INSIDE: Vintage Gem

Vintage Gem is owned by Mother and Daughter duo, Pat Nilsen and Gem Symes. Opening in April 2011 on Station Road in Radyr, this adorable little shop sits on a passion for boot-sales, flea markets and auctions. Gem tells us … Continue reading

The Sealed in Time collection

Sealed in Time offers vintage goods in handmade frames. Kris Roach, 26, barters for collectables and then seal waxes them before framing. Following in his fathers footsteps, Kris has had a passion for vintage from a young age, after attending … Continue reading

AW14 woven at Robyn Coles

Amongst sampling for AW14, showcasing at private appointments in London and Paris and working daily on bespoke pieces at the Cardiff store, Milliner, Robyn Coles is spinning a Welsh accent onto this falls collection. Inspired by vintage styles and fabrics, … Continue reading

A Slightly Wobbly vintage Christmas

Slightly Wobbly Designs was established in October 2012, it offers a range of light-hearted illustrations currently in the form of prints, cards, mugs, and aprons. Its most recent designs have been sold in independent vintage stores around Cardiff. Behind the … Continue reading

Cardiff’s experts reveal how to look after vintage

This post was inspired after many vintage buyers told The Lady is a Revamp they didn’t know how to properly take care of classic leather jackets and fur coats, so we asked Cardiff’s experts how to maintain antiques when there’s no … Continue reading

INSIDE: Cardiff’s Central Market

Dig a bit deeper into Cardiff’s Central Market and you will find rows of trilby hats, a jumble of up-cycled Welsh tapestry and a retro collection of home-made print tees. Residing inside the walls of the old victorian building, this … Continue reading

INSIDE: Household attics

If the wonders of Womanby Street or the magic inside Hubbard’s Cupboard can’t drag you out into Cardiff’s wet weather this weekend, don’t worry, The Lady is a Revamp has a few tricks up her sleeve. One of our favourite … Continue reading