Get excited vintage lovers - after its inauguration in Sydney 6 years ago, spreading its wings to Melbourne, Canberra and even across the sea to New Zealand, the Love Vintage Show & Sale extravaganza is finally coming to Brisbane. This is the mother of all vintage shows, featuring vintage, antique and retro dealers from all over Australia.
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Whether you're a vintage connoisseur, perhaps someone looking for that special something, or just want to take a trip down memory lane, this is the event for you. You will be swooning at the staggering assortment of original and unique fashion items for men and women, dazzled by the fine and costume jewellery and accessories, and marvelled by the magazines, homewares, collectables, sewing paraphernalia and delicate linens and laces.
And it's not just a spectacular sale, it's a spectacular show! With entertainment galore beginning with the Opening Evening Best Dressed Parade (register beforehand to enter and win fantastic prizes), there are seminars, swing dancing displays, and step back in time at one of the inspiring runway parades which showcases an amazing array of themed vintage fashions. Join one of the workshops such as the vintage hair and makeup, to discover the best vintage you or try your luck to win a door prize, mini makeover or cruise tickets to be.
For vintage lovers and collectors this is heaven on earth, and for non-vintage lovers or dabblers, this is a nostalgic adventure to be admired and appreciated, and just a whole lot of fun!
Held at the central and convenient Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre from Friday July 13 - Sunday July 15, day tickets are $14 or $12 for pensioners. Discounts apply to 2 or 3 day passes, and groups of 10 or more. The indoor air-conditioned venue has ample paid parking, limited street parking and is easy to get to via public transport. There is a cafe and numerous toilet facilities onsite and pass out stamps are available; so visit the Love Vintage Sale & Show to bag yourself a special, one of a kind treasure.