The Sale was held in the Engine Rooms in Southampton, which I believe is basically a warehouse kind of thing with a bar and stage so I think there are gigs and events and different nights there or whatever. And the place was filled with rails of vintage and retro clothing. I'm not sure from what era but it seemed kind of.. 80s/90s maybe? Rather than like 50s vintage :) And the majority of clothing (except for a separate section which was individually priced) was £15 per kilo which I think is really reasonable! :)
The event was from 10am-4pm. Traders and bloggers were allowed to go at 10 which was nice as I guess we were able to have first pick of everything and it made taking photos so much easier haha! And then it was open to the general public at 11am for £3 and from 12 it was £1.50 on the door although if you went with a friend it was 2for1 on tickets so not very expensive at all! :)
I got there at about 10:30 and people were already queuing outside! And when I left at around 11:15 the queue was all the way down the street!
I must admit I was a little bit out of my comfort area.. I ended up going on my own and I didn't really know what to expect and I guess some of the clothing was quite different to what I would usually wear, but I'm glad that I went! There were loads of flannel shirts, t-shirts and loaaads of jumpers! And then other bits on bobs and it all pretty much seems unisex. I didn't end up buying anything.. there was a really lovely fur coat (I'm hoping faux!) but it was a bit too big and then there were some cute denim dungarees but again they looked a bit too big which was a shame! :)
It was a little bit intimidating when the doors opened to the public as loads of people came in trying to find the best pieces as quick as they could! I bet it was manic later on! :)
So that was my experience of my first trip to a vintage kilo sale and I'm glad I went! I'll probably go to the next one in a few months and hopefully there will be some more summery bits and pieces and I'll probably take a friend next time :)
I filmed a little Primark Haul for this week's video :)