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Alex Douet
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If you fancy a touch of industrial chic with a softer 50s pastel pallet for your home, this Brocante Cabinet from Graham & Green is just for you. This neat little cabinet is perfect for anyone who has ever lusted... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2013 at Retro To Go
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Design conscious caffeine addicts will be delighted by this new take on the classic 1930s Bialetti coffee pot by colour connoisseurs Pantone. No retro home should be without a 'Moka pot' espresso pot, which as become somewhat of a design... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2013 at Retro To Go
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Early 1960s Mad Men style meets big 80s patterns in this eclectic Purple Pencil Dress by Zandra Rhodes for People Tree. The cult designer of 70s & 80s ultra hip extrovert clothing has teamed up with eco clothing company People... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2013 at Retro To Go
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Wrap up warm this winter in feminine 50s fashion with this limited edition Girlfriend Coat from Tara Starlet. This softer, colourful take on that winter retro favourite the boyfriend coat is perfect for staying cosy vintage style as the nighs... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2013 at Retro To Go
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Indulge in the awe-inspiring deco delights that can be found in the capital with this delightful book London Deco by Thibaud Herem. This book features an array of London's most stunning, elaborate & striking vintage architectural gems from the 20s... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2013 at Retro To Go
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Season your supper with the help of some Spanish 20th century art superstars with this Pablo & Salvador Salt & Pepper Set by Ingela P Arrenhius. The Swedish designer has won us over with her eccentric retro designs many times... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2013 at Retro To Go
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70s geometric prints in russet tones are bang on trend for autumn, as we can see in this Etta printed crepe dress from Marc by Marc Jacobs. This retro inspired shirt dress is perfect to dress up or down as... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2013 at Retro To Go
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For a bit of heavy duty 30s style in the bedroom, pick up one or two of these Bertie Side Tables from Rose & Grey. The rich tones and hard geometric shapes that were seen in furniture design during the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2013 at Retro To Go
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Carry all your essentials around in a vintage piece with a twist with this Lazer Cut Doctor's Bag from Oliver Bonas. The doctor's bag is always a real favourite with vintage & retro fanatics and this charming example mixes it's... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2013 at Retro To Go
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Get prepped for party season in true 20s style with these vintage inspired Eltham Mary Janes from Miss L Fire. This darlingly deco shoes are the perfect finishing touch to any chic flapper inspired outfit this winter party season. The... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2013 at Retro To Go
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We're seeing a lot of reissued TFL posters for the 150 anniversary of the tube but we couldn't let this one pass by without a mention. The Brightest London poster was designed in 1924 by Manchester Guardian cartoonist Horace Taylor... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2013 at Retro To Go
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Whet your retro interior design appetite with the suptuous images in this new book Living Retro by Andrew Weaving. This glorious coffee table tome examines the interiors of some of the most fabulous retro homes in the world, from Paris... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2013 at Retro To Go
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Ikea has updated one of it's favourite retro chairs for the autumn range with a twist, quite literally. The Stockholm Swivel easy chair is a neat little revisit to a vintage style Ikea favourite we featured back in 2008. The... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2013 at Retro To Go
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Perk up an occasional or bedside type with a little retro zing with this Adelphi Lamp with Swedish Birds Shade from The Wooden Lamp Company. This bright and breezy lamp is the perfect pick me up as the days start... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2013 at Retro To Go
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Take the ever popular 60s Biba-inspired look into the chillier months with this MeyMeh Carpet Print Roll Neck Dress from House of Hackney. House of Hackney had already wooed us with their whimsical homewares so this foray into vintage fashion... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2013 at Retro To Go
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Give your interior a hit of retro design with an industrial touch with this very unusual Cement Works Wallpaper from Baines & Fricker. Although this may not be for everyone, fans of 70s industrial architecture will be chomping at the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2013 at Retro To Go
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The PH5 Pendant Lamp is a true mid century design classic and we're thrilled to see it's been given a makeover with a contemporary colour palate. The PH5 is one of the most popular and enduring pieces from Danish designs... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2013 at Retro To Go
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Add a touch of mid century decadence to your interior with this plush Alpana Cocktail Chair from Graham & Green. This cute little occasional chair packs a big late 50s Mad Men-style design punch and will make an excellent lounging... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2013 at Retro To Go
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Brighten up your home with some zingy 60s style with this Coral Dip Lamp from Camilla Westergaard. This striking lamp brings a uniquely handmade feel to a familiar 60s aesthetic in a colour palate that's sure to turn heads. The... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2013 at Retro To Go
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Kickstart your autumn wardrobe with a slice of 70s chic with this divinely retro Jem Shirt Dress from Louche. This simple shirt dress packs a real vintage punch that will take you into the cooler months in style, at work... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2013 at Retro To Go
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This brand new Forest Friends collection from Magpie brings an autumnal aesthetic to their charmingly retro, wildlife inspired homewares. This new collection for autumn brings together Magpie's trademark floral & fauna motifs, this time in the form of folksy forest... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2013 at Retro To Go
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Add a subtle touch of retro flair to your interior with this simple Cassette Wall Shelf from Urban Outfitters. This charming little shelf is perfect for adding a little retro flavour to any space, big or small, as well as... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2013 at Retro To Go
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If you're yet to have your fill of flapper chic but fancy an updated take on the style, this Geo Pearl Era Midi Dress from Needle & Thread should fit the bill. This glitzy vintage inspire frock is perfect for... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2013 at Retro To Go
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Indulge your inner child with the ultimate retro candy gizmo by picking up one of these retro American Gumball Machines while they are on sale at Fab. This selection of faithful reproductions of the iconic gumball machines that took America... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2013 at Retro To Go
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Wrap up in a kooky kitsch cardi as the autumn begins to set in with this fabulously 50s Martini Time Cardigan from Modcloth. Nothing will chase away those autumn blues quite like this cardigan, adding the perfect hint of quirky... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2013 at Retro To Go