Sure, you might love wearing vintage clothes, but someone who probably knows a hell of a lot more about vintage fashion than you is none other than your Mum, who remembers firsthand when this stuff was all the rage.
You can’t deny that your Mum grew up through some of the most stylish eras in fashion history, and let’s face it, maybe even dressed cooler than you when she was your age.
With Mother’s Day fast approaching, it’s the perfect time to celebrate our Mums’ killer style. We curated a special collection of vintage treasures so you can treat your Mum to a blast from the past from her favourite decade of fashion, all the way back from the 40s through to the 90s!
We picked 5 of the coolest celeb Mums we could think of to celebrate the iconic eras of fashion that raised our Mums, and to give you the inspiration you need to pick the perfect gift this year!
An original ‘supermodel’ and the ultimate rock-star girlfriend once upon a time to The Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger, Jerry Hall has been one of fashion’s most influential ‘it-girls’ for decades. With her signature floor-length evening gowns and sparkles, she’s always looking sleek and polished, carrying her effortless elegance all the way back from Studio 54 to the red carpet today.
With her long, centre-parted blonde hair, bell bottoms, mini skirts and groovy prints, Peggy Lipton was one of the coolest girls around in the 60s and 70s. Her rise to fame as Julie Barnes in the hit TV show The Mod Squad cemented her as a style icon for hippie and mod girls at the time.
The girl that every 70s rock chick wanted to be, singer and model Bebe Buell was not just the girlfriend of the string of rockstar boyfriends she was famous for, she was their muse. We’ve got everything you need to recreate Liv Tyler’s mum’s unique boho-rocker style.
One of the world’s most famous supermodels of the 80s and 90s, Cindy Crawford always looks every bit as incredible in her haute couture red carpet gowns as she does in her most casual everyday outfits. Recreate some of her signature looks, from her classic leather jacket and jeans to glamorous designer dresses.
Queen of the famous grungy ‘kinderwhore’ style, Courtney Love really made her mark on 90s fashion. With her signature ruffled baby doll dresses and lace slips juxtaposed with ripped tights and heavy eye makeup, Love made looking like a reckless mess totally cool and acceptable.