Fundamentally when looking at vintage styles, the most important thing is to have fun with it. There are no rules which can’t be broken and sartorial experimentation is to be encouraged. It’s nice to mix up genuine vintage accessories with off the rack clothes, and can often be a more affordable way of finding your own vintage style. Charity shops, thrift markets and even places like eBay can be great for hats, bags and other vintage items, but it’s always nice to know that a dress shape you love is in the size you need thanks to vintage reproduction and heritage chic.
There is no shame in not knowing what to do and how to do it... even when styling. That is why those clever folks at fashion magazines are making thousands of pages that are ment to inspire us. Even back in the day, they worked on creating the "tips and tricks" and "how to" articles on re-creating the look we so dearly desire.
On the few pages that follow, you'll be able to see just that,
a way to dress in "mid-season":
The secret to making a success of any fashion style is to make sure you are comfortable with how you look, especially when venturing to new territory. Don’t be afraid to try new styles like the vintage look, but be sure that you still feel good.
Me. Being conservative as I am,
I chose subtle stying, suitable for the offce
but still like to give it a bit of color
(and never leave the house without red lipstick)
Any lack in confidence about your appearance will convey itself in your demeanour and is sure to result in failure.
Have a greaf fashion-friendly Friday!