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eBay watch: 1970s Guzzini-style Herda table lamp


It has the 'look' of a Guzzini lamp, but it certainly isn't one. This is a Herda table lamp, available for next to nothing right now.

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Vintage By Hemingway 1950s-inspired storage tins at John Lewis


An affordable (and retro) way to spruce up a kitchen is to invest in these Vintage By Hemingway storage tins.

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American Pressed Glass Hen Dish

Fans of kitsch Americana should take a look at these Pressed Glass Hen Dishes from Retropolitan.

The dishes are a new production line, but made from original pressed glass molds from the 1940's-1960's using the original techniques and colours for producing this type of glassware. The colours have a jewel-like quality as they catch and reflect the light; perfect for adding some retro glamour to your tableware.

You could go for pink, limelight or grape and the dishes cost £21.95 each - take a closer look here.

60s-style Brady mugs from Habitat

Brady mug

Fresh in at Habitat, but with a distinctly retro look, are these Brady mugs

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Geo-Mod Velvet Pencil Skirt from Anthropologie


If you're looking for new season fashion with a vintage twist then this Geo-Mod Velvet Pencil Skirt from Anthropologie might be just the thing.

Pencil skirts are big news for the coming season and with it's bold, graphic sixties-style print this op-art pink, black and mustard design is right on the money for lovers of retro style. The skirt works well as pictured, with bare legs and a denim shirt for the warmer days of autumn but will really come into it's own with a black polo neck and opaque tights come winter.

The skirt costs £78 from Anthropologie - check it out online here.

Instagram Socialmatic camera - capture and print Instagram photos


This was seen as a concept a short while back, but now it looks like the Instagram Socialmatic camera is about to go into production.

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