‘Old is New' is Always New

1960s ‘retro' continues to create cool
Implications - From gadgetry to fashion, the world continues to have a fascination with retro. This year, it appears that everything 1960s is hot again. Cult shows like ‘Mad Men’ continue to fuel fascination for this decade. Finally, new manufacturing techniques make it easier than ever for designers to incorporate retro into their creations.
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V. Hot Top 6 Examples: 130,789 Total Clicks Jan 08 - Sep 08
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Burlesque TV Spots - Dita Von Teese in Retro Wonderbra Commercial
SCORE: 6.7
V. Hot 33,308 Clicks Pub: Sep 14, 08
Burlesque TV Spots
Dita Von Teese in Retro Wonderbra Commercial
The new range of retro style sexy lingerie from Dita Von Teese is finally available. The announcement of Dita Von Teese as the face of Wonderbra at the start of the year drew much excitement, and now her… [More]
Interactive Retro Flashbacks - Yearbook Yourself
SCORE: 4.3
V. Hot 14,795 Clicks Pub: Aug 12, 08
Interactive Retro Flashbacks
Yearbook Yourself
It's discoveries like Yearbook Yourself that get me really excited to be a Trend Hunter! The website, yearbookyourself.com, takes you back through the decades and transforms you into the stereotypical… [More]
Retro Fantasy Wardrobes - Vintage Cartoon and Sci-Fi-Dresses
SCORE: 5.3
V. Hot 16,647 Clicks Pub: May 10, 08
Retro Fantasy Wardrobes
Vintage Cartoon and Sci-Fi-Dresses
The Vintage Doctor makes dresses and other garments which blend vintage and retro styles with fabric prints. The polyester and cotton dresses in the gallery were inspired by cartoons or sci-fi movies… [More]
60s Shades - Cutler and Gross Eyewear
SCORE: 5.1
V. Hot 14,815 Clicks Pub: Jan 30, 08
60s Shades
Cutler and Gross Eyewear
Over-sized eyewear has been the inspiration for many upcoming Spring/Summer 2008 season collections. Cutler and Gross are presenting a collection inspired by the adolescent angst of the 1960's. Their… [More]
Copying 1960s Product Design - Braun Products the Secrets to Apple Success
SCORE: 4.4
V. Hot 15,610 Clicks Pub: Aug 16, 08
Copying 1960s Product Design
Braun Products the Secrets to Apple Success
A very interesting look into the honest, functional, and trend changing design of Apple and where it’s design aesthetic comes from.  While most people credit Apple’s Jonathon Ive with leading this revolution… [More]
Pink Retro Restaurants - Kurve by Karim Rashid
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Warm 35,614 Clicks Pub: Sep 20, 08
Pink Retro Restaurants
Kurve by Karim Rashid
With no departure from his signature rosy hue, famed designer Karim Rashid's design of the newly opened Kurve Restaurant in New York's East Village certainly isn't conservative. Karim says he worked with… [More]