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Ostalgie : Fashion and Influence

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.

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