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For a bright and cheering retro inspired design to put on your walls, it's hard to resist the charms of the Pop wallpaper made by Mini Labo for The Collection. Mini Labo are a French company who specialise in colourful... Continue reading
Posted 6 hours ago at Retro To Go
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Prints of the work of 'king of kitsch' Tretchikoff were once fairly easy to come by. But as they get rarer, or at least more expensive than they once were, perhaps these Tretchikoff lampshades from Graham and Green can fill... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Retro To Go
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It's undeniably ridiculous but it's hard not to be charmed by the Disk36 by E1+E4, a cabinet inspired by the classic game Connect Four. Designed by Luca Valota, it's deliberately intended to imitate the game - first sold in 1974... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Retro To Go
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Anyone who has drunkenly sung along to The Smiths (and that's a lot of people) is likely to appreciate this Happy In The Haze flask made by In God We Trust. The flask is of course decorated with the first... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Retro To Go
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Some of the UK's best-loved coastal resorts get a stylish new/old look with these British seaside canvas bags from LK Bennett. Each canvas bag is printed with a design echoing the style of the classic railway posters of the early... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Retro To Go
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The instantly recognisable form of the VW Beetle and Camper Van can be seen everywhere: from toasters to tents. Now it's even easier to take them everywhere too, in the form of these wash bags. These are officially licensed products... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2014 at Retro To Go
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For a dressier women's jacket for spring/summer, it's hard to pass on the charms of this yellow floral embroidered coat from River Island. Designed to look deliberately retro, the coat has a cute sixties style collar and is covered with... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2014 at Retro To Go
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With its clean lines and simple shape, Tatsuo Kuroda's knot chair looks like it could have been designed 60 years ago. In fact, it's a twenty-first century classic. As is perhaps obvious from the shape, Japanese designer Tatsuo Kuroda was... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2014 at Retro To Go
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If your budget is a bit tight but you still fancy some art from your walls from somewhere other than the high street, it's always worth checking out the independent sellers on online marketplace Etsy. There's lots of great pieces... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2014 at Retro To Go
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There are lots of great 60s-style dresses and tops on the high street at the moment. People Tree have an especially strong range with dresses ranging from plain to patterned delights such as this Missy Cat print collar dress. It's... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2014 at Retro To Go
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Just last week we were admiring the midcentury style of Mr & Mrs Clynk's kitchenware range. Well, if the shelves are still looking a bit bare, more stylish storage comes courtesy of the Anna jars by Superliving. Superliving are a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2014 at Retro To Go
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Who says bathrooms need to be boring? These romantic comic tile stickers by Spin Collective will add some fun into the space - or any other tiled area in need of a revamp. There's five different designs in a pack... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2014 at Retro To Go
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If you love your old radios and record players, you can carry your enthusiasm through to this bedroom with this Airwaves bed set from Hashtag Bedding. This duvet and pillowcase set is printed with images of vintage radios and music... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2014 at Retro To Go
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If you love pattern and colour, this Tulips lampshade from Lampara is probably just the thing to light up your life, an easy way to add retro style to your home. The exterior of the shade features an eye-catching design... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2014 at Retro To Go
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Look once, and you might think this is a retro style TV. It's actually a real cool bit of storage - the Analogue side table by Robin McGrath. Robin McGrath is an East London-based designer who was inspired to create... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2014 at Retro To Go
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Another very cool design from Mini Moderns - this time they are celebrating Kent's coastal charm with their new Dungeness wallpaper. Dungness, where Mini Moderns are lucky enough to have a beach house, is the inspiration behind their latest collection... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2014 at Retro To Go
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A classic swinging sixties look at a bargain price: that's this black contrast swing dress from New Look. It's a very simple design - a fitted black top, with three-quarter length sleeves, leading onto a fuller flared skirt. The classic... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2014 at Retro To Go
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The latest collection at Barker ands Stonehouse has been influenced by midcentury style. We admired the Lula armchair last week and now it's time to pay attention to the Zara sofa. Another midcentury inspired contemporary sofa, this three-seater is a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2014 at Retro To Go
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Original BTC do a great line in vintage inspired lighting. We've featured several of their desk lamps before and now you can get their style as a standing model too, with the Stirrup floor lamp. This lamp is a great... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2014 at Retro To Go
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A while ago, we featured Loaf's retro-styled Berlin armchair. There's now an accompanying Berlin sofa available, more than worthy of a mention in its own right. Like the armchair, the sofa shape is inspired by an original vintage piece. A... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2014 at Retro To Go
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Like a classic shift, a 40s tea dress is a must for any vintage lover's wardrobe. The Fancifull 40s dress from Trollied Dolly provides the essential look, with the bonus of a cute nautically inspired print, perfect for all lovers... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2014 at Retro To Go
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The Ankarsrum Original Food Mixer is a piece of gadgetry for your kitchen that not only will be extremely helpful, it's also extremely handsome. Though not a household name in this country, Ankarsrum is a Swedish company that's been established... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2014 at Retro To Go
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We love the colourful fifties feel to Michelle Mason's designs. Her new collection for Linea has just started to come in at House of Fraser, and is full of things to brighten up a kitchen. The range is inspired by... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2014 at Retro To Go
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Looking for a simple and colourful way to brighten up an interior? These Cosmos and Curve candle holders by Superliving are an easy way to add a rather stylish retro touch to a room. Similar in style to the lumberjack... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2014 at Retro To Go
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House Industries have a fine tradition in producing covetable pieces of design that, sadly, can be tricky to get hold of in the UK. Nevertheless we couldn't resist showing you the House Hasami collection: a beautiful ceramic range of teapots,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2014 at Retro To Go