Episode 56: Tara Moss


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This weeks guest is beyond amazing.

She’s an author, model, documentary maker, academic, keen historian, collector and so much more!

But did you know that Tara Moss has a love of old things

Find out more in our latest episode.
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Episode 54: House of Hats

The House of Hats Green Cloche

“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


Photo: Angie Delarie Pinup Photography

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 49: Retro Betty

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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.
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Episode 47: That Retro Piece


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? 

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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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