Archive | January, 2013

2013 Vintage Fair dates for The Deco Press..Come along and say hello!

30 Jan


We’ve been busy booking in 2013 dates for various Vintage Fairs around the North of England and here are the dates and venues confirmed so far:

Saturday February 23rd- Harrogate does Vintage. 10.30am-4.30pm, St George Hotel, Ripon Road, Harrogate.

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Saturday & Sunday 2nd/3rd March –  St Gemma’s Hospice Vintage Fair. 10am-4pm, Harrogate Road, Leeds.

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Sunday 17th March – Vintage Home Show. 11am-4pm, Victoria Baths, Hathersage Road, Manchester

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Saturday 18th May – Harrogate does Vintage. 10.30am-4.30pm, St George Hotel, Ripon Road, Harrogate.

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It would be great to see you there!


40s Film Stars – French Style

24 Jan





Happy New Year or Heureuse Nouvelle Année for those of you who, like me, are always trying to improve their French!

I love film and spent many hours watching obscure art house flicks in a past life working for Film 4. You can imagine how happy I was when I stumbled across a stash of gorgeous 1940s French film magazines. The glamour of the film stars, interest in remembering films I’d previously seen and researching the titles of those I hadn’t heard of, and the kitsch yet surprisingly modern look of the magazine covers with their slash of bright red and I knew they were for me! 

It’s taken me a while to want to put them up for sale but there are only so many pictures a girl can have…

A striking Ava Gardner complete with pearls in “Singapore”.



Quietly kitsch and great lettering for “Je suis un Fugitive” and “Jody et la Faon”



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