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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 60: Amy Shira Teitel

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Oh no we don’t we have a vintage lover!

History and a love of old things usually go hand in hand – especially as we start looking for the story behind the items we collect.

So it’s not surprising that a woman with a love of space history also loves mid century modern.

This week, it’s my pleasure to introduce you to the woman behind Vintage Space Amy Shira Teitel. 

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Episode 59: Andrew Nolte

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He’s the first Australian musician since the 1950’s to release a 78 gramophone record.

He embraced his love of vintage fashion when he was still in high school.

He’s got a collection of over 5 thousand 500 gramophone records.

And he even has his own orchestra!

He is Andrew Nolte.

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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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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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