Goodwood Revival: Travelling Back in Retro Style

It’s almost time for this year’s Goodwood Revival and we’re looking forward to dressing up for the occasion. If you don’t know what to wear, a good place to start is the Goodwood Revival Style Guide. And ShopCurious is always a great place to shop for unique accessories (some of which can be seen in these photos).

The Earl of March and Susan Muncey

The Reverend

In the Paddock

Dressed for Goodwood

Bespoke Minis

Laurel, Hardy and friend

Enthusiasts may disagree, but judging by most of the press coverage, you’d think the whole event was dedicated to vintage fashion – the cars simply make a rather stylish backdrop.

Lawrence of Arabia

Military honours


Racing Gear

Butlins girls

Some of the vehicles can come in quite handy, though. A curiously chic authentic Routemaster bus has been converted into the Rosebery, a ‘30s themed mobile restaurant, complete with bar, dining area and extendable roof for standing (and, more importantly, hat room). This makes the perfect pit-stop on the way to the Paddock, especially on a rainy day. Apparently it serves as a mobile private members’ club, or you can hire it for a cocktail party for up to 40 guests.

The Rosebery

Inside The Rosebery

Rosebery Cocktail Bar

Oh, and here are some of the cars and bikes (there are even are aeroplanes too).

Ford GT40

Mercedes Gull Wing

Silver Arrow

Retro Moped

Ready to race

Under the bonnet

Winning smile

For more news on reclaimed vehicles read our latest Visuology post on the recycling of a mobile library, recently converted into a curiously cool vintage record store.




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