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Used Vintage & Modern Retro in One, Very Colourful Place

Posted by Sophie Crocket on

Used Vintage & Modern Retro in One, Very Colourful Place

Why Pineapple Retro has changed We've not so much changed, but evolved. Having been in the vintage trade for the past 11 years, things aren't quite what they used to be. When I started Pineapple Retro, many of the 'traditional' antique dealers thought it a bit odd when I staggered across the local car boot sale, laden with the very brightest coloured vintage plastic, and then back a second and third time with equally vibrant vintage clothing finds - all with a big smile on my face! Back then, that colourful vintage niche existed and very few others were doing it but in recent...

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Modern Retro Tin-tastic Storage

Posted by Sophie Crocket on

Modern Retro Tin-tastic Storage

Here at Pineapple Retro HQ i have been collecting tins for years. Modern as well as vintage though. I display these on top of my kitchen cabinets, and most were from M&S. I get the added bonus of yummy biscuits as well as owning future collectables. In fact, some are instantly worth more than the retail price, dependant of the design.  My favourite are the biscuit shaped tins, but the designs of Linzie Hunter come a close second, she did the maps and I love her illustration style. Sadly, i don't know the designers for all of them, but i...

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