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[Sale] National Trust Vintage Clothing Sale 2015

Yesterday I had the very great pleasure to price up the latest donations for the annual National Trust vintage clothing sale. It’s always a treat to see all the wonderful pieces, and the generosity of the donors gives me great heart too. So many nice things – this year we have some special wedding and evening gowns from the ’30s, brand new and unworn ’40s high heels in big sizes, lots of designer handbags and a silent auction for two ’60s Chanel couture skirt suits as well as hundreds of good quality ladies and menswear from the last hundred years.…

[Market] Strictly Vintage at the Northcote Town Hall – and ’20s talk.

Dates for the upcoming Strictly Vintage markets have been announced – as you may know, the SV is a collaboration with Circa Vintage and the Take 2 Markets and we aim to bring you the best vintage at the best prices – with an added bonus for the next two markets of a presentation by myself! What: The Strictly Vintage market When: Sunday 20th July, 10am to 3pm (12pm: Talk on 1920s ladies fashions, presented by Nicole Jenkins) Where: Northcote Town Hall, top of Ruckers Hill, High St, Northcote. Tram out the front, Merri and Westgarth train stations near by.…

Vintage-a-fair: the annual Ballarat Vintage Fair

It’s that time of year again – Get there early for the best buys. The Ballarat vintage fair is one of the best regional vintage fairs with great prices. Bring cash as there is no EFTPOS available. There are still some stalls available – phone 5331 9130 if you’re interested in trading. What: Vintage-A-Fair, a vintage, retro and designer clothing fair. When: Saturday 20th September, open 10am to 3.30pm Where: Brown Hill Hall Humffray St. North, Ballarat Cost: $2 entry

[Market] Strictly Vintage at Northcote Town Hall

Coming up soon is the first Strictly Vintage market for the year. It’s a simple formula – the best vintage in Melbourne, at the best prices. We keep the costs down for the traders which means better prices for the buyers. All in the fabulous Northcote Town Hall, with a tram out the front and a train down the hill. It’s a winning formula and a great day out. Organised by Take 2 Markets and Circa Vintage. I’ll be bringing a selection of frocks that will all be $50 each, including some great cotton prints and the lovely frock below…

Preloved Clothing Sale

One from the in-box: “A dear friend of mine has Pompe’s Disease and are forever trying to raise funds for the Association for research. If you could post the below for your following it would be great.” I love a good cause and this one lets you snaffle great vintage pieces whilst supporting the fight against illness. What: Pre-loved Clothing Sale When: Saturday 12th October, 1pm to 5pm Where: Cheltenham East Community Centre, Follet Road, Cheltenham (Melbourne) Cost: gold coin entry – free glass of bubbly on arrival! All funds raised go to The Australian Pompe’s Association. UPDATE: I originally…

Strictly Vintage market – Northcote Town Hall

Can’t wait for this event – the best vintage in Melbourne, at the best prices. All in the fabulous Northcote Town Hall, with a tram out the front and a train down the hill. What could be better? Organised by Take 2 Markets, Rina tells me that there a few stalls left if you’d like to join the traders – just send her an email and she’ll give you the details. Circa Vintage will be there, bringing a new batch of frocks for your perusal. What: Strictly Vintage, just great vintage at bargain prices! When: Saturday August 3rd 10am to…

Strictly Vintage Market – get ready for the next one

Recently we attended the Take2 Markets “Strictly Vintage” event at the Northcote Town Hall and it was a great day – thought you might like to see some pics. I’ve seen a lot of vintage events in Melbourne and this one was by far the best: great venue, great location, great sellers with something for everyone – just good quality vintage from 1890-1990 at bargain prices. Only $5 for buyers to get in and $130 for sellers to trade, there’s more cash in your pocket for what’s important – buying fabulous fashions. The next event is on August 3rd and…

Introducing Strictly Vintage – a new vintage market

Hi all, Rina (Take 2 Markets) and I are organising a new vintage market that combines the winning formula of Take 2, but focusing on affordable vintage for fashion lovers. No frills, just well priced and fabulous fashions! The first event is planned for next month at the wonderful Northcote Town Hall – here are the details: What: Strictly Vintage, a new event for the discerning vintage fashion enthusiast When: Saturday May 25th 10am to 3pm. Where: Northcote Town Hall, top of Ruckers Hill, High St, Northcote. Cost: $5 Circa will have a stall of course, and I hope to…

Sydney Rock ‘n’ Roll & Alternative Market

From the in-box: The Sydney Rock ‘n’ Roll & Alternative Market is The Ultimate Subculture Market with over 60 amazing live music culture related stalls extending over 3 levels indoors and outdoors. Fans of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Rockabilly, Goth, Ska, Metal, Punk, Alt. Country, Swing, Burlesque, Roller Derby and more are all catered for. The market features Rock ‘n’ Roll, Alternative and Vintage Fashion for men, women and children, Jewellery, Accessories, Record’s, CD’s, DVDs , Books, Art, Collectables, Food stalls, a vintage vehicle display, children’s activities, live music, DJs and a whole lot more. Plus The Rechords will be launching…

Circa Vintage sale at Take 2 Markets

We’re also having a sale – despite my best intentions, Circa still has too much stock to fit into the new salon so we’re joining the next Take 2 Market to offer you some bargain priced treasures. What: Circa Vintage at Take 2 Markets – dresses (1930s to 1980s) from $30! When: 10am–3pm, Sunday 26th August. Where: Northcote Town Hall, High St, Northcote. More information: see the website. Here’s a pic from the Take 2 website – thanks Rina! I’m looking forward to being a part of Take 2.