Want groovy vintage styling with modern fabrication and fit? Personally, I want both -- history and a fresh, clean slate to inform my image. Enter vintage styling or the newest version of high-low: old-new that's not over the top.
Vintage shopping and vintage styling is peaking once again -- and it feels subtle, one-of-a-kind and energized. Retro influences are stealing the spotlight in image direction. Great styling allows for all the chic, without the screech.
Here's the tip -- choose one bold retro piece to make a statement, then take direction from there. Lay your ideas for the look on the bed to see what's working, and what's needs editing out. The goal is cohesion, with follow through, including hair and make up. Stay with your concept, but employ moderation to look polished and stylish, not wacky or lost.
For the real deal in vintage shopping, try one of these suggestions for the best selection of vintage shops. Then employ a genius tailor to modernize purchases for great personal style with a couture fit.