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The latest Tatty Devine jewellery collection looks back to the 1980s for inspiration - as exemplified by this eighties phone necklace. This perspex necklace recreates the kind of pastel pink phone most 80s teen girls probably dreamt about. There's some... Continue reading
Posted 11 hours ago at Retro To Go
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It's a magazine that's been synonymous with style for over a century. Now a selection of Vogue cover artwork has been made available as prints, exclusively at King & McGraw. There are 18 designs available, all drawn from the archives... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Retro To Go
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Way back in the early days of Retro To Go, the site featured some retro tile stickers by Mibo, an easy way to transform your kitchen. Eight years later, we're pleased to see that range grow with the addition of... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Retro To Go
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Continuing the lovely line of mid-century inspired pieces West Elm has in stock at the moment (we featured the handsome Penelope desk last week) is the Finn loveseat. Perfect for smaller spaces, it's presumably named because it nods to pieces... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2015 at Retro To Go
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The Johnny Moustache shop is full of the kind of vintage-inspired seating and table that you'd love to have in your home. One particular stand-out, however, is their Camber sofa. Johnny Moustache begin life reupholstering vintage originals - there are... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2015 at Retro To Go
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For a way to brighten up a kids room, it's hard to resist the charm of these Highway wall stickers designed by Mister Mista. It's a collection of 27 stickers, each one based on a vintage-style illustration of a different... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2015 at Retro To Go
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Heading off on holiday soon? For a retro-inspired swimming costume with plenty of style, check out the double scallop trim swimsuit from Topshop. Available in three different colours, it echoes the style of 1950s costumes, with full briefs and a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2015 at Retro To Go
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Lovers of the looks of the 1960s and 70s - not to mention their glamour - should definitely take inspiration from the new Charlotte Tilbury x Norman Parkinson cosmetics collection. Norman Parkinson is, of course, renown for the many fashion... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2015 at Retro To Go
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Continuing the long line of classy midcentury-inspired pieces sold by West Elm is this Penelope mini desk. Made from eucalyptus wood, the influence of mid-century design can be seen in the desk's slim, tapered legs and uncluttered lines. While its... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2015 at Retro To Go
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Add some nostalgia to your baking with the Be-Ro storage range, available from Lakeland. Yes, it's a range that celebrates the long history of Be-Ro - a company that has been producing flour since the late 1800s. These storage tins... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2015 at Retro To Go
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Here's a bit of good news for lovers of vintage fashion - Topshop have just launched Archive, a collection based on items drawn from throughout their history. And it's a fairly long history to choose from, the store having been... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2015 at Retro To Go
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These midcentury-style British school chairs by Olivia Scott-Taylor offer a contemporary take on a classic vintage look. The chairs reflect the mid-century classic laminated ply and tube steel chairs that were so common in British classrooms from the 1930s to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2015 at Retro To Go
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Perfect for giving to a lover of mid-century design (or perhaps just keeping for yourself) is The Modern Home, a new homeware range by Magpie. The range is decorated with a range of objects and accessories that will no doubt... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2015 at Retro To Go
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Looking for a desk that's a little different from the norm? The vintage-inspired Bertie wooden desk from Oliver Bonas could be just the thing. It's actually not that dissimilar to another Oliver Bonas design we've featured in the past -... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2015 at Retro To Go
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We love the 1950s flavour to this collection of Fjord furnishing fabrics by Iliv. There are five different designs in the range, each with a great retro look, whether the leaf motif of Ferle as pictured above to more abstracted... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2015 at Retro To Go
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We highlighted the mid century poppy range from Dotcomgiftshop a little while ago, but were happy to spot the addition of a weekend bag to the collection. And it's not the only one - there are four new cheerfully patterned... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2015 at Retro To Go
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Swoon Editions continue to win our admiration with their combination of midcentury-styled pieces at great value prices. This new Zabel sideboard illustrates those advantages beautifully. Swoon have produced many handsome sideboards over the time they've been running, but this one... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2015 at Retro To Go
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Love 1950s-style pattern? Better ready yourself, and your bedroom, for the Lotta Jansdotter bedding range at House of Fraser. The range - which encompasses duvet covers, cushions and pillows - is treat for pattern lovers, especially those with a taste... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2015 at Retro To Go
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You may closely associate Tolix with its classic chairs but there are other treats to be discovered in the company's archive too, such as the 55 Table, now available from Folklore. While the Tolix chairs date all the way back... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2015 at Retro To Go
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Not an official product, but these Lego-style clutch bags from Dahlia are sure to appeal to those who are fans of the bricks. Dahlia seem to have a good line in quirky bags at the moment - you may remember... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2015 at Retro To Go
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Looking for a centrepiece for a room? The Fifties Floral wool rug by Origins Rugs - available from House of Fraser - has got masses of retro charm. As its name suggests, it takes its cue from the 1950s and,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2015 at Retro To Go
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This Block Screen table from French Connection Home is definitely a conversation starter - the table top may even help you work out what you want to say. That's because the table is embellished with a grid of different letters... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2015 at Retro To Go
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Looking for a primer on the best of modern architecture? It doesn't get more charming than this book by Didier Cornille, Who Built That? Modern Houses. As stated in the sub-title, it's an Introduction to modern houses and their architect.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2015 at Retro To Go
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Want something a bit classier than the usual picnic plates? It's worth checking out the reissued Blues melamine range from Opto Design, originally designed by Stig Lindberg. When it originally appeared in the 1970s, this lovely blue and white design... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2015 at Retro To Go
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The answer to being the envy of all design aficionados at the beach this year surely comes in the form of this Gerrit Rietveld-inspired beach chair by Mal Furniture. It's a particularly quirky piece of design. Mal Furniture are a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2015 at Retro To Go