Monday, 16 May 2016

The Antique Carousels of Binghamton ...

We are taking a short trip to Binghamton, New York. Binghamton has the largest collection of antique carousels in the world! We're hoping to see one!

Our next blog post will be on Monday 13th June.

Monday, 9 May 2016

Jimi Hendrix, great music, great clothes and now there's a museum in London ...

Jimi Hendrix's London flat in Mayfair is now open as a museum to the public It is just round the corner from our shop in Grays Antiques. Why not pay a vintage visit to both!

Jimi Hendrix performing "The Star Spangled Banner" at Woodstock, August 18, 1969

Jimi Hendrix has been voted the greatest guitarist of all time. He was also a style icon of the 60s, but where did he buy his clothes? Many were bought in London boutiques. Here's a great article on Jimi Hendrix fashion!
For Jimi Hendrix vintage looks to inspire,  read here!
Have a great week readers!

Monday, 2 May 2016

It's Bank Holiday Monday today here in the UK!

It's time to celebrate the lost days of the great British seaside holiday. Article and rare vintage photos from Mail Online

The Spanish City, Whitley Bay which was built by entertainer and businessman Charles Elderton and opened in 1910. By the late 1990s the building had fallen into disrepair, and in the early 2000s it was closed to the public. A renovation project was announced in 2011.