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The Vintage Guide To London | December 12, 2017

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The London shopping guide to a retro 50s game room

November 22, 2010 |

It seems to be every guy’s – and many a  girl’s – dream to have a proper den, a room to hang out in, play games and party in style. Well, and what could be more stylish than a proper Fifties or early Sixties American-inspired leisure room complete with bar and juke box, a room Don Draper would be proud of? Here’s our guide to recreating a perfect mid-century den, including expert tips on where in London to shop for everything you need. Read More

London’s best assorted peculiarities – tin toy shop My Robot Friends

November 19, 2010 |

Robots, religious iconography, pop art and general assorted peculiarities – East London shop My Robot Friend (just off Brick Lane) stocks  London’s most extensive collection of carefully selected weirdness placed against a backbeat of blues, psychedelia and Rock & … Read More

New: Arch 389 vintage interiors shop

November 3, 2010 |

Arch 389 is a new vintage interiors shop, tucked away in an old Victorian railway arch, a stone’s throw from London Fields in Hackney.

The shop stocks unique pieces of retro and vintage furniture and other one-off objects of desire … Read More

The vintage photographer – Gordon Ayres

October 19, 2010 |

Vintage photographer Gordon Ayres has been photographing the Thirties, Forties and Fifties vintage scene for over 20 years.
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Get your old-fashioned sweet fix at Suck & Chew

October 14, 2010 | 7.7

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Suck and Chew on East London’s Columbia Road has got to be a real treat for anyone with a sweet tooth. From its candy-coloured shop front to the many old-fashioned treats displayed all around, the shop is a multicoloured wonderland of nostalgic sweeties: if you like cola cubes, rhubarb and custards and handmade organic truffles then you’ll be in heaven.

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Retro inspired charm at The Painted Lady

October 13, 2010 |

The Painted Lady, a quaint little hair and beauty salon on Redchurch Street just off Brick Lane, offers vintage-inspired hair styling for ladies.

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