Taking titles and song lyrics by The Smiths illustrator Chris Thornley (aka Raid71) has made a series of visual interpretations that he has turned into posters in the style of vintage Penguin books. Using the tools of a Wacom Tablet, Illustrator, and plenty of caffeine, Thornley’s playful style sees him continually experiment with film and music to re-imagine new works.
Last December we featured some bang-on-trend items from Frock On Vintage in our festive fashion piece. Over the past year this up and coming label has gone from strength to strength and is now available to buy from the upper level of Topshop in Birmingham’s Bullring. CONTINUE READING THIS POST >
Fashion blogger’s around the world are gaining serious props from brands on the High Street and beyond with their personal and unique takes on style and trends. Getting flown to the Fashion Weeks they are even bumping print fashion journalists off the front rows. These online-savvy, fashion conscious writers / photographer posts their pictures, thoughts and opinions on the latest fashions for the whole world to read.
This Saturday (March 5th) the Old Library at Birmingham’s famous Custard Factory will be home to The Vintage Fair. With 40 stalls selling men’s and women’s clothing, accessories and homewares, a vintage tea party and a vintage hair salon- there is something for everyone. CONTINUE READING THIS POST >
Frock On Vintage is a new addition to the swanky Zellig building at Birmingham’s Custard Factory. Stylist Pam Cheema set up the company to offer people an easier way of purchasing vintage fashion without having to sift through endless rails or even step out of the front door. Pam wanted to encourage people to go beyond the High Street and embrace their individual style without having to break the bank. She hand selects all the garments, often spending days at a time scouring the country to ensure that her customers have a choice of the very best one-off vintage finds.