cacharel, Bernard Freres and YSL. A favourite with stylists, collectors and fashionistas with a passion for fabulous prints. They’ll be some fab Diane Freis coming too…
The much loved Viva Vintage Jewl has been trading at our fair since we launched nearly 10 years ago. Founder, Nicky Press will be bringing these 80’s shoulder dusters by designer Malcolm Morris to our Spring fair this Sunday along with lot’s of pretty stirling silver rings and Deco delights.
Carefully curated genuine vintage fashion, restored to it’s former glory so you can have a wardrobe as individual as you are… Honeykins Vintage are back with some fun, colourful, printastic vintage silhouettes including this cherry blossom embroidered bomber jacket with stripe cuffs…perfect to pop over this seasons vintage boiler suit!
A myriad of colours and prints on these beautiful silk scarves. Gisela Barrington returns to our fair on Sunday after a short sebatical with lots of fresh stock for your Spring wardrobe. Expect to find womenswear, accessories, textiles and trimmings…
This beautiful French organza dress will be among many more on London Vintage stand. Founder Sarah Horrillo returns to our fair fresh from her recent buying trip in France with rails of fabulous prints, maxi dresses and Dioresque ball gowns.
Another long standing trader and favourite among design teams, collectors and dealers is Maycottage Prints offering womenswear from 20’s & 30’s lame jackets and shawls to flapper dresses, blouses, accessories and kimonos like this beautiful sky blue one. Make sure you find time to browse this stand on Sunday!
Stylist, antique and vintage dealer Rebecca Sweeting offers fashion, accessories, textiles and trimmings from as early as the 1830s to 1930s. This exquisite 20’s organza raspberry ruffles dress will be among her collection curated especially for this Sunday’s fair
Chichirara’s Vintage Shop will be rocking up all the way from East Dulwich with lot’s of vintage and pre-loved designer pieces. Expect to find quirky one-off gems as well as on-trend pieces. Founder Heather Johns has a real eye for design and detail.
Lest not forget the boys… There will plenty of menswear from Simply Vintage, Paulo Portobello, The Market Cartel, Frank Akinsete, June Nevin and Molly Hopkins from WW1 memorabilia to tour jackets, 1930’s duffle coats, Mod gear, Americana and French workwear.
1950’s Netted Polo Shirt
1960’s/70’s Leather Patchwork Jacket
See you on Sunday for our Spring fair! For further info hop on over to our event HERE
Spring Fair Sunday 7th April 11am-5pm £5 entry (£2 with NUS card)
Freemasons Hall, 60 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, WC2B 5AZ
The next edition of Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair takes place on Sunday 7th April, marking nearly 10 years since its founding and making it one of the longest-running and most respected fairs in London.
Recognising the need for the fashion capital to have a premium vintage event in Central London selling unique pieces from little known-brands to pre-loved designer labels such as Chanel, Dior, Biba, and Vivienne Westwood, Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair is establishing itself as the go-to fair for fashion lovers. Already a top destination with industry insiders including design houses, stylists, costume designers and more, our aim is to further cement ourselves as an essential service to the industry, with the important role that vintage plays within it, while also creating an enjoyable shopping experience for London’s style enthusiasts.
Fair-goers can expect to find 50 traders selling womenswear, menswear, accessories and textiles dating from the Victorian era to 1990s
March forward in style! Sunday 3rd March 11am-5pm £5 entry (£2 with NUS card)
March Madness! Spring is nearly here which means it’s time to clear out our closets, Mothering Sunday is coming up and the first 10 customers get ‘2 for 1 entry’ to our next fair on Sunday 3rd March; do you need more reasons for you and your friends to top up your wardrobe at Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair this weekend?! Well, probably not, but we certainly have lots more to tell you about!
If you missed our February fair, you missed out on AMAZING one-off vintage and designer labels at affordable prices. Design houses, film wardrobe, stylists, celebrities, journalists and bloggers came together with the capital’s vintage lovers scoring pieces from the Victorian era right through to the 1990s street wear and couture. Designer labels included Dior, Chanel, Ossie Clark, Biba, Burberry and more, with plenty of fresh stock arriving for March in time for a mid season wardrobe overhaul.
Expect to find womenswear, menswear, accessories, textiles and trimmings with prices starting at £5 to over £100 there will be something for everyone!
