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What would you say is the prettiest upright vacuum that is currently available for sale?
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Post# 382470   12/10/2017 at 19:29 (310 days old) by abby (canada)        

I know the sebo felix looks nice, the hoover platinum looks really classy too. What is your favourite upright vacuum in terms of looks?

Post# 382474 , Reply# 1   12/10/2017 at 21:04 (310 days old) by fan-of-fans (USA)        

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I'm not as big on looks but more so performance. But as far as new uprights, my mom got a Hoover Windtunnel Whole House Rewind and it looks nice as far as the shape and colors. I also like the look of the Kenmore Elite Crossover Ultra in purple, I liked the Kenmore Intuition in Bahama Blue best but they don't make it anymore. I also like the blue of the Hoover Windtunnel Self Propelled.

Post# 382476 , Reply# 2   12/10/2017 at 21:36 (310 days old) by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

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In terms of looks, for me itís definitely the Miele Cat & Dog U1 Dynamic upright. Sleek lines and curves are the reason, and I like it in bright white. Unfortunately, these are no longer available in Canada. The simple sleek look of the Hoover Platinum lightweight upright would be second on my list.

I really donít like the look of any of those bulky, cumbersome, overly complicated bagless uprights with all their on-board tools hanging on for dear life.

Post# 382481 , Reply# 3   12/10/2017 at 23:16 (310 days old) by human (Pines of Carolina)        

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Kirby Avalir

Post# 382491 , Reply# 4   12/11/2017 at 06:07 (310 days old) by rvarley (Oregon)        

The Riccar / Simplicity Supralight / ??? twins look pretty good. I like their simplicity and lack of onboard tools. For an upright with tools, the Sebo X and G vacs look nice. They look slim enough to fit under furniture when folded flat. And for the ugliest, I'd pick most of the 'plasticy' looking baggless uprights with all the tacked on tools.

Post# 382493 , Reply# 5   12/11/2017 at 06:16 (310 days old) by tolivac (Greenville,NC)        

Kirby Avalirs-any Kirby for that matter-and metal Royals.Love shiny,heavy metal!

Post# 382499 , Reply# 6   12/11/2017 at 09:58 (310 days old) by josh (Forest Park, IL & Spring Grove, IL)        

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I most definitely have to agree with others - the current Kirby is one of the best looking new vacuums available.

Post# 382508 , Reply# 7   12/11/2017 at 13:39 (310 days old) by s31463221 (Frenchburg, KY)        
Best looking upright.....

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In my opinion, is the Kirby Avalir (well, really any of the G series). Perhaps I'm old school and like a heavy-duty well built vacuum that can pull itself along. To me, the Kirby is a perfect blend of function and fashion. It's a beautiful machine (especially all polished up), and can just about pull the carpet off your floor. That combined with the tools that are available with the vacuum and you've got a perfect winning combination cleaning ensemble!

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Post# 382554 , Reply# 8   12/12/2017 at 15:10 (309 days old) by dysonman1 (Missouri)        

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The "Purple Rain" model Riccar R40P.

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Post# 382555 , Reply# 9   12/12/2017 at 15:12 (309 days old) by s31463221 (Frenchburg, KY)        

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All I can say is.....WOW! That's the first time I've seen that one! There's no hiding that vacuum, that's for sure!

Post# 382583 , Reply# 10   12/13/2017 at 02:23 (308 days old) by Kirbyvertibles (Independence, KS)        

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I got to see that Riccar in person. It was pretty cool.

Post# 382585 , Reply# 11   12/13/2017 at 03:30 (308 days old) by henrydreyfuss (Ohio)        

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Bagged: I would say the Sebo Felix, Riccar Radiance, Miele S7, and maybe the metal Royals.

Bagless: Dyson leads by a mile in terms of appearance. Their newer products are Apple-esque in their modern beauty, and their aesthetic remains what other manufacturers vie to achieve. Whether or not the products have shortcomings, the lure of the design drives the industry, and ample sales!

