Month: November 2011

For the Love of La Valse – The Real Meaning of Retro

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‘A salute to a vanished world.’  This is a fitting, if poetic, description of the meaning of that often bounded around Latin prefix, retro. Whether one can be truly retro and fashionable is, perhaps, a contradiction in terms, but retro is certainly part of the recipe for sincere elegance. Yet the term is most often associated with fashion, or probably more accurately, the development of fashion, shadows of Oxford bags or rah-rah being spotted in new cuts of […]