In Retrospect is a lifestyle periodical featuring everything old, old-fashioned or retro styled. Covering 20th century fashion & style, music, dancing, history, culture, furniture, design, technology, transport and much more – our aim is to provide a magazine that not only encompasses every part of the retrospective lifestyle but caters for the tastes of anyone and everyone with a penchant for days gone by.
We at In Retrospect pride ourselves on being the only magazine run by full-time retrospective enthusiasts, all of whom are volunteers and experts in their own fields of interest. We are also the only retro publication aimed at both Men & Women equally.
In Retrospect is self-published with no corporate funding, we publish for the community by the community and are set up as a Community Interest Company and not-for-profit.
Don’t just take our word for it though. Here are some of the comments from our lovely readers.
“This magazine is for people who really like to immerse themselves in the past, who love the history, the culture and ethos of times gone by but also appreciate the benefits of living in the 21st Century.”
Cate Coles, Vintage Gal
“Perfect to get stuck into over a cup of tea and some biscuits.”
Helen Mae Green, Lovebirds Vintage
“In Retrospect is funny, quick, easy to pick up and read.”
Mrs Fox, Mrs Fox’s Finery
OUR REGULAR CONTRIBUTORS
We have been lucky enough to have many full-time retrospective enthusiasts as regular contributors. These include: bloggers Fleur McGerr, Gemma Seager, Susie Earlam and G.M. Norton; event co-ordinator Bethan Soanes; historian and director of the Crime Writers’ Association Lucy Santos; clothing designers Karen James-Welton & Sally Sweetlove; Hair and Make-up artist Kerry Curl; Milliner Ellen Bowden; Vintage model Ava Aviación and European Lindy-Hop champion Sharon Davis!