MMV Stories

The Secret Life of Clothes, 4: Look familiar?

The Secret Life of Clothes, 4: Look familiar?

Fashion has always loved a revival, but what is the true cost of our need for novelty?

The Secret Life of Clothes, 3: The Hoarder's Story

The Secret Life of Clothes, 3: The Hoarder's Story

Menage Modern Vintage is delighted to present a selection of wonderful pieces from the personal collection of award-winning film and TV Costume Designer Annie Symons.

The Secret Life of Clothes, 2: The Dark Side

The Secret Life of Clothes, 2: The Dark Side

I conceived this series to be made up of life-affirming stories about discovering the fascinating secret lives of the garments that come my way.  B...

The Secret Life of Clothes, 1: This Skirt Danced with James Bond

The Secret Life of Clothes, 1: This Skirt Danced with James Bond

  This skirt danced with James Bond.  It’s by Vivienne Westwood and I bought it in 1992 or 3, when I was working in film production and being a gi...

Catherine Buckley

Catherine Buckley

  A few months ago, during a torrential downpour, my friend Sophie appeared on my doorstep with what looked like an enormous heap of wet rags and ...