How to Get Into the Retro Fashions

Five Methods:Wear Bold PatternsWear Bright ColoursSpice It UpMakeup EssentialsHair

The 70's saw a massive change in the way people dressed. New and bright colours, patterns and many different and unique styles. If you want to be a fashion star and be the "70's chick", read the following instructions.

Method 1
Wear Bold Patterns

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    Try wearing dresses with big and bold patterns. For example, go for polka dots. People of those ages really wore dresses with big and bold patterns and it makes you look chic.
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    You can wear small patterns such as small flowers etc. Or big patterns such as geometrical shapes, polka dots, etc. The objective is to really stand out.

Method 2
Wear Bright Colours

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    Wear bright colours like Lilac, purples, bright pinks, bright orange, etc. This really makes you stand out.
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    You can even go for neon colours and if you want to make it look really bright! Neon blues, oranges, pinks etc. are great.

Method 3
Spice It Up

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    Remember to accessorize. Wear long, dangly earrings, choker necklaces, long beads, pearls, etc. You don't have to spend a lot of money on this; you can even make it up at home!
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    Remember to invest in head accessories as well. It makes you look incredible and like you actually lived in that era.

Method 4
Makeup Essentials

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    For makeup, remember to keep it simple. You don't want to go overboard with the makeup because the clothes are already very bright.
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    Foundation and concealer: Stick to a foundation of your skin tone and a concealer one shade lighter than your skin tone. Don't apply too much. You don't want it to look cakey.
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    Blusher: Apply blusher on the apples of your cheeks. Bonus points for a blusher with a glossy shine. It gives you rosy cheeks and highlights your cheek bones.
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    Eyeliner: For eyeliner, go ahead and wing it. Take inspiration from the Queen of Retro Audrey Hepburn.

Method 5
Hair

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    Wear lots of hairbands and clips. Scrunchies work as well.
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    Wear your hair up or down. It doesn't matter. Keep your hair nice and silky and remember to condition it.

Tips

  • Wear belts to keep your waist cinched in.
  • If it's summer, wear bronzer.
  • Remember to highlight your cheek bones, under your eyebrows, your cupids bow and the bridge of your nose.

Warnings

  • Don't wear anything you feel uncomfortable with, however if you be bold it can be rewarding!
  • Don't go overboard with the retro style. You don't want to look like a clown.

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Categories: Fashion Styles