• How to tell if Umbro is vintage

    How to tell if Umbro is vintage

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    Umbro has acquired the moniker the ‘Dior of football’ for being the apparel providers for some of footballs most iconic moments. They sponsored England in their 1966 World Cup victory and sponsored the 14 of the other 15 teams that competed at that World Cup. So working out which Umbro is vintage and which isn't is a problem spanning over a century, here's our guide...
  • How to tell if Lee is vintage

    How to tell if Lee is vintage

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    Like many denim brands of this time, the 1950s saw a shift towards pop culture fashion for Lee, and classic brand partnerships with stars of the day such as James Dean and Marlon Brando. Since then, Lee has been a popular brand in the world of pop culture fashion.
  • How to clean a vintage leather jacket

    How to clean a vintage leather jacket

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    You’ll be pleased to know that there are some fast and easy ways to clean and treat your vintage leather jacket that will leave it looking new for a long time to come, just simply follow these steps with care.
  • How to tell if Champion is vintage

    How to tell if Champion is vintage

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    Finding its beginnings in 1919, brother Abraham and William Feinbloom started a knitwear company that sold clothing wholesale called the Knickerbocker Knitting Mills. Having created some of the most incredible sportswear for a century, it's important to be able to identify the vintage from the modern, here's how...
  • Designer Profiles: Balenciaga

    Designer Profiles: Balenciaga

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    Cristóbal Balenciaga was a Spanish dress designer who created elegant ball gowns and other classic designs who also had a reputation as a couturier of uncompromising standards and was referred to as "the master of us all" by Christian Dior.
  • What is a vintage kilo sale and are they worth it?

    What is a vintage kilo sale and are they worth it?

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    We’ve all seen them… fashionable people. The people that always seem to have a new outfit on; a new leather jacket, last week it was black, the week before brown, this time it’s red. Most of us would assume they’re spending huge sums of money to get this kind of wardrobe, but these people have a little trick up their sleeves, a trick that...
  • How to style and wear vintage t-shirts

    How to style and wear vintage t-shirts

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    How to style and wear vintage t-shirts Humble, yet striking, the vintage tee is already a staple in many of our closets. BUT, if you are still on the fence and looking for inspiration, LOOK NO FURTHER! t’s safe to say, when it comes to the coveted vintage t-shirt there are three main contenders. The graohic tee: favoured for its diversity, expressivity, and uniqueness, it’s...
  • How to tell if Wranglers are vintage

    How to tell if Wranglers are vintage

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    Wrangler is one of the world’s oldest manufacturers of denim. Since 1904 it has created durable denim products, many of which have become iconic. Wrangler denim jackets and jeans have stood the test of time and continue to be very popular to this day. So here's our guide on how to tell if your Wrangler are vintage.
  • Designer Profiles: Halston

    Designer Profiles: Halston

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    Halston was an iconic American clothing designer who rose to international fame in the 1970s. His minimalist, clean designs, often made of cashmere or Ultrasuede, were a new phenomenon in the mid-1970s. He created relaxed urban lifestyle clothing for women that was much loved however it was the sexy, yet elegant dresses he designed that became a staple for disco lovers and redefined American fashion.
  • How to soften vintage t-shirts

    How to soften vintage t-shirts

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    T-Shirts are everywhere. BUT there is nothing like wearing a vintage t-shirt. Not only does the piece give you an instant sense of accomplishment for finding such a gem, but whatever vintage t-shirt you’ve found - a concert t-shirt. Statement wardrobe piece. Fan apparel. A comfy pyjama top. You know that piece is proof you’re doing your part to live sustainably, at least with...
  • How to tell if Tommy Hilfiger is vintage

    How to tell if Tommy Hilfiger is vintage

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    A global pioneer of American style, Tommy Hilfiger has spread everything the makes US preppy style cool all around the globe. Whilst Tommy Hilfiger is a relative newcomer when it comes to American fashion labels, some of its original designs have quickly become some of the most iconic pieces of vintage around.
  • Designer Profiles: Giorgio Armani

    Designer Profiles: Giorgio Armani

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    Giorgio Armani is an iconic clothing designer in fact regarded as one of the best the world has ever seen, who has expanded his empire to include restaurants and hotels. His popularity skyrocketed in America in the 1980s with the debut of men's 'power suits'.
  • Why buy vintage clothing?

    Why buy vintage clothing?

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    The short answer - vintage shopping would give you more pleasure than “modern” store shopping, not only would you fill your wardrobe with stylish pieces at bargain prices, but it’s also the best way to explore your creativity, stay unique and save planet Earth. So why not give it a try?
  • Get the Look: Legally Blonde

    Get the Look: Legally Blonde

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    Legally Blonde is the pinnacle of chick flicks. Not only is this film genuinely hilarious, but it also tackles a common stereotype women frequently have to overcome. Being blonde and more broadly being overtly feminine.
  • How does vintage Nike fit?

    How does vintage Nike fit?

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    To keep up with the everchanging world of sportswear, Nike has revisited the way it clothes fit many times over the years. The way vintage Nike fits and feels is very different to the Nike being made today, and here’s our guide on how to navigate this change.
  • Designer Profiles: Donna Karan

    Designer Profiles: Donna Karan

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    From the start, Karan made it her mission to "design modern clothes for modern people." With an increase in women entering the professional workforce, Karan's timing proved to be impeccable. In 1988, Karan, recognizing the need for a more affordable fashion line, launched Donna Karan New York (DKNY)
  • How to tell if Adidas is vintage

    How to tell if Adidas is vintage

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    From its humble beginnings as a cobbler and shoe designer, Adidas caught it’s break when it provided the kits for the winning German world cup team in what was dubbed the “miracle of Berlin” in 1954. After this monumental moment, the legendary sportswear was firmly set on a path to become the titan we all know and love today!
  • Designer Profiles: Karl Lagerfeld

    Designer Profiles: Karl Lagerfeld

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    In 1975, Karl Lagerfeld became the first fashion designer to introduce a perfume, “Chloe” without having his own label. Finally, in 1984, Lagerfeld created his own fashion house, but it was his work at Chanel that saw him internationally recognised as the "Kaiser" of fashion.
  • Guide to vintage shopping In Manchester & London

    Guide to vintage shopping In Manchester & London

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    There's no doubt that both Manchester and London have claimed top positions in the fashion industry. London’s long been a melting pot for vintage couture and is rife with choice, whilst Manchester, although not at quite the same scale as London, has evolved a vintage scene at a rapid pace, and is now firmly on the map with the likes of it’s quirky Northern Quarter, known for being...
  • Get the Look: Mean Girls

    Get the Look: Mean Girls

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    Mean Girls is arguably one of the best chicks flicks to ever grace the silver screen. Not only does it show the harsh realities of school life that are not often seen in a comedic light, but it has also been the source of many memorable quotes and scenes that have become iconic pop culture moments.
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