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We have covered some of the range in the past and if it caught your eye, you'll be pleased to know that there is an Orla Kiely home sale at Achica right now and for the next couple of days.... Continue reading
Posted 4 hours ago at Retro To Go
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What does 99p get you these days? Well, it gets you the opening bid on this 1970s Lotus Esprit S2 car. But that's only part of the story. Obviously the Lotus Esprit is most famous for going underwater in the... Continue reading
Posted 5 hours ago at Retro To Go
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Love The Smiths? Love the theatre? Then The Smiths albums as theatre posters by Standard Designs are a marriage made in northern heaven. The posters are based on each of the band's studio albums, keeping the colour scheme of each... Continue reading
Posted 12 hours ago at Retro To Go
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Once upon a time, we used to bemoan the fact that the one missing piece of the modern-day midcentury-style home was a decent bed. Then a few years ago, they started appearing. Fast forward to 2014 and there are plenty... Continue reading
Posted 12 hours ago at Retro To Go
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We've given our feathered friends their ideal home with this bird-feeder; now it's time for rabbits to get their own piece of prime estate with this Modernist rabbit play house by Habifab. There several stylish rabbit play houses available through... Continue reading
Posted 12 hours ago at Retro To Go
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These could have come right out of an interiors magazine from the late '60s or early-to-mid 1970s. But the floating shelves by Neofurn are actually new pieces, available to buy now. We love them and we suspect you might too,... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Retro To Go
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We've been admirers of Chisel & Mouse's architectural models for a while now. We're even bigger fans now they've introduced the new Brutalist Trellick Tower and Centre Point designs. While the company have traditionally opted for recreating Art Deco buildings,... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Retro To Go
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Room divider or storage, this unit could be various things, but it is sold as the Occa Haus Icon bookcase. It's a midcentury-style storage unit - with plenty of room for that storage. This solid oak bookcase has two large... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Retro To Go
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A slight tweak of the design, but the colour is perhaps the big selling point of the Adidas Gazelle Indoor trainers reissue in collegiate blue and red. Usually the key detail here is a transparent sole overlapping the suede upper.... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Retro To Go
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Forget the latest version of the PlayStation or Xbox - neither comes near to the wonderful R-KAID-R, which will be available to buy in the coming weeks. It is a console that harks back to the days of the classic... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Retro To Go
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Sometimes you stumble across things when looking for something altogether different. Which was the case with this Origami oak desk at 4Living. It's a quirky and cute design that would be perfect in a 1950s-inspired (or any midcentury) setting. The... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Retro To Go
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It's practical, but above all, the Keep Kitchen storage collection by Sagaform looks good on a shelf even when there's nothing to store. That's the selling point for us. This is storage that really sets off your kitchen, adding a... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Retro To Go
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We mentioned the new book Vintage Fashion Complete last week. Thames & Hudson have a similar whopper of a book coming out next month, this one dedicated to all things mid-century: Mid-Century Modern Complete by Dominic Bradbury. The book -... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Retro To Go
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It isn't too OTT in design, but this Gazelle desk at John Lewis will fit effortlessly into a retro or vintage-style environment. Its fairly simple shape is definitely a selling point, but there is enough detail here to stand out,... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Retro To Go
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We aren't sure if this is an original piece reissued or a new piece inspired by the past. However, with the name of the Adidas Originals Retro jacket, we suspect the latter. Not that it matters, this really could be... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Retro To Go
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New in at Habitat this Momo retro-styled sofa and armchair. Both the chair and sofa have a soft curved shape, hinting towards retro designs, along with their gently sloping back and splayed beech legs. Their fabric upholstery, meanwhile, currently comes... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Retro To Go
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If you want to add a touch of glamour to a room, not to mention a bit of comfort after a tough day, this Jersey chaise longue at Made could be perfect. Described as being inspired by '1950s Hollywood', it... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Retro To Go
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If you are fascinated by vintage space travel, you might like this Space and Spacecraft A to Z print by 67 Inc on your wall. The print is essentially a complete set of 36 trading cards, illustrated and based on... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Retro To Go
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Not many of these around, so if you want the Otto storage cabinet by Swoon Editions, get in quickly. It's an affordable and stylish piece of midcentury-inspired storage, good for additional draw space, pretty useful as a bedside cabinet too.... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Retro To Go
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We actually missed the original Gertie's New Book for Better Sewing back in 2012, which was a guide to creating your very own mid-20th century clothing and the techniques required. Like the blog that inspired it, the book was a... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Retro To Go
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Cath Kidston have been moving away from the florals with which they are so closely associated: we featured their London bus collection just recently and now their new Clocks pattern has caught our eye. As the name suggests, the pattern... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Retro To Go
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A proper auction with no reserve, sop hopefully someone will get this 1950s Dansette Conquest record player at a reasonable price. This one is on red and cream, full restored (as is often the case these days) and complete with... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Retro To Go
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Not just another book about vintage fashion, Thames & Hudson claims that Vintage Fashion Complete by Nicky Albrechtsen will be the most ambitious and comprehensive guide to vintage fashion ever produced. It covers 432 pages and comes packed with over... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Retro To Go
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Not the cheapest thing you'll see on these pages, but the ES cabinet range by AFID Design is definitely one of the more stylish. The price is down to the quality, with each one handmade by designer and maker Michael... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Retro To Go
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You could chose to decorate a wall or a room with the retro-style Selin wallpaper by Akin & Suri. But thanks to new company Off The Wall, it's affordable to buy for much smaller projects too. That's because Off The... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Retro To Go