Retro To Go

Contact us

If you want to recommend something, give us some feedback or anything else, do get in touch with us:

Contact Retro To Go here

About us

Retro To Go is part of the Modculture Media group of websites. You can find out more about Modculture Media here

Daily email

Enter your email address for the day's articles via email:

Delivered by FeedBurner

« V&A 1950s Portofino tea towel | Main | eBay watch: 1970s space age desk lamp »

The First Real Pop Shoe limited edition sports shoe by Sir Peter Blake


Not content with producing highly collectible limited edition prints, Sir Peter Blake has now moved into the footwear business, specifically The First Real Pop Shoe by Sir Peter Blake.

It's available for pre-order now with a September delivery date, limited to just 600 pairs, all made to order so you are guaranteed your size. The style isn't random either - it's inspired by the footwear Blake wore in his classic Self Portrait With Badges artwork, now in the Tate Collection.

In terms of specifics, the shoes are hi-top trainers, made of black nappa leather that's been 'recycled' from wallet leather, with the artist's signature on the back and Blake's trademark heart, target, rainbow and star motifs embroidered on each side.

Not cheap as you would imagine, but this is the kind of thing that will only grow in value. You can secure a pair for £180.

Find out more at the Art Republic website
Pin It


Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

The comments to this entry are closed.


Retro Rooms

Retro Rooms
Browse all the Retro Rooms and homes sent in by RTG readers.
See the Retro Rooms

Houses for sale

Retro houses
Look around some great retro homes currently on the market at WowHaus.
Properties for sale

Recommended retro retailers

Art galleries and stores

Cars and bicycles

Design and interiors

Gadgets and technology



Men's fashion

Vintage design/collectables

Women's fashion

Around our other sites

Powered by TypePad