A NEW store celebrating all things artistic has opened in Southend.
Old Hat Emporium, opposite the Old Hat pub in Alexandra Street, celebrated its launch event with artists coming from across the country to display their work.
The store will sell spray art, graffiti and digital art as well as unique items such as upgraded furniture.
There will also be vintage clothing on sale.
Owner Nina Peters said: “It has been a really good launch. We are delighted with the turn-out and look forward to the times ahead.”