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  • Win a pair of tickets to Hipsville in Space 60s garage go-go weekend!

    HIPSVILLE is back, and this time it's in Space! This three day event is set to be swingin'est sixties go-go garage party in the galaxy, and so we are excited to be able to offer our lucky customers the chance to win a PAIR OF WEEKEND TICKETS! Now in its second year, Hipsville 60s go-go garage party is happening over the weekend of 16th - 18th May. Hosted at a super-retro venue, the Bisley Pavilion in Surrey, prepare yourself for step back in time and space. This unmissable weekender boasts sets from the best international bands and garage rock DJs,...

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  • We're back at The Classic Car Boot Sale this March!

      Following the runaway success (or should we say drive-away success?) of the first ever Classic Car Boot Sale last October, it is back again this March with a bumper two-day extravaganza of all things vintage! Organised by the people behind the Vintage Festival, The Classic Car Boot Sale will play host to over 100 classic cars and vintage vehicles providing the perfect backdrop to traders selling a treasure trove of vintage fashion, collectables and homewares.. The event takes place on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th March 2014 at London's Southbank Centre and is open from 10am - 6pm each...

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  • WIN a jewellery item of your choice from Candy Says!

    WIN a vintage jewellery item of your choice in our competition! As we have almost made it through the January gloom, we have decided to offer you the chance to win something sparkly and vintage ... All you need to do is click on the picture to visit our facebook post, comment on the post and share it to be in with a chance of winning a free vintage jewellery item of your choice from www.candysays.co.uk! The winner will be picked out of a hat at random, and will be announced on Monday 10th February 2014. Good luck, vintage lovers!...

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  • Melt hearts this Valentines Day with vintage gifts of love ...

    Nothing says I love you like a well chosen and thoughtful present. This year, woo your lover the old-fashioned way with an original vintage gift from Candy Says. You can claim 15% discount on all stock until Sunday February 16th 2014 if you enter code: LOVE at checkout. We have a lovingly selected department full of fancy Valentines treasures to melt the iciest of hearts. Visit the amazing My Paper Crane for downloadable Valentines Day card designs like the one below too! Take, for example, this stunning vintage black nylon and lace petticoat by the one and only Ossie Clark...

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  • Candy Says on the We Heart Vintage Directory

    Candy Says Vintage Clothing is pleased to be included in the We Heart Vintage Directory, your one-stop shop for everything vintage worldwide! We Heart Vintage is a fascinating blog site full of glorious vintage-related articles, photos, competitions, tips and general musings - pay it a visit and we guarantee you'll become a regular!

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  • WIN a Scottie Dogs necklace and earrings set from Revintagebling

    Our last competition of the month is for this fantastic reworked vintage Scottie dogs necklace and earrings, courtesy of the wonderful Kathy Naylor at Revintagebling, a jewellery company who use original vintage components cleverly re-worked into show-stopping accessories. This is a choker made using Scottie dogs found, along with many other things, in a disused French factory which had been producing injection moulded accessories and jewellery components throughout the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. The Scottie dogs date from the 1960s and the chain is late 1960s/ early 1970s. The matching earrings are for pierced ears. To be in with a...

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  • WIN a copy of the brand new book Dennis Stock: American Cool

    This week we have a copy of the not yet released brand new title Dennis Stock: American Cool by Tony Nourmand and Graham Marsh to give away, courtesy of Reel Art Press! Published as a tribute to the timeless legacy of the amazing photographer Dennis Stock during his most celebrated period of the 1950s to the 1970s, this title illustrates his extraordinary ability to capture the essence of the American experience.   James Dean, Times Square New York 1955 by Dennis Stock   In early 1955, Dennis Stock captured one of the iconic images of the 20th century, of the...

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  • Christmas Last Posting Dates 2013

      Christmas is always a super busy time for everyone, so to ensure you receive your goods in time here are our deadlines for posting items in the UK, Europe and Worldwide: UK: order by 3pm on Friday 20th December 2013 Europe/Ireland: order by 3pm on Monday 9th December 2013 USA/Canada: order by 3pm on Monday 9th December 2013 Rest of World: order by 3pm on Wednesday 4th December 2013 Within the UK, we can also offer a next day special delivery service. Just call us on 01277 212134 and tell us the SKU numbers of the items you wish to...

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  • WIN a two hour vintage photoshoot at Retro Photostudio!

    Oh my goodness, we are SO excited about this prize! You could be striking your best pin-up pose at the amazing Retro Photostudio if you are the winner of our birthday competition. You may have seen their wonderful pictures in Vintage Life Magazine and they are the favourite of many a pin-up girl, burlesque performer and fashion model! Based in Southend, Essex, Retro Photostudio have kindly offered a free 2 hour shoot (worth £150) at the studio, and will retouch 'Mendoza' style one image and supply in web resolution and as an A4 print so you have a special memento...

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  • 15% discount on ALL stock during November!

    IT'S OUR BIRTHDAY! This month Candy Says Vintage Clothing reaches the grand old age of TEN, so aside from all the enticing competitions we have lined up for you all, we also have a special discount running all month - superb timing to choose your vintage party frocks and Christmas presents! To claim a helpful 15% discount on all stock (which includes our SALE section), just enter the code word birthday into the voucher code box at checkout. The discount will then be automatically deducted from your purchases, leaving you to decide what to do with all the lovely cash...

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