cialis comprar barcelona baclofen price india allegra apartments university place wa valacyclovir volume of distribution recharger mobicarte orange avec carte bancaire propecia biotin together viagra store in the philippines tadalafil metabolism structure pfizer viagra australia commercial cytotec mercado libre ecuador does azithromycin work for sore throat lisinopril effect on blood pressure levothyroxine weight loss dosage buy levitra via pay pal femara e fecondazione assistita cialis precio mexico mercado libre seroquel with elderly what to know about cymbalta prednisone reviews lupus long term usage of doxycycline cuanto cuesta misoprostol en uruguay wellbutrin and spice chemical composition of lexapro how to combat weight gain from seroquel can you get bactrim for acne over the counter p?lula azul viagra pre phenergan 1 year old metronidazole 500mg manfaat lexapro withdrawal visual levothyroxine off generic list abilify tricyclic antidepressant buy albuterol inhaler without zyrtec vs claritin and allegra doxycycline 100 mg once daily anr alchohol does levitra have sideeffects propecia hair drug farmacias benavides priligy en hermosillo how to ween off neurontin azithromycin bronchopulmonary dysplasia is wellbutrin a tricyclic antidepressants propecia acnee cialis or viagra which is cheaper lexapro and irritable bowel syndrome maxalt 10 mg preis busting craigslist cialis new allergy to amoxicillin is cymbalta strong do you get high on zoloft zoloft film tablete tamoxifeno en hombres y embarazo gabapentin hund schmerzen can you go off celexa cold turkey viagra by bayern beste werking cialis amoxicillin affect fetus wellbutrin induced mania anabolic steroids versus prednisone does doxycycline interfere with plan b ciprofloxacin and soma famvir 250 tablets buying nolvadex uk seroquel en diazepam 5mg side effects difference between solu medrol and prednisone splitting levaquin tablets can sildenafil cause blindness propecia long term side effects eye giving blood after viagra can i take diflucan for thrush breastfeeding abreva ou zovirax weak viagra viagra by pfizer in pakistan price allegra k reviews doxycycline pct benefits of periactin cytotec venezuela como se usa propecia da?o al higado lopressor and low platelets finasteride comprar en mexico plavix statistics prednisone dosing for ra viagra beneits buy lipitor 40mg india viagra canada where to buy azithromycin to work buy hoodia diet pills in metformin and actos taken together cipro chewable can i take two 5mg cialis in one day what if i give someone viagra in watson neurontin capsules philippines side effect of quitting cymbalta baclofen pumpe bei kindern valacyclovir hcl expiration maxalt imitrex conversion neurontin and adderall side effects flagyl buy it nizoral creme fungus review what if i take too much seroquel canadian pharmacies cialis located in vancouver .com.ca ciproxine iv posologie new viagra commercial on radio colour of amoxil forte after reconstitution macrobid and synthroid interaction acyclovir and abreva metronidazole aquarium vardenafil cooper lipitor and 5 hour energy name the adverse reactions for erythromycin mania with wellbutrin brivudin vs acyclovir aldactone per lacne zovirax drogist cephalexin lethal dose does tamiflu have amoxicillin mejor legrado o cytotec lexapro and pain relief can metformin prevent pregnancy phenergan for 6 year old to sleep ivermectin dergboadre reviews does albuterol cause drowsiness can lisinopril cause drug induced lupus topamax dosage available phony viagra on the internet ofloxacin eye drops walgreens cytotec segundo trimestre nexium high creatinine level viagra tablets price in islamabad ofloxacin belongs to which group lexapro made me anxious amoxicilline teva 500 mg bijsluiter clavamox and prednisone for cats atorvastatin water solubility glucophage et transaminases doxycycline dose or concentration dependent cialis legal online order how long does it take 2.5mg of cialis to leave system wanneer helpt viagra isotretinoin cortisol bupropion and prednisone 50mg clomid for men dosage 2x a day safe atomoxetine in india what is dosage for amoxicillin erythromycin ointment price philippines ventolin 2mg 5ml syrup dosage negative side effects of prednisone in dogs does viagra go out of date can metronidazole cause impotence what is singulair 4mg used for amoxicillin severe rash cialis wieviel kostet is propranolol gevaarlijk zyprexa spiegel pradaxa and celebrex finasteride howdotofound side effects klonopin mixed with celexa what does seroquel mean doxycycline 50mg aus purchase tamoxifen lacz estradiol nose bleeds prime ventolin inhaler pinworm treatment stromectol seroquel prolong 200 mg pris can i take metronidazole for sore throat lipitor good for you lexapro versus st johns wort allegra benefits metronidazole and plan b abilify date of fda approval effects of deflazacort vs prednisone can u purchase viagra over the counter kostenlose viagra abilify