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Emblazoned with the faces of British icons including Louis Theroux, Sir David Attenborough and Joanna Lumley, London label Homage Tees pay tribute to the subculture greats that deserve some serious props. We’re huge fans of the late-90s styling and right-side-of-ironic vibes – it’s no wonder these tees have been picked up by bloggers and celebs everywhere wanting to show love for their irreverent idols. Designed by an anonymous founder, Homage Tees are by the people, for the people.
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If, like us – you skipped all the boring stuff like real news and weather updates and went straight on a hunt to locate your Star Signs for the week ahead, then this is the t-shirt for you. Are you going to fall in love? Are you going to become stinking rich? We don’t know – but we do know how cool you’re going to look when you bag yourself a Mystic Meg t-shirt. ‘Today, you will find the most perfect retro t-shirt you’ve ever set eyes on, and you will be compelled to buy it.’
We are ther-oux trying to find a cooler t-shirt than this. Whether you love Louis shadowing our fave celebs, taking part in weird weekends, or producing amazing documentaries – this is the tee for you! Totally 90s tastic with a nod to the geeky and awesome Louis Theroux.
We could listen to Attenborough’s voice all day, but when that kind of appreciation is simply impractical when boring duties get in the way – you definitely need a plan B. A cool 90s-tastic t-shirt combined with mysterious hawk? Sign us up please!
No amount of style can match the elegance of Princess Diana, but we can try our hardest with this awesome 90s-style tee.
Other greats include Art Attacks Neil Buchanan and the oh so Absolutely Fabulous Joanna Lumley!
Neneh Cherry and Janet Jackson…in style.

For all these amazing new styles, check out our range of Homage Tees and pick up your fave today!

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Exciting news! Our suuuuper fab Barbie Backpack, Barbie Handbag AND Pink Barbie Logo Purse have been spotted on the immensely popular Zoella!

As pretty much full-time addicts of YouTube (that’s still kind of a job, right?), naturally we’re avid viewers of the amazing MoreZoella sister channel which sees some amazing behind the scenes insight into the amazing world of Zoella and Mark. As part of her amazing Vlogmas series, she revealed some of her very latest deliveries which included some pink treats which seemed all too familiar because… we have them on the site! Check it out!

This premium PU bag comes with an all-over Barbie logo design and classy, rose gold details. Absolutely doll-ightful!

Barbie Backpack

She also revealed her fab new Barbie Logo Shaped Handbag…

Sure to make a statement, this bag is such a great find for those who loved the plastic fantastic doll and were inspired by her vibrant and super cool wardrobe.

Barbie Logo Shaped Handbag

Not only that! She got her hands on this amazing Pink Barbie Logo Purse!

Get your hands on these goodies and so much more with our huge range of official Barbie Clothing and Accessories. See you there!

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Lizzie 'Likes' - Our lovely buyer Lizzie shares her latest TruffleShuffle picks to freshen up your wardrobe and love forever!
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Women's Navy She-Ra Powered By Unicorns Sweater
My love of unicorns is definitely going to continue into autumn, so this She-Ra jumper totally fits the bill. Magic! £29.99 - Buy
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Labyrinth Worm Ello Is It Tea You're Looking For Boxed Mug
A Labyrinth and Lionel mash-up - what could be better! This 80s mug makes me smile at every tea break. £6.99 - Buy
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Nintendo Super Mario Brothers Question Block Light
I have serious nostalgia for anything 8-bit and Nintendo, so I'll be powering up my living room with this light - made even more awesome with its PING sound! £24.99 - Buy
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Black And White Cats Eye Sunglasses from Jeepers Peepers
I can't let go of summer just yet - and rain or shine these sunnies add retro glamour to any outfit (and hide the odd late night in style…ahem). £17.99 - Buy
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Moomins Compact Mirror
If you're Moomins-mad like me, this cute and cool mirror is made for you. So much <3 for Snorkmaiden! £6.99 - Buy
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Women's Roald Dahl Good Thoughts Speckled Rolled Sleeve Cropped T-Shirt
As a lifelong Roald Dahl fan, I just love the sentiment of this tee - and tons of celebrities seem to, too. Hey, if it's good enough for J.Law it's good enough for me… £24.99 - Buy
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It’s Labyrinth’s 30th birthday and time to rejoice like the legendary David Bowie here!

