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The Best of Vintage & Independent Shops in Sheffield

Sheffield is jam packed full of vintage and independent shops. Here's a list of the best ones. 

Walking in Sheffield: The Best Parks and Green Spaces In and Out Of The City

Get some well needed fresh air with these Sheffield walks and green spaces.

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.

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: 50th Year Anniversary x Glass Onion Vintage Celebration

  Nike is one of the world's most iconic sportswear brands and has undergone a remarkable journey from a small startup to a global industry leader. Today, Nike enjoys immense popularity and has cultivated a devoted following, particularly among vintage...

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.

Vintage or 'Vintage Look'

Why an authentic vintage tee should be a staple in your wardrobe.

SS22 Remade Collection

Explore and learn about the work and process behind our 3rd Remade Collection, SS22

Gift the planet with sustainable Christmas Sweaters

We’re on the countdown to Christmas which means that festive jumpers are in full swing everywhere you look. But how can we join the fun without contributing to the problem of fast-fashion?   What is the impact of Christmas Jumpers? We...

AW21 Remade Collection

Discover the story and inspiration behind our new AW21 Remade Collection