The fabulous era of 1950s reminds one of rock and roll music, Elvis Presley, popular TV shows of Lucille Ball, side burns, and polka dotted prom dresses. The 1950s retro products available in the market recreate the magic associated with this period. Getting nostalgic by wearing retro dresses and shoes and using other retro products has a charm of its own.
Retro dresses and shoes of the 1950s look especially good on women. If selected properly and worn with or without slight modifications, they can make a women look a class apart. The Tulle Gowns, Satin Stretch Wiggle dresses, mesh gowns, poodle skirts, and the disco outfits, are truly reminiscent of the 1950s era. Some other very popular dresses of 1950s are the Polka Dot Swing Dress, Appliqué dress, Strapless party dress, Navy dress, Leopard Wiggle dress, Taffeta dress, Bubble dress, and bustier.
The 1950s retro clothes and accessories range for men is generally considered incomplete without a hat. Retro shops have different styles of hats and men’s cardigans which ruled the fashion in the 1950s. Pink colored clothes, cowboy style clothes and boots or even plain suits were also quite popular and are available in retro shops. Even the 1950s styled bowling shirts can easily be bought from online shops dealing with retro products.
There are several other retro products available in the market which reminds one of this era. Purple colored mint condition sunglasses with green lens were a rage in those days. Beaded purses and stripped sandals, pyramid and fur coats, Chandelier crystal clip earrings, were other very popular fashion accessories from 1950s. These retro products are available at slightly higher rates at the thrift shops.
Even electronic products of 1950s like the refrigerators, AM/ FM retro radio with cassette player, washing machines, and much more can be found at reasonable rates. Retro toys, pedal planes, trikes and more can also be procured from retro shops. Other very popular items, especially on online shops, are the retro candy gift boxes, cigarette ashtrays, retro lighters and retro books. These retro items not only bring back sweet memories but also have terrific gift value.
Retro home furnishings are very popular especially among the elderly. Fabrics, tiles, dining table and chairs, bar stools, and other furniture attract a large number of buyers. Hand painted ceramic dishes, dinette sets, wine glasses, mugs, cocktail shakers, shot glasses, soda siphons, baskets, pans, are all widely available. With the help of these retro products, a 1950s atmosphere can truly be created in the home.
Finding retro products is not very difficult because there are specialized shops dealing with these products. The best way to shop for them is to shop online. 1950s retro products can in fact be found in one’s grandparents’ collection itself. With slight modifications these can very well become the latest fad.