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vintage

22/02/2018

SPEAK EASY AT BRIGHTON FRINGE – 4TH MAY-3RD JUNE

SPEAK EASY AT THE BRIGHTON FRINGE DATES: 4th May – 3rd June LOCATION: BRIGHON WEBSITE & TICKET INFO: click here _______________________________________________________________________________________________________    From May to June, Brighton’s creative soul is showcased in a variety of venues across the city. The weird and wonderful spills out onto the streets throughout Brighton Fringe in a way that just couldn’t happen anywhere else. One of the big events the Mycharleston speak easy. Pull on your spats and tassels and learn to Charleston like it’s 1929. Now in its third year, the ‘MyCharleston Speakeasy’... Read More

13/02/2018

CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW – 22ND-26TH MAY

CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW DATES: 22nd-26th May LOCATION: Chelsea Gardens, Chelsea, London WEBSITE & TICKETS: click here _______________________________________________________________________________________________________   The first sense and scent of the Summer to come with colour and blooms in abundance. The best day to go is the last day where you can pick up fabulous flora and fauna for a snip! This year, the first ‘Chelsea Late’ takes place on Friday 25 May.  Following an afternoon at the show, visitors are invited into Ranelagh Gardens between 8pm and 10pm for an exclusive evening of music, entertainment,... Read More

13/02/2018

GLYNDEBOURNE – May to August

GLYNDEBOURNE Dates: May to August Location: Gylndebourne, Lewes, East Sussex Website: click here ______________________________________________________________________________________   Glyndebourne is an opera house in the Sussex countryside. In the world of opera, Glyndebourne is unique. It is recognised globally as one of the great opera houses. Its productions travel worldwide, are performed live in other opera houses and screened in cinemas from New York to Tokyo. Yet it remains a very English institution. The opera house stands next to the country home of John Christie, who founded it in 1934. Now run by... Read More

13/02/2018

CLASSIC CAR RUN (LONDON TO BRIGHTON) – 3RD JUNE

CLASSIC CAR RUN (LONDON TO BRIGHTON) Dates: 3rd June Location: London to Brighton Website: click here ______________________________________________________________________________________   This years race is it’s 30th anniversary. Starting in Greenwich Park and ending in Brighton this is a celebration of vintage style and speed. Pick your watching place en route and cheer on the participants as they zoom past. A great excuse to dress up and look the part think 1940s smart dress in classic racing colours or cheeky checks that mirror the famous flag. Don’t blink and miss this fantastic and... Read More

13/02/2018

ROYAL ASCOT – 19TH-23RD JUNE

ROYAL ASCOT Dates: 19th – 23rd June Location: Ascot, UK Website: click here ______________________________________________________________________________________ Royal Ascot is the pinnacle of the Summer season with it’s grand sense of style and tradition. The real focus has always been on the hat or the head piece to ensure you stand out head and shoulders above the throng. In terms of colour and print it’s up to the individual however strict dress codes were introduced to ensure guests and spectators look their very best. We have opted for royal blue as it is extremely... Read More

13/02/2018

CHAP OLYMPIAD – JULY

CHAP OLYMPIAD GAMES DATES: Saturday 14th July LOCATION: BEDFORD SQUARE GARDENS, LONDON WEBSITE & TICKET INFO: click here _______________________________________________________________________________________________________   This year sees the nation’s most eccentric sporting event undergo a few radical improvements to its format, to ensure that dandies, flappers and dandizettes enjoy flaunting their well-chosen outfits in an even more conducive environment. Instead of all ten events taking place at a given hour on our raised Olympic track, six events will now take place simultaneously around the splendidly verdant grounds of Bedford Square Gardens. So competitors will... Read More

13/02/2018

TWINWOOD FESTIVAL 24TH-27TH AUGUST

 DATES: 24th – 27th August LOCATION: BEDFORD, UK WEBSITE & TICKET INFO: click here _______________________________________________________________________________________________________   Twinwood is a Summer celebration of vintage style and music. Take in the sites and sounds of the the 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. Polish up your dance moves with lessons that encompass swing, jive and rock and roll; enjoy tea and cake or a traditional Sunday lunch at The Colonial Club; there is so much to see and do. The best dressed will be there with an annual Mr and Miss Vintage... Read More

13/02/2018

GOODWOOD REVIVAL 7TH – 9TH SEPTEMBER

DATES: 7th – 9th September LOCATION: Goodwood, Sussex WEBSITE & TICKET INFO: click here _______________________________________________________________________________________________________   Be transported literally to a magical time when speed was stylish and seductive. Get dressed up in ‘fast fashions’ from eras gone by and watch classic cars race to the chequered flag. Dance away to swing on the Richmond Lawn and take a tipple at the Veuve Clicquot Bar. Goodwood Revival has become one of the worlds most celebrated historic motor racing events with people coming from all over the globe to get dressed... Read More

30/11/2017

Party season

It’s time to party! As the party season gets under way and the invites come flooding through the door, often we are left wondering… ‘What shall I wear’ or often ‘I haven’t a thing to wear’. Fear not we are here to offer some stylish advice that will not only help you find your perfect look but allow you to shine out against the crowd and wow your hosts. This is an invitation to have fun; as it were to ‘mix things up’ so naturally we have taken inspiration from... Read More

09/11/2017

#Prettyeccentric

Post your #Prettyeccentric photos on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter for your chance to WIN £200 to spend with us. Here at Pretty Eccentric we celebrate and applaud the beautiful, the unique and the eccentric. Design and style that is both gloriously glamourous and dramatically divine and dandy. We love those of you who want to be individual and stand out from the crowd, those of you who have your own sense of sophisticated style. Through time and passing trends it’s always the ‘style icons’ and the trailblazers that make their... Read More