Rose & Vintage's 3 Ways to Wear...The 70's
It would be almost impossible to not notice that 70s fashion has been making a huge comeback over the last year or so. From Louis Vuitton's A/W14 collection of turtle neck sweaters, cinched-in, belted waists and sleeveless knit vests to this year's S/S collection of flowing dresses, fur and flares from Tommy Hilfiger, it has been clear that the flower power and distinct carefree seventies feel is slowly taking over the catwalk and coming back on to the current fashion scene.
With this in mind, I have a few examples of ways to get that 70s look without having to fork out for the designer version. Shopping vintage does make this easier, as you can get your hands on some real seventies gold, but it's also quite effective to mix up a few high street items to look like you've just stepped off the set of 'That Seventies Show'.
For the first outfit I went for a Woodstock-inspired art school
kind of look, with a flowing 70s patterned shirt dress. I
added a red turtle neck jumper and vintage necklace to give it that
extra vintage edge, and wore a pair of platform shoes which
help give any outfit a little retro twist.
I then found a high-necked seventies mini dress (which I wore over a skirt) which went perfectly with a pair off cream coloured tights and boots. Cream or white tights really help to give an outfit a distinct 60s/70s look.
For my final look I paired a crazy seventies patterned shirt with a denim pencil skirt. Big, patterned shirts are very easy to find in vintage stores and go really well with a high waisted denim skirts, shorts or jeans, making them very versatile and an easy way to get a 70s look without having to break the bank.