France's former president, “Chirac, the hipster,” has emerged as an improbable icon of retro taste and a figure of public affection. Bizarre as it seems, images of Jacques Chirac in his younger days have become a cult fashion item. Amid political disillusion and economic uncertainty, it may represent a wistful yearning for simpler timeshttp://econ.st/1MTqWHq
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Lighting the Way
The 1930s saw widespread domestic usage of electric light, including early incarnations of the headlamp. Inelegant, yes, but not bad for Dadaist fashion.