Month: September 2009

Patrick 1960s Arendal trainers

The Patrick brand is a blast from the past, but they're back, knocking out vintage designs for a new audience, including this shoe from the 1960s – Patrick Arendal trainers. Dating back to 1969 and available in various colour options, the Arendal was designed as a football training shoe and […]

eBay watch: UFO record player

A design classic from the late 60s that's a cut above your average Dansette – the Patrice Dupont-designed Philips UFO portable record player. It's a much sought-after design, featured in the equally sought-after L'utopie Du Tout Plastique book/catalogue of space age design, offering up a record player with built-in speaker, […]

Upcoming Hideaway Club in Manchester

The Hideaway Club keeps on going, offering up the best vintage R&B around, with the next night coming up on Saturday 26th September 2009. Residents Neil Henderson, Paul Welsby and Mike Warburton share the decks with Dave Byrne and Sugar, the latter likely to be spinning some top notch Jamaican […]

London Vintage by Editions Paumes

Bodie & Fou digs up some leftfield gems when it comes to art and design. But this time, the retailer has a rather interesting book – London Vintage by Editions Paumes. Described as 'the ultimate guide to the capital’s most sought after antique, vintage and second-hand addresses', it claims to […]

The Carnaby Streak mod-style dresses

We asked for recommendations for a feature on the best mod and 60s-style dressmakers- and Carnaby Streak came up time and time again. So we thought we would feature the company on its own ahead of the feature. The Carnaby Streak make 60s-style dresses by hand, all in small numbers […]

The Avengers early episodes hit DVD

Sadly, not everything has survived, but the remaining episodes of the first series of The Avengers, along with the second series, are about to get a DVD reissue, courtesy of Optimum. Just two and a half first series episodes survive, but thankfully all of series 2 is still around, all […]

Up The Junction – rare screening

No, not the '67 movie version, the original TV version of Up The Junction, originally a Wednesday play from 1965 directed by Ken Loach, will be screening at the NFT as part of United Kingdom! Radical Television Drama Before and During Thatcher. The screening is part of a double bill […]

French Connection Spot cardigan

With the onset of the more miserable weather months, we can all revel in the chance to update our Autumn/Winter wardrobes, and that means that knitwear is back on the cards. Great for retro styles, cardigans are always available on the high street. This Spot Cardigan from French Connection is […]