A few new names join our roster of cherry-picked, quality traders serving you womenswear, menswear, accessories and textiles. First up on our list is Shelley Dukes of Atelier Archive Vintage with womenswear from 1930’s to 1970’s with a penchant for 60’s & 70’s styles and prints. This will be their 1st London fair in many years so look out for their collection.
Molly Hopkins of Vintage Relics has been trading for over 20 years on the festival circuit as well as fairs further afield offering womenswear, menswear, accessories and textiles dating from Victorian era through to 1970’s. We welcome Molly to our family of traders adding to the eclectic mix of styles spanning decades of fashion.
Alongside her is Mike Forman of The Vintage HQ with menswear & womenswear from 1940’s to 1980’s with occasional pieces from other eras selected by label, uniqueness and age.
Looking for womenswear and accessories from 1950’s -1970’s? Claire Burgett joins our fair for the 1st time all the way from Brussel’s Design Market with Cilla’s Vintage. Expect to find lot’s of bold prints and unusual details on handbags, scarves and jewellery.
On the subject of prints…Fuji Maeda returns to our March fair from her recent buying trip in Japan with a stunning collection of vintage and antique kimono’s.
The Market Cartel‘s stand was mobbed at our previous fair so get there early to pick up one-off vintage menswear and womenswear from 1920’s through to 1980s. They’ve just received a huge shipment of stock from the States all of which will have 1st dibbs at our March fair.
Simply Vintage returns with menswear for men and women. Whether you’re looking for oversized overcoats, tour jackets, 90’s street wear or Military pieces Jack Glover will have you and your beaus wardrobe sorted.
Last but not least on our list of NEW traders is Sara Ibrahim with a well edited collection of womenswear and accessories for the contemporary girl looking for on-trend vintage pieces to mix up with modern finds.
Many of you be will returning to your firm favourites at our March fair like Lady Janes Vintage Bandwagon, Rebecca Sweeting, Cloud Cuckoo Land, London vintage Chichirara Vintage, Medley Bazaar and Luxe Vintage London to name but a few who will have sourced items especially for you.
Freemasons Hall, 60 Great Queen Street, London, WC2B 5AZ
Covent Gardens latest Vintage Destination Pops Up For A Pre Spring Style Shopping Spree On 3rd March
Following the success of Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair’s pre London Fashion Week fair at our new venue, Freemasons Hall, we return on Sunday 3rd March.
If you missed our February fair, you missed out on amazing one-off vintage and designer labels at affordable prices. Design houses, stylists, celebrities, journalists and bloggers came together with the capital’s vintage lovers scoring pieces from the Victorian era through to the 1990s street wear. Designer labels included Dior, Chanel, Ossie Clark, Biba, Burberry and more, with plenty of fresh stock arriving for March in time for a mid season wardrobe overhaul.
Freemasons Hall, 60 Great Queen Street, London, WC2B 5AZ
After our Christmas break we’re back with our 1st fair of new season this Sunday 3rd February. The Vintage Collections is our much celebrated biannual fair 2 weeks ahead of London Fashion Week in our fabulous Central London venue, Freemasons’ Hall, in Covent Garden. We’ll have styles spanning over 100 years of fashion that inspire contemporary collections and the best designer vintage labels.
Whether you’re on the hunt for new-season inspiration, sourcing one-off pieces for your next photo shoot or need a fresh wardrobe update our 50+ traders will have you sorted from head to toe with sensational vintage fashion, accessories and trimmings. Our traders have years of combined experience and knowledge from product development for major fashion houses, costume design for theatre, film and television, as well as styling for fashion editorial, music videos and celebrities.
Regular customers to our fairs will no doubt have their list of favourite regular traders picked out for this Sunday’s vintage shopping spree. Discover some new traders to our fair this Sunday too such as Deborah Wolf Vintage, Catherine Newton, Lelong Designs, Simply Vintage, Heidi Miller and The Old Watch Company along with returning traders Vintwear, The Saturday Dress, Crystal Vintage, Gigi’s Dressing Room, Hope & Harlequinn and Vintage Gisela. From Victorian capes to 1920s flapper dresses, 60’s, 70’s & 80’s Dior and 70’s Ossie Clark dresses, Chanel handbags, French workwear, American men’s apparel and 90’s streetwear & couture, our cherry-picked traders cater to every style hunter.
Our on-the-spot alterations team will be on hand so you won’t have to compromise on the dream dress. There is nothing they can’t do to ensure your new purchases fit like a glove. From simple hems, to zips, new linings or some tlc to your existing wardrobe.
