PRESS RELEASE: Overdress Vintage Brings 80s Glam to SKY TV’s Star-Studded new gangster drama ‘A Town Called Malice’

PRESS RELEASE: Overdress Vintage Brings 80s Glam to SKY TV’s Star-Studded new gangster drama ‘A Town Called Malice’

Overdress Vintage Brings 80s Glam to SKY TV’s Star-Studded new gangster drama ‘A Town Called Malice’

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Liverpool, UK - March 16, 2023 - Overdress Vintage, a Liverpool based vintage ecommerce clothing company specialising in maximalist vintage from the 1970s and 1980s, is proud to announce that it has provided costumes for the upcoming Sky Original drama A Town Called Malice.

A Town Called Malice is a raucous crime thriller and family saga set on the Costa Del Sol in the early 1980s, with a pulsating ’80s soundtrack. The eight-part series stars Jack Rowan (Peaky Blinders), Tahirah Sharif (The Haunting of Bly Manor), Dougray Scott (Mission: Impossible 2), Jason Flemyng (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels) and Martha Plimpton (The Goonies) and Eliza Butterworth (The Last Kingdom).  It launches on Sky Max and NOW in the UK on Thursday March 16 at 9pm.

Overdress Vintage was approached by the production team of A Town Called Malice to source and supply authentic 80s vintage clothing and accessories that would reflect the style and culture of the mid 80s. The company worked closely with the costume designer and wardrobe department to select items that would suit the characters and scenes of the show. The brief was extreme 80s, lots of metallics and peacock style after dark looks. Some of the standout looks were a 1980s Halston Heritage Gold Silk Lame and velvet power dress embellished adorned with a diamond rosette, an emerging trend we are now seeing on the runway. A dramatic cobalt blue and black Nina Ricci Puff Ball Dress and red French silk lame vibrant avant garde blazer worn by Tahirah Sharif on set and has become the centrepiece of the publicity campaign.

“Overdress Vintage are delighted to be part of this exciting project and to showcase our collection of vintage clothing to a wider audience,” said founder Jen McNally. “with a passion for vintage fashion my sole focus is helping our customers find unique pieces that express their individuality and our unique peacock style. We hope that viewers and our customers will enjoy seeing our costumes on screen and get inspired by the vibrant ’80s style.”

 “A Town Called Malice’ has been a great chance for Overdress Vintage to show our unique brand of premium vintage clothing. Like many retailers, we faced some challenges during the pandemic But this partnership enabled Overdress to demonstrate our resilience. Helping the production team realise their vision has been immensely rewarding and to see our pieces in such a high profile and is a great opportunity to raise our profile and get our brand name out there”.

Overdress Vintage was founded 7 years ago as a start up by Jen McNally, a self-confessed fashion geek from Liverpool. Initially launching as a Top Shop concession, the online store has become the secret go-to in the fashion industry for its unique glamorous and relevant vintage finds and sustainable one-off designs. With fashion icons such as model Kate Moss and fashion influencer Susie Bubble and Suzy Menkes as its earliest supporters, the company has found itself a loyal fan base of fashion editors and stylists of the fashion industry emanating from its Instagram account @overdressvintage

Overdress specializes in curating finds from the 70s and 80s that capture the vibrant spirit of those decades while remaining relevant to today’s fashion for fashion lovers who want to stand out from the crowd. Jen’s finds are a treasure trove of unique pieces that will elevate any wardrobe with standout style colours and eye-catching design.

The company is growing year on year and continues to see a loyal and growing base of customers both at home and abroad as the demand for the most coveted and relevant vintage fashion continues to grow through the sustainable fashion movement.

Overdress Vintage’s website is

For more information or media inquiries, please contact Jen McNally at or 07432096764

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