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Retro Rentaghost T-shirts

Searching for an uber cool T-shirt theme idea that no one else has thought of can be a daunting task. A retro tee is always a pretty cool choice (well, almost always!), but even more so when it manages to turn heads.

A Rentaghost T-shirt is certainly a unique and geeky choice, and geek fashion is certainly very chic right now, particularly if it's purely British. Only if you're of a certain age will you remember Rentaghost, which was a pretty zany kids comedy series which aired on BBC1 during the late 1970s and into the first half of the 80s.

The logo has many similarities to the Ghostbusters design, except it was created long before the Ghostbusters movie was first shown in 1984. However, while the film's plot revolved around extinguishing ghosts, Rentaghost, of course, was about hiring them out!

The first design on the page features the logo with a reverse print effect, with the ghost being white and the text being black, whereas, the original logo featured a clear ghos…

Can You Resist this Rubik's Cube Clutch Handbag?

Whether you're looking for a quirky, fun handbag, or an extra accessory to add to your 80s fancy dress party costume, this quirky Rubik's Cube Clutch Handbag should fit the bill. It's made from high quality PU leather and features two inner pockets. It is, of course, designed to look like the best-selling puzzle of all-time, the Rubik's Cube, which first became popular back in the 1980s - I could never solve the darn thing and resorted to peeling off the stickers and placing them in the right order!

This handbag is certainly a head-turner and a great talking point, being ideal for both teens and adults, and once your friends (or work colleagues) see you sporting this bag, they'll all want one, that's for sure! I certainly know one young lady who would be very happy to receive this bag as a present as it's just such a cool retro idea - that's one idea added to the Christmas gifts list, at least.



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80s Fair Isle Jumpers and Cardigans

If you remember being forced to wear a mock Fair Isle jumper that your gran had knitted for you as a child, then you're certainly not alone! My gran tended to knit loose, and my pullovers always used to be way too big for me. "Don't worry, child, you'll soon grow into it" was a phrase that was frequently used. By the time I had finally grown into it, the sweater was no longer fit for purpose!

Fair Isle is actually an island which is situated within the Shetland Islands in bonnie Scotland. Fair Isle knitting first became popular when the Prince of Wales wore a tank top in public during 1921. These days, the term is used to describe the patterning, and, I suspect, that most Fair Isle style clothing is now manufactured in the far east, and not the genuine article.

Zig zags, diamond shapes, star-like flower heads, lines and dots generally made-up the patterns we all grew up with, However, at Christmas time the patterns were given a rather unpleasant Nordic-style, fe…