The whole of Colchester shred a tear when Revolver Retro closed it's shop on Sir Isaac's Walk but we have been treated to their return to Colchester when they opened a pop up in Red Lion Walk in mid December. Colchester Life caught up with Revolver's Karim...
Tell us some more about your business and why you decided to open a pop up shop in Red Lion Walk?
Revolver opened its doors in Sir Isaac's walk over seven years ago. We sold mainly vintage clothing and accessories. Over the years we have definitely seen a change in people's shopping habits. The footfall in town lessened as people began to shop more and more online . Sadly we decided to close the Sir Isaac's Walk store a few months ago to concentrate on our new website and selling through vintage fairs.
We however, felt it was important to maintain a presence in Colchester and we are offer the opportunity to open a pop up shop in Red Lion Yard. This offered us an opportunity to revamp our brand with a brand light shop and fabulous new range of gifting and home accessories. The store is open until the 31st of December but we are looking to do a further pop up store sometime in the spring.
What is your favourite product in store for Christmas?
Our go to eating spot would be Bambu a great little restaurant tucked away at the Hythe. We also love Grain which is probably Colchester's best kept secret as it is tucked away behind Fenwicks. We also have a special love for the Arts Centre as we got married there.
You can find Revolver Retro in Red Lion Walk until the end of December or online