Retro styles

   Retro is the term given to a design or style that has its roots or inspiration in the past. Designers' collections are often referred to as having a "vintage look" if they rely too heavily on styles of an earlier time period for inspiration.

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  • retro —    ‘Retro’ is a 1970s term made current by French writers commenting upon the postmodernist fashion for artists, designers and film makers to revive and recycle past styles, often very recent ones. A shop called Retro duly opened on the Tottenham …   Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture

  • Retro (disambiguation) — Retro may refer to:* Retro , a term relating to, reviving, or being the styles and especially the fashions of the past * Retrorocket , a rocket engine * Retro Television Network , a US system of television stations primarily airing classic… …   Wikipedia

  • retro — UK US /ˈretrəʊ/ adjective INFORMAL ► similar to styles, fashions, etc. from the recent past: »There is such a mania for retro furniture now that there are shops that specialize in different eras. »a retro design/look/style …   Financial and business terms

  • Rétro-futurisme — Le rétro futurisme (adjectif rétro futuriste ou rétro futur) est une tendance dans les arts créatifs montrant l influence des représentations de l avenir produites avant environ 1960[1]. Caractérisé par un mélange de l ancienne… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Rétro-gaming — Retrogaming Le retrogaming est l activité qui consiste à jouer et à collectionner des jeux vidéo anciens. Sommaire 1 Origine linguistique 2 Naissance et évolution du retrogaming 3 Causes du retrogaming …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Rétro (style) — Le rétro est une culture désuète ou bien un style, une tendence ou une mode du passé, et qui redevient une norme de nos jours. L utilisation d une iconographie « rétro » se retrouve par exemple dans l art post moderne, la publicité et… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • retro — adjective Etymology: French rétro, short for rétrospectif retrospective Date: 1974 relating to, reviving, or being the styles and especially the fashions of the past ; fashionably nostalgic or old fashioned < a retro look > • retro noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • retro — ret|ro1 [ˈretrəu US trou] adj [Date: 1900 2000; : French; Origin: rétro, from rétrospectif retrospective ] based on styles of fashion and design from the recent past ▪ retro 60s fashions retro 2 retro2 plural retros n [Date: 1900 2000; Origin …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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