The Vintage Event, Balham – this weekend!
I’m probably ridiculously behind but I’ve just heard about The Vintage Event in Balham this weekend and it sounds more than a little bit exciting! Might even convince Mr Maitha to come with me!
What? The Vintage Event aims to bring together carefully selected dealers who specailise in on-trend and fine vintage clothing and accessories. from the 1940s right through to the 1980s. The event promises to bring together not only shopping and live music but also a BBQ (take note Mr Maitha) workshops, hair & beauty pop-ups, a pop-up gin and tea room and DANCING!! Honestly, what more could you possibly want?!
Where? 7-9 Ramesden Road. Balham, London SW12 8QX
When? Sunday 14 August, 12-6pm, FREE ENTRY!
Who? Here are just some of the people who’ll be there:
Frocking Fabulous; Forsaken Dreams; Hannah’s Vintage; Jen’s Vintage Emporium; Kiss My Cakes; Love Alexander; Oh So Retro; Peacock Vintage and The Vintage Studio.
- Miintage http://www.miintage.com – ‘Miintage is the alternative to the high street. It offers you the opportunity to own beautiful, unique vintage pieces that are inspired by today’s trends, versatile, and can be worn on a day-to-day basis. Each item is lovingly handpicked and if necessary tweaked, adjusted or re-worked to ensure your purchase is looking its best. The boutique currently runs through ASOS Marketplace and pop-up shops throughout the UK.’
- Phigment http://www.phigment.co.uk – ‘Phigment Pop Art Emporium is an independent British creative studio, based in London. We specialise in unique, exciting and quirky artworks, in the form of T-Shirts, framed prints and one-off pieces. The entire collection is exclusive to Phigment, and absolutely everything is made in small, strictly limited quantities.
- Annie in the Attic http://www.AnnieintheAttic.co.uk – ‘A treasure trove for hand-picked vintage clothing, accessories and stuff we love from the 1940s – 1980s’.
- Handmade Homecrafts http://www.HandmadeHomecrafts.co.uk – ‘Creating beautiful and unique items for your home from recycled vintage materials. We scour the markets, boot sales and grannies attics for beautiful fabrics which are no longer loved or used. Then hand craft these into new items ready to have a whole new life to be loved and cherished again.’