The difference between Retro and Vintage

What is the Difference Between Vintage and Retro Concepts?

In the last few years, we can easily observe that the demand of the old has increased in almost every sector; vintage and retro concepts are often encountered in boutique clothing stores, plaque shops or rags. So what's the difference?


What is vintage

vintage is not so old like antique. It is an adjective used for older products inspired by this fashion, such as old fashion clothing, jewelaries, cars.


retro is a prefix that means backward, backward and is an adjective used in the fashion world as "historical" / "as in the past".

So Retro is the result of a mixture of old style and new style. But if a product is completely in old view it is vintage.

For a product to be under its vintage name, it must belong to a specific period. A product that reflects the spirit of 1930-40-50-60-70-80-90s can be described as vintage.
In summary vintage; really old products and retro is only used for new products that "look old".

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