Vintage For Beginners: 30 Tips For The Retro Dreams

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Want to incorporate vintage style to looks of the day but don’t even know can begin? 

Take a deep breath. Dress with retro clothes and accessories is not synonymous with visual caricature. The solution is to insert, elements of vintage fashion in the pieces that you already have.

Immerse yourself in the wardrobe of your mother and, who knows, even your grandmother.After panning enough by the fashion family relics, just follow our ideas. In 30 steps, we guarantee that at the end of this story you will be a real expert in vintage fashion.

1. Mix textures and materials

When it comes to vintage fashion, you need to know quantitate proportions all the time. If you have that Grandma’s heavy coat, mix it with materials such as silk and satin for an up-to-date modern. Have a mom jeans well 80 years? Let the sexiest everything with sweater type tops or powerful leaps.

2. make the contrast of time with vintage skirts and cropped tops

If you feel difficulty in combining a vintage skirt, is investing in a cropped top of the simplest-the color chart, you know, going from white to black, with variations of gray and beige.

3. Innovate with diferentões shoes

Sometimes, all that your look is a shoe bafônico. Flatforms and metallic, in place of a classic jump, for example, break down the formality of the costume.

4. choose a decade

The fear of dare you not reaches even a little bit? Then go with everything, but choose a decade to incorporate – at least while you’re still beginner in vintagemode. For example, to translate the 50, you can combine a Peter Pan collar blouse with sunglasses like Kitty, snapping up production with a handkerchief charming in her hair. Cohesion is everything!

5. Dress + shoes

If the bidder is a dress turned, well, 50 years or more fluid and long, look for urbanizá them with sneakers on his feet. You just have to know play with the compositions.

6. Sweater and high waist

To make the sweater coloridinho a bit more discreet, Valley vote a piece of waist high. If the temperature is warm, combine with short of tailoring.

7. Try the accessories

Invest in retro accessories is the best way to go to understand the universe of vintage fashion without looking like you your production is ridiculous. Pearls à la Audrey Hepburn in breakfast at Tiffany’s, delicate and Doll-type shoes bags are a good start.

8. Upgrade with leather jacket

The leather jacket has the power to ensure that urban twist to skirts and shirts with vintage perfume. Remember Sandy, from the musical Grease. That’s that.

9. vintage + discreet sweater Pants

You can soften the glaring tones that colorful style pants years 70 to match it with a sweater for one of the colors present in the pattern.Practical example: your floral pants have nuances in red? Make everything almost monochrome with a shirt in the same tone.

10. Mix masculine and feminine

Break the delicate proposal and super present in vintage style with male-modeling mood boyfriend and heavier shoes, for example.

11. short bets

Even if you have purchased your plays in a thrift stores, is worth a visit to the seamstress. The long bar mini updates the visual.

12. bent Bars

The same general rule dictates above, now for the pants: vintage trousers bought one that took the long bar? Fold. How much higher the heel, the more modern looks.

13. Don’t be afraid to mix prints

Courage, reader! A little creativity makes stampings married very well. Don’t forget to watch the proportions.

14. make a specific color to your elected

If the time to mix prints hasn’t hit you, choose a print that focus on particular tonality. Combo shirt years 80 + MIDI skirt blue can result in a production that looks more like a dress. It all depends on your tactics for coordinating colors.

15. Throw a cropped dress

Found a dress in vintage modeling, but is still not satisfied with the part of him? Remember that you can always play a cropped 62 above.

16. Coat protagonist

Can be a kimono with enough brightness, a jacket with lace or embroidered coat. Don’t think these items only work for nighttime events.Ensure the look making vintage piece the protagonist. How? Just combine with other more basic.

17. Boots resolve any cucumber

It doesn’t matter if your retro dress has modeling years 60, 70 or 80. A good pair of boots flowers will bring the production back for 2016.

18. invest in layers with a cropped type sweater

Smooth dress prints more antiguinhos with a cropped Cardigan. Double functional, modernizes and warm at the same time.

19. Give charm to the wide silhouette with pieces set

The vintage jacket more larguinha WINS emotion with skinny pants or body. Did someone order a visual Parisian chic?

20. Explore proportions

Against the skinny + oversized, you can also bet on pieces with the same type of modeling. Dresses in the combined with jackets that follows the same lines are the best.

21. Hats and beanies to update production

Add a hat or CAP is an alternative that changes the mood of the clothes instantly. Want your vintage look sporty? Take the hat. If the proposal is to add sophistication, a Panama hat trick.

22. Make business casual

There is no need to wait for the next party of gala to wear your vintage skirt powerful. Take off a t-shirt podrinha and finalize the look with Oxford type shoes or sports shoes.

23. Nothing is too wide for a good belt

Took that piece-wish borrowed from the wardrobe your mother and she didn’t fit? Throw a leather belt and we have the solution.

24. vintage Blouses and pants moderninhas: combination of dreams

When you combine something dated with something new, the result is sophisticated. A good way to bring sweaters and vintage shirts to the present day is combine them to jeans destroyed, for example.

25. pass the scissors-without fear!

If you gave a chance to the scissors (and customization in General), you would see how she might be able to turn the look. We explain: a dull dress WINS modernity when has the sleeves cut off. The same goes for delete that extra amount of fabric, very present in antidas and full skirts to layers.

26. Gradient

Play with varying shades of the same color – then you can enter a discreet mix of prints, with a touch of good years 60. Especially for the fearful, it will cause the vintage fashion stand a little less intimidating.

27. Smells like teen spirit

To bring the pieces of the time tunnel to the “now” is also a valid use for the grunge line. Can be with a heavier combat boot, a cropped jeans or hat on his head.

28. extra Class with a powerful blazer

House with a jumpsuit, well years 90, with ball skirt and even jeans 62. The blazer is able to ensure 100% satisfaction productions in terms of elegance.

29. make your bets!

Not sure if a part fits in the other, and even then, your little heart fashion wants to see them together? That’s the beauty of vintage fashion: sometimes she is doubtful, but always works out so well. When in doubt, be sure to try.

30. Have fun!

And, if you try is mixing different moods vintage in the same production, go for it! You can use whatever you want.