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Reliance On Information Posted & Disclaimer

The materials contained on our site are provided for general information purposes only and do not claim to be or constitute legal or other professional advice and shall not be relied upon as such.


We do not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from accessing or reliance on the information on this site and to the fullest extent permitted by English law, we exclude all liability for loss or damages direct or indirect arising from use of this site.

Information about us is a site operated by 21stcenturyretro Ltd.


We are a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales under registration number 06598697.


Our registered office is 162 Holloway road, London, N78DD.


Our VAT number is 867218889.

Accessing our site

Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice (see below).


We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

Intellectual property rights

We are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.


You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organization to material posted on our site.


You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.


Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.


You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a license to do so from us or our licensors.


If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Our site changes regularly

We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time.


If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely.


Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

Our liability

The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy.


To the extent permitted by law, we, and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:


  • All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.


  • Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:


  • loss of income or revenue;


  • loss of business;


  • loss of profits or contracts;


  • loss of anticipated savings;


  • loss of data;


  • loss of goodwill;


  • wasted management or office time; and for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.


This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.



Acceptance of your online order(s) within the UK, Europe and internationally are conditional upon a full match from our payment provider of the following: Security code, Postcode, Address and Country.


Orders that do not fulfill any or all of these criteria may be rejected and cancelled. without any liability to the purchaser for contract or damges arising out of cancellation.


Where the Security code, Postcode, Address and Country are not matched, either in full or partially, we will endevour to contact the customer to see if an alternative payment method can be arranged.



When you purchase item(s) offered for sale from our site, you will proceed through the checkout process and on completion of this process will receive an e-mail from us which is an acknowledgement of successful completion of the checkout process. This email is an acknowledgement and does not constitute acceptance of your order.


A contract between you and 21stcenturyretro Ltd T/A Blue17 vintage is created when we send you e-mail confirmation that the item(s) which you ordered have been dispatched to you.

Unavailable items

Where an item(s) purchased on our website through the checkout process is found by us to be out of stock, not as described in the original listing, or unavailable for whatever reason, we will notify the purchaser and try to offer a similar replacement if one is available, subject to the purchasers agreement.


In the case where no substitute is available or the buyer declines a replacement, we will issue a full refund if payment was made.

Local pickup

Once an item(s) has been ordered and the “local pickup” shipping option selected, if paid, we will hold the item(s) for fourteen days for collection in person at our store at 162, Holloway road, London, N78DD. Goods not collected after this period will be refunded and put back into stock on our website.


For items ordered online through our website, where the “local pickup” shipping option has been selected at checkout and not paid prior to collection in person at our store, we reserve the right to cancel the transaction after seven days, if the item(s) have not been paid for and collected.


Information about you and your visits to our site

We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policy.


By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, Trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful.


You must not attempt to gain unauthorized access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site.


You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.


By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990.


We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.


We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Links from our site

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.


We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.


When accessing a site via our website we advise you check their terms of use and privacy policies to ensure compliance and determine how they may use your information.

Jurisdiction and applicable law

The English courts will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site.


These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.

Trade marks

Blue17 vintage clothing is a UK registered trade mark of 21stcenturyretro Ltd.


We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page.


You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you.


Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.

Links and the app may include links to other websites which do not fall under our supervision.


We cannot accept any responsibility for the protection of privacy or the content of these websites, but we offer these links to make it easier for our visitors to find more information about specific subjects.


In the event that your item is delayed, lost or stolen during transit we will make every effort to assist you by tracking it ourselves and contacting the courier directly on your behalf.


Should an item be damaged, lost or stolen in transit the statutory delay as specified by the courier before the item(s) can be considered as such will apply.


We (21stcenturyretro ltd T/A no circumstances whatsoever accept responsibility for goods damaged, lost or stolen in transit while in the hands of a third party courier.


In the event of the above arising we will not issue a refund or credit note until the third-party courier has indemnified us through insurance for the claim on your behalf.


By use of this site and purchasing from us you accept the above and will not have any entitlement to compensation from us without us being indemnified first.


When you pay us by bank transfer your payment arrives directly into our bank account with no other processing fees or other charges,except those from your bank.
Normally your payment will arrive with one to two working days. Please allow for your payment to arrive within this time before contacting us about the whereabouts of your order.


In the event of us not receiving your payment, we will notify you as soon as possible.


It is then your responsibility to trace the payment and inform us of the situation within 48 hours or your order may be cancelled.


For purchases made online and unpaid, marked with the shipping option chosen to be collected from our store at 162, Holloway road, N78DD, London we reserve the right to cancel the sale if unpaid after fourteen days and to restock the item in our inventory.


Credit card payments are the responsibility of the card issuer and we will not be responsible for any claims arising whatsoever where the card issuer or your bank is in error.


You agree to notify by email us (with any relevant details and documentation) as soon as possible if your account is compromised in any way including receiving unsolicited email(s) from third parties claiming any connection with or to us.


Our returns policy as stated here applies to Website purchases,and not to purchases made in person at the warehouse or shop.


We do our best to accurately and honestly describe the condition of our items according to the ‘condition’ guide above.


All our items are pre-worn except where otherwise stated and are subject to some wear, therefore some imperfection(s)


If your item(s) differ from the description and you require a refund, please notify us via email within 48 hours.


Please quote your order number when notifying us via email of a return.


The item(s) must be received by us within fourteen days. Returns received after fourteen days can only be issued with a credit note. We do not refund the cost of postage and packaging.


If you wish to return an item in order to receive a credit note or exchange, please note the following:


  • all items must be unworn


  • all original tags must be attached


  • all items must be returned in the same condition as they were when sent to you.


  • all items must be returned in a sale-able condition.


We will not accept Returns where:


The original tags have been removed or altered.


  • the original tag or label has been re-attached


  • the item appears in any way to have been worn, and/or has a discernible odor.


  • the item is no longer sale-able


Please note


Please do not cut the tags off the items before trying them on, or’ re-attach’ the tags.


we also ask that you do not try on or wear the items if:


  • you are wearing perfume


  • you are in an environment where there is tobacco smoke.


  • you have recently applied make up, body lotion, deodorant, or any other cosmetic item which is liable to stain or affect clothing.


If you change your mind

Further information can be found on our “Returns policy” page.



We do work with the media, photographers and stylists on a regular basis.


We can provide a unique and wide-ranging selection of vintage clothing, footwear and accessories for your projects.


We have many thousands of items that are not on display including a large collection of vintage fabrics and trimmings from the late 1800’s to the 1990’s.


If there is a specific requirement for your project, please ask and we will tell you if we can assist.


Our terms are:


  • Full refundable deposit for items borrowed.


  • Official ID or covering letter on headed paper from the publication/company concerned.


  • Written confirmation of publication credit where our items are used/featured.


  • All items to be returned within the agreed deadline.


  • All items to be returned in the same condition that they were when taken.


  • Publication/company agrees full responsibility for loss or damage and agrees to compensate us fully in the event.


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