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    c. 1930s painted silk collar, boxed with note of provenance.

    As summer comes to a close, The Antique and Vintage Wardrobe is busily curating stock for the first fair of the season. The Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair opens its doors on Sunday 9th September at 11.00am and is not to be missed. With 50+ of the very best vintage dealers in the country, it is the perfect place to find those unique items that will make you stand out from the crowd this winter. If you find an item you love but it doesn't quite fit, fear not, as the extremely talented Jonathan Loe from Faustus London will be on hand to alter items so that they fit to perfection.

    The Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair is conveniently located in the Freemasons Hall, 60 Great Queen Street, just a quick walk from Covent Garden or Holborn tube stations.  There is also free parking in the surrounding streets. 

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    c.1940s beaded dress 

  2. A vintage traders life is never easy. The constant need to source interesting and unusual pieces results in many hours trawling through shops, fairs and private homes in the hope that a real treasure will be unearthed. The hard work pays off though, with the very best finds often being snapped up within hours of being sourced. Here are a few of our recent favourite finds...

    C.1950s box bag with Squirrel clasp (SOLD)


    c.1930s Chinoiserie handbag (SOLD)


    c.1950s Liberty and Co silk scarf turban (SOLD)


    c.1970s Jean Varon Maxi Dress