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Russian: Comrade Kitsch

One of my big obsessions is Soviet Russia, especially the interesting kitsch items which came out of the communist block. Thi is why I am in love with the new Fall/Winter 2009/10 collection by Denis Simachev. I love the faded 80s jeans, the Soviet winter hat, oversized lapels and the kitsch and colourful designs on the sweaters and T shirts.  Be inspired !

Check it Out:  www.denissimachev.ru(english)

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Oversized, Ultra Hot, Packrat Bag

The Packrat Bag

Rock the streets this sumer with these amazing unisex tote bag from lomography. The oversized design is super hot and perfect for a summer stroll by the beach or an urban adventure. 

Check it Out: www.lomography.com

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Vodka & Matryoshka: Moscow Style

Shield from the russian wind with this cardigan designed by Henrik Vibskov. This soviet kitsch item is perfect for spring. You can pick it up for $238.00 at Refinery 29.

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Is it a Bird? Is it a Plane? No it is The Cold War

This image once graced the cover of a parisian socialist magazine in the 1960s. The artwork by Roman Cieslewicz has been transformed into funky and ideological infused T-shirt. Representing the superpowers of The USA and The USSR.

You can pick this ultra retro Pop inspired T up from the V&A for £25.00.

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Chronic Case of Chrome

New Chrome range from LomoThe designers at the cult camera group, Lomo, have done it again. Reproducing their famous models in shine-tastic chrome range. The range includes the popular the Diana F+, Colorsplash, Supersampler, and Fisheye 2. These limited edition retro pieces range from £50-£250.

Check them out at: lomography.com

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