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Top 10 vintage gadgets (Part Two): including Fuji X-M1 digital camera, Marshall Stanmore speaker, Teac LP-R500 record deck

Part Two of our Top Vintage Gadgets. Click here for Part One of our Vintage Gadget feature.  5. Fujifilm X-M1 Compact System Camera  £418 There seem to be no shortage of great vintage looking cameras around at the moment, but this one is the pick of the bunch – at least in terms of looks (also worth checking out the …

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Retro gadgets: ten vintage style record players

I don’t think it is just me but these days I find that I am increasing playing more vinyl than CDs. Spotify is my main source of music, but every now and then I fancy something that isn’t on the online music service and go and get a record out. There is something wonderful about spinning vinyl again. It demands …

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Get the Look: Marlon Brando in ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’

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When my English teacher announced we would be studying ‘A Streetcar Named Desire,’ I have to admit to a light leap of the heart as I reminisced on John Galliano‘s ‘Blanche DuBois’ collection of 1988 and Marlon Brando in all his retro glory; oozing sex appeal and hard-edged fashion prowess. With these thoughts in mind, and a bit of time spent re-watching the iconic film made in 1951, I set about creating an outfit based on the look of Stanley Kowalski.

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Will ReidGet the Look: Marlon Brando in ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’

Summer sunglasses: go for retro bright or classic cool

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Ray-Bans were last year’s hit sunnies, but this year maybe try something a little more anonymous?


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‘s orange sunglasses retail at £12, and despite the lack of branding still have a distinctive retro look. The orange frames look great with a tan and there’s a nice clash going on with the purple lenses.

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Brandish Poll: Do you Dare? Bum-Bags!

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At a disco the other night, the theme was ‘City vs. Country’ and stuck for ideas, a friend and I decided to go as tacky tourists. Cue vintage novelty braces, high-waisted denim shorts and charity shop shirts.

My charity shop bum-bag has been the focus of much attention.

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Will ReidBrandish Poll: Do you Dare? Bum-Bags!

Will Smith shows off winter chic at ‘Seven Pounds’ photocall

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Living up to the Brit reputation of talking about the weather this post is all about how ruddy freezing cold it is! With temperatures so low some offices are abandoning their dress codes and allowing staff to come in casual clothes Will Smith shows us how to stylishly do formal in winter.

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Love The Look: Mark Ronson at Vivienne Westwood

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Mark Ronson has always been a tiptop fashion star and this year has been awash with his sartorial influence. From the stripes and Mod look of early 2008 to the sharp tailoring in kooky fabrics. From the 50s rock-star (read: Elvis) to the fur-clad aristo-geek.

Now, Ronson is taking it upon himself to lead the way with the trapper-hat wearer, ‘Lightspeed Champion,’ look as first established by our (soon to depart-) Jason Dike.

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Will ReidLove The Look: Mark Ronson at Vivienne Westwood

What do you think of Roger Federer’s Wimbledon look?

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Roger Federer turned heads on court at Wimbledon sporting a refined retro outfit of gold-trimmed cardigan, polo shirt and tailored shorts. It’s a departure from the on court trend of wearing hi-tech sportswear and harks back to a more genteel era of tennis.

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