We're in the Small Biz 100

September 23, 2016
SmallBiz100 Small Business Saturday UK Awards and accolades mean a lot to small businesses like ours but to be celebrated by Small Business Saturday UK as one of only a hundred businesses to be picked nationwide is something special. Small Business Saturday is a grassroots movement raising the profile of small businesses like ours and...
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#LondonIsOpen Small Shops Welcome Visitors

September 19, 2016
#LondonIsOpen A friend and fellow shopkeeper, Georgina, wrote to me in the summer and asked if I had heard about #LondonIsOpen an initiative by the new Mayor. In the immediate aftermath of the Brexit result London was in bitter shock and this positive sentiment and welcoming attitude was exactly what we needed....
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Excitement for the New Season: AW16 at Revival Retro

September 07, 2016

We take our colour descriptions so seriously (its important, especially for our long distance customers), that the team and I spent a good 30 minutes deciding how to describe a certain colour of cardigan! Hello, Roasted Figs!

It's not uncommon for me to get ahead of myself, and wish the current season away because I'm impatient for the next... I can't help it, and to be honest I think if I wasn't excited it would mean we don't have any lovely things coming. (Pfff, it's more likely...
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Lingerie Shopping in London: Playful Promises at Revival Retro

August 15, 2016
Coveted London Lingerie brand Playful Promises now in store and online!
We are delighted to announce that Revival Retro is the new London stockist for cult lingerie label Playful Promises.   Playful Promises describe themselves as a brand which mixes quirky, directional design with all things playful, flirty and even a little bit dirty. We agree! Click here to see our underwear and...
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New Custom Colour: The ReMix Balboa!

August 05, 2016
We adore the Balboa heel here at Revival; it's comfortable, easy to wear, accommodates a huge range of foot shapes, and the leather is beautifully soft. As vintage style shoes go, it's probably the best we've ever found. Arriving in the next week is a brand new colour. Exclusively only...

New London Stockist of Emily & Fin Dresses and Separates!

August 01, 2016
This blog is now out of date. Click HERE for the latest Emily & Fin update, and HERE for the current collection    Established in London in 2002, Emily & Fin was started by two friends in Portobello Market, and is now a distinctive British brand with global stockists- and Revival Retro is...

Revival Retro is 5! Party Time!

July 18, 2016
We had a big birthday! And a boozy party to match! Huzzah!

We are 5! Wahoo! 5 years of being a real bricks and mortar store in central London! That's no easy feat, you know! 5 years ago things were tricky financially (possibly mores now, thanks to Brexit), and yet we continue to grow and flourish. Our belief that high quality products...
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Sarah's Third Anniversary at Revival

July 02, 2016
Celebrating three years of Sarah This week we celebrated Sarah's third anniversary working for Revival Retro. If you have visited the boutique, you probably recognise hers as a familiar face. Sarah is the first point of contact for many of you, and she is the reason why so many of our customers give us 5...
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Our Summer Retro Clothing Photoshoot

June 14, 2016

A behind the scenes look at a Revival photoshoot. The decision making, buying, planning, production and people that help make our collections come to life.

Retro Clothing Revival Photoshoot

Photographing a summer collection, particularly one including swimwear, takes advance strategic planning when you are based in the UK! Our photoshoot had to take place last summer in order to get the weather, much of the ordering takes place the previous Spring and the research and development for a collection...
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New Trashy Diva Dresses for Summer

April 30, 2016
This wrap dress by Trashy Diva has only been on the shop floor for a few days and it's flying out! Better grab your size quick before it's gone! In a lovely and flattering dark navy with a big deco daffodil print, this dress is easy to wear but far...
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