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Your music playing methods might have moved on, but you can still have some vintage classics in your home, courtesy of these record player and cassette recorder storage tins. Yes, these are just tins, but they look wonderful. The one... Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago at Retro To Go
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Some of you might recall the Swift sofa bed that we featured earlier in the week. It isn’t a million miles away from this Charlotte midcentury-inspired sofa range at Modern. That’s perhaps no surprise as both are from the same... Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago at Retro To Go
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Keeping things simple is this Watts desk at Swoon Editions. Which is actually the appeal. Limited to just 21 units, this midcentury-inspired desk is made from solid acacia, with what’s described as a ‘streamlined’ upper body, two drawers and some... Continue reading
Posted 4 hours ago at Retro To Go
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An affordable piece of mid-20th century style, courtesy of this 1950s wall clock at Dotcomgiftshop. We are pretty sure this isn’t an original design, but it does have the look of the era. It also has something else on its... Continue reading
Posted 5 hours ago at Retro To Go
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There is a lot of interest in this already, but considering what you get, we still think this 1970 Fiat 500L is a potential bargain. A very cool car, simple as that. Dating from 1970, it has 54,000km on the... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Retro To Go
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An archive classic is back with a theme suited to its original era - the Persol Phoenix Arrow sunglasses in a Film Noir Edition. Don’t worry if the monochrome isn’t your thing, you can actually get each of the 1950s... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Retro To Go
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If you are a fan of the Fab Four, you might want to add something on your calendar or in your diary for tomorrow, which is when this officially licensed The Beatles Record Store limited edition print by Dave Perillo... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Retro To Go
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Made is great at bringing out bits of statement seating that won't break the bank. And their Grace armchair is another brilliant continuation of that tradition. It's another nod to the mid-century look with statement curved arms made out of... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Retro To Go
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A classic shape, but it’s the cloth that makes this Louche marigold polkadot shift dress at Joy for us. Just a slice of summer, simple as that. A classic 1960s-style shift dress with cute three-button detailing from the collar (daisies... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Retro To Go
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It was out on a classic wood finish some tine back, with the promise of colours to follow. Thankfully that promise has been kept, with the Clover coffee table now available in a wonderful shade of blue. The table design... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Retro To Go
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This is one design you don’t have to wait for, as the Swift midcentury-style sofa bed at Modern is available for shipping pretty much straight away. It is a wonderful 1960s-inspired design, very much in the ‘Mad Men’ mould and... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Retro To Go
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Not really coffee drinkers ourselves, but we have just picked up these Douwe Egberts x Orla Kiely limited edition coffee jars purely for storage. In fact, that’s our set in the picture above. If you love coffee, it is a... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Retro To Go
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Really love the look of these 1960s Habitat wicker cone chairs on eBay, which are sold as a pair. It’s a tough one to pull off too. These woven / wicker chairs can look pretty awful, but the shape of... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Retro To Go
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They produced a bedside cabinet by the same name last year, but now there’s something bigger available - the Otto sideboard by Swoon Editions. I suppose you might call it a mini sideboard, coming in as it does at around... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Retro To Go
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I’m not sure how practical they are to wear, but you have to appreciate the work and skill that has gone into these handmade subculture earrings by Louie Louie. Take your pick from three designs, the Northern Soul Allnighter above,... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Retro To Go
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It looks like brass is back judging by the designer light fittings being reissued in it. If you want to join the party, you could go for this classic Starke brass bed at Made. It looks every bit the vintage... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Retro To Go
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Love the retro flavoured patterns of the Benedict fabric and homewares range by Hokolo. London-based designer Jen specialises in geometric patterns. The Benedict is a woven wool design that can be bought as fabric lengths, or as ready-made cushions and... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Retro To Go
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We have said in the past that you can always get better value on a vintage record player if you are willing to look past the ‘Dansette’ name and look at other brands of the era. This 1950s Ekco RP329... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Retro To Go
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We have just been checking the archives to see how many designs have been inspired by the classic Scrabble board game. It’s a lot, including the Scrabble espresso cups, Scrabble mugs, Scrabble cushions and Scrabble kitchen tiles to name just... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Retro To Go
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Not just a piece of art for your wall, the Robin Day 100 Designs poster by Studio Fernando Gutierrez is also a wonderful reference point for the great man’s work. This is a 50 x 70cm poster designed by Studio... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Retro To Go
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If you want a complete set or just prefer this style, you'll be pleased to know that the last of the trio of Island Series reissues is avaialble right now - the Adidas Tahiti trainers. This reissue of a vintage... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Retro To Go
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For a contemporary, high street take on a mid-century look, check out the Nolan side table from West Elm. The table is similar in shape to the 1960 Charles and Ray Eames stool designs - those objects, like this, offering... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Retro To Go
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How do you fancy going back to the future with one of these? Yes, there is a 1982 DeLorean DMC-12 on eBay, with a mileage that suggests it has hardly been on the road over the past 33 years. The... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2015 at Retro To Go
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It looks like a man bag for lovers of rock music and in some ways, the Marshall portable stereo speaker is just that. A classic look, based on the iconic Marshall speaker, but no wires. This is the first portable... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2015 at Retro To Go
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A 1960s-inspired item that doesn’t cost a fortune - this 60s high neck pocket detail dress by F&F. It’s a classic swinging sixties-style sleepless dress that’s available in four different colour options - the yellow and blue you see here,... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2015 at Retro To Go