A rare Ostalgie gem has been discovered, A flat untouched since before the end of socialism and the east german block in 1989 has been discovered in the German city of Leipzig. You can see retro east german brands such as vita-cola, the flat was probably abandoned in a rush when the wall went down.
With the fall of the Berlin wall a unique socialist culture of design, fashion and culture also fell. However today it’s making a comeback with these items from the past become cult icons and sought after pieces, Ostalgie being the German word for nostalgia.
So why not own a little piece of East German Ostalgie inspired fashion.Why not team up this ultra slick military pinbadges with vintage tweed blazer, pin them on the on to retro-up a simple but classic item.
Both these items are currently on Ebay, the jacket at Buy it Now Price of £34.99 and the pin-badge at $3.99.
Also, why not get into the East German groove and check out the critally aclaimed movie ‘Goodbye Lenin’ and become inspired by the DDR fashion movement.