A collection starts with just one piece.
Something catches your eye because of the colour, the design, the purpose and then before you know it you have 2, 5, 10 and on it goes, until you hit 1,500 pieces of Pyrex!
Or is that just what happened to Stan Savellis from That Retro Piece?
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.
(Photo: J.S. Almonte for The Blue Sky Five album)
What was the first vintage item that you owned?
For this weeks guest it was a hand me down box of polyester beauties that first spiked her interest.
And that box of goodies has lead to a vintage journey with many twists and turns.
This week we meet the amazing Miss Baltimore Bombshell.
Photo: Emily Simer Braun
It’s amazing when two of your passions can come together!
This is what happens in this episode thanks to Richard Jones from the True Crime Historian podcast.
Just like you might collect vintage clothing, homewares or furniture, Richard collects stories of vintage criminals!
Paris Brown’s great grandparents lived through a lot; war, depression, innovation and modernisation.
They saw tv and the internet develop, presidents assassinated, nations recover from war and man walk on the moon, how can you not be inspired by that!
It’s not surprising Paris now lives a modern vintage life.
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 .
1948 Vagabond Trailer
It’s time for stop three on our virtual vintage voyage!
Pack a bag we are going on a roadtrip.
Think of your perfect vintage camper trailer, the classic car you want pulling it and that’s our ride this week.
We’re off to California, America to meet Paul Lacitinola from Vintage Camper Trailers!