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Feminine vintage inspired dresses in 1950s style from Australian Retrospec'd

Retrospec'd is an Australian brand created from the love of vintage dresses and the elegant feminine vintage style. It is the two sisters Sharon Hanley and Teena Borg who together have created the universe that is Retrospec'd. 

At Retrospec'd, the dresses are top of mind, and they are designed with inspiration from the sisters' own huge vintage wardrobe, consisting of dresses from the 1940s and 1950s . The clothes should have the same feel as their vintage dresses; be feminine with an emphasis on quality, cut, print and fit.

The idea behind the brand is that all women should be able to find a fantastic dress, which with a unique cut, design and print can make you feel fabulous, regardless of age and size!

Retrospec'd creates designs with the aim of creating silhouettes with vintage flair, and with the most beautiful patterns and colors, and therefore many of their unique vintage style prints are also designed by Retrospec'd themselves. Like the fact that their clothes are made and produced in Australia.

Mondo Kaos loves Retrospec'd

At Mondo Kaos, we only have the brands that we and our customers love and value. And we want the style and the brand to be unique in itself and for us.

Retrospec'd is a unique brand in Mondo Kaos due to their eye-catching vintage inspired prints. It is especially every summer that we get the fantastic and unique retro dresses from Retrospec'd in the most beautiful prints which are just perfect for summer, sun and high spirits. These are dresses that make you happy to look at and are sure to get compliments along the way.

Retrospec'd and vintage novelty print

The unique in-house designed prints for Retrospec'd dresses are often in the novelty style. The novelty style was especially popular in the period after 1945 and had its heyday in the 1950s . The large swing dresses with lots of fabric were the obvious 'canvas' for the beautiful and unique prints.
A novelty pattern is a print with a theme. It can for example be a party, music or animals or it can represent landscapes such as beaches, cities, islands or mountains. A novelty print is typically a conversation starter. It can also be the classic edge prints, which have a theme on the edge of the dress, after which the print on the rest of the dress is more calm. 

Retrospec'd is also known for their wonderful vintage floral prints in happy colors. And all prints are made in the beautiful vintage style, reminiscent of watercolor paintings and 50s illustrations. 

Retrospec'd dresses for everyday and parties.

From Retrospec'd we get the most beautiful swing dresses with beautiful colorful prints every summer. They sit beautifully and emphasize the feminine figure, and are available both with short sleeves and with straps. The swing dresses in 50's inspired novelty and floral prints are ideal for summer holidays and festive occasions. 

We also have the A-line dress from Retrospec'd which can be easily worn for everyday life and can be styled both up and down.

Retrospec'd swing dress in 1950s style

Swing the dress.
This is a dress inspired by Dior's New Look from 1947. It is characterized by a fitted and form-fitting top and a skirt with lots of extra width, ideal for wearing with a petticoat underneath. It is a super beautiful and classic dress that every vintage lover should have. Perfect for creating a true vintage look, and an extremely comfortable dress, especially in summer.

The swing dresses from Retrospec are often in cotton and cotton blends, which makes them extra comfortable in the summer and gives them an authentic vintage look.

Retrospec'd 1940s style A-line dress 

This style can be both a shirt dress with buttons and it can be closed at the top, it is the skirt that characterizes the A-line dress. The A-line dress is flattering on all women's figures and easy to wear, it is a little more casual than, for example, the swing dress, and therefore perfect for work, everyday life or the more informal event where you still want full focus on a beautiful female silhouette. The A-line dress can also be styled for more festive occasions with, for example, heels, nice hair and accessories. 

See all our dresses from Retrospec'd in our store in Copenhagen

You can look here at our webshop and see what we have to offer in terms of clothing from Retroospec'd, but if you have the opportunity to stop by our store in Copenhagen, we would recommend that you do so, so that you can see our full range of their fantastic, classic vintage clothes. In the store, we will help you find the perfect dress from Retrospec'd for you.

Of course, we also offer a good selection of other retro and vintage-inspired clothes both in the store and here on the webshop.

Do you have any questions about our dresses from Retrospec'd?

At Mondo Kaos, our first priority is always happy customers. If you have any questions, whatsoever, about our range of vintage dresses or other brands, please do not hesitate to contact us. You can advantageously write your question to, where we endeavor to respond within one working day.

You can meet us in the store every weekday 10:00-18:00 - where we will try to help you with all the questions you may have regarding Retrospec'd, vintage dresses and retro dresses.