New traders and our top picks for this Sunday’s fair:
Deborah Woolf Vintage
Deborah has been collecting and selling at fairs, museums and markets for over 30 years and opened her London shop 10 years ago selling womenswear and accessories specializing in 60’s & 70’s British fashion as well as French and American design from 1920s through to 1950s. Deborah will be bringing some of her coveted collection along with vintage menswear, trimmings fabrics and shoes to include labels such as Bus Stop, Dior and YSL…
Chloe Lefay founder of Crystal Vintage returns with some Stella pieces with a focus on prints and Label Love such as this iconic British design team – Ossie Clark and Celia Birtwell
New to our fair Jess Lelong of Lelong Designs brings an exquisite collection of Art Deco and Art Noveau jewellery. Some that have been restored to their former glory and other pieces designed and created using original Deco pieces in a contemporary style.
Next up on our fine roster of traders is The Saturday Dress with a really eclectic mix of fashion and textiles but mainly fashion. Kate has a great eye for detail being an artist as well as a vintage fashion collector and dealer with quirky one-off inspirational womenswear as well as original on-trend pieces like these two patchwork beauties…
Simply Vintage join us for the 1st time with uber cool on-trend menswear from 90’s street wear to 80’s designer pieces, 70’s disco shirts and American 1950’s embroidered tour jackets. Expect to pick up labels such as Fendi, Burberry, YSL, Lacoste and Fila.
Team one of these disco shirts or a Fila sweatshirt with one of Luxe Vintage London‘s Chanel bum bags you’ll be totally hip and totally now. Isobel returns to our 1st fair of the season this Sunday with lot’s of designer bling from Chanel jewellery to belt bags, shoulder bags, purses and key rings. Many styles that haven’t been repeated so hard to come by.
Catherine Newton joins our family of traders with antique and vintage menswear, womenswear, childrenswear and accessories. Catherine will also be styling our mannequins for The Vintage Collections this Sunday with pieces from The Catherine Collection dating from 1900s right through to 1990s. Everything is available to purchase!
The Antique and Vintage Wardrobe return with off the scale vintage fashion and accessories from Chinese opera headdresses to 20’s flapper dresses, tiaras and HUGE Deco velvet bags like this one! This stand is a favourite with collectors, design teams and celebrity stylists.
Joining The Antique and Vintage Wardrobe stand for the 1st time will be The Old Watch Company with highly collectible wrist watches for him and for her from 1920’s Movado platinum and diamond cocktail watches to rare 1950’s Bulova automatics and classic gold Omega’s all with there original cases.
The Dior exhibition opens this weekend and Galina Sherry founder of Gigi’s Dressing Room returns with womenswear and accessories dating from 1930’s – 1980s to include some original Dior pieces like this gorgeous 1960’s cocktail dress. Katy of My Vintage Gift will be joining her with some of her ‘breakfast in bed’ vintage crockery sets all boxed up and ready to go. What more could a girl want!
Whilst still on the subject of Dior and the most anticipated fashion exhibition in London this year we welcome back one of our much loved traders London Vintage with a vast collection of womenswear and accessories from 1920s-1980s to include this stunning 1950’s Toile de Jouy dress.
Costume designer Heidi Miller will be offering vintage textiles, trimmings, accessories and clothing she has amassed over the years for period film and television productions specializing in mainly 1960s-1980s apparel with labels such as Missoni and Donna Karen.
Lastly the lovely Freddie’s Flowers will be stalling out in our foyer. A nice addition to vintage fashion and so uplifting! Pick up some info from the team and get seasonal flowers delivered to your door every week.
Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair returns in February with The Vintage Collections. The 1st fair of the new season, 2 weeks ahead of London Fashion Week. They’ll be a buzz in town as fashionistas start flocking in from all over the globe to London’s most celebrated event. So be sure to pop this show in your schedule and pick up a piece of fashion history with styles spanning over 100 years of fashion. Many of which inspire the catwalks today.
Open to all, the shopping event will be the first Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair of the new season at the stunning Freemasons Hall in Covent Garden, conveniently located for locals, tourists & designers seeking out the fashion capital’s famous vintage scene. The stunning Art Deco Freemasons’ Hall is regularly used for fashion shows, most notably, the Fashion Scout emerging designer catwalks during London Fashion Week, who will be preparing to host another season.
