The achingly fashionable Electrolux Ultrasilencer

electrolux-ultrasilencer.jpgEven vacuum cleaners have to be right fashionable now. They used to be brown. You could kick them and it didn’t matter. Mum had the same one for 19 years. You’d throw them under the stairs and treat them like a Victorian man would treat his servants and children.

Now vacuum cleaners are no longer our humble menial servants to keep hidden away. They are iPod-styled conversation starters for dinner parties..