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Another lovely little Fiat up for sale on eBay, specifically a 1970 Fiat 500F. It is a left-hand drive with 35,000 on the clock, an import from early this heat and one that has obviously been restored. So new seats... Continue reading
Posted 11 hours ago at Retro To Go
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We have seen a few of these circus-style lights of late, but these vintage-style star and arrow lights at Urban Outfitters are still worth a mention as they’re at the affordable end of the market. You can see both lights... Continue reading
Posted 12 hours ago at Retro To Go
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If you like the look of this new Panton Chair you need to act fast - as this limited edition is only available for a matter of months. It is the ‘summer green’ special edition of this classic from the... Continue reading
Posted 13 hours ago at Retro To Go
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Portugal has a long tradition in ceramic production. Some original midcentury designs have recently been reissued by E Stúdio - and very nice they are too. E Stúdio is based in Caldas da Rainha, an area known for its ceramics.... Continue reading
Posted 13 hours ago at Retro To Go
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Is it ok to talk about the garden yet? Well, summer time is officially here, so we might was well flag up the Coco outdoor chairs at Swoon Editions in the hope that the sun shines at some point. Two... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Retro To Go
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If you want somewhere to store your vinyl and possibly to house your record player too, check out this midcentury-style record cabinet with hairpin legs. Produced by Gibbs Furniture, the seller claims it is an ‘ideal cabinet for displaying a... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Retro To Go
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This is a design we featured back in 2011 when it was all about the colours. But the 1960s Semi pendant lamp by Gubi has now been reissued in new metallic finishes. The light remains unchanged, a modernist classic dating... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Retro To Go
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It might be 40+ years old, but this 1970s Peter Sorensen-designed PS wall unit is also so very ‘now’. 1970s in age, but more of a midcentury piece in looks, this Danish design is a modular system, not unlike the... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Retro To Go
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The artist isn’t a new one on us, but this Hollywood Bungalows print by Hand Drawn Creative certainly is. Hand Drawn Creative is the work of Belfast illustrator Neal McCullough, who has turned his hand to midcentury modern architecture this... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Retro To Go
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The glamour of the early part of the 20th century is the inspiration for the Belle bedroom range at Made. A selection of items inspired by the art deco era, with the mirrored finishing and subtle curves very reminiscent of... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Retro To Go
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Good news and bad news about this Sputnik wall clock at Marks & Spencer. The good news is obviously that it exists. Getting one is entirely different matter, more on that later. For now, we will focus on the clock,... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Retro To Go
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We do love this bike. In fact, we featured it for the first time way back in 2008. But as there are new colours just on the shelves, we thought it was time for the Helkama Jopo bicycle to get... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Retro To Go
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If you love vintage VWs, you’ll probably like the look of this Campervan Doormat at Urban Outfitters. What you see is effectively what you get here, with the mat based on a vintage van, with ‘welcome’ sneaking in on the... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Retro To Go
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As we finally begin to be able to put aside our winter layers, what would be more appealing than a new spring coat? And it's hard to get very much more appealing the 1960s-style Loveheart Coat by Tara Starlet. It's... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Retro To Go
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If you (or someone in the family) has a love for vintage comics, then this Marvel Action Heroes Wallpaper by Graham & Brown is likely to be a winner. It’s a tribute to classic Marvel comic books. No need to... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Retro To Go
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You’ll have no fear of the rain when wearing this 1960s-style lace print rainmac at Yumi. Of course, it has the looks, with a style inspired by the mid-to-late 1960s, detailed with that floral print, pink press studs, rounded collar... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Retro To Go
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We saw a reissue of this gem last year, but now there’s a premium take on the market - the Baracuta G4 Harrington shirt collar jacket in leather. It’s a lesser-known Harrington style out of the company’s archives, with the... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Retro To Go
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How do you turn the humble skateboard into a piece of retro-style furniture? By giving it to Swenyo, which has created the Skurniture Bench. Yes, that is a skateboard deck, specifically a 7-ply hard maple deck (although you can use... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Retro To Go
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If you are looking to freshen up the walls, Sanderson has just introduced its Vintage 2 Wallpaper Collection, a selection of archive designs that maintain the style of the past, but produced using contemporary ink and print processes. This Flamingos... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Retro To Go
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If you can’t afford a midcentury gem, you can always invest in one for your feathered friends, courtesy of these midcentury-style birdhouses by KoolBird. The only downside here is (perhaps with the exception of price) is deciding which one to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2015 at Retro To Go
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We featured the Sofia sofa from the same retailer a short while back, but that differs in a couple of ways from the 1960s-style Sofia Mitte sofa bed at Urban Outfitters. Firstly, the design is different, a more angular take... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2015 at Retro To Go
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If you are on the hunt for something vintage or indeed, something with an industrial feel to match your living space, check out these Oka film lights from Caroline McGrath. A statement piece and a talking point too. Not to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2015 at Retro To Go
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They certainly aren’t going to be much use for a fortnight away, but these vintage-style storage suitcases by Fox’s Felts should be useful both for storage and display. Take your pick between two sets of three different-sized cases, a ‘bright’... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2015 at Retro To Go
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The kings of the modern-day guide are back with another gem. Specifically The Velvet Underground map of New York by Herb Lester Associates. I think you can guess what this one is about. The map traces the world of the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2015 at Retro To Go
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If you are on the hunt for two wheels and love Cath Kidston, then you might be interested in investing in one of the newly-launched Cath Kidston x Kingston bicycles. Yes, vintage-style city bikes with a Cath Kidston slant. Two... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2015 at Retro To Go