Post# 382588 , Reply# 12   12/13/2017 at 03:35 (308 days old) by tolivac (Greenville,NC)        

Purple Rain--that is one FUNKY vacuum-A friend of my mothers would love that----Mrs Basham LOVED things that were pink or purple!That vacuum would camouflage itself in her house!Remember her when I was a little child.She was very nice!

Post# 382589 , Reply# 13   12/13/2017 at 04:02 (308 days old) by henrydreyfuss (Ohio)        
Another example

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Dyson cordless vacs have been around for years, but none of the competitor's scrambling-to-catch-up offerings look as slick (or are as good). Makes a great conversation piece.

Post# 382590 , Reply# 14   12/13/2017 at 04:53 (308 days old) by henrydreyfuss (Ohio)        

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The design of Dyson cleaners isn't overly-noisy, or busy. It's simple, but immediately stands out, and plays up the features that sets it apart from competitors. It's incredibly smart aesthetic design, constantly copied, but never equaled.

Post# 382597 , Reply# 15   12/13/2017 at 11:05 (308 days old) by Ultralux88 (Denver, Colorado)        

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Anything that comes in this lavish metallic blue color!!

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Post# 382605 , Reply# 16   12/13/2017 at 12:11 (308 days old) by vacuumdevil (Denver)        

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The Riccar Radiance in white pearl definitely one of my favorites. Too bad they no longer make it in that color.
@Ultralux88 The whole Miele lineup is definitely beautiful though.

The new areas Electrolux canister takes my pic.

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Post# 382654 , Reply# 17   12/15/2017 at 00:59 (306 days old) by panasonicvac (Northern Utah)        

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Sanitaire which is Eureka's commercial brand that makes the old school Eureka uprights I think is one of the most prettiest vacuums ever. And I would say the Panasonic uprights is also I think one of the most prettiest vacuums ever (I forgot to mention that on another thread similar to this).

Post# 382659 , Reply# 18   12/15/2017 at 07:21 (306 days old) by Mieles5380leo (Virginia)        
Any Miele

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Especially if itís blue! I love the color of the s7 tango too. Red titan metallic.

Post# 382713 , Reply# 19   12/16/2017 at 02:53 (305 days old) by tolivac (Greenville,NC)        

Have on of those Riccar Radiance Pearl finish machines-GREAT!!!Also have Pearl Meile canisters.And the 'Lux Platinum Guardian canister.NSS Yellow and new Black machines are neat.They NSS "Horse" logo blue bags are my favorites on those.They now have a grey color squarish bag.

Post# 382743 , Reply# 20   12/16/2017 at 13:44 (305 days old) by Ultralux88 (Denver, Colorado)        

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This is right up there with that metallic dark blue! Pearlescent white!


Post# 382790 , Reply# 21   12/17/2017 at 14:05 (304 days old) by Adambomb (Undisclosed )        

In 1979, to me, this was the prettiest upright vacuum.

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Post# 382813 , Reply# 22   12/17/2017 at 21:19 (303 days old) by Ultralux88 (Denver, Colorado)        
I've said it before and I'll say it again...

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There's something about shiny metal, and red or blue on a vacuum that really makes it look sexy!

Post# 382837 , Reply# 23   12/18/2017 at 01:59 (303 days old) by huskyvacs (Northern Indiana)        

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Really not possible to make any determination since pretty much all modern vacuums look and perform like crap today.

But since this topic is about the prettiest looking and not the best performing, the Bissel CleanView would be my more recent choice. Orange and black is a striking color and not a color many vacuums use.

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Post# 382850 , Reply# 24   12/18/2017 at 11:59 (303 days old) by sptyks (Skowhegan, Maine)        
Best looking vacuum of all time...

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"Really not possible to make any determination since pretty much all modern vacuums look and perform like crap today."


 "There's something about shiny metal, and red or blue on a vacuum that really makes it look sexy!"


Since I agree with both of the above statements, I will post a few pictures of the prettiest vacuum of all time, in my opinion of course. This vacuum is currently in my collection: 


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