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Vintage Adidas Clothing
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Vintage Adidas Clothing

People often ask me how l end up owning a vintage clothing business. The main reason being my love of vintage Adidas clothing. My first ever vintage purchase was a 1970’s Adidas Europa tracksuit jacket in a blue colour. Very similar to this one on the website at the moment. Bought via Ebay auctions, no doubt […]

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Women’s NEW IN July Favourites

The team at Brick Vintage are always updating our stock to give you the best selection of vintage clothing from the 1950s through to the 1990s. Whatever your preferred style and whichever era suits you best, we have a wide selection of women’s clothing available on our website – but here are just a few […]

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How to tell if your Levi jeans are the real deal
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How to tell if your Levi jeans are the real deal

When purchasing designer clothing, it’s often hard to tell whether the piece is in fact, genuine. Over the last decade or so, the number of counterfeit products have been on the rise, so you need to ensure you’re spending your dosh on the real deal. Levi jeans have also fell victim to being copied illegally, […]

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5 Top tips for successful second-hand shopping
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5 Top tips for successful second-hand shopping

Second-hand shopping can be a pleasure and a nightmare at the same time – therefore knowing exactly what you are looking for from the get-go will make your experience much more enjoyable. How can you secure top-notch pieces on a budget and where exactly do you look for the gems? Here are some top tips: […]

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Tips on buying vintage clothing for newbies
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Tips on buying vintage clothing for newbies

If you’re new to buying vintage clothing pieces, you may be confused as to where to start. You may be asking yourself ‘What sort of vintage should I be buying?’ and ‘What’s actually worth the cost?’. It can be mind-boggling for newbies who browse online or rummage through vintage and retro stores hoping to find […]

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Tips on dressing vintage without looking like you
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Tips on dressing vintage without looking like you’re wearing a costume

  One of the main concerns for many people about wearing vintage is that they will look as though they’ve stepped out of a film set – or even worse – attending a costume party. There’s nothing worse than purchasing gorgeous vintage clothing and not having the confidence to wear the pieces. We’re going to […]

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What are the benefits of upcycling?

If you’ve been on our website recently, you may have noticed that we now sell a range of unique upcycled vintage products. You may never have heard of upcycling, so we’re going to give you a bit of an insight as to why you should purchase such clothing items on your next online shopping spree. […]

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The History of Burberry

If you’ve been keeping up to date on our website recently, you may have spotted that we now stock 1980’s Burberry scarves that will make the perfect finishing touch to your smart-casual outfit. Designed for men, each of the scarves we stock are designed in the brand’s iconic Burberry check that has been copied and […]

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The History of Levi Jeans

Here at Brick Vintage, we stock a wide range of Levi Jeans for men and Levi Shorts for women, which have become some of our most popular products on the site. Stocking a wide range of colours and sizes, we know there’s something for everyone. Levi Jeans are no doubt one of the most popular […]

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Get the Mod Look with Brick Vintage
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Get the Mod Look with Brick Vintage

The Mod look was extremely popular during the 1960’s, and is still a key look today. Being a mod was all about wearing bright and bold colours, loud patterns and black and white prints. Within our blog this week, we’ll discuss how you can achieve the mod look by mixing some of our very own […]

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10% Off All Tops This June!

If you aren’t already aware, we have a huge offer this June, where you can grab a huge 10% off all tops available on our website. We stock a wide range of tops from the 1960s -1990s, so there’s something for everyone. If you haven’t stocked up on your holiday outfits yet, you may just […]

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4 of the Biggest UK Music Festival Dates 2017

In our previous blog, we discussed how our vintage clothing can be great for festival-wear and how you can dress to impress for the big event whilst still remaining comfortable. If you didn’t manage to read it, check it out HERE. If you’re hoping to go to a music festival in the UK this year, […]

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Festival Clothing Inspiration

Are you off to a festival this year; perhaps V-fest, Glastonbury or Download? If so, we hope yo give you some ‘inspo’ on what to wear for the upcoming festival season. In this blog, we’ll be showing our top picks from our website on what you can wear to festivals and what to pair particular […]

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Get the 1950’s look with Brick Vintage!

If you’re hoping to achieve a 1950’s look, we’re going to give you some top tips to get you started. Whether you’re looking to go for a full-on authentic look, or mix and match with different eras to create a unique style, you’ve come to the right place. The 1950’s was all about colourful prints, […]

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Get the Grunge Look!

If you’re a fan of grunge styles, you love of the stock we have in at the moment. From denim skirts, to leather jackets, ankle boots to tie-dye shirts, we have it all. The grunge look is all about getting casual and pulling out your finest thrift store goods. Grunge began in Seattle, USA during the 80’s […]

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Grab 10% Off All Vintage Women’s Tops

If you didn’t know already, we have a huge offer on at the moment, meaning you can grab a huge 10% off any of our vintage women’s tops until the 31st May 2017! How great is that? With our already low prices, you’ll be sure to get a bargain. If you want to have a […]

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New In Women’s Favourite: May

We’ve had loads of new items on our website this month, so if you haven’t checked them out yet, here are a few of our favourites that definitely need a mention from May: Ralph Lauren Shirt Dresses These Ralph Lauren Shirt dresses are the ideal staple for print. They’ve been upcycled with turned-up sleeves and an […]

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Check Out Our Men’s Spring Outfit Selection

Spring is here which means it’s the time to swap over those jumpers and coats and regenerate your spring wardrobe. At Brick Vintage, we have a wide range of men’s clothing items available now which are just perfect for the upcoming season, so grab them before it’s too late. All of our pieces are one-off […]

