home accessories and clothing
barware and tobacciana books and ephemera kitchen and dining parlour games, recreation and toys

the details:  about us, contact us, ordering, faqs, links, etc…






*about us
*baubles, beads and bangles from GKC
*with love from Helen & Norm
*contact us
*ordering, paying, and shipping
*frequently asked questions
*customer comments
*links& retro resources
*gallery of things past


we thank these nice people for exchanging links with and/or providing useful information to us!

better living through modern clothing and furnishings:
The Bag Lady Emporium






Ruby Lane logo



  web design  


ProDraw Graphics logo



researching retro goodies and other retro resources…
film, television music:

Antiques Roadshow

Blackout - World War II and the Origins of Film Noir, by
Sheri Chinen Biesen

Bright Lights Film Journal

Glamour Girls of the Silver Screen
Internet Broadway Database
Internet Movie Database
It's The Pictures That Got Small ...:
A blog for all things retro by
David Paris
Kovels Online
Leonard Maltin’s Movie Crazy

New York Public Library

Trouser Press



art and architecture:
Treadway-Toomey Galleries
books and ephemera:
History for Sale
dining out
Good Stuff Diner
for your listening and viewing pleasure:
Cherry Capri and the Thurston Howlies
Cool Blue FM

Golden Door International
Film Festival

The Landmark Loew's Jersey Theatre
The Puppini Sisters
The Video Beat
hair, make up, jewelry and wardrobe design
(several of these sites have free tutorials and / or patterns)
Antiquing Online - The Jewelry Box
Illusion Jewels
Interweave Press
Jill Wiseman Designs
Morning Glory Antiques & Jewelry
Sara Spoltore: Beads Friends
Solemates: The century in Shoes
Tammy Powley
The Costumer's Manifesto

The Vintage Compact Shop

Toho Shoji NY
Tuppence Ha’penny Vintage
Weekend Designer
hotels, motels:
Doo Wop Motels
Kate’s Lazy Meadow
The Museum of the American Cocktail
Old Time Candy
and how about a round of applause for our friends:
computer guru: Terry Kennedy
advice and laughter: Darren Ingram
hefting and hauling: Vince Ruggiero
materials and|or suggestions

Geralyn Abinader Kevin Stock
and Cielo

Amanda Tinkleman
and extra special thanks to: Len Saunders
it probably goes without saying, but…
Rita’s Retros assumes no liability for the content of any of the aforementioned sites.
Rita’s Retros images and text© 2004-2016 HJ Saunders. Website and logo design: ylana.

Contact ordering‚links and other information? It’s all in the Details.

Rita’s Retros images and text© 2004-2016 HJ Saunders. Website and logo design: ylana.