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Back to the future; Take inspiration from a bygone era with some of these retro-style favourites, writes EMMA JOHNSON.


Who's for tea?... This cute Ben de Lisi teapot would not have looked out of place in the post-war years. Find it at Debenhams priced PS23.

Crystal clear... These Forties heirloom-style earrings may look like you found them in your grandma's jewellery box but are just PS25 from | Doctor on call... This classic doctor-style bag in red leather is roomy enough to hold all your essentials and looks cool too.

Priced PS26.99 from | Go dotty... One-piece swimsuits are in fashion again and this Fifties shape is super-sexy. Priced PS26 at Dorothy Perkins.

In the bag... Keep your pot rouge and panstick to hand in this Paisley park oil cloth make-up bag, PS6.95 from | Shady dealings... Wayfarer sunglasses never go out of style. This tortoiseshell pair is PS8 from Bank fashion (

Palm sugar... This beachy T-shirt from Burton evokes memories of Elvis movies and Hawaiian sunsets. Priced PS18 (

Silver slippers... In these Fifties-style platform slingbacks you are ready to rock and roll. Priced PS75 by Bertie at House of Fraser and Debenhams.

Dazling display... It could belong to a Russian tsarina but this crystal and coral necklace is yours for PS30 at Dorothy Perkins (


Dress to impress... Get those pin curls in and travel back to the Forties in this poppy print Penelope dress, PS60 from Simply Be (
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Publication:Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)
Date:May 30, 2013
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