Vintage Valentine

Fashion does not restrict us in the way it restricted people in the past. We have liberty to take as many pages out of the book of fashion history as we want.

Let’s show you how to channel your inner vintage maven in the month of love.
A midi-length skirt or dress has stood the test of time. You just need to be mindful of your height, bodyshape and proportions when putting your ensemble together. Avoid chunky footwear and elongate your legs with a pair of sexy strapped heeled sandals. Simple loafers or sandals area great alternative for heels.

Vintage Romance1/April/May 2018

Cinch in the waist with a skinny belt. It makes all the difference – without an accent on your waist you can end up looking shapeless. An A-line silhouette is universally flattering and so is a pencil skirt.
We’re seeing a lot of textured denim midi-pencil skirts being worn by influencers and celebs alike. Eye-catching details like rips, embroidery and brooches add personality to the whole look. Do denim on denim like Instagrammer Gina Jeanz by layering on a denim jacket.

Rose floral embroidery has just enough romance and elegance to avoid looking cheesy this Valentine’s day. Consider including it in your wardrobe with tops, skirts, pants and even handbags. Take a cue from blogger Yoliswa Mqoco, who framed her face and décolletage with red floral embroidery on the neckline of her top.
So whether you’re a minimal millenial or a seventies flower child, with thoughtful styling choices you can wear any item.

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