cost 20mg buy viagra in pakistan online 2 day diet japan lingzhi slimming pills elavil bus tickets gabapentine et grossesse allegra cruise ship fire cipro hc bula aciclovir suspension liomont nexium din canada can i take tramadol with hydrochlorothiazide age requirement for viagra plavix and hypertension green poop flagyl cat doxycycline side effects women period premarin gallbladder disease peau granuleuse apres roaccutane is wellbutrin an ssri or tca levitra sabor menta where to buy finasteride 1mg dextromethorphan clomid boards.ie buy viagra zoloft addiction cialis more than 20 mg does keflex treat kennel cough wellbutrin prescription assistance program acid on wellbutrin where can i buy kamagra online will diflucan cure a systemic yeast infection anafranil bulimia aciclovir profilaxis herpes labial order store net product lisinopril tabs viagra professional vs viagra how effective is griseofulvin for ringworm accutane flat warts severe stomach pain from prednisone metformin and marathon training lexapro burning pee will 10 mg of celexa work for anxiety symptoms vendo viagra en temuco amoxicilline clavulaanzuur mylan quit smoking medication wellbutrin amoxicillin dose for puppy buy lamisil malaysia difference between estradiol and premarin buspar food vision disturbances for a week a after metronidazole can you take prevacid and zofran together precio viagra en farmacia andorra how much amoxicillin oral sold in dollars avodart lawsuit fluconazole pricing cialis online reato cipro minor side effects 4 clomid par jour daily dosing of cialis allopurinol dose gfr disulfiram sottocute forum how to get clomid at walmart terms used in viagra commercials why should you not drink while taking zoloft dosis lazim amoxicillin can i use zovirax and abreva at the same time amitriptyline movement disorder monthly cost of metformin tamoxifen 20 hexal dostinex dopo allattamento what class of drug is celexa doxycycline dose for chalazion taking amoxicillin 500 mg while breastfeeding flagyl 800 mg package insert co.za zyvox prostatitis metoprolol effects heart rate cytotec se puede detectar en la sangre can you take clomid and vitex together buy viagra in brisbane australia topamax dzialania uboczne can amoxicillin treat pelvic inflammatory disease maxalt bad during pregnancy helicobacter pylori metronidazole amoxicillin purchase aripiprazole bertibarots does louisiana medicaid cover cialis truth about generic viagra forum cialis advertising agency viagra 50 mg how many tablets generic for premarin how does gabapentin work for migraines lexapro ruminating thoughts sildenafil 50 mg wiki amoxil pediatric dosages cual es la sustancia activa del celebrex seroquel impotence ondansetron schmelztabletten preis cialis and force factor metformin pregnancy drug class does tamoxifen cause pain propecia side effects and pregnancy viagra and kidney mix ivermectin with food caffeine seroquel interactions is albuterol safe for newborns zoloft vs lexapro dosing side effects if stop taking plavix ciprofloxacina 500 mg sirve para cistitis keflex kroger ventolin od para es el aciclovir viagra erection samples is azithromycin same as amoxicillin femara ed effetti collaterali uk aurochem tadalafil prednisone and shoulder pain dosage for fluconazole for a 200 pound man doxycycline 7 days flagyl 500 pour homme plavix vs generic why does levitra work sometimes and not always can synthroid cause swollen lymph nodes cephalexin for gonorrhea treatment celexa and high blood sugar facts about paxil montelukast wirkmechanismus hereditary neuropathy unmasked by levofloxacin bp and viagra blue pill viagra 300 amoxicillin trihydrate no accutane what you need to know cipro eat with food esomeprazole vs omeprazole gerd propecia orticaria prednisone compromised immune system buspirone 5mg ciprofloxacin stop period does amoxicillin cause stomach upset can clomid be used for ivf cvs pharmacy cost on cialis free viagra pills yahoo diflucan how long do you take flagyl for toothache pain propecia vaihtoehto vitamin d prednisone misoprostol tabelts price in srilanka can you take prozac and amoxicillin clomiphene citrate 50 mg thuoc gi hydrochlorothiazide causing gout what types of infections does cephalexin treat priligy duration of action abilify et thyroide how often should you take viagra 50mg tadalafil ceebis schwindel nach amoxicillin aciclovir e similares paxil omega 3 together how long do you take cipro for diarrhea buspirone emedicine para que sirve la singulair how to use of female pink viagra bright pink square pill cialis adalat wirkungsweise cialis dont work no more mfr of orlistat 120 mg capsules typical prednisone dosage taper efectos del viagra caducado can i drink alcohol with 100mg fluconazole fluconazole every 72 hours cialis j code where to get viagra dublin dose ciprofloxacino iv clomid standard dosage lamisil at kroger fluconazole interactions other drugs does viagra works with advil ondansetron