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It needs a bit of work, but this 1970s Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Coupe is still an incredibly stylish car and a guaranteed head turner. It dates from 1972 and was imported from the US in 2000 (which means it is... Continue reading
Posted 12 hours ago at Retro To Go
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Not just a cool place to live, this apartment in the grade II-listed Langham House Close, Richmond upon Thames, Surrey has been renovated to a very high standard. The end result of the work shows just how forward thinking this... Continue reading
Posted 12 hours ago at Retro To Go
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Eye-catching and unusual: we love this collection of Pop Art-inspired bags and purses from Sarah's Bags. The leather bags are decorated with scenes worthy of a Roy Lichtenstein painting, whether they are showing doomed couples or cartoon-style thought bubbles. Pop... Continue reading
Posted 13 hours ago at Retro To Go
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This is a design we featured (and loved) back at the start of the year. But now the Night & Day Sleeper Sofa at Urban Outfitters is back - and in a rather bold shade of orange. Not that we... Continue reading
Posted 13 hours ago at Retro To Go
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Dreaming of your childhood has never been easier with the advent of the Retro Boombox iMusic pillow. Yes, it's a pillow / cushion, it's also a boombox (of sorts) thanks to the bold graphic of a classic radio cassette player... Continue reading
Posted 13 hours ago at Retro To Go
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If you are trying to create something of a hip 1960s feel to your home or apartment, then this Marlowe bubble glass touch lamp by Aaron Probyn is certainly worth a look. The lamp is a new design, but looks... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Retro To Go
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There's a Modern Pop sale at Joss and Main right now, focusing on brightly coloured, retro-style items for the home. That includes this bold and rather stylish Haart sofa. It's a handmade sofa with mid-20th century inspiration, with a frame... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Retro To Go
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This retro desk lamp from Dunelm Mill is a brilliant budget buy. It's been taken from Dunelm Mill's latest collection, the slightly cringingly named 'Cosy Skandi collection'. However, it's well worth checking out for its retro-styled homewares designs at extremely... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Retro To Go
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Can't resist a good looking original model of a little Fiat, which is why we are flagging up this 1971 Fiat 500L on eBay right now. The car dates to 1971, but was only imported to the UK in 2002,... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Retro To Go
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Was the factory still in Bolton 25 years ago? I'm not sure, but if it was still there in the late 1980s, then the Reebok Paris Runner trainers would have been coming off the production line in the town at... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Retro To Go
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Not sure about the name, as the 1969 storage unit at PIB Home looks to take inspiration from a decade or so earlier. But what's in a name? It is all about the design, after all - and this is... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Retro To Go
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Not a million miles away from the Jamie desk and the Drake sideboard by the same company is this Watson media unit at Swoon Editions. Very much inspired by the 1950s, the media unit is perfect for hosting some modern-day... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Retro To Go
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There's always a strong retro influence evident in the women's fashion designs of Miss Patina. Their latest collection doesn't disappoint, including this 1960s-style Jacqueline dress. Its name gives a clue to the inspiration behind this style, Jackie K, reflected in... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Retro To Go
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Like the subtle retro style of the Romana small and large sideboards by Ercol, which are available at Heal's right now. That's the selling point for us, retro / midcentury pieces that aren't too 'in your face' when it comes... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Retro To Go
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West Elm have just released perhaps the perfect accessory to their mini desk we featured last week, this industrial task table lamp. It's a stylish number, with the simplicity of the colour offset by decorative joint detailing. While the lamp... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Retro To Go
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Maybe there is an issue with using the name of the tennis legend, as the 1980s Adidas Lendl Supreme trainers have been reissued as the Tennis Super. Not that it makes much difference as this is an OG reissue in... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Retro To Go
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Sofas don't get much bigger than this 1970s Danish modular sofa on eBay. It's a huge statement sofa, typical 1970s-style excess but at the same time, quite a stylish and practical piece too if you need plenty of seating space... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Retro To Go
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Good news for collectors of all things Kay Bojesen - the Kay Bojesen-designed Alphabet Blocks are available once again. Not that they were available very widely in the 1950s. These cool blocks were designed for use in Danish schools and... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Retro To Go
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The company has been making beds since the 1940s and at first glance, the Trecompany Scandinavian-style bed and side table could be one from the archives. We don't think it is, but there is a strong midcentury and Scandinavian feel... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Retro To Go
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If you like their most recent vintage-style record player, you might like the ideal accessory to go with it - the Crosley 12-inch record carrier cases at Urban Outfitters. Yes, what used to be known more simply as a record... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Retro To Go
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We featured a ceiling version in copper some time back, but you you can now get the Verpan Pantop Table Lamp in a copper finish too, as well as a matt black one. This Verner Panton design dates back to... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Retro To Go
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French Connection may not be the first place you think of when looking for pieces for the home. But they're well worth keeping in mind, with pieces such as this dining chair appearing in their latest collection. We'd encourage you... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Retro To Go
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Really love the work of SeventySeventyOne Design, not least The Mod Collection designs you can see here. SeventySeventyOne Design is the brand name for Gail Myerscough, who produces resin jewellery cast from a selection of vintage buttons. The end result... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2014 at Retro To Go
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Ok, we'll admit it, this 1950s velvet-fronted teak sideboard caught our eye purely because of that rather interesting frontage. But even without the front, this piece would still look the part. It has the name Heal's attached to it by... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2014 at Retro To Go
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Another well-priced gem from Swoon Editions, this rather cool Fernand coffee table. It is also another piece exuding a 1960s vibe, which is no bad thing. This particular table is available in a choice of lacquered white or grey for... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2014 at Retro To Go