Retrowow is the online guide to vintage and retro. Here you will find useful, unbiased and accurate information on furniture, fashion and collectables from the twentieth century, as well as bags of nostalgia.

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Trimphone, 1964

Trimphone 712

We have revised and updated our collectors' guide to the most advanced telephone from the 60s.


Little Chef menu, 1970

Brandon settee and easy chair

Gammon with fried egg and chips; fluffy American pancake to follow. We review an original menu from the first Little Chef in Reading.

Little Chef menu, 1970.

G-Plan Brandon range

Brandon settee and easy chair

We put G-Plan's first range, Brandon under the microscope. Everything you ever wanted to know about G-Plan Brandon.

Russell Hobbs K2 automatic kettle, 1962

Russell Hobbs K2 kettle

If you want a vintage kettle then there is no better choice than the Russell Hobbs K2. It is the perfect accessory for the retro kitchen. Read our Collectors' guide to the Russell Hobbs K2.

Corona 3 Portable Typewriter 1915

Corona 3 Portable Typewriter 1915

What has the most desirable business accessory in 1915?

Answer: the Corona 3 Personal Writing Machine.

Fairy Liquid bottle 1970s (image spectreno37)

What are the most valuable retro collectables?

£425 buys a bottle of Fairy liquid. We scour eBay in search of the hottest retro collectables.

Mary Quant aligator cape, 1960s (image 60sPop)

Fashion: Mary Quant

Mary Quant was a major force behind the British fashion scene in the 60s. Her designs transformed the way young women looked. Read our guide to Mary Quant in the 60s.

Ford Escord Mk2, 1979

The top ten cars from the 70s

Now that the Chancellor has allowed vehicles from 1974 to be considered historic, we look back at Britain's best selling cars from the 70s.



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