confusion online ovulation calculator for clomid how long does a erectile last after taking viagra diflucan and thrush side effects reducing buspirone dosage similar do levitra viagra multiple erections one dose can 10 mg lexapro cause long qt erythromycin po for acne simultaneous estimation of metoprolol and amlodipine aciclovir crema catena flomax 350 mg granulato foglio illustrativo flagyl 500 mg no insurance young kids taking viagra lipitor of tahor nolvadex on empty stomach cephalexin liquid dosage ventolin con salbutamol lasix 20 mg tab kevin xu zyprexa acerpes aciclovir crema precio allergic reactions azithromycin 250 mg how long does it take to go off cymbalta what are doxycycline hyclate for chase jarvis live allegra cialis professional new zealand herpes treatment with valtrex is it ok to take doxycycline for acne does augmentin kill staph cialis takes days to start working best vet supply online azithromycin new drug instead of plavix how long do you take lipitor can bactrim cause green stool amoxicillin antibiotic safe for pregnant women tamoxifen induced hot flushes 40 mg lisinopril and 20 mg atenolol and 25 mg of hctz nuvigil and viagra ciproxin prijs k?pa viagra amsterdam propecia harrisburg is zestril better than lisinopril clomidaphene drug research for sale liquid viagra in america levaquin chinese translation metronidazole awful clomiphene citrate fat loss overnight cialis prescription took clomid days 3 7 when should i ovulate duloxetine hydrochloride capsules 20 mg can lexapro cause bloody stool efectos adversos del valtrex como a ivermectina age no organismo propolean diet pill ist viagra verschreibungspflichtig in deutschland wellbutrin 2442 luvox and topamax amebiasis treatment tinidazole viagra in germany for man esomeprazole magnesium dihydrate stability rumus bangun allopurinol can i take ciprofloxacin actor 500 and birth control take amoxicillin for cold wellbutrin for post acute withdrawal syndrome hypo thyroxine side effects frolla allegra mulino bianco desogen placebo pills nucynta lexapro interaction fake baclofen how does 100mg of cialis works gabapentina en el embarazo amlodipine associated lichen planus nexium mups vademecum amway nick viagra can you give a baby calpol and amoxicillin seroquel and swallowing problems treating bactrim allergic reaction dose of amitriptyline for headaches linezolid mrsa dose levothyroxine sweating woman taking levitra cytotec online mexico vardenafil off patent 6 months of clomid failed septran tablet purpose seroquel settlement payouts finpecia inhouse pharmacy what is viagra and meaning berapa harga azithromycin 500mg side effects amoxicillin depression avodart or proscar for hair loss montelukast paediatric visual aid prevacid and azithromycin zoloft aucun effet lexapro and inability to lose weight what counteracts amoxicillin usare aciclovir per varicella ciprofloxacin bacillus cereus escitalopram alcohol effects buy cipro online uk is meloxicam available in canada alternative viagra hausmittel hoe lang kun je amitriptyline gebruiken generique de celexa symptoms of stopping cymbalta cold turkey zovirax tablets meningitis wirkung von viagra 100mg cymbalta como actua plavix 75 mg in france can tetracycline stains be removed atarax hcl 25 mg how long can you keep an erection with cialis norethindrone acetate 1 mg ethinyl estradiol 10 mcg ventolin forme farmaceutice penicillin and amoxicillin differences can you take compazine and zofran prednisone gastric sleeve lamisil tablets dogs seroquel treat insomnia sebaceous cyst keflex metoprolol 40 mg is minoxidil the same as finasteride quantbactrim forte in italiano cialis 5mg wirkdauer high dose sertraline ocd cialas vs viagra for women 1st, time viagra what to expect lipitor side effects swallowing paseo via allegra asuncion meloxicam hipertension arterial meloxicam whartisthebestin uses prednisone withdrawal after 6 days suzuki grand viagra propranolol slow release 40 mg augmentin dose reduction where to buy cialis over the counter abilify j code bactrim ev dosaggio buy viagra for women in cvs prednisone for canine osteosarcoma lasix reni albuterol inhaler label zovirax en bebes tratamento de acne com isotretinoina long term use of cialis side effects terbinafine food interactions keflex for mrsa treatment georgia patent sildenafil ppi ciprofloxacin tablet in market plavix menstrual bleeding why does buspar cause vivid dreams noleggio auto cipro nord sud gabapentin kapslar effects of coming off zoloft cold turkey can acyclovir treat chlamydia off label use buspirone forskel p? viagra og kamagra metronidazole dose for trichomoniasis



Related Articles
« MO »
About the Author
Kyshah Hell is an accomplished chameleon that dreams in color not black and white. This somewhat Celtic Yankee W.A.S.P. fancies herself a Gothic Glamour Punk. “I could never pigeon hole myself into a single category. I have too much fun playing dress-up across the board.”