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Check Out Our Women’s Spring Outfit Selection

Spring is here which means it’s the time to swap over those jumpers and coats and regenerate your spring wardrobe with dresses, playsuits and shorts. At Brick Vintage, we have a wide range of clothing items available now which are just perfect for the upcoming season, so grab them before it’s too late. All of […]

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Grab 10% Off All Dresses

If you don’t know by now, we have 10% off all of our dresses, therefore there has never been a better time to bag yourself a piece from our collection! We have a range of dresses in stock from all decades, ranging from the 1950’s – 1970’s. So, if you’re looking for the perfect vintage dress, […]

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New In Men’s Favourites: April 2017

Have you recently checked out our New In Men’s items? If not, you’re definitely missing a trick. We have some fab new pieces and here are just a few… Vintage 1970’s C&A Plaid Shearling Bomber Jacket In a large, this tartan bomber jacket is the perfect 1970’s wardrobe staple. It features a shearling inner lining […]

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Women’s 80’s Fashion: Get the Look

Fashion within the 1980’s was truly iconic and was one of the most experimental periods for style. Clothes were worn to create bold statements and featured shoulder pads, tight trousers and over-sized jumpers. Whether you’re looking for a casual or evening look, Brick Vintage have you covered. Want to find out more about how to […]

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70’s Fashion: Get the Look

If you’re one for making a statement, then 70’s fashion is definitely for you. It was all about wild prints, platform shoes and long hair. If you’re hoping to get the look then follow this style guide for all you need to know: 70’s dress Whilst the mini-skirt in the 1960’s was the most popular […]

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New In Favourites: March 2017
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New In Favourites: March 2017

So March is here and Spring is nearly on our doorstep, so if you’re looking for a few beautiful new pieces for your wardrobe, check out a few of our New In items below which have just hit the shop: Check out our range of ‘New In’ items here: https://brickvintage.com/product-category/new-in-2/womens-vintage-clothing/     1.  Vintage 1960’s […]

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Women’s 60s Fashion: Get the Look

Are you a lover of 60’s mod fashion? We aim to give you the lowdown on how to get the full authentic retro look. Check out our top tips below for all you need to know. Clothing Mini Skirts If you love wearing 60’s mini-skirts, we have a wide range in stock. Check out a few […]

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New In Favourites: February 2017

Have you managed to take a sneak peak at our New In February stock? We have some real crackers for you. Take a sneak peak at some of our favourite pieces here and how you can team them together: WOMEN 1. Vintage 1960’s Sequin Cream Vest Top 12 This 1960’s sequin blouse topic is perfect […]

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Levi Jeans – 10% Off

If you are a fan of Levi Jeans, you may be pleased to know that we are offering a huge 10% off at the moment. Levi Jeans are possibly the most popular and coolest jeans on the planet, so you won’t want to miss out on our fantastic deal. Levi Jeans have been around since 1853 and […]

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Style Yourself as a Pinup/Rockabilly Girl
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Style Yourself as a Pinup/Rockabilly Girl

If you are loving the style of pinup girls right now, but haven’t got the confidence to dress like one yourself, we hope to give you a little help and advice. Our very own social media manager absolutely loves dressing in this style and she gave us a few tips and tricks to learn the […]

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‘Vintage Rogues’ Bags Now In Stock!

Here at Brick Vintage, we have had an exciting new arrival on our website. Some of you may already be aware of it; however we would officially like to announce that we are stockists of Vintage Rogues bags! We believe that these upcycled handmade creations are a wonderful addition to our stock range and we […]

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New In Favourites: January 2017

Have you managed to take a sneak peak at our New In January stock? We have some real crackers for you. Take a sneak peak at some of our favourite pieces here and how you can team them together:     Vintage Raffaela Brown Floral Suede Ankle Boots Check out these super cute lace-up boots! […]

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Vintage Clothing Care Tips
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Vintage Clothing Care Tips

There is nothing better than finding a vintage piece that you just love. However, you must bare in mind that most items can’t be washed and dried with the rest of your laundry. Knowing how to take care of your vintage pieces is a must, to ensure that they don’t fade, shrink or tear. Here are […]

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5 Top Tips on Buying Vintage for Newbies

If you’re new to the world of vintage and unsure where to start; buying vintage may scare the life out of you.  When going to vintage fairs, there can often be rows and rows of the stuff. So, how can you find the perfect vintage piece for you? 1. Set a price limit If you are […]

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10% Off All Vintage Knitwear!

Brick Vintage is yet again spoiling you lovely guys and dolls. We are currently running a 10% off ALL knitwear until 16th January 2017. Everyone needs some comfy knits as the months grow colder. As this is the UK, we can expect a bit of snow in the coming months. We are LOVING our knitted cardigans at […]

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Dear customers, We would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. At Brick Vintage, we have had a fabulous 2016. There have been so many challenges that have been enjoyable; such as building a new website, starting this blog and also getting recognition for […]

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4 Reasons to Buy Vintage Clothing
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4 Reasons to Buy Vintage Clothing

If you are on the fence about whether you should invest in vintage clothing items, we hope to prove why they are just the greatest clothing investment. Not only are you able to express yourself through your clothing, but you can create your own individual style. Here are our top 4 reasons why you should […]

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Get a Vintage Jumper for Christmas Jumper Day!
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Get a Vintage Jumper for Christmas Jumper Day!

In honour of Save the Children, an annual Christmas jumper day takes place in schools and workplaces on the 16th December 2016 to raise money for this fabulous charity. By wearing your Christmas jumper and donating a small amount, you could save children’s lives. If you haven’t got a Christmas jumper, here are a few subtle […]

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