Can you believe it? The fantasy cult classic that entranced us with its magical maze, wonderfully wacky puppets, ultra-80s soundtrack and the legendary David Bowie in *ahem* those tights (but more on him later) first graced the big screen all the way back in 1986 and it is still one of those precious films that stir up warm and fuzzy feelings of nostalgia. Here at TruffleTowers we may be a little older, a lot greyer and a whole heap wiser (ish), but we still love it – hey, maybe even more than back in the day! – so we felt it was only right to reflect on what makes this movie so magnificent.

So, without further ado, here are our 5 reasons why Labyrinth is still AH-mazing, 30 years on

David Bowie’s majestic presence…

Need we say more? Probably not, but we’re going to anyway. The hair. Those tights. That juggling ability (okay, it wasn’t actually him but we reckon he can pull it off with panache). Some SERIOUS swagger. Watching Labyrinth, we fear Bowie, but love him too (obvs) as he brings that unmistakable charisma to the role of Jareth the Goblin King. Who else could steal a baby, make a teenage girl tackle death defying traps (not to mention risk smelling hideous for all time!), attempt to possess her forever and STILL win us over? There were whispers that Prince, Mick Jagger and Michael Jackson were considered for the role in the early stages of production but we think it’s impossible to imagine anyone else doing it quite like Bowie.

It teaches us about the magic of friendship…

There’s no way our heroine Sarah would have made it through the Labyrinth without a little help from her friends… the bravest fox there ever was, Sir Didymus; gentle giant Ludo and even warm and welcoming Worm (okay, he sent Sarah the wrong way but he meant well, didn’t he?). Sarah helps her companions, too – our hearts twinge when she rescues lovely Ludo and we love her sweet bond with Hoggle, who Sarah encourages to overcome his cowardly nature and put their blossoming friendship ahead of his loyalty to evil Jareth. And that’s the beauty of friendship, right? Giving others a chance and helping people – particularly in a world chock full of ghastly Goblins, traps at every turn and where a glam-rock Goblin King wants to transform your baby brother into a troll. *Gulp*

Should you need some of these lovable characters that Sarah encounters in your own life/wardrobe, head right on over to our cute Labyrinth clothing, for tees, tops and gifts featuring Worm, Ludo and the whole gang!

It’s the ultimate Jim Henson nostalgia fest…

With childhoods whiled away watching The Muppets, Fraggle Rock and Sesame Street, Jim Henson holds a very special place in the hearts of any 80s kid (or 60s, 70s, and 90s for that matter!). Whether cute, quirky or just a little bit creepy, Jim Henson was THE master of making the most endearing, unforgettable characters, and Labyrinth’s fabulously fun fantasy land of goblins, creatures and marvellous monsters was no exception. Fun fact: In Labyrinth, Baby Toby was played by Toby Froud, son of conceptual designer Brian Froud who worked on Labyrinth and The Dark Crystal, another amazing cult Henson film – and he was clearly taken with Henson’s magical puppetry at a young age as he eventually became a puppet designer and even worked at the Muppet Workshop in New York! No-one creates an inspiring, magical world quite like Jim for kids (and big kids!) alike.

The seriously 80s-tastic soundtrack…

As purveyors of all things 80s, it’s no surprise we’re ginormous fans of Labyrinth’s gloriously retro soundtrack! From moody moments like Within You to ballad As The World Falls Down, the biggest tune of all is of course Magic Dance! The super-impressive Magic Dance scene consisted of over 48 puppets, 52 puppeteers and eight people in goblin costumes (perhaps most impressively of all, Bowie was the voice behind the gurgling baby effect in the song (was there any end to this man’s talents?!). You’ll truly be the babe with the power in our wicked You Remind Me of The Babe T-Shirt, which proudly flaunts a black and white pic of Bowie in all his goblin-dancing glory – perfect for a magic dance of your own! All together now: “You remind me of the babe…”

