• 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...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • How to get the smell out of vintage clothes

    How to get the smell out of vintage clothes

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    You know that smell that fills charity shops and vintage warehouses and lingers even after you've taken an item home for well over a week? Yes, the dreaded "vintage smell". Well it's a lot easier to cure than you might think. Here's how...
  • 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!
  • 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...
  • How does vintage Adidas fit?

    How does vintage Adidas fit?

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    Over the years Adidas has updated its design and the silhouettes of their clothes many times. And whilst they’re incredible at keeping up with broader trends in fashion, this means that the Adidas from the 80s and 90s fits very differently to the Adidas made today. Here’s our guide on how vintage Adidas fits.
  • What is a vintage t-shirt?

    What is a vintage t-shirt?

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    Whilst it’s pretty clear what makes a t-shirt a t-shirt, what is less clear is what makes a vintage t-shirt vintage. Some people would tie vintage to a time period and might say that any t-shirt that’s 15 years or older is vintage. Others would say that a vintage t-shirt is one that can be identified by its tag, the fabric blend, and the...
  • How to tell if Nike is vintage

    How to tell if Nike is vintage

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    Nike has been providing athletes with the optimal sportswear for athletic performance for over 50 years. It’s emergence as a powerhouse in fashion began in the mid 80s with its partnership with Michael Jordan. This helped propel Nike into a brand that you would wear as fashion instead of just sportswear.
  • The art of caring for vintage clothes

    The art of caring for vintage clothes

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    From a cheeky vintage Nike sweatshirt, all the way to a bold 80s Adidas track jacket, our favourite vintage gems need to be cared for. So, if you want to make sure your most treasured garms have more years ahead of them than behind them, here's how to care for your vintage clothes...
  • How to tell if Carhartt is vintage

    How to tell if Carhartt is vintage

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    Carhartt is the GOAT when it comes to workwear. Many challengers have come and gone, but very few have the staying power and storied history of Carhartt. Carhartt has prided itself on creating clothing that is so durable that you might even find some of the original pieces it made when it started back in 1889.
  • What are adjustable rings?

    What are adjustable rings?

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    What are adjustable rings and why are they quickly becoming a popular alternative to traditional rings? The unique design means they can be reshaped to the perfect size for every hand.
  • Our favourite vintage fashion blogs

    Our favourite vintage fashion blogs

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    Do you yearn for vintage clothing knowledge? The kind of knowledge that will take your style to the next level? Well look no further because here is our pick of the best vintage clothing and thrifting blogs around.
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