A Blast From The Past
Owning the perfect wardrobe is every little girl’s dream! But how does one keep up with recent trends? The key to possessing a fresh and quirky wardrobe is actually going back to the old. Modern vintage fashion is the new trend for millennial. They have successfully managed to make vintage clothing dating back to decades, into modern Day trends.
This style of outdated yet current fashion consists of particular pieces of clothing that make a bold statement! A true vintage fashionista must own the basics of vintage, like frilly dresses, patterned shirts, and trousers, eccentric blouses, etc. These items always have similar patterns like checks, plaid, gingham, polka dots and more. The revival of this historical style of fashion and modifying them into fitting our current style is a great way to achieve a new perspective on fashion.
But looking for authentic vintage clothing can be difficult! But going through heaps of clothing to find THE ONE can be very satisfying. These pieces of century-old clothes can be found in local thrift stores or even remakes of them from famous brands.
It is also very easy to DIY these clothes into cute outfits! In this era of fast fashion, it is eminent to keep up with the trends. Even famous models like Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner etc. are often seen flaunting the vintage look. Whether it be their quirky, expensive outfits or vintage accessories. They sure have a huge power to influence the public and easily impressionable teens. Teens are now trying to achieve the so-called vintage aesthetic and using social media to Express their style and find inspiration.
Is it possible to DIY vintage looking pieces ??
The answer is yes !! Here a few DIYs that you can try and creating your very own authentic pieces.
- 1. Vintage Co-ord sets
Items needed –
A large flannel shirt\vintage patterned shirt, scissors, sewing kit, measuring tape.
Cut the oversized flannel shirt into a half, which turns it into a cropped shirt and a mini skirt.
Measure your waist.
Sew any round edges of the skirt and skirt and voila !! A flannel co-ord set is ready !!
- 2. Frilly accessories
Items needed –
Ribbons, scissors, glue or sewing kit, socks.
Fold the ribbon into pleats and glue them in place
Sew the pleated/frilled ribbon onto socks or other accessories and you’re done !!
Modern vintage vogue is an unconventional style of fashion that may not be everyone’s cup of tea but sure does set one apart from the crowd. It is bold, beautiful and unconventional.
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