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Growing up during the Rockabilly revival in the 1980’s Kirsty Wallett, aka France Flathead , was surrounded by vintage cars, fashion and music.
So it’s not surprising that as an adult she found herself living a vintage life.
But even still, like so many of us, it has been an interesting journey.
For some of us, we find our love of vintage later in life after decades of trying to make skinny jeans and t-shirts feel right.
But for this weeks guest, the love affair with old things started when she was young.
Now it’s a fully fledged hobby, it’s helped shaped her career and helped her meet her husband and some of her closest friends.
Meet Michelle Coursey from My Vintage Love.
This episode is best consumed with a good cup of piping hot tea.
Why? Because it is one of the many things that blogger and vintage lover Emileigh Rogers enjoys in life.
And in this chat we cover all her life loves from thrift shopping to life abroad and the many complexities of living a vintage life in a modern time.
It was while living in rural Austria that Waltraud Reiner remembers her first hat.
Even though it belonged to traditional dress, it was considered “out there” because of it’s vibrant red colour.
But that wasn’t where she fell in love with hats. That happened years later in Australia.
Alright hands up. Who here has tried one of those diets that seem to good to be true?
You are not alone. In fact people have been trying fad diets since the early 20th Century.
This week on This Retro Life we delve into vintage fitness and nutrition with Kitty Von Tastique .
Time to swap camper trailer wheels for roller skates.
It’s time for the last stop on our virtual vintage voyage month of June.
Today we have not one, not two but three incredible people for you to meet!
Ladies and gentlemen meet the Rollin’ Ragdolls!
For the month of June we are taking you on a virtual vintage tour of the world.
Each week you’ll meet someone who is living in vintage life in different countries. You’ll get to hear about their local vintage scene and be inspired by their retro events.
Our first stop is Barcelona, Spain to meet Miss Sixties Twist.