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Liking the look of this Conran Kitson coffee table at Marks & Spencer. Basically it’s because the design has a great mid-20th century look, as well as being a pretty practical item too. The table is made of a combination... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Retro To Go
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Fancy your name up in lights? You can at least make a start on that aim with these A to Z vintage letter lights, available from the Southbank Centre. There's been quite a few of these vintage-inspired lights around recently... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Retro To Go
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I told myself not to flag up a Dansette this week. Then I saw this 1963 Dansette Major Deluxe 21 record player listed and had a swift change of mind. It’s a restored player, as you’ve probably worked out, finished... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Retro To Go
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Some of you might recall the stunning Alexander Girard linen panels, which were reissued fairly recently. The stand out design for us was the ‘eyes’ design. But what we didn’t realise was that it was also available as the Alexander... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Retro To Go
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You can always rely on Made to produce something with a midcentury vibe every now and again. Something like the Rufus sofa and armchair range, for example. Three colours and three design, the latter being a three-seater sofa, a two-seater... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Retro To Go
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We saw what was described as an exotic version of these back in 2014. But if you want a more straightforward reissue of the Puma GV Special trainers, you can get those right now. The shoe was created for Argentine... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Retro To Go
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During a recent ‘research’ trip round the shops, we noticed this newly-arrived Nayoko Desk at Marks & Spencer, which we like very much. We like it for a couple of reasons. First up is the midcentury styling of the desk,... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Retro To Go
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They are showing a bit of age, but I still love this pair of midcentury tripod side tables. It’s all about the shape. That wonderful curved design for the surface of both tables sells it to us, topped off with... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Retro To Go
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For a great vintage look for your walls, you can’t go far wrong with these hip Encyclopedic prints by Gene Rogovitz. Yes, we are using the US spelling as these are US prints (but available for shipping elsewhere too). There... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Retro To Go
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If we’re honest, we try to look beyond any celebrity fashion endorsements and focus purely on the item in question. Which is why we’re featuring this Coleen 60s Coat at Littlewoods. We just love its mid-sixties styling and its practicality,... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Retro To Go
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Have to say, this Clover Coffee Table at West Elm is one of the best designs we’ve seen from the UK arm of the retailer in quite some time. A superb midcentury-inspired design, it mixes style with practicality, offering plenty... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Retro To Go
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Yes, that’s right, this classic has just turned 65. But rather than pension the design off, the range has been added to with the special edition Clarks Originals 65th anniversary desert boots. It’s an interesting choice of finish for the... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Retro To Go
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The clue is in the name when it comes to this Deco Mirror at Next. Yes, if you have an art deco-style house, this is the perfect accessory, saving you the job of hanging out at auctions for the real... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Retro To Go
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Now this is a head-turning vehicle, a very cool 1970s Alfa Romeo GTV 1750 Mark II in rosso red. It actually dates from 1971 and has been imported from South Africa - but registered and MOT’d in case you are... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Retro To Go
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Does your new year resolution involve doing more crafting this year? Some stylish encouragement can come with the purchase of this clouds radio sewing basket from Cath Kidston. Now we've fallen for radio sewing baskets before but couldn't resist flagging... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Retro To Go
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Whether you're into interior mags or a fan of the vintage originals, you'll need a stylish way of storing them. This Brooklyn magazine rack from John Lewis will do the job handsomely. It's a contemporary design but it's got something... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Retro To Go
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A grade II-listed Bauhaus design has been converted from 1920s jazz hangout to hip hangout for the modern era - the Ellington Hotel in Berlin, Germany. Found in the Charlottenburg area of the city, the Ellington (as the name might... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Retro To Go
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On a day like today, it’s probably far preferable to be snuggling into something like this Kennedy armchair at Swoon Editions than braving the elements. In fact, even if the sun was out, I’d still be pondering kicking back into... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Retro To Go
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It's a look that's become increasingly common on the high street, but no less striking for it - these fairground-style pieces of wall art from Graham & Brown are statement pieces for any home. Part of Graham & Brown's expanding... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Retro To Go
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There’s a retro-style artwork sale currently happening at Monoqi, which happens to include this rather cool Data poster by Florent Bodart. French graphic designer and illustrator Florent Bodart has picked out a selection of data storage devices from the past... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2015 at Retro To Go
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I don’t think I’ve seen anything like this vintage 1960s Dansette Stereophonic A45 record player before. But there is one on eBay right now. The player is branded the Dansette Stereophonic and dates from 1962. Inside you’ll find a BSR... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2015 at Retro To Go
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You don’t have to live in the area to appreciate the Bikes of Hackney wallpaper by Ella Doran. You just need to love a bicycle. That’s because this wallpaper pretty much is bicycles - biked of all shapes, sizes and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2015 at Retro To Go
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We've featured the cassette reincarnated in many guises, from tables to wallets. But this cassette clutch bag from Dahlia is surely the most fashionable reworking yet. It's the simple shape of a cassette tape replicated in perspex and, for a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2015 at Retro To Go
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We love the Alma coffee table and side table range at Next Home for two reasons. Firstly. they look good and secondly, they are pretty affordable too. Regarding that first point, we particularly love the coloured surfaces, which contrast nicely... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2015 at Retro To Go
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We actually mentioned a version of this some time back, but the Vinyl print by Dale Edwin Murray at Made is a far cheaper proposition. It's a different print run from the limited edition we mentioned in 2011, but the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2015 at Retro To Go