Add a colourful retro touch to a room with this Capiz mobile from Habitat.
The mobile is made from hanging shells, and is similar in looks to Verner Panton's fun lamp which was designed in 1964. While that lamp relies on the neutral shade of the shell to add to its glow, this one is multi-coloured to give it more of a tropical look. No doubt the distinctive tinkling sound of the shells will also be present in the mobile.
The mobile is currently reduced to £22.50.
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If you want to carry a piece of the 1970s around with you, may we suggest these reissued Shell Sport holdalls?
Originally produced by the company throughout the 1970s, the bags are available in various colours (one pictured above, another over the page), made of PVC, with an inside zip pocket and a 'heavy' metal zip for closure.
The price has probably gone up from the 70s, but it's still affordable at £42.
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Via His Knibs
The devil is in the details, as they say, and no truly mid 20th century inspired ensemble is complete without the right finishing touches. For fifties pin-up looks with a nautical bent, be they rockabilly or more classic, these Nautical Stud Earrings from Urban Outfitters have the ideal subtle edge.
The mini gold-look studs – featuring anchor, sailboat and seashell designs – may be small but they can provide an ideal understated finish for any fifties look, day or night. Ideal to mix and match for more up-to-date rockabilly and psychobilly styles, too.
Get them now from Urban Outfitters UK for £10 for the full set.
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