Vintage trends have had a huge revival as trendsetters opt for unique one offs than give in to the high street sameness. From fashion, to art and design, all things vintage are in vogue.
Milsom Place will be holding a Vintage Weekend with The Secret Tea Party, Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th September 2012, transforming The Octagon into a celebration of decades gone by.
Decorated in vintage linens and wildflowers The Octagon, once a Georgian chapel, will be a hub of activity with homemade afternoon teas, and a programme of vintage musical entertainment.
If you are lucky enough to grab a coveted ticket to The Secret Tea Party, you will be treated to an afternoon of tea on vintage china, cakes, and a performance by a swing dance troupe. Have your own mini make over with a vintage twist, and indulge by sipping on vintage sparkling cocktails. The hugely popular Secret Tea Party, run by Catherine Stokes are sell out events, perfect for an unusual girly afternoon out.
The Vintage Market will be perfect for keen-eyed bargain hunters hoping to spot their next nostalgic treasure. Look out for pre-loved vintage fashions for creative fashionistas who want to stand out from the crowd; gorgeous vintage china and knick-knacks and range of other vintage stalls.
Make a stop at the Pop up Parlour where you can style yourself back to the forties and fifties with vintage stylists on hand for optional makeovers and make up tips.
Turn up in your favourite vintage inspired ensemble to take part in the Best Dressed Competition, and a what-to-wear clinic by specialist boutique Scarlet Vintage.