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Too cool for school

Too cool for school

You can tell a classic when it still works in a contemporary environment, like Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein or Oasis’ Definitely Maybe. Cue Vasco’s attempt to live forever, with its Vintage radiator ‘combining opulence and nostalgia’. Available in white, it also comes in natural and metallic shades. Why, it’s even available as ‘authentic’ with a transparent coating to allow the natural tones of raw steel and its welding ‘to take centre stage’. Ah, it’s a retro school chic that reminds me of those bullying days of yore…

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