Browse 50+ traders, cherry-picked for their excellent design eye, and plethora of choice including womenswear, menswear, accessories, childrenswear, and homewares, hailing from the Victorian era through to the 1990s. Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair offers up pieces that are right on trend as well as unique cuts and patterns that will be snapped up by design teams searching for new season inspiration. Whether you’re looking for a one-off special piece, or designer labels for less, this is where you’ll find your new season wardrobe with labels like Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Biba and Ossie Clark making a regular appearance on the rails at the fair.
Our on-the-spot alterations service will be on hand to revamp your existing wardrobe or give your new vintage purchases a tip n tuck so they fit like a glove.
We’re feeling festive! It’s our last fair of the year on Sunday 25th November just 4 weeks before Christmas! It will be your last chance to pick up a sensational party dress and vintage gifts galore. 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 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, June Nevin with classic menswear, Nicky Press from Viva Vintage Jewels who specialises in designer jewellery from brands such as Givenchy, YSL & Chanel as well as cultured pearls and art deco pieces, Heather Johns from 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. Luxe Vintage London will be going all bling with original 70’s & 80’s designer handbags in mint condition, silk Hermes scarves in their original boxes and Chanel jewellery, Paulo Portobello will have the boys well kitted out from head to toe in American & Canadian vintage apparel, French workwear and military pieces. 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. Rebecca Sweeting with 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.
Joining them will be some fantastic new names to the fair.
Chelsea Vintage Couture is the stand to stop by to pick up some truly luxurious Christmas gifts. Pre-owned French designer clothing & accessories from 1970s-1990s. Pieces so on-trend you would think they were made yesterday but of course with quality and craftsmanship of yesteryear.
Lucy Ead of Claith is a textiles, fashion and accessories dealer with a passion for antique and tribal textiles. They’ll be bringing a great selection of textiles, trimmings, antique mens & womenswear and folkloric dress.
Aubourg Vintage debut at our Christmas Special with their fantastic range of cherry-picked vintage apparel from 1930’s through to 1980’s to include labels such as Jean Muir & Missoni.
Marlene Williams will be bringing a well curated selection of vintage womenswear, accessories and textiles from 1950s through to 1970s.
Designer, manufacturer and collector Jan Woodford joins us with her personal collection gathered over the years that has inspired the catwalks today. Womenswear, accessories, sewing patterns and buttons galore from the 50’s-80’s.
Anje Dietze of Top of the Shops Vintage will be bringing an array of vintage womenswear from 1960’s – 1970’s boutique labels and high end women’s fashion like this fabulous 70’s pop Deco print ruffle skirt designed by Celia Birtwell.
With even more exquisite womenswear and accessories,
Naomi Leigh of Vintage Be Dazzle Jewellery will be a must-visit for those Christmas shopping with an array of antique and costume jewellery dating from as early as Deco rings to 1970s enamel pendants and 80’s bling as well as handbags to die for all sourced from her recent buying trip in LA.
Henrietta Burton of Swans & Donkeys will be trading with us for the very last time with a really beautiful collection of jewellery mainly early to mid 20th century to include Victorian to 70’s disco and antique and vintage womenswear all with great Provenance. What’s more everything comes beautifully packaged and ready to pop under the tree.
Nick Reed returns with a selection of uber cool poster art to deck your halls this Christmas. Perfect for the film buffs, rock n roll fans and graphic artists. What’s more there’s still time to get them framed in time for Christmas.
On top of that we’ve got some familiar faces returning once more. We’re warmly welcoming back Smashing Things with stunning antique & collectible jewellery, haute couture and vintage handbags, Chota Bazaar with novelty Christmas brooches and a great range of quirky 1970s styles, Fola Solanke with her well coveted collection of womenswear and accessories dating as early as 1900-1970s, the lovely Joanna Smyth of Banana Orange Vintage with fabulous prints and fantastic original sewing patterns and last but not least the hardest working woman in the industry…Sarah Horrillo aka London Vintage with everything a girl could need dating from 1920s-1980s.
So, what are you waiting for? Purchase your pre-booked tickets to our Christmas fair on 25th November HERE
Join our facebook event HERE for 1st dibbs on anything we post before the fair and pick it up on Sunday
Tickets are also available on the door at £5 (£2 for students). We’ll be at Freemasons’ Hall, 60 Great Queen Street, London, WC2B 5AZ from 11am until 5:30pm. See you there!