May 16, 2012

Retro: Why the 1950s Are Back in Style

Niels Ebdrup, ScienceNordic

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Elvis hairdos, horn-rimmed glasses, cupcakes and fluffy skirts: currently, many people look to the iconic American TV series ’Mad Men’ for style inspiration.

The series describes the shift from the conservative 1950s to the chaotic 1960s.

One almost gets the impression that the dedicated fans of the ‘50s are trying to bring back to life an age that is long gone.

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TAGGED: Nostalgia, Retro, Culture


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