The New Vintage Clothing Company
Rabbit Jelly and Rabbit Works are the two wholesale sub-brands offered by The New Vintage Clothing Company. Playsuits, 1940s-style dresses, floral maxi dresses and jersey jumpsuits all feature in this short-order collection, which also includes menswear.
Prices: Rabbit Jelly £3 to £39, Rabbit Works £5 to £25
Contact: 01482 216904
East is the Best
With a store in Shoreditch, east London, autumn 10 is East is the Best’s first wholesale season. Men’s and women’s T-shirts make up the bulk of the offer and feature video stills of cultural icons including Lady Gaga and Duran Duran. Men’s organic jeans in indigo and stonewash come with printed motifs and a distressed look.
Prices: £5 to £15
Contact: 020 7739 5104
Womenswear label 4.2morrow is inspired by rock music and art, with 1940s-style halter dresses demonstrating a rockabilly influence. Alongside T-shirts featuring wing and heart motifs with embellished shoulders is the more premium Quatre range, with leather and cotton panel dresses and shorts, plus a silk organza structured jacket and leather pleated trousers.
Prices: £10 to £60
Contact: 020 8448 184
Lady K Loves
Inspired by 1940s and 1950s rockabilly, Lady K Loves serves up scoop-neck jersey tops, halterneck wiggle dresses, circle and pencil skirts, as well as high-waisted pleated trousers and high-waisted sailor shorts with oversize red buttons. Gingham and nautical stripes dominate prints in a red, black and lemon palette.
Prices: £12 to £45
Contact: 07790 204392
The autumn 10 collection from Vacant, a short-order brand recently taken on by Topshop and Urban Outfitters, includes vintage-inspired knitwear using intarsia, jacquard and cable techniques. Women’s dresses feature vintage-look rose, insect and skull prints. Prints of music icons such as Mick Jagger and Bob Marley are used on men’s and women’s T-shirts.
Prices: £8 to £30
Contact: 01273 414334
Alice Takes a Trip
Dolls’ clothing inspires this brand, with oversized bows and fairytale characters on A-line mini skirts and cropped shirts. Cropped T-shirts, jumper dresses and T-shirt dresses feature 1950s Barbie motifs and lace and velvet details. Quilted cotton is used on skirts and dresses, and bows and gold buttons liven up T-shirts.
Prices: £10 to £25
Contact: 07515 551443