We have all heard the word “vintage” more than once, it has gained particular popularity in the last few decades. Vintage is clothing dating back to the first half of the last century.
Fashion for vintage is now in full swing, because even Hollywood celebrities adhere to this style. To look extraordinary, extravagant, but at the same time feminine is one of the main tasks of a vintage style outfit.
Vintage style dresses
The most common type of women’s vintage clothing is the dress. What should be the dress to be attributed to the concept of vintage? Firstly, such a dress should be a vivid example of belonging to a particular era. Be at the height of fashion and become recognizable now. Secondly, such a thing could not be replicated in any way, it is rather a single copy made of natural fabrics and often decorated with handmade jewelry.
If you want to find some of these outfits, then take a look in your grandmother’s chest with clothes, she probably saved her favorite dresses for her granddaughters. You will be incredibly lucky if they are not touched by time, and they look really in accordance with the concept of retro fashion and vintage. Although it often happens that the fabric itself remains in excellent condition, even the original color is preserved, but the threads leave much to be desired. Do not despair, give the thing you like to the studio and it will be returned to you in its original form.
Today, there are even specialized stores selling vintage clothing. True, there are not so many of them and the prices for such things may unpleasantly surprise you. And if you still set a goal to purchase a vintage thing, then ask yourself a search on international sites and auctions.
It is worth noting that there is such a thing as vintage styling of women’s clothing. This means that modern fashion designers use both vintage fabrics for tailoring and modern fabrics, but with the preservation of vintage patterns.
Vintage clothes with lace look really feminine and romantic. A dress or blouse with lace can be beautifully beaten up in a thematic photo shoot of bygone eras or worn at a gala event where there is a special dress code.
In everyday life, vintage style clothes can be harmoniously complemented with accessories: belts, bracelets, light scarves, pendants. Don’t be afraid to create your own unique look, even if it looks a little «old-fashioned».