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Babycham bottle for retro champagne glasses

Retro Champagne Glasses – Coupes and Saucers

Retro Champagne Glasses- Coupes and Saucers If you watch any decent Hollywood film depicting the glamorous lifestyle of the 1940s, 50s, 60s or 70s you will without doubt enjoy a scene where the leading actors and actresses are drinking from retro champagne glasses. You know the ones. Those with a bowl or coupe shape rather than a flute or vase.  I understand why most modern-day champagne drinkers ... »

Lana Del Rey pulls off beautifully the retro chic look

You’re So Retro Chic – And You Know It

(Featured image above: Lana Del Rey – Copyright Grazia Magazine) Is Everything Retro Chic This Year? I was in the Dentist’s waiting room the other day and was flicking through the available magazines.  As is typical, the selection was biased toward mid to high end women’s magazines as left behind by the Receptionist.   But the Dentist had thoughtfully left a copy of his Stuff Magazine –... »

Retro Colours and Colour Combinations

Retro Colours and Colour Combinations

Truism of the day: “Fashions change”.   That is the whole point of fashion.  But there are certain colours or colour combinations that say retro 70s or retro 80s to me.  The same can be said for certain retro colours and  combinations from the 50s, 60s and 90s.  In reality, I accept that almost every other colour combination was used somewhere in retro design, so this is perhaps not an attempt to ... »