A vintage clothing company for women, men, and children, with sustainability at its heart. Clothes, handpicked by us, owners Hilde and Miranda, are available to buy online and at events, from our vintage pop-up shop caravan.
“A series of coincidences led us to where we are now. It was all meant to be.”
In our former lives we both worked in the scientific industry. Hilde in sales, a former National Product Manager, and Miranda a former Medical Researcher. Not your typical background for vintage clothing company owners! We met when Hilde was supplying Miranda with lab equipment. A while later we ran into each other at our local hospital and noticed we had exactly the same size bumps. A friendship formed over the shared experience of becoming mothers, and a passion for vintage fashion. We both now have two children each, and we work flexibly around our families.
The Moss & Rose story
Moss & Rose was launched in 2019, following many chats about what business we could launch together that would incorporate our passion for vintage and fit around our children. Soon after launching we purchased our beautiful 80s caravan, affectionately named Cassie, which we regularly attend events around the UK with - it’s our pop-up shop.
Both of us have long been into vintage fashion. Miranda started collecting vintage fashion about 14 years ago while living in London. She had a stall on Spitalfields market selling her jewellery, and being in the market she made lots of friends in the world of vintage fashion. For Hilde she’s always had a varied fashion style. One day she’ll be wearing a metal t-shirt and jeans, and other days in a pretty dress. She loves the opportunity for variety that vintage fashion brings.
Re-use, recycle and sustainability is at the heart of Moss & Rose. Both of us agree that in vintage fashion comes better quality, a better price and the chance to own something unique.
Even our caravan is vintage. For us it’s about wanting people to realise that clothes aren’t to be worn one season and then thrown out. Also, as mums to young children it was important to us to have a business that supported positive values and could work around ourr children. The events we attend on weekends are family friendly so our children can go along or spend time with their fathers. In fact, Miranda’s eldest daughter, Cordelia, often gets to style what goes on the show mannequin!
We handpick every item they sell. We want people to understand that although vintage from head to toe isn’t always for everyone, it can be everyday wear. Moss & Rose stock women’s, men’s and children’s wear items suitable for casual, sports, and formal purposes, mixed in with the more flamboyant partywear. We source ourr clothes from retired antique dealers, ex collectors, vintage clothes wholesalers and receive donations too.
Supporting charity is important to us. We often donate a percentage of our takings to charity, be it one of our choice, the choice of a clothing donator or an event organiser. Something for the future is the hope to get involved in more fashion shows, collaborate with local stylists and other vintage / sustainable retailers where opportunities arise. If you are interested in collaborating with Moss & Rose, get in touch on [email protected]
Find out more
Take a look around the website for all our available stock. You can also connect with us on Facebook. Check our for details of what we have coming up.
IN OTHER NEWS:
We now offer PERSONAL SHOPPING, which is a fantastic way of browsing our large collection in your own pace, socially distanced. Bring a mate, have a date with your mum or your daughter, and make a day of it. Give us a buzz to arrange. We can't wait to meet you!