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Retro man caves

27 DEC 2012 | Posted By: NickJ

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Whether it's your basement, the attic, a shed out the back or, if you're lucky enough, a dedicated room in your home, the man cave is a modern day necessity. We may live in a world where equality between both genders is becoming rightfully more balanced and the old school misogyny is fast dwindling, but there's still the definite need for both sexes to have a break and just be blokey-blokes or girly-girls.

Men however seem to have developed a stronger and more passionate need to build these makeshift private islands where if you don't wield a johnson, you don't get in. Vaults full of Flying V guitars, dartboards, crusty Playboy centrefolds Blu Tacked to the walls and the distinct aroma of fart are what help define us and also keep us sane.

We managed to track down some vintage man caves from the '60s and '70s and boy did they know how to do 'em in style. Replacing the futon couches, Playstations, and cheap neon 'Bar Open' signs are Eames Lounges, shag pile carpets, Bang & Olufsen sound systems, conversation pits and bubble shaped things of awesomeness.

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