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Welcome to Gingermegs Vintage, purveyors and collectors of affordable vintage clothing; including a stunning array of vintage wedding dresses and a wide array of A grade vintage dresses. Our specialist collection of vintage jewellery and vintage accessories has been collected from around the world, and we home a selection of rare Art Deco pieces alongside a veritable hoard of 50s costume jewellery.
Our vintage clothing range can be found online in our Etsy shop which is an extension of our beloved vintage boutique based at the heart of vintage life in Birmingham; The Jewellery Quarter. Brimming with a wonderful assortment of vintage clothing, we specialise in vintage clothes from the 1920s to the 1950s, so if you love 50s vintage dresses or 1940s coats Gingermegs Vintage is the place for you!
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Etsy is an online market place which sells the finest vintage and the most fabulous artisian crafts, I’m not sure why it took us so long to move our online shop there! We’re still stocking vintage from the 1800s up until the 1950s , but we’ve increased our range of fine jewellery and older vintage, […]
The Black Country Living Museum first opened in 1978, and I first visited in the early 1980s. I have loved the place ever since. When I heard about the 1940s weekend at the Black Country Museum a few years back I was desperate to get involved. My favourite era celebrated in one of my favourite places, how […]
It was over four years ago that I first opened the doors of Gingermegs Vintage. I had a tiny space in the Custard Factory with room for only three rails of clothing and some accessories. I lasted 6 weeks before I outgrew the space and moved to number 6 Gibb St, where I stayed for […]
A day dress of any era is a versatile edition to any woman’s wardrobe. Accessorised appropriately, a day dress, whether it be 1930s or contemporary, can be worn to work, out shopping with friends or to a garden party or day time wedding. I am a massive fan of the 1940s day dress, whether it by […]
Having two rather lovely 1950s chemise dresses in the shop, I decided to do a little investigating into their history. This style is not one I see often, perhaps because they are a bit of a ‘marmite’ dress. I am terribly fond of them and wish I had the body shape that would show one off […]
If you only ever buy one item of vintage clothing make it a coat, and if you only ever buy one vintage coat, make it a 1940s coat, you will not regret it! Spend a little more, don’t think ‘I am buying second hand, it must be cheap’, realise that to buy a coat of […]