About Us

Established in 1991, the bitch is back quickly grew to become both a style icon and a favourite of all vintage connoisseurs in Melbourne. Having moved on from our original St Kilda premises, we have retained the same focus on furniture as art, which saw us become so successful within the community. What initially started as a passion for vintage and retro furniture has gradually grown in to a wealth of experience, accumulated over 28 years, in locating and sourcing the highest quality vintage pieces.

Our name ‘the bitch is back’ refers to a piece of furniture that may have once fallen out of favour, but has sinceseen a return to vogue. We pride ourselves on our discerning eye and ability to identify these articles, which quickly become our customers treasured possessions.

Our eye for the excellent ranges from quality mid-twentieth century European furnishings all the way through to the very best of Australian made custom furniture. Our wide range ensures that everybody, from the seasoned interior designer to the young collector looking for that first vintage piece, will find something within our unique collection that quickens their pulse.

This focus on high-quality retro and vintage furniture is supplemented by an obsession with mid-century influenced accessories such as lighting, rugs, soft furnishings and original artwork. All items stocked at the bitch is back are either genuine vintage pieces, or contemporary designs that evoke the very best of retro styling.

At the bitch is back we consider furniture as art. This sees you receive furniture that is not only functional, but also beautiful and filled with soul and story.

Erstwilder Stag - Do Brooch
Going it solo, because nights out with his mates often denigrate into fights over food or females.He’s a big lad but he’s harmless to humans.

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#erstwilder #erstwilderbrooch #stagdobrooch #stagdo #stag-do #midcenturymodernfurnituremelbourne #thebitchisbackeltham #thebitchisbackmelbourne
Inbuilt cabinetry by Rosando 
#rosando #rosandofinefurniture #midcenturymodernfurnituremelbourne #thebitchisbackeltham #thebitchisbackmelbourne
Erstwilder Summer Songstress Earrings.Synchronised singers such as these two have no time to store away food for the winter, so they’ll sleep it off and shed their skin and start again.

On Sale Now at “The Bitch Is Back”
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#erstwilderearrings #summersongstress #erstwilder #bugsandinsects #midcenturymodernfurnituremelbourne #thebitchisbackeltham #thebitchisbackmelbourne
Inbuilt Furniture By Rosando 
#rosando #rosandofinefurniture #midcenturymodernfurnituremelbourne #retrofurnituremelbourne #thebitchisbackeltham #thebitchisbackmelbourne
Erstwilder Blue Emperor Brooch Elusive by choice.Their brilliant blue wings attract predators and pleasure viewers alike.Hence the speedy yet erratic flight paths.

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#erstwilder #erstwilderbrooch #erstwilderblueemperorbrooch #blueemperorbrooch #erstwilderblueemperor #blueemperor #blueemperorbutterfly #blueemperorbutterflies #thebitchisbackmelbourne #midcenturyfurnituremelbourne #retrofurnituremelbourne
#bugsandinsects #bugs&insects
Ottoman / Dressing Stool By Rosando.
#rosando #rosandofinefurniture #ottoman #dressingstool #midcenturyfurnituremelbourne #retrofurnituremelbourne #thebitchisbackmelbourne #thebitchisbackeltham
Erstwilder “TO BEE OR NOT TO BEE” Brooch . Never at home amongst larger colonies, the female blue-banded bee is more at home in a burrow all her own. DM for details.E-commerce website link in profile.
#erstwilder #erstwilderbrooch #tobeeornottobee #midcenturymodernfurnituremelbourne #insectsandbugs #thebitchisbackmelbourne #retrofurnituremelbourne
Original English Hebridean Rug 80% Wool , 78cm x 54 cm 
#hebrideangreatbritain #madeingreatbritain #hebridean #midcenturymodernrugs
Erstwilder “AS THE DRAGON FLIES” Brooch.”Iridescent wings flutter beneath lost sunlight 
Predator or prey?On sale now at “The Bitch is Back” DM for details.E-commerce Website Link In Profile.
#erstwilderbrooch #asthedragonflies #erstwilderasthedragonflies #insectsandbugs #thebitchisbackmelbourne
Occasional / Dining Chair and Ottoman / Footstool by Rosando in the style of Featherston D350 Contour Dining Chair.
#rosando #rosandofinefurniture #featherston #grantfeatherston #thebitchisbackmelbourne #midcenturymodernfurnituremelbourne #retrofurnituremelbourne #thebitchisbackeltham
Italian Mid Century Pottery Lamp.
#italianmidcenturylamp #italianlighting #midcenturylighting #italy #italian #thebitchisbackmelbourne #thebitchisbackeltham
Midcentury Coffee Table By Rosando 
#rosando #rosandofinefurniture #midcenturymodernfurnituremelbourne #retrofurnituremelbourne #thebitchisbackmelbourne #thebitchisbackeltham
Original 70s Oil On Canvas by H Kwo 
Hong Kong Harbour 
#1970soiloncanvas #70sart #hongkongharbour #hkwo #midcenturymodernart #midcenturymodernfurniture #thebitchisbackeltham #thebitchisbackmelbourne #retrofurnituremelbourne
Original 70s Resin flecked Round kitchen / Dining Table With Real Leaves Preserved In The Resin
#70sfurniture #1970sfurniture #midcenturyfurnituremelbourne #retrofurnituremelbourne
Nautical light “The Bitch Is Back”
#naticallighting #midcenturymodernfurniture #thebitchisbackeltham #thebitchisbackmelbourne
Thinking of all of those that are currently affected by the bushfires.It’s unimaginable what they are experiencing rite now.
#bushfires #climatechange
Chevrolet (Chevy) Warrandyte “The Bitch Is Back”
#midcenturymodernfurnituremelbourne #retrofurnituremelbourne #thebitchisbackmelbourne #thebitchisbackeltham #chevrolet #chevy
70’s decanter & glasses “The Bitch Is Back”
#70sdecanterset #midcenturymodernfurnituremelbourne #thebitchisbackmelbourne #thebitchisbackeltham
Merry Christmas to all 
#christmas #thebitchisbackchristmas #midcenturymodernfurnituremelbourne #thebitchisbackeltham
Vintage Orlando Estate Carafes(advertising poster)
“When a bottle of vintage wine just isn’t enough”
#vintageorlandoestatecarafes #vintageposter #midcenturyfurnituremelbourne #thebitchisbackmelbourne #thebitchisbackeltham

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