A new vintage clothes shop Rags and Riches opened Saturday 6th September and to
celebrate the event in style indie band, The Cliques, set up their kit at the back
of the shop for a little extra kick bringing rock n roll spirit that goes hand in
hand with the vintage genre.
People piled in to watch the hard working band play a lively set and the band took
the opportunity to try out a few new tracks including, a sure anthem to be,
No Means No check out the demo version on their Myspace, and a whole bunch of crowd faves.
Daniel Whittleton (Rags and Riches Manager) and Mally Davison (Rags and
Riches Director) say that they decided to open a vintage boutique with a twist,
based on the quote 'without the mothball smell'.
'We have created a modern stylish shop at 48 Cottingham Road Hull, without the
jumble sale vibe we see a lot of these days. Rags and Riches are supplying good
quality retro/vintage clothing at low prices'.
You can see from the pics that the opening was very much in keeping with the DIY
ethics of past in-shop gigs (such as The Johnsons at Chinese Laundry way back in 2005).
Rags and Riches is brilliantly situated a stones throw away from Gardners,
Bar Fusion and The Haworth and will surely prove to be an essential clothing
stop for the new influx of students coming to Hull University.
The Rags and Riches staff are exploring the idea of having more live music in
store so for a fresh look at the retro/vintage scene look no further than
Rags and Riches and look out for the Rags and Riches Label, RR launching very soon.
Fashion - WIN a makeover with Nicky Hambleton-Jones from 'Ten Years Younger'
Ever wished you could be the most stylish Fashionista around? Well your wish may come true.
Nicky Hambleton-Jones of 'Ten Years Younger' fame is coming to St Stephen's in Hull on Saturday 20th September and you could win a stylish make over.
Fashion - Nicky Hambleton-Jones Celebrates St Stephens 1st Birthday in Style
Nicky Hambleton-Jones, TV's 10 Years Younger presenter will be bringing her sense of style to St Stephen's in celebration of the new high street's first birthday event, 1st for Fashion. On Saturday 20th September Nicky will be styling Hull's fashion conscious of all ages, joining street entertainers, make-up artists and musicians at the party finale following a week of activities.
Fashion - St. Stephens Summer Style Tour
St Stephen's Summer Style Tour kicked off a month of events on Friday 8th August.
If your Summer is a bit more sad than smiley, take yourself down to
St Stephen's and see if the sun shines through.
Along with the Summer Style Tour, St Stephen's are running a
Random Acts of Kindness month. If you are approached by a member of St Stephen's staff, make friends,
Fashion - St. Stephen's SPLITTY - Keep an Eye Out!
The original St Stephen's Centre 60's split screen camper van is letting everyone in on the fashion and style secrets across the region, as the Summer Style Tour starts up at the Cottingham Springboard Festival on Friday 8th August before coming to place near you during August.
If your hair is more akin to a mop than a model and you look more cat clawed than catwalk
get yourself to the green
Fashion - Bulge, Bottoms and Breasts - The Biggest Body Concerns for Men and Women in Hull are Revealed ...
A massive 65% in Yorkshire and Humberside are unhappy with their bodies,
Both men and women are most unhappy with their tummy,
More are unhappy with their breasts than any other region,
More are happy with their thighs than any other region,
An in-depth poll of 2000 men and women nationwide, undertaken by respected independent research agency GFK NOP
Fashion - Monday 31st March 08 - Runway Fashion Show at Limelight Bar By Annie Wykes
Bohemia really stepped up their game at Limelight on Monday night,
presenting some fabulously eye-catching designs at their Runway show.
With the triumphant new label Marquito&Blowman well on the way, Suzie
and Helen have launched their Spring/Summer 2008 collections into a sure success.
Their first collection, Warrior, showcased some extravagant designs
showing their capabilities in ruffles,
Advertorial - Space ...The Final Fashion Frontier
thisisUll.com And Space Clothing Join Forces To Bring You a
Special Online Offer Exclusive To thisisUll.com Readers.Space Clothing has been around for quite some time. Since 1993, in fact.
And since then, it has been a staple part of the fashion scene here in Hull.
