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This Retro Life

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Rank #152 in Philosophy category

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This Retro Life is dedicated to telling the stories of people who are bringing the lifestyle, fashion, collections and music back from a bygone era. Meet some of the best modern day pinups, burlesque dancers and vintage collectors and hear the stories behind why they are make this modern life a little more retro.

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This Retro Life is dedicated to telling the stories of people who are bringing the lifestyle, fashion, collections and music back from a bygone era. Meet some of the best modern day pinups, burlesque dancers and vintage collectors and hear the stories behind why they are make this modern life a little more retro.

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A little slice of home

By Camkitty13 - May 08 2019
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As an Australian living in the US and a vintage-wearing gal, listening to this podcast warms my heart and inspires me to swipe on that lipstick. Thank you, Kia! I love the range of guests and events you cover. Fingers crossed for a Dita von Teese episode 🖤

This Retro Life

By cocekdude - Mar 17 2017
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This podcast focuses on vintage fashion, culture, music and lifestyle. The host is Kia Handley. She is such a warm, friendly interviewer. I look forward to each episode.

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7 Ratings
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7
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A little slice of home

By Camkitty13 - May 08 2019
Read more
As an Australian living in the US and a vintage-wearing gal, listening to this podcast warms my heart and inspires me to swipe on that lipstick. Thank you, Kia! I love the range of guests and events you cover. Fingers crossed for a Dita von Teese episode 🖤

This Retro Life

By cocekdude - Mar 17 2017
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This podcast focuses on vintage fashion, culture, music and lifestyle. The host is Kia Handley. She is such a warm, friendly interviewer. I look forward to each episode.
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This Retro Life

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This Retro Life is dedicated to telling the stories of people who are bringing the lifestyle, fashion, collections and music back from a bygone era. Meet some of the best modern day pinups, burlesque dancers and vintage collectors and hear the stories behind why they are make this modern life a little more retro.

Rank #1: Episode Sixty Seven: The Homemade Pinup

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A big part of living a modern vintage life is DIY. We do it ourselves when it comes to fashion, repairs, research, starting events, creating community - the list goes on. So meet someone who has not one, but two homemade vintage passions, Lauren De Marti, aka The Homemade Pinup.

Oct 01 2018

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Rank #2: Episode Fifty: American Duchess

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Bustles, stays, rumps and hoops! Get ready to tight lace your corset because we're going back to the 18th century. In this episode meet a woman who brings 1700's fashion to life in 2017, that has created a business around historic and vintage dress and has just released a book to teach you to be 1700's fabulous today! Meet Lauren Stowell from American Duchess.

Nov 13 2017

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Rank #3: Episode Fifty Six: Tara Moss

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You've probably read her books, seen her on TV or follow her sewing, vintage or steampunk pages on social media. Tara Moss has been on a fabulous vintage journey like the rest of us and is now able to thread a love of old things into everything she does. So find out why she rescues pieces, how she learnt to sew and why for her vintage = self care!

Jan 22 2018

41mins

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Rank #4: Episode Forty Nine: Retro Betty

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It's our first birthday! We have been telling modern vintage stories for a year now and to celebrate we sit down with one of the incredible minds behind the online magazine Retro Betty. So get comfy, maybe in the backseat of a classic car, because this week we're going cruising with Kirsty Wallett aka Francie Flathead.

Nov 06 2017

34mins

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Rank #5: Episode Forty One: Emileigh Rogers

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This episode needs to be consumed with a delicious, piping hot cup of tea. Because it's one of the things guest Emileigh Rogers loves to do. Paired with a love for vintage, a passion for blogging and a love of connecting with people Emileigh is one of the most interesting and lovely people you can meet. So pop the kettle on, brew the pot and as you sip enjoy this weeks episode.

Aug 28 2017

26mins

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Rank #6: Episode Sixty Five: Killer Kitsch

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Using your vintage passion for good not evil. It's something we should all aim for and Lizzie from Killer Kitsch is putting her collection of vintage sewing and knitting patterns out there for others to learn from, study and magic modern vintage magic. We learnt more about her vintage passion!

Sep 03 2018

21mins

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Rank #7: BONUS! Back in Time for Dinner

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Because we're talking about vintage food this week I wanted to share a little something extra with you. There's a TV show that started in Britain and has gone around the world that's all about vintage food. It's called Back in Time for Dinner and in Australia it was the Ferrone family who voluntered to spend a week in a different era and cook only with the recipes, technology and social norms of the time. Carol Feronne reflected on the experience.

