Episode 61: Miss Lady Lace

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(Photo: Jennifer Villalobos Photography)

How confident where you as a teenager?

For many people it’s a trying time. When you’re going through big life changes, dealing with pressure from peers and trying to work out who you are.

But as a teenager, Miss Lady Lace Miss Lady Lace was a little different from the other high school girls.

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Episode 54: House of Hats

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“If you have a head you can wear a hat”.

It’s not surprising that this sentence came out of the mouth of a passionate milliner.

Someone who can remember being enamored with a vintage hat when she was 8 years old.

It’s time for you to meet the artist behind the incredible House of Hats Ilana Meilak.
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Episode 53: Miss Cherrybomb

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We’re kicking 2018 off with a bang here at This Retro Life.

You are about to meet a woman with big hair, big personality and a big passion for old things!

In her life, vintage is a family affair with her mum and dad both sharing and embracing their own love of cars and fashion.

Unlike so many of us, she stuck it to the man and started dabbling in vintage fashion while she was still in high school and now her style is refined, sophisticated and the inspiration for so many others.

Ladies and Gents, meet Miss Cherrybomb. 
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Episode 51: Miss Lillian Rose


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Could the vintage community be the secret to stamping out online trolls with positivity?

This is the question one incredible pinup from Perth in Australia is asking as she combines her love of vintage with her academic career.

Ladies and Gents, in episode 51 it’s time for you to jump on the red eye flight, head to Western Australia to meet Miss Lillian Rose .

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Episode 46: My Vintage Love


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. 
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Episode 39: True Crime Historian


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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!

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Episode 36: Evette Dubois Lingerie

robeGlamorous, luxurious and captivating are all words to describe the work of Melissa Heart.

She is the latest in a long family line of seamstress and is channeling the skills her grandmother learnt working in the fashion industry in the 1950’s and 60’s to create beautiful pieces today.

She is the creative mind behind Evette Dubois Lingerie.

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