Retro To Go: January 2012

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Finsbury Sofas and Armchair by Assemblyroom

The Finsbury Sofas and Armchair by Assemblyroom take their inspiration from 1950s utilitarian design and the results are quite stunning.

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Erik Bruun 1960's Jaffa Cushion Cover

A classic poster has been recreated in Erik Bruun’s 1960s Jaffa Cushion Cover.

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Pearly Queen Bag from Cath Kidston


Whilst the economic gloom shows no sign of abating there's still plenty to celebrate about Britain in 2012 with the Olympics and the Queen's Diamond Jubilee looming large on the horizon. This Pearly Queen Large Frame Bag from Cath Kidston taps in to a nostalgic feeling of patriotism perfectly.

In the tradition of London's East End Pearly Kings and Queens the bag is adorned with a red white and blue button design, and striped strap. It has a retro resin frame and is a capacious 38.1cm x 28.9cm x 3.18 cm.

The bag costs £85 from Cath Kidston - check it out here


Transistor Radio purse from Octopurse

If there's one thing we love as much as cult vintage electronics, it's things with cult vintage electronics printed on them.

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Bark midcentury-style two-seater sofa


Not the cheapest sofa on the market, but this Bark midcentury-style two-seater sofa is certainly one to catch the eye, as well as being incredibly well-made.

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The Six Million Dollar Man: The Complete Collection


If you want to give up a large chunk of your future life to watching a '70s cult classic, you'll be pleased to know that The Six Million Dollar Man: The Complete Collection is about to land. Amazingly in a box set containing 40 discs.

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