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Retropolitan May 2018 Shows!

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Retropolitan May 2018 Shows!

Lots happening in May for Retropolitan. Two exciting London fairs coming up and we have been busy buying some stunning stock for both of them. Hopefully see you at one or both!? First up on13th May - Judy's South London Furniture Flea in Balham This is the perfect fair  for retro lovers. If you are looking to fill your home with affordable vintage homewares read all about it here Following the week after -  The Midcentury East Show - May 20th This one is for the design aficionado and collector. Set in the glorious Erno Goldfingers mid-century designed School in...

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Modern Shows at The Hepworth Wakefield 3rd & 4th Feb 2018

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Modern Shows at The Hepworth Wakefield 3rd & 4th Feb 2018

Our next show - Midcentury Modern at The Hepworth Gallery on 3rd & 4th of Feb.

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Midcentury Modern Show Dulwich Nov 19th

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Midcentury Modern Show Dulwich Nov 19th

Retropolitan's favourite show of the year - bursting at the seams with to die for original mid-century and modern furniture and home accessories. Expect to see some seriously rare design classics alongside plenty of affordable decorative statement pieces that will add proper pizzazz to your home! Come and find us in the light filled cloisters - Retropolitan will be bringing lots of unseen stock fresh from our European buying trip from the week before! You can buy discounted tickets in advance Here    

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Judy's Furniture Flea - 9th April

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Judy's Furniture Flea - 9th April

Come and say hello - our next fair lined up is Judy's Vintage Furniture Flea in Balham, South London on Sunday 9th April 2017. We've been trading on and off at Judy's fairs for over 5 years and they are always chock full of affordable vintage homewares, collectables and furniture from a great range of established dealers. We'll be bringing a good selection of our usual range of mid-century glass, ceramics and vintage furniture. Check out their page here for more details...Best to get there early for the real bargains!

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Now Reading....

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Now Reading....

Two new books have arrived that I just can't put down. I'm a big fan of informative books on mid-century style, glass and ceramics and 20th Century decorative arts. Over the last 15 years, these books have been an essential part of my learning and research and I have much to thank all the authors for as I'm certain I wouldn't be able to run a credible vintage business without them. First up - 100 Midcentury Chairs written and meticulously researched by Lucy Ryder Richardson - co founder and curator of Modern Shows. Lucy brilliantly introduces the book 'people get...

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