Mod.s.t Fashions’ Look of the Week: Vintage Inspired

Mod.s.t Fashions’ Look of the Week: Vintage Inspired

It’s no secret that fashion often repeats itself. So, I wasn’t too surprised when I began to see more and more vintage inspired pieces on runways, fashion blogs and even in the stores. I love vintage inspired fashion. Just about anything from the 40′s to the 60′s and even 70′s has my vote. How do we modestly style a vintage inspired look without looking like we’ve stepped out of a time machine?

  • Vintage jewelry makes a great subtle statement. (Shown below)
  • Add a pair of Cat-eye sunglasses with your look for an instant blast from the past! (Shown below)
  • Peplum pieces bring a little vintage to any look. Try styling a peplum blouse with a pair of cropped pants. (Peplum jacket shown below)
  • A blazer with shoulder pads will not only add structure to your look but add a little 80′s to it as well.
  • Love the 70′s? Go for a Boho Chic look.
  • Boat necks were popular back in the 50′s. Try styling your favorite boat-neck blouse with an a line skirt.
  • A floppy or wide brim hat can add instant vintage appeal to any look. (Shown below)
  • A collar-less tweed or linen jacket/blazer can also add a little vintage appeal to your look.
  • Opt for kitten heels over a pair of stillettos. Not only will this add vintage flare, your feet will thank you as well.

A couple of tips for finding vintage pieces…

  • The thrift store is a the best place to find one of a kind vintage pieces.
  • Check out yard and garage sales in your area.
  • Flea markets, estate sales and auctions are also great places to get vintage pieces.

The look below features a printed shift dress styled with a peplum jacket, Vintage jewelry and other vintage inspired accessories finish the look off.

I hope these tips will help you to modestly put together a vintage inspired look. Be sire to head over the Long Distance Loving and check out this week’s Kentucky Derby/Cinco De Mayo Friday’s Fancies.

Look of the Week/ Friday's Fancies: Vintage Inspired (Womantoanother.com)Look of the Week/ Friday’s Fancies: Vintage Inspired (Womantoanother.com) by modestyfashions featuring Vintage Inspired Pieces

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  • http://Womantoanother.com Nikell

    Thanks Nicole (^_^)

  • Nicole Rene

    I love the shimmery look of that dress! It is so glam! And that hat is super adorable! :) 

  • http://Womantoanother.com Nikell

    Thanks a lot. (^_^)

  • dreaming en francais

    I LOVE that dress, it’s beyond chic and perfect for the look you created! Found your blog through Friday’s Fancies!! xo

    http://dreamingenfrancais.blogspot.com/

  • http://Womantoanother.com Nikell

    Heather thanks for the comment!! However,I wasn’t really going for sexy as sexy and modest don’t mix (^_^) 
    I’m a neutral girl too. I’ve been incorporating a little more color into my wardrobe bit by bit. I’ll be sure to check your look out.

  • http://Womantoanother.com Nikell

    Thanks a lot (^_^)

  • http://Womantoanother.com Nikell

    Thank you Cheryl!!

  • http://Womantoanother.com Nikell

    Thanks Lauren! (^_^)

  • Anonymous

    Wowza, that outfit is gorgeous. I’m totally in love with the dress.

  • Cheryl

    This dress is gorgeous. It is so classy. I think I am in love. Beautiful outfit.

  • http://siddathornton.blogspot.com/ lauren

    absolutely gorgeous look you’ve pulled together here. that dress is stunning!

    - l

  • http://www.heatherpranitis.blogspot.com/ Heather Pranitis

    Oh my goodness!!!  Love your look, love it!  I went with bold color because I am trying to step out of my “neutral” girl box but, I am loving this soft, feminine, chic, sexy look you have put together. It looks divine my dear!  Ok, now let’s head to the derby and root for Liaison!!!  Come on…  Have a wonderful weekend.