Trendy Vintage Jackets/Coats this AW2013

Usually, i love hunting for vintage pieces in and out of London, at vintage fairs, markets, vintage shops etc. At the same time i=I have been browsing the net for more inspiration on Vintage Jackets or coats for this autumn and winter season. I cant get enough of them, still i can not have them all :). So i am sharing with you my exclusive finds online.


Anything you find here is available at this time and might be sold in a few days times. So if you find something you like, best thing is go for it as quick as possible. Vintage items are unique unlike what you buy in the shops, its pretty hard to find another person with the same piece, and that is why an exquisite piece usually won’t be on display for that long: (click on caption to go to site)

1940s Lillie Anne wool and velvet coat
Stunning 1960s Fur Collar Green Boucle Swing Coat

Rocking Biker Jacket/ Asymmetric Blazer- Grange Meets Minimalism

 Classy Vivienne West Wood Camel Hair Swing Coat 3/4 Jacket 50s style

 Glamourous Vintage Mink Fur Stole 1950s-60s Shrug

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AW 13 Vintage Finds

Autumn winter season can be a little gloomy (when it does descend upon us); luckily there is a slight delay in its arrival, thanks to global warming- its a catch 22. Wrapping up in style can make Autumn/Winter such a fun season to. As an avid collector of vintage fashion among other things, I have been out foraging for vintage Autumn/Winter frocks. coats and accessories.


First item I found was this trendy Echtess Leder women’s Retro Vintage Tan leather jacket from the 1980s. It was “the” fashion piece to have in those days.

First time I wore it, family and friends could not stop complimenting on it. I found this gorgeous piece of vintage fashion at the infamous +Old Spitalfields Market Vintage Stalls -V&S Boutique. Once I laid my eyes on it, I knew I was going home with it…

Jacket falls Flatteringly on Waist and ties with a leather belt 

Beautiful patterned silk lining, gives it that exquisite edge

Cannot wait to wear it. x

Daisy Blu Wedding Guest Books and Accessories

I love surfing the net for extraordinary handmade, vintage or antique items. Whilst browsing i came across Diasyblue-JUST STUNNING; these are hand crafted, Custom Photo Albums/ Guest Books / Journals.


The inspiration for Daisyblue designs comes from sheer elegance and fine detailing of vintage linens & embroidery.

The individuals behind this mastermind are Diana and Susan- sisters who have always had a taste for arts and crafts from when they were very young. They get pleasure out of creating things with their hand, crocheting, embroidery, sewing knitting was always a favourite past time; Painting, They also loved Interior design and Re-purposed Art.
At some point in their creative journey they started creating hand beaded note cards which they sourced to local retail shops. 
Personalized Petite Photo Album Keepsake
This went so well the sisters started including Photo albums, Photo keepsakes, Guest books, Pen sets and Journals. Each Daisyblu product is hand crafted with love and exquisite attention to detail. 
Guest Book Vintage Inspired Beaded Black Lace on Ivory
With the Christmas holidays swiftly upon us, we do not have to look far for unique gorgeous gifts.
Every Customer is purchasing a beautiful and great quality product that may one day turn into a cherished heirloom.
To browse or purchase Daisyblu’s products (click here)

The Black Market & Film Festival

What: The Black Market & Film Festival
When: 21st Sept 2013
Where: Platanos College, Clapham Road, London, SW9 0AL (map)
More Info: Black History Studies 

Not to be missed. Black Market will be showcasing African Arts and Crafts, Jewellery, Fashion, Skincare, Hair care, Food, Books, Toys and many other African inspired products.
The event exposes Afro-Caribbean talents and melding the creative talented entrepreneurs to the community.
Come join in the fun.

See you there.

African Market @ Old Spitafield Market

The Old Spitafield Market is one of my favourite markets in London. Its has been open since 1638. At the time, East London was part of the rural area. As the population grew, Charles the II re-established the market in 1682.


It was the last Bank Holiday weekend of the year, Summer is slowly coming to end, still, the sun is smiling down on us. This was the day of the Sensational African Market everything inspired by the pulsating African culture; Old Spitafield Market was show casing a selection of the most talented African designers,

Shoppers were spoilt for choice with original and ethical fashion, accessories, jewellery, not forgetting arts and crafts, home-ware, natural beauty products and the list goes on and on. All I can say is -do not miss the next event. I know I won’t.

Highlights:

Goba World UK
Hand Made African Dolls
Bakery by Ether

Enticing African Paintings and seasonal Cards from South Africa
Sights and Sounds of Africa 🙂

Coming soon is The Black Market and Film Festival (click) for more information