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The Ultimate Independent Christmas Gift Guide
When embarking on our Christmas shopping this year, we're thinking outside the box. There are so many independent brands that now sell online, so buying unique gifts is easier than ever. Here's our favourites. 
Why Vintage Christmas Jumpers Are The Way Forward This Festive Season
We're donating 50% of our profits from our Christmas Jumpers to Save The Children this year. Find out why and how you can get involved 🎄
Party Wear: The Icons That Inspired Our New Collection
From Kate Moss to Cher, here are the iconic looks that inspired our Party Collection.
Match Day Essentials
A Look inside our Match Day Essentials collection and the inspiration behind it.
Blokecore: What is it and Where Does The Influence Come From?
Read more about the football trend, where it started and how to style.
Coogi Knitwear: Why You Need This Iconic Piece In Your Wardrobe & their 'Notorious' Hip Hop History
Find out more about our new collection of colourful Coogi Knitwear and their 'Notorious' Hip Hop history.
Glass Onion & The Beatles, featuring new 70s Penny Lane coats
Find out about where Glass Onions name comes from and the story of our new Penny Lane coat collection.
We're Moving!
Our Sheffield Store is moving to a bigger and better unit on Division Street.
Afghan Coats: Your Y2K Autumn Winter Staple and Their History
Fur-trimmed coats, or Afghan coats are a staple in your Y2K Autumn Winter wardrobe this season and we’re going to let you in on why and how they got their name and a brief history about them.  Where did Afghan...
Supplying Vintage For The Kourtney Kardashian Barker Boohoo Collaboration
Kourtney Kardashian Barker collaborates with Boohoo to discover more about sustainability and style. Learn about how we're involved!
Second Hand September 2022

Learn more about second hand September: why it’s important and how you can take part.

We're A Real Living Wage Business!
We're proud to be 1 of 10,000 employers in the UK accredited by the Living Wage Foundation. But what is it and what does this mean for our team?
Your Complete Guide to Vintage Rare T-Shirts: Single Stitch, Tags, Prints & Differences
Rare is a term we use here at Glass Onion regularly when we find gem pieces, we’re going to tell you all about what it means, how to spot a rare piece, single stitch, tags to look out for and...
History of Nike: Timeline, Their 50th Year & Glass Onion Celebration
One of the biggest sportswear brands in the world turned 50 this year and we’re here to celebrate with our biggest vintage Nike campaign - all shot, styled, laundered and hand picked at our HQ in Barnsley, South Yorkshire. But...
5 Tips to Make Your Jeans Last Longer
It’s no real surprise that Levi’s are in your wardrobe somewhere, whether it be a jacket, shorts or a pair of staple jeans, but do you really know how to care for them and make them last ~forever~?    Reduce, Reuse,...
Kim K Namechecks Barnsley In Balenciaga Bodysuit
Read about Barnsley's feature on Balenciaga's boiler suit worn by Kim Kardashian
Final Throwbacks
A look at some iconic throwback moments from the NBA and NHL finals.
London Fashion Week: Circular Fashion Film

Read more about our recent feature in London Fashion Week's film.

Satin Starter Jackets that defined the 80’s & 90’s
A brief history on the satin Starter Jacket and why they've come back into play.
How To Spot Fake Vintage Levi's 501 Jeans
A quick guide on how we spot fake vintage Levi's
All About Denim. What is it?
Learn more about denim and why it has become such a staple piece in everybody's wardrobe.