If you cant bear the thought of schlepping down the crowded high streets today, why not give your Christmas shopping a vintage twist? There is a host of fashion fairs going on this weekend so step away from Topshop and into these pop-up vintage shops...
Elvira Vintage Clothing and Cocktails
The clue is in the name. Head down to Bar Galante on Sloane Avenue for a decadent afternoon of cocktails and vintage clothes sourced from around the world.3pm-6pm. Free. 87 Sloane Avenue, SW3 3DX. Email email@example.com to reserve a space on their list. elviravintage.com
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North London Vintage Market
You name it, theyve got it at this cosy Christmas vintage fair in North Londons Crouch End. See 22 vendors collections of clothing fabric, books and ephemera perfect for one-off Christmas gifts.10am-4pm. £1.50. St Marys Parish Hall, Cranley Gardens, N10 3AH. northlondonvintagemarket.blogspot.co.uk
Jumble and Pearls
Held in East Londons Book Club, Jumble and Pearls brings together the collections of 13 creative stall holders whose one-off homemade items will join the reams of vintage clothing. 11am-5pm. Free. The Book Club, Leonard Street, EC2A 4RH. wearetbc.com