Hello March! Our Vintage Line-Up

Call the police – it appears somebody has stolen the first quarter of the year! They say time flies when you’re having fun, and with a crazy-busy start to our vintage 2016, we simply can’t believe that we’re already heading in March.

The vintage fun isn’t letting up for any of our three brands – Judy’s Affordable Vintage Fair, The Vintage Kilo Sale or The Furniture Flea. Read on to hear what we have in store for you this month…

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Judy’s Affordable Vintage Fair
With an ethos of affordability, the formula for our fairs is a simple one; gather premiere vintage traders from all over the UK, check them for affordable, eclectic vintage stock and gather them together in the biggest cities across the UK. Expect everything from the 20s right through to the 90s – mens and womenswear, homeware and accessories, all topped off with lashings of cake from our exclusive tea party provider. Here are our dates for March –

5th March – Nottingham Trent Student’s Union (RSVP here)
12th March – Oxford University Catholic Chaplaincy (RSVP here)
19th March – Birmingham Custard Factory (RSVP here)
20th March – Clapham TA Centre 73 Kings Avenue (RSVP here)

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The Vintage Kilo Sale
Join the UK’s longest-serving vintage kilo sale for tonnes of retro fun. Pick and mix 1000s of mens and womenswear items from the 1970s-90s – all seasons and styles – and pay just £15 per kilo. Weigh more, pay more; weigh less, pay less. What’s not to love?

12th March – Liverpool Guild of Students (RSVP here)
13th March – Manchester The Union MMU (RSVP here)
20th March – Bristol Paintworks (RSVP here)

10978545_10153072229581798_6924005862900749957_nThe Furniture Flea
Founded in 2010 from a gap in the market and some serious love for old-world furnishings, The Furniture Flea covers furniture and homewares, textiles and electricals, a showcase of decoration from the fifties and beyond, all bound by affordability. Visitors can expect a good selection throughout the UK and to never go flat-pack again!

12th March – Leeds Corn Exchange (RSVP here)
20th March – Bethnal Green York Hall (RSVP here)

The Vintage Kilo Sale comes to Manchester!

 

Greetings vintage fans!

This weekend, we said tundra be damned, grabbed an extra layer and headed North West way for a rather special new event – The Manchester Vintage Kilo Sale!

A sister venture of Judy’s Affordable Vintage Fair, the premise is a simple one: pair up with Europe’s largest vintage wholesaler, cart over 10 TONNES of vintage clothing to one location and let you lot have it for a measly £15 per kilo. With queues snaking through the door, we handed the camera over to event manager and all round good egg Emily [pictured above] to take some snaps. Picking her faves, here’s what she found…

‘In spite of the weather, spring prints were in abundance, from sweet floral pastels to the totally tropical. Daring to brave the cold and drop a layer or two, this skirt was a favourite – perfect for picnics, bare legs and a saunter about town!’

‘Despite being the time of year when coats and jackets should be cast to the back of the wardrobe, fair-goer Judith bagged herself a bargain with this belted suede coat. We loved the utilitarian colour [grey – goes with everything!] and how it nipped in at the waist, giving a sense of shape to the silhouette.’

‘Our favourite find of the day, the lovely Michelle finds some maroon pantaloons worth swooning over! Paired with a sixties blouse [and that hair!] we’re a little jealous that we didn’t spot them first!’

And so, there we go -a wonderful day at the Kilo! Thanks to all who came out and, to see when we’ll be coming to you, be sure to take a look here!

Retro Regards,

Judy HQ x

MADchester

Manchester Manchester Manchester. How you have stumped us. Like Goldielocks, we’ve hopped around venue after venue – too small, too dark, too many traffic wardens – just looking for that fairy tale setting to call home.

Setting up shop at the HMV Ritz, we’ve found a happy ending! With over 800 shoppers, coming across for the day, we LOVED it!


DJs, balloons, sale rails and traders galore, here’s our fave photo of the classic Ritz Ballroom in full swing…


WHAT A DAY! Manchester, we’ll be back in the Autumn for more fun and games. Until then, we bid you adieu.

 

xVVx