On-screen representations of retro styles from eras in fashion that have past are being brought back to life and constantly reinvented by the fashion industry. Shows like Mad Men demonstrate how quickly fashions change over time, cataloguing a shift in styles from the 40s to the 70s. Luckily, shopping for vintage clothing from second hand stores is affordable as well as in vogue.
Fashion designers and those who like to create their own DIY retro styles have the opportunity to work with elements from the past, like changes in the silhouettes of garments, accessories, shoes and variations on hairstyles. The key to mastering a vintage-inspired look is to bring a modern twists to it to prevent yourself from looking like you stepped out of an old black and white film.
100 Revived Retro Styles
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Revealing 40s Swimsuits
Sensual '40s Photography
Stylish Nurse Shoots
Clashing Academic Editorials
Fabulous 40s Hair Tutorials
From Vixen Pin-Up Covers to Nipped-In Waistlines
By: Laura McQuarrie - Published: Jun 23, 2013