Fashion is a living form of art, which actively takes part in the social dialogues. A person can represent an era, play a role or embody a story based on what he or she chooses to wear. Some people go for retro dressing for their nostalgic value. Wearing retro clothes is an intimate way to experience the style and culture of another era. It also helps one to relate to a long ago time, may be of their forefathers and also to recreate that period in the past. It also has an association of appreciating grace and beauty of those bygone times. There is also humor in giving retro style a try.
Retro style is all about finding the right style for you. And if you have decided to go for a retro look, you have countless choices at your disposal; you have the whole era of fashion before you to choose from. There are classic styles which are always reining queens of fashion no matter what the current trend is.
You can also create a unique style by mixing clothing from two different periods to create that special look. Not only clothing, you can also look at accessories to compliment your style and looks.
Retro style is a source of inspiration.
Retro clothing is usually associated with thrift shops and recycled cloths where you browse for a style and size which suits you. Many vintage items are collectibles and are thus expensive for ordinary people. The reasons being they become harder and harder to find and with time they become more valuable as they grow older.
But retro dressing need not be sourced from expensive vintage collections. There are boutiques now which specialize in the retro inspired designs with details of vintage. There are umpteen choices. You can get dresses modeled on 30’s, 40’s or 50’s. You can get a dressy one for a glamour event or get a casual one. Your retro dressing need not look like a costume. You can adapt a retro design to your contemporary style which compliments you. You can even find retro inspired t-shirts.
So get inspired to bring out the unique you. Take a step away from the ordinary.