Retruly Blog

5 ways to sell vintage homewares – but which is best?

Paul Armstrong, February 15. 2018

When you’ve got vintage homewares hanging around such as lamps, curtains, furniture, teapots or artwork, it can be tempting to simply whack them on eBay or Etsy in the hope that they’ll make a bit of cash – or for that matter, to get your coat on and sell them at an outdoor market or car boot sale.

Would you pay $80,000 for a Pair or Vintage Levi Jeans?

Paul Armstrong, February 15. 2018

A pair of Levi jeans believed to date back to the year 1893, were found in a family trunk that had been passed down from generation to generation.

Collecting Vintage Vinyl Records

Paul Armstrong, February 15. 2018

Vinyl records have recently seen a resurgence in popularity, hitting a 28 year high in sales. For many, vinyl has always been their preferred music format. Yes, they can take up lots of storage space, but in the era of downloads a new generation of discovering the joy of buying vinyl and the ritual of slipping the album on their turntables.

Starting a Vintage Clothing Business – How to be successful

Paul Armstrong, February 15. 2018

Many people have dreamed of leaving their 9-5 job to start their own vintage clothing business, but building a successful business in such a competitive marketplace in no easy task. It takes, passion, focus, hard work and dedication.

Flywheel Festival 2017

Paul Armstrong, February 15. 2018

We attended the fantastic Flywheel Festival for the first time this year and wasn’t disappointed. What a great family day out it proved to be.

The Best Vintage Jewellery Styles of 2017

Paul Armstrong, February 15. 2018

As 2017 style is shifting to focus on the big the bold and the brilliant, there is going to be a huge emphasis on patterns and detailing. Vintage jewellery is a unique way of expressing style, and the detailing is incomparable to modern style jewellery