Vintage news and archive
Von Dutch docuseries to implement live shopping event
As part of the launch of Hulu’s Original docuseries, The Curse of Von Dutch: A Brand to Die For, the streaming site and Ntwrk, a livestream shopping platform, have announced the launch of an exclusive 2000’s vintage apparel collection. In collaboration with Los Angeles merch store Rcnstrct, the collection is set to drop through Ntwrk on November...
Nov. 19, 2021
Machine-A and Byronesque create ‘phygital’ vintage retail concept
Contemporary vintage brand Byronesque and London-based concept store Machine-A have combined their two worlds to create a conceptual retail universe of curated designer goods. Entitled Machine-B, the online-offline space brings together a curated collection of archival pieces and an edit of emerging and established designers. The final outcome...
Nov. 5, 2021
Jean Paul Gaultier launches rental and re-sale service
French designer Jean Paul Gaultier on Wednesday will debut 30,000 vintage pieces available for rental. The Paris-based maison will include some of its most iconic pieces and archival runway looks in a bid to embrace slower fashion. Gaultier will manage its new rental category in-house, building on a new chapter of reinvigorating and innovating...
Oct. 27, 2021
Asos Marketplace reports lockdown growth
Asos Marketplace, the platform where customers can shop the best new and vintage fashion from independent boutiques around the world, has reported “strong sales” as well as brand and traffic growth in April and May as consumers turn to online vintage fashion. In April, Asos Marketplace added 80 new independent boutiques after lockdown measures...
May 28, 2020
Video: This Rags-To-Riches Business Has Beat The Retail Apocalypse (HBO)
Traffic on the corner of Melrose and Fuller regularly comes to a halt here on any given Saturday, as shoppers from near and far dart through traffic in designer sneakers. They’re trying to get from one Round Two store to the next. Source: Youtube, VICE news
May 20, 2019
Farfetch launches resale platform for designer bags
Luxury online retailer Farfetch has launched a new pilot platform that allows customers to exchange their pre-loved designer bags for store credits. The new “Second Life” platform, which has gone live on the company's website, comes as part of its growing focus on sustainability, as consumers become increasingly aware of the harm fast-fashion...
May 13, 2019
How the Artists & Fleas Market is bringing attention back to local artisans
In an industry where many brands, despite efforts to move towards slow fashion, are catering to the mass market, the Artists & Fleas Market is bringing the attention back to local artisans. As a marketplace highlighting local fashion designers, vintage curators, artists and more in both New York and Los Angeles, Artists & Fleas is generating a...
May 1, 2019
Betsey Johnson to sell select pieces from vintage archive
Betsey Johnson is joining the online vintage market with a capsule collection of limited-edition archive pieces. The designer, known for whimsical designs that verge on the edge of punk, will release an exclusive collection of original vintage styles on her website. The collection will be available April 15. With a price range of 58 dollars to...
Apr. 14, 2019
Video: London's Best Vintage Stores: Shopping For Hidden Streetwear Gems
Source: Highsnobiety channel, YouTube.
Nov. 6, 2018
Happy Isles vintage bridal boutique launches online store
The Happy Isles boutique in Los Angeles is one of the most popular vintage bridal boutiques and now its unique offerings will be available online. Opened just over a year, Happy Isles is located on the iconic Sunset Boulevard. The appointment-only shop, run by founder Lily Kaizer aims to recreate the experience of shopping for gowns in past...
May 26, 2018
From bondage to flowers, a fashion bonanza at Coachella
Coachella became one of the world's premier music festivals not only for the A-list performers. The two-weekend party in the California desert has become a major event in its own right for the fashion. While designers have heavily marketed their brands to Coachella, the fans who draw the most notice often do so by embracing their own sartorial...
Apr. 16, 2018