Here at Dress code we as passionate about our vinyl selection as Lou Reed was about his right to be damn contrary. From well researched debates about the artistic merits of Beyoncé's Lemonade (masterpiece, all hail Queen Bey) to how mashed Joey Ramone had to be to do that Funky Man song, we love to hear what you bought and why.
The satisfaction of replacing lost vinyl is a huge part of what fuels our arguably Savant-ish need to stock a diverse range of genres, re-presses and first editions of the most eclectic punk, rock, indie, hip hop, house, soul, funk and oddities. Lost your favourite copy of Born Slippy in a poorly executed house move in 1997? Ex stole your copy of Pulp Fiction OST after a vicious break up with vinyl victims? We have you covered from pocket pleaser one pound wonders to the rarities you thought you'd never see again. A long way from our humble beginnings of band T Shirts and punk as funk jumble sale restyles, we now have over 1500 records, CDs, cassette tapes and music books in store now starting from £1 to browse in store seven days a week!
"Mother Knows Best"
The phrase you grew up hating, wondering where this mysterious wisdom stemmed from, but when it comes to wardrobe, we are firmly of the view your mama had a point, and your aunt, and your grandmother... In today's sea of polyester similarities, we are pleased to be launching the vintage section of our online store with something to love for more than one summer.
Here at Dress Code we have been supplying the finest, strangest and most downright outrageous selection of clothing from the 1920's to, regrettably now somehow declaring, the 90's "vintage". We've been doing this for long enough to have, in the posh wording, carefully curated a selection of vintage delights for your wardrobe, now available from our online store. With a spectacular array of clothing from vintage big names like Betty Barclay to early rave oddities with everything from Drag Queen hand sequined gowns to St Michael classics along the way. Realistically we feel there's no excuse for not looking like Adam Ant at a fancy dress party on a standard Monday so we've decided to spread the good word and open our vintage section to the good people of the internet.
Our vintage section of the online shop will feature an ever growing and diversifying collection of the best from our little Southsea hub available for next day delivery across the UK. Using our extensive vintage selection and unfailing urge to stop you looking like a muppet, we can advise you on outfits for Goodwood, how to really piss off Janice in HR with your office Christmas party or just kitsch up your average Monday. Launching over the summer, we thought we'd peak your interest with some of the best, bizarre and bolshiest choices to pass through our humble shop before now...
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