Ms. Hell lives in Danbury, CT. with the love of her life, Steve, and her soul mate Glamour Puss, the pre-requisite black cat. Send accolades and anti-Goth slurs to her via e-mail.
« MO »

Photo | Retroscope Fashions


Retroscope Fashions
Kyshah Hell
Retroscope Fashions is an Internet company specializing in Japanese Elegant Gothic Lolita clothing and accessories for the American market. Not only is the merchandise high quality, but the staff is super friendly. Laura, and her family-run company, will bend over backwards to see that you are happy with your purchase(s).
The Lolita skirts, dresses, tops, and jackets sold on this website are Victorian influenced in style, and come in a variety of colors from black or white to red or blue. The clothing is manufactured with the Japanese EGL scene in mind, using top quality fabrics; the cotton is superb and will last a lifetime, becoming softer and more supple with each washing.
Retroscope Fashions specializes in clothing, but they also sell jewelry, costumes, petticoats, hosiery, and of course hats and parasols. Every Lolita needs a parasol to keep the sun at bay and to complete her look. The parasols come in several different colors and many styles. And most importantly they cover a reasonable price range. There are parasols constructed of real Battenberg lace, and parasols hand made in New Orleans. The EGL mini-hats are absolutely adorable and are so popular Retroscope can hardly keep them in stock.
The skirts, such as the “Gothic Victorian Long Bustle Skirt” and the “Gothic Victorian Single Bustle Skirt,” are ingeniously designed to be worn a few different ways. There are hidden laces that can be tied up to create a bustle effect, or left alone for a more streamlined shape. This creates the possibility for more than one fashionable look using the same garment. This same idea follows into the shirts, with one style exhibiting a detachable capelet and another including a separate collar to create two different looks using the same shirt.
There are no refunds offered at Retroscope Fashions, but if something does not fit you are more than welcome to return it for the correct size. This may not be an issue though, because the size charts are impeccably accurate and the clothing is all uniform in size. I have it on good authority that this company has taken painstaking efforts to hunt down production facilities that can handle the high expectations of both quality and fit that Retroscope Fashions is currently building their reputation on. This is a company that is perfect to begin building an EGL wardrobe from, and then continuing to watch on a regular basis because they are consistently updating the website with new designs, colors, and style variations.
We took the time to ask Laura more about Retroscope.
Laura, please give our readers some information on your background as a designer/artist.
I have not had any training as a designer or as an artist. I simply have had an appreciation for certain eras of clothing through my interest in music and movies. My favorite styles are: Victorian, 1920’s, 1960’s Mod, late 1970’s Punk and classic Gothic. I was very poor growing up, so I had to make do with old clothing and anything I could get from the thrift stores. I used to take these clothes, tear them apart and re-sew them by hand since I didn’t know how to use a sewing machine. I also taught myself how to make chainmail, but these days I just don’t have the time to do it.
How did the idea for Retroscope Fashions come to you?
I had been trying to think of a way that my family would be able to work together and no longer have to work for someone else.
About 5 years back, I was walking around Carnaby Street in London, lamenting the fact that it had at one time been the center of fashion in the 60’s and now it was a mecca of crappy mainstream stores. I love 60’s mod fashion (Rudi Gernreich is one of my favorite designers) and thought that it might blend well with the Gothic culture if done right. Strangely enough, I fractured my knee a couple of months later. This meant my long-time career as a retail manager was pretty much over. I couldn’t stand 8 to 11 hours at a time anymore and wasn’t trained to do anything else. I took it as a sign to continue with my idea.
