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Fashion through the decades

Vintage trends you can wear now

Fashion is important. It represents the culture, ideals and mood of a society. Plus, it's a whole lot of fun. Travel through the last six decades to learn about what was chic then, and how you can wear it now.

Vintage trends you can wear now


Our most recent decade can be considered the decade of the revival. Fashion ideas come from every era and all are readily accepted by the fashion police. Full skirts from the fifties, mod lace dresses, hippie skirts, bellbottoms, shoulder pads, grunge, platforms…it's all coming back. Modern twists on old styles are also big. Color blocking is really hot right now and is an update on sixties mod and the brightly colored, mix and match fashion of the eighties. Leggings worn as pants? You can thank the eighties and nineties for that one. Pretty much anything goes now in fashion, and what's not to love about that?

1Gap stretch knit leggings, $19.50

2True Religion Julie jeans in Purple, $172

3ASOS Coral Triple Peter Pan Collar top, $55

4Old Navy v-neck cardigan in Tropical Storm, $27

5ASOS color block dress with rope belt in Nude/Black, $78

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