New Retail Website, Banned Retro!

  It is with great excitement that we announce the launch of our new retail web store Banned Retro! You can now shop directly from your favourite vintage brand right here; www.BannedRetro.com Banned Apparel has been a purveyor of the […]

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New Season SS18 Collection

It’s that time of year again when we are excitedly getting ready to launch our new season SS18 collection! The long, dark days are on their way out and longer, brighter days are making their return. Our new season ss18 […]

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AW17 Trade Shows

Bannd Apparel AW17 Trade Shows. Phew ! We have had a crazy but amazing past few weeks exhibiting at various trade shows from Las Vegas to London. We kicked off our AW17 trade show season by heading over to Las […]

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New Season Collection

It seems like only  five minutes ago when we released our SS17 collection, which has had such a tremendous response, and here we are getting ready to launch our new season collection! For the new season, AW17 collection, we are […]

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Vintage Wedding

Vintage Wedding June the 21st officially marks the beginning of summer which so many of us have been eagerly waiting for; warmer weather, holidays, picnics and…weddings! Summer is the most popular season for weddings and we have got the perfect […]

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Plus Size Fashion

Banned Apparel Plus Size Collection Here at Banned Apparel HQ we have had an increasing number of requests to produce more plus size clothing. Considering that the average size of today’s woman is 16-18 it did make sense to increase our […]

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Black Cats

Black Cats You may have noticed that, here at Banned Apparel HQ, we have a love of not only all things vintage but for the darker side too. Whoever said black is boring could not be further away from the […]

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History of the Petticoat

History of the Petticoat The petticoat, petycote (probably derived from the Old French petite cote, “little coat”) appeared in literature in the 15th century in reference to a kind of padded waistcoat, or undercoat, worn for warmth over the shirt by […]

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The Punk Movement

Origins of the Punk Movement and Subculture. It is, still to this day, heavily debated as to where and when the Punk movement exactly began. Everyone has their own thoughts and definitions and there are foundation stones found in several […]

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Day of the Dead

History of Day of the Dead and the Sugar Skull Tradition. The wonderful and most fascinating celebration of the Day of the Dead takes place in central and southern Mexico on the 1st and 2nd of November and is an […]

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