Among the many fine things about vintage clothing, one of our favourites here at RETRuly is that it can be purchased truly everywhere – including in parts of the country that are not ordinarily associated with high fashion.
As reported by The Big Issue, there is an Aladdin’s cave of high-quality vintage apparel that isn’t just doing its bit to enhance Britons’ wardrobes, but is also helping to raise awareness of the stigmas attached to depression.
The handbag is one of those evergreen fashion staples of which almost every lady seems to need to have at least one or two in their possession, and many have tens or even hundreds. It’s no great surprise, then, that vintage handbags have become such a big thing.
Retro clothing has truly come to the fore in recent years, with vintage cues permeating even mainstream fashion, so it’s hardly surprising that so many people are intrigued about how they can combine classic garments to create their own inimitable look.
It’s been a long time since Manchester was a mere industrial city, or for that matter, simply known for the ‘Madchester’ music scene or the football clubs, United and City. Manchester is now a fully-fledged cultural and economic epicentre worthy of the tag of ‘the UK’s second city’ – although we suspect Birmingham will still argue passionately about that.