Oct 19 2018

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Rank #8: Episode Forty: Sophie Caligari

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Say cheese! This week is all about vintage photography. But we aren't looking at magazine spreads of the 1980's. Glamour shots of the 1950's. We are going all the way back to the 1800's. When carnivals had a tent with a man, a trunk and an odd looking machine that would capture your image for ever. Today we're looking at wet plate photography and how Melbourne based photographer Sophie Caligari is keeping this old technique alive all these centuries later.

Aug 21 2017

22mins

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Rank #9: Episode Thirty Six: Evette Dubois Lingerie

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This podcast is about to get a little bit glamorous. Prepare to be wrapped in luxury. We are lounging around in our best silk and satin vintage wear for a night in with Melissa Heart, the creator of Evette Dubois Lingerie. So step back in time to an age where what we wore underneath our clothes deserved just as much attention. So hit play and enter a 1920's lingerie shop in the heart of Paris.

Jul 24 2017

24mins

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Rank #10: Episode Thirty Five: Paris Brown

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Did you know Marilyn Monroe loved to write poetry? Not only that between takes on a movie set she could often be found with her nose in a book. So do we still have an appreciation for mid century literature today like we do fashion? This is one of the questions vintage lover Paris Brown has been asking as part of her university study. So hit play and find out more about the stories that have inspired our modern vintage loves!

Jul 17 2017

20mins

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Rank #11: Episode Eighteen: Vintage western wear

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What does Johnny Depp's foot, a wardrobe full of vintage western shirts and an Australian academic have in common? Find out in our chat with Chris Gibson.

Mar 20 2017

32mins

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Rank #12: Episode Thirty Four: The Hatmobile

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We love vintage hats! And the art of millinery and hat wearing dates back into the middle ages. So let's bring back our daily connection with hats and perhaps learn something about ourselves along the way. We want you to meet Waltraud Reiner the brain behind the Hatmobile, a travelling hat making workshop that combines millinery and mental health in these modern times!

Jul 10 2017

27mins

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Rank #13: Episode Fifty Nine: Andrew Nolte

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Time for you to meet the first Australian musician since the 1950's to release a 78 record. Someone who has over 5,000 gramophone records in his collection. Who started wearing vintage clothes in highschool and now has his own orchestra bringing 1920's jazz to life! Ladies and Gents, meet Andrew Nolte!

Feb 19 2018

26mins

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Rank #14: Episode Fifty Seven: Sugar St Claire

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Some people have a knack for creating community and bringing folks together. Sugar St Claire is one of those people! In the vintage, disability,  online and performing community she rallies the troops and makes everyone feel welcome. So when vintage can equal confidence, what does finding your passion for old things mean when you have a disability? Hit play to find out!

Jan 29 2018

14mins

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Rank #15: Episode Fifty One: Miss Lillian Rose

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Could the vintage community be the secret weapon to fighting online trolls? This is the question being asked by the incredible mind of Miss Lillian Rose who has combined academia with her passion for vintage and old things. So what is the answer? Hit play to find out.

Nov 27 2017

19mins

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Rank #16: Episode Forty Four: Miss Baltimore Bombshell

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What was the first vintage clothing item you owned? For many of us it can be hand me downs that end up int eh dress up box. We might only wear them around the house. But Miss Baltimore Bombshell was different. The second she found herself in the possession of a box of polyester beauties she knew she was onto something that made her happy and she bucked the teenage trend to rock old clothes whenever she could. Now, she's a modern vintage lass with an incredible story to tell.

Sep 25 2017

33mins

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Rank #17: Episode Thirty Seven: The Pistolette

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Howdy partners this week we are off to find out if things really are bigger in Texas. You need to pack your sequins, big hair and excess energy because we are about to go go dance with The Pistolettes. They might be named after bread but there's nothing crumby about this group of retro dancers! Hit play to be transported directly to the swinging 60's!

Jul 31 2017

28mins

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Rank #18: Episode Sixty Six: Stephanie Lanora

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What does your vintage passion mean for you? For Stephanie Lanora it's helped her find love, strength, community and even a second home. She's a 1940 loving history buff with an incredible story to tell. Hit play to hear it.

Sep 17 2018

21mins

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Rank #19: Episode Forty Three: Miss Chan Delier

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This week we're travelling to Norway to meet the reigning Miss Pinup International. This week Miss Chan Delier will hand over her crown and title to another fabulous lady. But before she does let's find out more about this passionate vintage lover, what makes her tick and about the vintage scene in Norway.

Sep 18 2017

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Rank #20: Episode Sixty Four: Nicholas Arnold

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They were the superstars of their time. Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin were a comedy duo that took the world by storm n the 1940's and 1950's. And in 2018 they are still finding new fans just like Nicholas Arnold. Who found a calling in life thanks to his ability to sound, look and act just like Jerry Lewis.

Aug 27 2018

22mins

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