Frockery Talk

Views on vintage fashion, retro chic and second hand style from eco-frockery aficionados, sharing a few of our everyday adventures along the way.

  • The Frockery Eco-fashion Challenge 2018

    January 15, 2018

    take the challenge

    Not long to go now until the 8th Frockery eco-fashion challenge, which kicks off on 1st February.

    As the Christmas credit card bills continue to bite (and the self-employed recover from paying their annual tax bill), it's a fun (and free) opportunity to showcase your unique vintage, preloved and hand-made style.   Continue reading

  • Year of the coat

    January 3, 2018

    2018 is set to be the year of the coat and there's plenty of choice, no matter what your your style preference or budget. Here are a few of our favourites from the Frockery catalogue and you can be sure that none will break the bank after all that festive spending.

    You can browse our full range of coats, capes and jackets in our Outerwear department - and why not also use discount code COATS2018 at the checkout for 15% off? Continue reading

  • Happy New Year 2018

    January 2, 2018

    The frockers would like to wish all our customers, friends and readers a very happy new year and we hope that 2018 will bring you health, happiness and good fortune.

    lang gmay yer lum reek

    Lang may yer lum reek

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  • Last orders for Christmas 2017

    December 10, 2017

    santa

    Full details of last posting dates for Christmas delivery via Royal Mail can be found here.

    We would like to advise Frockery customers that last orders for Christmas delivery within the UK should be placed by midday on Wednesday 20th December, which is the last posting date for our standard (signed for) service, or by midday on Thursday 21st December for our special (next day) delivery service.   Continue reading

  • The Summer of Pre-Loved

    May 31, 2017

    hippie

    In the summer of 1967 up to 100.000 hippies, also known as 'flower children', converged on the Haight-Ashbury District of San Francisco to celebrate peace and love, and in the words of Timothy Leary, 'turn on, tune in, drop out'. It signified the beginning of a radical counter-cultural movement that had profound reverberations across the USA and the rest of the world as young people united in protest against the Vietnam war and railed against the political establishment.   Continue reading

  • Monsoon season

    May 26, 2017

    monsoon

    It may be a scorcher (even in Forfar!) but it's Monsoon season at the Frockery as we have been busy cataloguing a selection of dresses, tops and skirts from the ever-popular high street brand.

    One of our favourite labels, Monsoon has grown into a global phenomenon from its humble beginnings on a market stall in London's Portobello Road in 1973 - shortly before the chief frocker bought her first Afghan coat with her first student grant (yes, we got grants, not loans, back then).   Continue reading