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Episode 29: Miss Sixties Twist

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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.
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Episode 24: Miss Monique Sweet

Ladies and gentlemen meet Miss Viva Las Vegas 20 – Miss Monique Sweet

In April some of the most incredible women from around the world came together to compete for the title.

And it was a lass from New Zealand who took home the crown.

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Episode 23: Beehives Go-Go Dancers

Attitude face coming from Lucy Watusi on tour in Japan with The Beehives Go Go Dancers. Photo by @kazuyuki_n

Lucy Watusi on tour in Japan with The Beehives Go Go Dancers. Photo by @kazuyuki_n

We are sharing some fun loving 1960’s vibes on the podcast this week.

Before you hit play you need your dancing shoes, a bottle of water and 100% energy.

We are going Go-Go Dancing with Lucy Watusi, one of the members of the Beehive Go-Go Dancers.
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Episode 18: Vintage western war

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Miller-Stockman catalogue 1946 – note the ‘Welcome home’ message to WWII returned service folk.

Saddle up guys and dolls we are heading into the wild wild west.

In episode 18 we are focusing on vintage western wear because we have found someone who is a keen collector.

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Episode 16: Op Shop ‘Til You Get Enough

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Ellen Hookey (Photo: Sarah Matray)

Today we are going op shopping!!

We are heading to the beautiful city of Melbourne to go on a tour of some of the best op shops with Ellen Hookey. Ellen is the brilliant mind behind the Op Shop ‘Til You Get Enough tours. She took her expertise as a tour guide, combined it with her personal love of hunting for a bargain and runs three different tours throughout the month.

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Episode 15: Miss Charlotte Cake

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We are featuring our first international guest on This Retro Life.

It’s something we want to do more of this year, so if you know someone from anywhere in the world we should talk to or you want to know more about their vintage story then let us know! You can email us at hello@thisretrolife.com or drop us a line on our Facebook page.

OK now its time to introduce Miss Charlotte Cake a vintage doll from New Zealand!
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