REtrose: “Foil yourself happy”

REtrose is the online vintage brand with a super cool modern-day twist. Yes. We are talking foil-toed brogues and reworked shirts with shiny collars. Want to know more? REtrose is the lovechild of Textiles graduate, Emma Rees, 24. She tells … Continue reading

INSIDE: Studio 54 Furnishings

Studio 54 Furnishings is a vintage and retro furniture brand stationed at Cardiff Fashion Quarter. Founder, Beth Thomas, 27, speaks to The Lady is a Revamp in an in-depth interview. From the New York clubbing scene to the sales of Formica tables and Desperate … Continue reading

INSIDE: The Little Shop of Vintage

On the eve of the shop’s first anniversary, founder Geraldine James, 47, shares The Little Shop of Vintage with The Lady is a Revamp. Founded in February last year, the brand is built on fascination, nostalgia and a passion for … Continue reading

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

INSIDE: Vintage Vision

Number 52 Frogmore Street sits quietly painted blue in the busy market town of Abergavenny. Vintage coats and dresses are elegantly staged in the bay-window, wrapped in gorgeous furs and telling tales. Say hello to Vintage Vision, social enterprise, workshop and … Continue reading

Ffrili Jilli’s bespoke bloomers

Colourful bloomers hang on rails with frilly bottoms and purses made from bicycle inner tubes are piled up in a rummage box. This is the work of Ffrili Jilli, Cardiff’s latest vintage brand with an exciting twist. The concept derived from … 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