I have no qualms about mixing up eras when I get dressed. I’m not a vintage snob. Mixing different decades of vintage with contemporary pieces adds an element of surprise.
Style Vintage Contemporary With Modern Boots
Remember when I told you I had a momentary retail breakdown just before Christmas? Yeah. It was these snakeskin boots. #noregrets
The dress is a classic 1970s day dress with accordion pleats and quite lovely on its own but when the boots are added? NOW we’re talkin’!
This is another adorable black paisley 60s/70s dress with tie neck and ruffle sleeves. What do you think of the juxtaposition of the classic feminine dress with the bold rock & roll boots? Dress Medium
“Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.”Marcus Aurelius
Totally random to squeeze that quote in here but I felt the urge to share it with you. In today’s age of fake news it is even more important to keep this in mind.
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The artsy graphic design of star bursts on this asymmetrical 70s dress work perfectly with the wild snakeskin, don’t you think? Or is that just me feeling extra smug? Dress S/M
How about some colour blocking? My version of the 80’s revamped. Sweater S/M
If I didn’t tell you that these pieces were vintage would you have known they were?
I doubt it. So many fast fashion companies have lifted directly from the vintage vaults to create their “latest looks”. Environmentally exploitive companies like H&M, Zara and Forever 21 are all creating their versions of “new vintage”. Why bother with their cheap, fast fashion, environmentally unfriendly version when you can get the real thing?