Buying A Retro T-Shirt
It is not difficult to understand that the fashion form of the past is coming back into the spotlight and its most alluring features are fully RETRO
explored and exploited. One relevant example would be the retro-themed t-shirts. If you can remember when “Space Invaders” came out, a good way to pay a tribute to this video game would be by purchasing a retro t-shirt that shows a screenshot from the game, to remember youngsters nowadays that without this game, Pong and a bunch of others, the video game industry would have been totally different.
Of course, retro t-shirts are available in hundreds of themes. For example, if you have enjoyed the 70’s disco fever with Abba and other bands, a T-shirt with the “Summer Heat Disco Beat” logo should be an appealing model for you. Another interesting example, this time inspired from the 80s, would be with Michael Jackson’s appearance in his famous “Thriller” clip. Other popular themes for retro T-shirts would have to be the 70s/80s movies, TV shows or even children’s cereals. These include prints from the hit trilogy “Back to the Future”, the epic saga “Star Wars”, the very popular “Saved by the Bell” and the tasty Kellogg’s Cereal.
Regardless if the retro designs and/or slogans from retro t-shirts are original or an imitation of the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s, there is a significant acceptation that they will certainly evoke reminiscence for that time, especially to those people that have lived during the evoked period. As most old important things that gets locked away in some treasure of forgotten memories, the same way a retro-themed t-shirt becomes a keepsake for the times of bygone days only waiting to be surfaced.
Wearing such T-shirts is not only a method to remember those days when things used to be a little bit simpler, it is also a direct way to pay our respect and tribute to some personalities that had a major impact in our lives. Without the Jackson 5, pop music, Abba, classic movies like the aforementioned Back to the Future, our lives wouldn’t have been the same. Taking this into consideration along with the fact that a retro t-shirt costs almost nothing, it is a great way to be respectful while at the same time looking cool in front of you family, friends and the people down at work.