How to Wear Vintage Clothing in Modern Outfits 

How to wear vintage clothing with your daywear. A few simple style tips for adding some classic timeless chic to your daily wardrobe.

how to wear vintage clothes

Sometimes it seems that everyone is dressed exactly the same. Regardless of the countless trends and numerous online shops that sell the same boring pieces. If you are looking for a way to make your outfits more original and eye-catching, then try adding some vintage garments and accessories. Keep reading this article if you want to find out more about how you can easily incorporate these eclectic things into your modern ensembles. 

Knit Sweaters 

aran knit sweater

Vintage knit sweaters are a true treasure for any wardrobe. Natural wool, whether it is regular wool or the top-class cashmere, is a durable and resistant fabric. They rarely lose their original look. This is why vintage sweaters can be decades old yet still be in excellent condition. Choosing a classic Aran knit sweater or a colorful retro striped jumper will help you create outfits that look straight out of Pinterest

Tweed Caps 

tweed hats for women

Although they are usually associated with male fashion, a colorful tweed cap can make a quirky headpiece for women too. Compared to a regular beanie or a baseball cap, a tweed cap makes anyone stand out from the crowd. And the best part? Tweed caps are highly versatile and comfortable. Pair them with any outfit outfits, from classy suits to casual hippy clothing.

Leather Jacket 

Lets be honest, Leather jackets will always be in vogue. Politics aside for a moment, a 1990s era jacket made of 100% real leather can now only be found in second hand stores. Like fine wine, any signs of wear and tear, simply make leather jackets look even more edgy and stylish. Paired with a maxi or mini dress, and of course a pair of jeans, a leather jacket becomes the central item of your look. 

Long Gloves 

vintage style long gloves for formal occasions
Long gloves for formal wear – ©Deposit Photos

In the glamorous 1950s, elbow-length gloves were still a must for any woman attending a formal occasion. From delicate lace or silk that you could wear on an official event, a pair of long gloves ensured you were 100% warm and comfy during wintertime. These days, why not combine vintage charm with the contemporary look? Match a pair of gloves with a flowy midi skirt and a fitted top. A personal touch to your ensemble always showcases a distinctive style. 

Retro Dress

Elegant vintage 50s fashion woman
Elegant vintage 50s era dress – ©DepositPhotos

The 1940s and 1950s were decades of truly feminine clothing. Women of concentrated on accentuating their waist or curves. Combining a retro dress from that period of time with modern garments like denim jackets would result in a silly and awkward outfit, so instead highlight the uniqueness of the dress by pairing it with statement jewelry and accessories like cat-eye sunglasses, stiletto shoes, and the indispensable red lip. 

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