After relocating to 84 Newland Avenue late last year,
Fashion - Dressed up to the "K" nines By Jo Allison
It might not be over the top as L.A. or be home to the ludicrously lavish lifestyles of Paris Hilton, but Beverley can proudly boast that it's home to some wonderfully, well-dressed dogs. Just take a look inside the wonderfully doggy dressing up box, situated down Lairgate, Beverley. The Dog Shop is the fashionable dog owner's best-friend.
When I stopped by, I
Fashion - My Day as a Model By Annie Wykes Photos By Mo
Right, well to start off, I'm not a model at all and was really nervous about
doing this modelling for Bekki, a Second Year Fashion Journalism degree Student, who studies in Epsom but is actually from Hull. I've always wanted to be a model and today I had my chance to get some experience in a photo shoot and so I took it up.
For around a week before the shoot I had to drink loads of water
Fashion - Out With the New, In With the Old By Bekki Stephenson
The idea of wearing old clothing as new developed in the mid 1960s.
The idea of mass production was wearing thin among the trendy youths and so they began to
search for clothing that made them stand out from the crowd, scouring one-off boutiques,
flea markets and thrift shops.
As a reaction to this newly acquired vintage vogue the 1970s became the era of the
Fashion - An Interview With Cherona Blacksell, Fashion Designer By Bekki Stephenson
It is often a false preconception that coming from Hull makes things slightly more difficult, opportunity wise, to get into the fashion industry. This has always angered me. Granted, Hull is not the trendiest of fashion hotspots about, but as I hope ThisisUll's fashion pages are proving, there is certainly a lot more out there than meets the eye.
So in an eager hope to promote
Fashion - Living With... Large Thighs By Jo Allison
As summer shines upon us, I breathe a sigh, and not one of relief; tights are officially over.
For another season I must succumb the general public to my wobbling white flesh, nylon
coverings are just far too warm.
As a baby, I was evidently very well fed, as they say breast is best, and as a result,
I grew alarmingly large as a child. Looking back at old primary school
Fashion - Boys Catch The Beauty Bug By Bekki Stephenson
Gone are the days when men got home from work, gave themselves a quick dousing with
soap and water only to appear in the local five minutes later.
Today, as the male population thrust themselves into the 21st century a seemingly
more rigorous hygiene routine is in place.
It is not just systematic personal hygiene that is top priority in the noughties
Fashion - Hulls Next Top Model? Well, Perhaps Not ... By Jo Allison
As an aspiring fashion journalist I was wiggling around with excitement when my friend Lucy asked me to doing some modelling for a fashion designer friend of hers..I just wasn't entirely prepared for the whole model experience.
Two o'clock on a Tuesday afternoon and I'm nervously waiting at Beverley bus station for my friend to arrive. Sunglasses on, little wheelie suitcase in hand.
Fashion - Punk; Thirty Years On By Bekki Stephenson
Thirty years ago, gig tickets cost 50p, a pint of beer 15p and 20 cigarettes 30p.
There were only three television channels, all of which shut down at midnight and
the greatest fashion accessories were 4-inch, break-your-neck platforms.
Indeed, in 1976 the world of iPods, satellite navigation, X boxes, and video phones
seemed almost impossible. Perhaps not half
Fashion - A Voyage of Vintage Discovery In Hull By Jo Allison
The world's fashion capitals have never to my knowledge once included the lovely
English northern city of Hull, but perhaps this is about to change.
Hull, not notorious for its fashion sense (unless you are a fan of extensive
gold jewellery, tracksuits with the obligatory tucked in socks or small scraps
of brightly coloured lycra masquerading as tops) has always had a underground
Fashion - A Bohemian Revolution By Jo Allison Photographs by Cilla, Fashion Show Gallery at Lattitude 27th February 2006 by Paul Broadbent
A little shop of heaven, just down Newland Ave.
Jo had been traipsing around Hull for three hours and rummaged through just about every
clothing rail in Hull.
She had a big night out coming up that weekend and needed that elusive fashionista party dress.
The only problem was she really couldn't find a thing.
She dreamed of looking like a model,