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It reminds us that money doesn’t equal success…

Hard though it may be to believe, Labyrinth was a box office failure on its release. But it quickly gained a cult following and was well on the way to becoming the oddball classic it is now. Jim Henson was reportedly devastated when Labyrinth wasn’t commercially successful, but his son has since said his father was so happy to see it achieve cult status before he died. There are tons of box office smash hits that aren’t loved anywhere near as much as Labyrinth is today – the Labyrinth Masquerade Ball in LA, heaps of outdoor film screenings and amazing fancy dress are testament to the ongoing love for this absolutely 80s classic.

So, that’s all folks! All that’s left for you to do now is don your best Sarah-style peasant blouse or over-sized blonde wig and tight trousers a la Bowie, blast out ‘Magic Dance’ and leap around like a loon. Just us? Okay then…

So what do you guys love the most about this retro classic? The action? The songs or just the nostalgia of it all? Let us know below.

(Psst! Make sure you keep your peepers peeled for some AWESOME new Labyrinth goodies coming your way soon – did someone say Labyrinth board game?!)

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Pretty much defining the 90s, Fun House was sooooo much more than just another kids TV Show. It was a place of dreams!

Rocking the airwaves from 1989 way up to 1999, Pat Sharp and his fab duo Melanie and Martina had us on the edge of our seats each week as they led two teams (team Red Vs team Yellow) through the games which included answering questions, finding items, dressing up and of course a lot of gunge! What more could you possibly want?! Oh yeah….and it had Go-Karts!!

Just like everyone we knew at school, we would have given our entire POG collection for a chance to be on this game show, mainly so we could grab some great prizes, race around the (pretty much walking pace) Grand Prix race track and above all else….get our very own Fun House TShirt! Maybe this was a sign for our future endeavours. Hmmmm….

Sadly, as this show is no longer running, the chances of us getting our hands on one of these iconic tees is pretty slim right? WRONG!

Working with one of our personal heroes Pat Sharp himself, we’ve created some amazing new Fun House Team TShirts which we have just launched into the site. Take a peep….

Available form just £14.99 too, what better way to share your love for this 90s icon than with your very own team tee. The only thing left to figure out is….to be team red or team yellow?

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Oh how our geeky senses are trembling! With the release of the action-packed new Captain America film Civil War just a few days away *eeeeeep!*, Truffle Towers is a buzz with anticipation of the epic new addition to our already quickly growing superhero movie faves and it’s not hard to see why.

Packed with more superheroes than a kid’s toy box, this amazing new adventure is sure to feed even the most hungry hero lover out there with amazing special effects, combat and some good old fashioned hero cheesiness. What’s not to love right?

So what’s it all about?

This big new adventure finds Captain America leading an Avengers team that includes Iron Man, Black Widow, Falcon, Winter Soldier, War Machine, Hawkeye, Black Panther, Scarlet Witch, Ant-Man and Spider-Man. Following a major attack which results in huge collateral damage and the loss of civilian lives, political pressure mounts as the government seeks more accountability and regulation on their actions.
This sparks a divide in the Avengers with The Captain seeking to remain free from such control and the usually wayward rogue Iron Man who believes the team should work with the officials. Members of the team pick a side and are forced to fight for what they believe. That can only go well…

See for yourself! Take a peep at this official trailer for a glimpse at the action….

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Pretty epic huh! Will they sort their differences and what will this mean for The Avengers role in society? Well….a trip to the movies to catch this should tell you all.

So are YOU ready?

With more superheroes on the big screen than ever before, there are plenty more reasons each year to show your love for some of the most iconic comic book legends which is just our speciality! Always expanding our range of official Superhero TShirts, we’re pretty set for our trip to the pictures and if anything are spoilt for choice!
Take a peep at some of our favourite Captain America, Iron Man, Spider-Man and Avengers TShirts….

So are you planning a trip to catch this? Reading this after watching it? Let us know what you thought below!
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