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Alice in Wonderland Kids Tea Party Dress

  Rabbit product 10 Vintage Kit is the perfect shop for vintage-loving parents. All of their clothes are made from washable, breathable fabrics that kids can be comfortable in yet still look stylish. Designs are based around the classic, romantic notions of childhood - long summer days spent building sandcastles on the beach and playing in the woods.

Made of 100% Cotton Poplin, the Alice in Wonderland Tea Party Dress is part of a range that features authentic Disney prints on cute but very wearable clothes. It costs £36.99 and you can buy it for girls aged 1-6 years.

There are clothes for boys and babies too, from 0-11 - check out the Vintage Kit website for more info here.

 

Sugarlesque opens its first boutique in London

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Daring retro-inspired lingerie brand Sugarlesque are relative newcomers to the thriving faux-vintage undies scene but with their first store opening in Kingly Court, the hub of the ever popular Carnaby Street, they're no doubt going to turn a few heads.

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Vintage Lyra Pencils

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Present and Correct are a perennial favourite of these pages thanks to their ability to source covetable stationery. One of their latest finds is this set of Vintage Lyra Pencils.

Lyra is a German brand, 200 years old, and this set is a part of a cache of original stock from the 1960's. The pencils come in pleasing colour combinations that will add some real style to your desk and inspire creativity in a way that a chewed biro just can't do.

The pencils are in working order and come packaged in a box of 36. They cost £29.50 here

1950's Child's Carousel Car

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This incredible Child's Carousel Car is a fantastic piece of fairground memorabilia from antique salvage site Elemental.

It's Italian in origin and dates from 1950, embodying all of the typical style characteristics of the era; classic fins, bubble windscreens front and rear and colourful atomic-style paintwork with great chrome detailing.

It seats four and measures 1.8 metres long, so it's a pretty substantial little vehicle.

It's currently in the sale, down from £4300 to £2800 - you can admire it from multiple angles and purchase it here.

Miss Dixiebelle Boutique, Edinburgh

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While there may be increasing numbers of vintage shops dotted around the UK's major cities, dedicated and desirable retro boutiques are still a rare and exciting find. For Edinburgh dwellers, Miss Dixiebelle Boutique is one of those few that might just jump to the top of some must-see lists.

Stocking some of Retro To Go's favourite UK brands, including What Katie Did and Tara Starlet, there's something for every vintage glamourpuss at the Bruntsfield Place location. Completing the full pin-up look, Miss Dixiebelle carries lingerie, dresses and accessories assuring no detail is left uncared for.

To find out more about the boutique, as well as the classes in hair, beauty and wellness, check out the Miss Dixiebelle website.

Lulu Bright pop up and online store

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Lulu Bright, a new online store specialising in mid-century Scandinavian furniture and accessories, is celebrating its launch with a ten day pop-up store in Clerkenwell London. 

The store features the classics (and accompanying price tags) you'd expect from the likes of Arne Jacobsen and Hans Wegner. A nice touch is 'The Bright Finds' section, featuring a more affordable range of vintage and contemporary finds, selected because of their mid-century aesthetic. Prices in this section start at £5 for a set of postcards. 

The pop-up store is open until 11 September and can be found at 97-99 Clerkenwell Road. 

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