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Well, if it's not quite warm enough for the real thing (and here's hoping this bank holiday), you can always enjoy the nostalgia of wearing these retro lolly necklaces by My Bear Hands, available from Joy, instead. There are currently... Continue reading
Posted 16 hours ago at Retro To Go
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Normally it's original mid-century pieces that get a contemporary makeover, as in the recent Tamasyn Gambell x Forest collaboration, to give one example of many. However, in the case of the extremely attractive Cebl collection by Hitch Mylius and Eleanor... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Retro To Go
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Music fans with a love of vinyl should check out these classic single prints by Vincent McEvoy. We've featured some of McEvoy's ephemera designs before but - perhaps more interestingly - is his longstanding links with music. He was art... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2015 at Retro To Go
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If you can't afford a mid-century house for yourself, why not treat some of our animal friends to a stay in one with these Bug and Bird motels from the Thoughtful Gardener. As you may know 'bug hotels' are a... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2015 at Retro To Go
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If the recent Surface View Jackie collection got you nostalgic for the 1970s teen magazine, another chance to reminisce comes in the form of this ASOS x Jackie fashion collection. The shopping site has partnered with the magazine to create... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2015 at Retro To Go
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Dunelm Mill's Skandi Retro Leaf armchair and footstool offers midcentury-style seating and an attractive midcentury-style pattern to boot. Dunelm Mill has been producing quite a lot of retro-inspired items recently - you may remember their 'Cosy Skandi' homeware collection for... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2015 at Retro To Go
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The new Nevada furniture collection from Barker & Stonehouse is a mid-century inspired range offering some great storage options. Inspired by Scandinavian shapes but recreating them in a rich, dark American Walnut, the range includes a coffee table, a lamp... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2015 at Retro To Go
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The Luxe furniture collection from Oliver Bonas offers retro glamour that looks high end but is available at high street prices. These are a great way to add a touch of sophisticated style into your home. There's the egg coffee... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2015 at Retro To Go
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Want a fun looking retro-styled way to take your music with you as you go? Arriving in time for summer are these Retro Sounds Speakers by Sunnylife. You may remember the Beachsounds radio we featured from the company last year.... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2015 at Retro To Go
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For some tableware that wouldn't look out of place in the cooler kind of 1950s home, check out the Esmeralda dining range from Habitat. The Esmeralda is a mix and match range of plates and bowls and - if we... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2015 at Retro To Go
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Cast your mind back and you might remember the Sheila Bownas archive - a collection of over 200 designs dated from the 1940s through to the 1980s, gradually and imaginatively being reissued. The new West Riding collection is proof of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2015 at Retro To Go
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Not quite summer yet, but this Vintage Hawaiian frock by Emily and Fin might be the perfect dress for when it does arrive. We've featured Emily and Fin a few times for their great retro prints and design is no... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2015 at Retro To Go
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Dorothy do a great line in stylishly geeky prints, whether their subject matter is Hollywood stars or television or rock n roll. Gamers now get their attention with this retro Game map print. The map - loosely based on Tokyo... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2015 at Retro To Go
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Looking for some original artwork for your walls? Take a look at the architectural London prints by Will Clarke. Clarke is a south London-based artist and printmaker, who makes incredibly detailed drawings of buildings that include the likes of Lloyd's... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2015 at Retro To Go
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We've featured some great 1960s-style dresses recently, and even coats, but it's been a while since we featured some separates. That's why this Buffy Beatnik Top from Alice's Pig is so refreshing, with a look that screams the decade. It's... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2015 at Retro To Go
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Cast your mind back, and you may remember Lou Taylor's 1950s furniture brooches. Well, the designer has been looking at classic home pieces again and the result are these rather fetching Anglepoise lamp brooches. Yes, it's a mini representation of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2015 at Retro To Go
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We've featured some 1950s clocks fairly recently. Another option that won't break the banks are these retro clocks from Farg Form. There are loads of plus points for this design. First of all is the great range of colours available... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2015 at Retro To Go
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It seems like every week bring a new version of these fairground-style lamps at the moment. These Urban Outfitters designs win extra points for their fun colour and shapes. There are four new designs to pick from, all online exclusives.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2015 at Retro To Go
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Looking for somewhere stylish to hang your hat? This coat hook by Superliving has plenty of midcentury style. We've featured the designs of Superliving quite a few times before, from their colourful ceramics ranges to their candle holders. Billing themselves... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2015 at Retro To Go
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There are plenty of ways we've featured that Ingela Arrhenius can brighten up your kitchen, from glasses to mugs. That list grows with these colourful kitchen tin sets. Hus & Hem currently have two different sets in stock, each decorated... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2015 at Retro To Go
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There are official Lego lights - like this one for instance. But while the Light Stax from RED5 has nothing officially to do with the brand, its building blocks style will definitely appeal to the Lego lover in you. Light... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2015 at Retro To Go
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We featured the Orla Kiely animal mugs a little while back. As they proved so popular, we couldn't let these animal jars, now available from Illustrated Living, go unmentioned. The jars are decorated with the same bright and bold animals... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2015 at Retro To Go
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For a clock with a 1950s feel that won't break the bank, take a look at the range just arrived in at Dotcomgiftshop. The designs have a black and bold clock face complemented with a red second hand. And, as... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2015 at Retro To Go
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With these great 1950s-style tables from Curvalinea available in a range of different shapes and colours, the only problem is knowing which one to actually choose. These were quite a stand-out piece when we spotted them at the ever-popular Midcentury... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2015 at Retro To Go
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We featured Tesco's midcentury-inspired Capri sofa only a couple of weeks ago. They've also looked to that era for the Julianne love seat. The Julianne is great for those short on space but seeking a high impact. It has a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2015 at Retro To Go