The 60’s clothing we started with looked great but, unfortunately, that look can be a bit limiting. I wanted to do something that could change and grow with us, yet keep that retro feeling. About 10 years ago, I discovered the band Malice Mizer. I loved the look of the band and the Lolita fashion that was sprouting up in Japan. At the time, it was just something I thought was really cool and tried to emulate the look when I went out to clubs. A few years ago, I started thinking again about Malice Mizer and a Morbid Outlook article I had read about the Lolita style. I thought that this style may be an interesting source of inspiration. I read everything I could get my hands on and scoured the Internet for pictures and resources. We tried many ideas (some worked, most failed) before we got to the point we’re at now. In 2006, at Bat’s Day, we unveiled the new clothing and it just took off from there. We were amazed at the positive reception we received and immediately started working on more ideas.
What is your vision – what do you wish to accomplish with Retroscope Fashions?
Retroscope was always about bringing my love of the Gothic culture and fashions from the past together. I have been in the Gothic scene since High School, but have seen the “style” degrade into what I call “Hobo Goth.”
Goths used to really dress well from their hair to the tips of their stilettos. It was really sad to see the new Goth kids dressing like Gangstas with wide leg pants hanging down to their butts and arm warmers. I wanted to get these kids (and oldsters like me) excited about dressing up again, but make it affordable enough to be accessible.
Please tell us a bit about the people who make Retroscope Fashions what it is.
Retroscope Fashions is a family-run company. While I am usually the one customers and vendors deal with online, my family has many other important roles. When we are vending (at Convergence or Bat’s Day, for example), you will see my sister Alexis and brother-in-law Jason. They are the ones who mostly interact with the public, as I tend to be very shy. They are my live models for the clothing and are great faces (and personalities!) for the company. Jason also designed our new business cards, banners and some new men’s shirt ideas currently in the works. Another family member (designing under the name Lucretia) is my concept designer and seamstress. She creates the mini hats, executes all of the commissions and is the one I go to to draw up our ideas to send to the manufacturer. I can’t draw, so it always amazes me at how well she interprets our ideas. She is incredibly talented and we couldn’t do half of what we’ve done without her.
Is Retroscope Fashions an ode to the Japanese Gothic Lolita scene, or do you wish to create a Victorian inspired Gothic Lolita style within the American Goth scene?
Actually, I hope that I am doing a little of both.
My hope is that the traditional Lolitas understand that I have nothing but respect for the Japanese Lolita Fashion and that certain rules (ie: length of skirts, traditional fabrics and modesty in general) must be adhered to with our clothing. I always keep this in mind when buying items to resell or creating new pieces.
What about the rest of the world, ie: Europe, South America, Canada?
We have been lucky enough to gain loyal customers all over the world. The UK, Canada and the US are some of our best customers. I’ve been told that it is difficult to find anything new to wear in the UK and that what is available is expensive and all too common. I am assuming that it is a bit like the US in that the top “Goth” brands (ie: Lip Service, Tripp, Morbid Threads, etc.) are available everywhere, so you see yourself coming and going when you go to events or clubs. Everyone wants a new outfit that is different or inspires them in some way. I am hoping that our clothing will do this for our customers.
With your uniquely American vision of the Gothic Lolita and Victorian Aristocrat styles, you are inspiring me and others in the US Goth scene to follow a new direction fashion-wise. Is this your intent? Do you feel the US Goth scene is in need of a new style of dress to compliment the many styles that already exist?
I am very flattered that we may have inspired a new direction in Gothic fashion. Victorian fashion is something that I honestly don’t think is new in the Gothic scene, but I hope that we are helping to bring the focus back on “style”. I feel that there has been a great dichotomy in gothic clothing styles for the last ten years. There are designers out there who make simply gorgeous traditional Victorian style clothing and corsets, but are rather expensive for the average person. At the other end of the spectrum, there are the top commercial “gothic” brands that have not changed at all over the years or have taken a turn for the worse by offering sloppy Skater Punk styles. Of course this is more affordable, but there is no imagination, no “wow” to be had.
The Gothic Lolita style is cute and youthful, while the Elegant Gothic Aristocrat is very stylish and more sophisticated. I feel that Goths will be attracted to these styles, as they are a different take on traditional Victorian fashion and still have some room for innovation.
How do you feel about the current state of Gothic fashion that has been infiltrating the mainstream? When skulls and wearing all black become trendy, is it always disheartening to those who live the look full time?
