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Celebrating all things noir this Noirvember

From a vintage poster to a Zippo, a compendium of beautiful and bizarre objects of desire inspired by 1940s Hollywood

Noirvember is a celebration of all things noir (a classic example is The Lady From Shanghai)
Noirvember is a celebration of all things noir (a classic example is The Lady From Shanghai) (Film still)

Started by writer Marya E. Gates, Noirvember celebrates the shadowy style that emerged in 1940s Hollywood. From a vintage poster of the 1955 cult film ‘Rififi’ to a Zippo-1911 Vintage Firepower, take your pick.

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Vintage Poster Of ‘Rififi’
Vintage Poster Of ‘Rififi’ (Courtesy Etsy)

Vintage Poster Of ‘Rififi’

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This 1955 cult French film, directed by Jules Dassin, is about a perfect crime. And now you can own a piece of it with this high-quality art print. Available on Etsy.com; 2,571 plus taxes

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Noelle Velvet Trimmed Wool-Felt Fedora By Gigi Burris
Noelle Velvet Trimmed Wool-Felt Fedora By Gigi Burris (Courtesy Gigi Burris)

Noelle Velvet Trimmed Wool-Felt Fedora By Gigi Burris

Be it a detective or a gangster, the characters in noir films are all about hats. This “thoughtful and locally made” fedora by Gigi Burris gives the accessory a softer look for women. Available on Net-a-Porter.com; around 41,000

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Stella Decanter
Stella Decanter (Courtesy ShopCasashop.com)

Stella Decanter

Whisky or wine decanters are a common prop in noir films. This sleek decanter, inspired by ancient Venetian glassware, would have looked perfect on a private detective’s desk. Available on ShopCasashop.com; starting at around 16,000

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Limited Edition ElGranero’s Yellow OLIVETTI LETTERA 35
Limited Edition ElGranero’s Yellow OLIVETTI LETTERA 35 (Courtesy Etsy)

Limited Edition ElGranero’s Yellow OLIVETTI LETTERA 35

In classic noir, the clickety- clack of the typewriter is usually accompanied by a twist in the tale. Let your imagination run wild with this vintage piece. Available on Etsy.com; 41,175

Zippo-1911 Vintage Firepower
Zippo-1911 Vintage Firepower (Courtesy Etsy)

Zippo-1911 Vintage Firepower

This unique engraved Zippo pays tribute to the M1911, which has made an appearance in nearly every James Bond film, starting with Dr No. Available on Etsy.com; 4,348

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Square-frame Acetate Sunglasses By Celine Eyewear
Square-frame Acetate Sunglasses By Celine Eyewear (Celine Eyewear)

Square-frame Acetate Sunglasses By Celine Eyewear

These oversized sunglasses, made in Italy, have that vintage look. Just right for daily wear, they can be paired with anything from a little black dress to trench coats. Available on Net-a-Porter.com; around 51,500

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  • FIRST PUBLISHED
    19.11.2021 | 09:20 AM IST

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