I've been chatting to some more industry professionals about the antiques trade. I have been finding out how they got into the trade, their favourite finds and their biggest regrets, and there are also a few words of advice for anyone thinking of getting into the trade.
This week I spoke with super talented Natasha Francis of London based 'The Urban Vintage Affair'. Some of you may also recognise her from new BBC1 antiques show, 'The Bidding Room'.
Natasha has approached the trade in a fresh new way. She's on a mission to inspire a younger generation to shop old over new and to prove that antiques can still work within an urban modern lifestyle.
So, without further ado, here's Natasha...
I've been busy catching up with a few industry legends and some new kids on the block (NOT the band!) to give you an insight into the wonderful world of antiques. We find out how they got into the trade, their favourite finds and their biggest regrets, and there are a few words of advice for anyone thinking of getting into the trade. These little interviews will come out over the course of the next couple of months, so remember to follow me on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter (or even better, all three!), to be notified of my new posts.
First up, with over 30 years of experience in the antiques trade, is 'Dickinson's Real Deal's' very own Tim Hogarth.