LOVELY'S VINTAGE — Dawn O'Porter

LOVELY'S VINTAGE EMPORIUM IS FIVE!

LOVELY'S VINTAGE EMPORIUM IS FIVE!

Happy birthday to us: Lovely's Vintage Emporium is five today Thanks so much to all our supporters who have enabled us to trade for the last five years! We could not do this without you. THANK YOU Here are some of the highlights, of the last five years of www.lovelysvintageemporium.com since we launched on March 29th 2011 at 6.30pm! 2011: We launched on March 29th 2011 and had 23 orders in the first 30 minutes after the website went live. Our first 'celebrity' client was US rapper Nicki Minaj. We were written about immediately by The Times, The Daily Telegraph, LOOK,...


THIS OLD THING: UPCYCLING VINTAGE - TO CHOP OR NOT?

THIS OLD THING: UPCYCLING VINTAGE - TO CHOP OR NOT?

Here at Lovely's Vintage Emporium we avidly watched the first episode of This Old Thing, hosted by Dawn O'Porter last week. It is Channel 4's new primetime TV show about vintage fashion. The next episode (two of six) is this Wednesday 2nd July at 8pm. We were featured on This Old Thing (see our necklace below) which obviously delighted us! For more of our vintage necklaces click here: VINTAGE NECKLACES But we couldn't help but also notice that the 'upcycling' section of the show ie the cutting up/dyeing/altering of vintage items seems to have raised a debate amongst vintage lovers....


THIS OLD THING: VINTAGE TV SHOW

THIS OLD THING: VINTAGE TV SHOW

Last night was the first airing of the new six-part Channel 4 series about vintage fashion called 'This Old Thing'. You can follow the show on Twitter on @ThisOldThingTV It is hosted by the very talented presenter and writer Dawn O'Porter. You can follow her on Twitter on @hotpatooties - Lovely's Vintage Emporium is very lucky that Dawn has been a client and below are some images of her wearing some of our vintage pieces. Plus, one of our Lovely's Vintage Emporium necklaces was featured on last night's show. See pictures below. To our knowledge this is the first time a...


DOGS TRUST HONOURS 2012

DOGS TRUST HONOURS 2012

On Monday night we attended the Dogs Trust Honours awards in London with our rescue dog Miss Polar Bear. Miss Polar came from the Dogs Trust Canterbury and has been our best pet friend for over four years. She will be five in August and she is a crossbreed (we think Labrador and Terrier...).  She is obsessed by tennis balls, chasing foxes and rabbits, sitting on my knee and anyone who has doggie treats in their pocket. She dislikes loud noises, men in hats (don't ask) and anyone who makes sudden movements. Many rescue dogs are nervous, as they have...