Back in the ‘good-old’ days…after the Industrial Revolution, new technologies, new materials and seemingly endless energy sources made it more profitable to create brand new products from scratch rather than repair and reuse old ones. Over time, things got so … Continued
We’ve put together a very clear and simple gift guide that will help you shop for everyone in your life and on your list. We have such a wide range of unique and even one of a kind gift options, … Continued
At Scaramanga we’re proud of how our beautiful classic leather satchels are designed, and the hardworking, highly skilled men and women who create our bags. We believe in making classic leather satchels and bags using traditional tools and materials and … Continued
Vintage & Old School Furniture A few weeks ago we received a call from a hospice who asked if we were interested in buying some vintage and old school furniture they were getting from a Victorian grammar school that … Continued
We get asked about where and how we buy our reclaimed, antique and vintage furniture in India. It’s my favourite part of the job. So here’s a diary of what I get up on a typical trip to India.
Since 2007, TV Presenter Alexa Chung has frequently appeared in the fashion press as a style icon, characterised by her distinctively quirky, vintage style. At the tail-end of last year, Alexa was seen carrying a Mulberry bag in the style … Continued
Online shopping is the 21st century internet equivalent of the microwave meal: quick, convenient and fuss-free. Of course, it can never replace the real ‘day out with the girls’ shopping experience, but is there not also a new-found thrill in the suspense of hearing the mail drop through your letter box and hoping that your Amazon/eBay/Topshop order has arrived? But that’s just the thing: you click a button on your computer screen at home, and then a few days later it drops through your mailbox… What happens in between?
The key to finding vintage and retro furniture is simply to search. Antique shops, bric-a-brac shops, interiors stores, flea markets, car boot sales, and auction rooms – you might find a vintage gem anywhere, even in the most unexpected … Continued
Looking to give your living space a fresh look for Spring? Need a little inspiration? Scaramanga’s Guide To Vintage Furniture might help. You no longer have to search, vintage furniture near me, we have you covered. It’s this … Continued
The 16th and 17th century pirate definitely existed and so did their gold, silver and gems filled treasure chest, wooden legs, eye patches, parrots, skull and cross-bones. Did they really bury their pirate treasure chest and make a map to … Continued