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.
Little Chef menu, 1970
Gammon with fried egg and chips; fluffy American pancake to follow. We review an original menu from the first Little Chef in Reading.
G-Plan Brandon range
In the first of a new series of features, we put G-Plan's first range, Brandon under the microscope. Everything you ever wanted to know about G-Plan Brandon.
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
What has the most desirable business accessory in 1915?
Answer: the Corona 3 Personal Writing Machine.
What are the most valuable retro collectables?
£425 buys a bottle of Fairy liquid. We scour eBay in search of the hottest retro collectables.
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.
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.
Collecting: Ten gadgets from the 70s
We got our first taste of the technological revolution in the 70s. We look at a selection of gadgets you may remember and some you may not.
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