Category Archive: Vintage

Hackney Hipsters for one day only

Just a quick note to let you know we’ll be hanging out in so-hip-it-hurts Hackney tomorrow (at ‘Stokey Village Hall‘, to be exact). We’ll be at the debut Hackney Flea with our tschüss! collection,… Continue reading

Technicolour boots, shredded denim and sunshine

While the sun was beating down on what’s probably been the hottest day of the year so far, last Saturday saw us and our tschüss! collection take to Pratts & Payne in Streatham for… Continue reading

This weekend: vintage shopping and festival fun

The sun is beaming over London, it’s almost the weekend again, and here at Tinker-Tailor, we’re getting ready to team up with The Vintage Event again for a duo of retro-filled shopping days. Needless… Continue reading

California dreaming

This list of swoon-worthy American brands I own is booming – first, it was Spanish Moss – the site that not only sells some of the best vintage pieces that I’ve seen in… Continue reading

A sneak-peek at what’s up for grabs

This time next week we’ll be setting up shop at The Vintage Event at Balham Bowls Club. For now, we’ve been sifting and sorting so that we bring along the best possible pieces… Continue reading

Love vintage? Look no further

with thanks to Jess for the lovely graphics!

The Doors – Love Street

People have told me countless times that I’m, “A bit of a hippie at heart”. The thing is, I never, ever really thought that myself. It’s taken me over thirty years – and one… Continue reading

Today’s pick from TTSS’s private collection

  Vintage Wool Coat …available to buy at the Vintage Event, Balham TODAY!

Today’s pick from Roamkix

Navy Ditsy Floral Shift …available to buy this Saturday at the Vintage Event, Balham (or if you can’t wait, here!)

Today’s pick from TTSS’s private collection

White Vintage Heels …available to buy this Saturday at the Vintage Event, Balham.

Roamkix & TTSS at The Balham Vintage Event (this Saturday!)

Incase you haven’t caught wind already, Tinker-Tailor-Soldier-Sailor will be teaming up with vintage experts Roamkix at The Balham Vintage Event this Saturday. Together we’ll be setting up our wares (including a gorgeous lemon… Continue reading

The Vintage Event at Balham Bowls Club

As the sun shines and Londoners put the riots to the back of their minds, today was a day of celebration for all – at least in Balham, where the Vintage Event came… Continue reading

Letters from the past


Thirty minutes with MINT Vintage’s James Wright

Meet James. He’s a fan of nipple tassels, relishes the opportunity to dress like a 90’s drug dealer, and is the man behind the vintage wonderland that is MINT Vintage in Covent Garden,… Continue reading

A crafty lady named Messy Jesse

In the Eco Office, it would seem we’re a bit of a creative bunch. Between us, we have photographers, writers, bloggers, musicians and even a gymnast! The most common pastime, however, would appear… Continue reading

Downpours and inventions at Vintage Goodwood

On Friday afternoon, after a few back seat beers and cheesy poofs, we arrived at Vintage Goodwood just in time for the heavens to open, as if on command and right as we… Continue reading

Treasured chest

A collection of ever-sentimental, dearly cherished jewels passed from Grandmother to Grandchild.

Love Thy Vintage

A few of the lovely ladies in The Fashion Office often comment on how many vintage dresses I own which made me realise quite how much of a retro hoarder i am. So… Continue reading

‘And Mary’ Launch Beautiful Boutique Jewellery Site

A few months ago, my lovely friend Alison left the big smoke and headed back to the fair land of Scotland. Bidding adieu to her job as a Buyer for fashion chain Joy, she… Continue reading

It’s official: my dad is the coolest

Check him out – this is one cool dude. He’s suave, he’s uber fashionable (or at least he was in the 70s) and best of all, he’s my Dad. Last week, i asked… Continue reading