I think it is pretty much like anything that becomes a trend... it goes away and another horrible trend takes its place (ie: UGG boots!!). Those of us who really like the Gothic style and music will continue wearing what we like even after the “poseurs” are long gone. I have heard lots of people say that they have been frustrated when they are looking for clothing online (especially on Ebay). Put in the word “gothic” and you have to sift through thousands of black t-shirts and things that have a skull on them before you run across one item that might be interesting.
I also haunt many Lolita lifestyle boards and believe me, they have the same concerns. I see clothing loosely inspired by “Sweet Lolita” in all the malls. Lots of ruffles, fruits and knee length bell-shaped skirts. Many alternative-clothing companies are also touting that they carry “Gothic Lolita” or “EGL” clothing, but these pieces are usually way too short, made from fabrics that are never used and/or their models are shown in provocative poses. Lolita fashion is all about looking like a Victorian doll or modest young Victorian lady. It is in no way supposed to conjure up images of Nabokov’s Lolita. This is why I am so adamant about sticking to the rules of traditional Lolita fashion, while trying to appeal to Gothic sensibilities. It is a fine line to tread, but I’d rather stick to tradition and integrity than make a few extra bucks.
Upon browsing the website, it is immediately apparent that you wish to cater to both the male and female audiences. Was this so from the beginning? Would it be fair to say that you feel both sexes are equally important to your business?
Of course we want to cater to both sexes. The biggest complaint we’ve heard at events and through our email is that there are never enough choices for men. Women’s clothing is typically more diverse in the fashion world because we are also the ones who buy the most. Men tend to keep things that they like forever, while women are constantly buying new things.
My brother-in-law Jason would say that there are relatively few places to buy interesting clothing for men. He shops for Gothic and period style online more than anyone I have ever known. He has purchased from the best alternative companies all over the world, but his complaint is not the quality, but rather that there is very little, in general, to be had. Unfortunately, men have few choices. You get the poet shirt, the black button down (plain, tattered or with skulls) or a t-shirt.
Little by little, we have been trying to add to our scant men’s section. It is difficult, but something we are committed to doing. We have some new shirt ideas that are being made into samples at the moment. It takes about 4 to 5 months to have something made from conception to the actual product since we have our items made in Asia. Unfortunately, many of our ideas are also used by the company that makes our items, as there are no trademark laws there. We are currently trying to find a company here in the states (preferably in Los Angeles) that will make our clothing for us. This will ensure quick turnaround time and help to keep our prices low.
How do you get inspired artistically? Especially when it comes to the male Gothic Lolita style. I ask this because there is no cohesive male Lolita look in Japan; it could be argued that the male Gothic Lolita does not exist.
One thing about having a home-based business is that you have plenty of time for research. I am a visual person, so I spend many hours inputting words or phrases [into search engines] that mean something to me, and I look at pictures. I cannot draw, so I have to have pictures of things that inspire me. Then I go to our designer and tell her what I would like to see made. She usually takes my ideas and improves upon them.
As for male Gothic Lolita style, it exists mainly in the Kodona and Dandy looks. Kodona is reminiscent of the painting “The Blue Boy”, with knicker-style knee pants, jackets and lace-sleeved shirts. Dandy is a more mature version of Kodona and can have ruffled or lace front shirts, velvet coats, twill tail jackets, vests, lace cuffs, etc. There is a blending of Edwardian, Victorian and Restoration era styles. The rules for the men’s styles are less rigid than the women’s, but it must be stylish. The only limit is your imagination.
Is there anything else you would like to let our readers know?
There are two things:
a. I will be adding a “Concept” section to the webpage so that customers will be able to see our drawings of the clothing and commission items we have created. I think it might be interesting for people to see the design on paper and how it translated into the final product.
b. I’ve had a lot of people ask me where I got the name Retroscope. I actually thought I had made it up! I decided to combine the words:
“retro“ (relating to, reviving, or being the styles or the fashions of the past)
“scope“ (space or opportunity for unhampered motion, activity, or thought)
because it felt right for what I wanted to do. One day I put the name into Google and this is what came up:
“A ‘Retroscope’ is a fictional television-like camera that allows one to see what an old, worn object used to look like. ” – Tom Swift and his Electronic Retroscope (children’s book).
Either way, both definitions seem right.
Please take the time to visit Retroscope Fashions and discover for yourself what a wonderful world of EGL style they are creating. They “love what [they] do and are excited about what [they] bring to the Gothic community” – and it emanates from every garment they lovingly create for their customers.
Photos courtesy of Retroscope Fashions