What do William Dickson, Carl Zeiss and the Lumiere brothers have in common? Without them we wouldn’t have any retro socks in our portfolio today. Each of these gentlemen is considered an extraordinary genius whose skill and craft lay the foundation for this design to be one of the most popular in the hobby socks category. Image projection has fascinated mankind for centuries. Retro socks are a reminder of how technology developed from flip books to 4K. Dickson’s kinetoscope was just as much a milestone as the clear lenses from the Zeiss company in Jena. But it wasn’t until the Lumiere brothers from Besançon, France, with their cinematography that we got interested in movie socks You can make yourself comfortable today and watch all the best pictures.
You can pay homage to photography classics wearing our retro socks. Of course, many people think of Polaroid cameras straight away, although the Fujifilm brand dominated pop culture much earlier. The Japanese manufacturer’s analog models are still extremely popular today. However, we should also not forget about the German leica models. The history of the company can be traced back to 1849 and although back then not many business people came to meetings in business socks, they definitely had something to show off. We also liked to use the Leica M, which is still being reissued today. Retro socks stand for experience, nostalgia and the connection between the past and the future. Passion cannot be measured in terms of whether something is old or new!
Every age has its own idols – and technical achievements. While the classics of book socks hardly changed, the changes over time can be seen more clearly in other areas. If you think of bright neon colors, fluorescent accessories and walkmans when you think of retro socks, you will also get your money’s worth with Many Mornings. Back To The 90’s brings back memories of the last years before the turn of the millennium: Backstreet Boys, Mr President and many other stars made the time more groovy. No matter what period you feel connected to, retro socks catapult nostalgic thoughts into the present.
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