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Retro vs. Vintage: What's the Diff?

Posted by Bob Namar on

Retro vs. Vintage Designs Dear Yestercool: Your site specializes in vintage and retro designs, which I like. It's cool and all, but what the difference is between retro and vintage? Aren't they just both old-time?   --  JD, Round Rock, Tx   Thanks for your question, JD. There is often some confusion between the two terms, so let's try to set the record straight.What is vintage design?Originally, the word vintage described the year and location of a wine. Now, it refers to items from the 20th century; the early 1900s up to the end of the 1960s. ‘Vintage’ encompasses a wide...

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What's in a tee? Most likely, you.

Posted by Bob Namar on

Tees are cool. During the pandemic, many of us resorted to shopping online and purchasing merch to satisfy our urges to socialize, and to communicate. “Merch with a Message” became a trend on top of a trend, outfitting us all with cool slogans and graphics that said something about us, the way we were and the way we wanted to be…again. It’s always been a matter of personality and personal style with clothing. We make statements all while working to keep ourselves on trend. Tees are as cool as you want them, or need them, to be. Why tees? When we...

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