The 70s silhouette is enjoying an extended stay on the fashion scene. Recent collections from designers such as Marc Jacobs and Chloé have taken inspiration from the 70s silhouette. To incorporate a touch of 70s inspiration into your wardrobe, look for longer hemlines, washed denim, crochet, and tan accessories. The look can go from boho to studio chic. Take inspiration from a few 70s inspired fashion pieces below.
1 Asos Gold Aviator Sunglasses
Price: $17.03 at asos.com
Aviator sunglasses enjoyed increasing popularity through the 1970s. These sunglasses come in a classic aviator design. They are slightly oversized, have slim metal frames, and come with UV protected lenses. These sunglasses would work well with a range of outfits, from all-out 70s attire to more modern aesthetics.
2 Topshop Pale Blue Denim Flower Embroidery Midi Skirt
Price: $70.00 at us.topshop.com
Channel your inner flower-child with this denim midi skirt. It features a flattering A-line design, front patch pockets, and flower embroidery detail. The cut of this skirt is flattering and would suit a range of figures. Pair this dress with other 70s inspired pieces such as crochet tops and floppy felt hats.
3 Topshop Cream Crochet Shift Dress
Price: $100.00 at us.topshop.com
This crochet dress would make a cute beach cover up. It features an all over crochet design and has tie straps at the shoulders. The swing design offsets the short hemline. Wear this dress with a faded denim jacket, red felt hat, and tan ankle boots for a fun, festival-friendly look.
4 Textile Elizabeth and James Jimmy Low-Rise Flared Jeans
Price: $195.00 at net-a-porter.com
Flares are typical of a 70s silhouette. Out of all the 70s inspired fashion pieces on this list, these are by far the most obvious. These flared jeans come in a mid-blue wash, have fading along the front, and come with an intentional raw hem. These would look great worn with an oversized slouchy knit, metallic bangles, and strappy leather sandals.
5 Opening Ceremony Long Fringe Skirt
Price: $253.00 at lagarconne.com
Embrace a bohemian frame of mind with this long fringe skirt. It is made from crepe de chine and features fringe detailing, knife pleating, and a wrap front tie waist. This skirt is designed to sit high on the waist, and would work well with youthful cropped t-shirts. This skirt can easily be dresses up with the addition of a fitted blazer.
6 A.P.C Saddle Bag
Price: $310.00 at lagarconne.com
Embossed leathers are easily associated as being 70s inspired fashion pieces. This saddle bag is a modern interpretation of a 70s classic. It features a front flap closure, decorative buckle detailing, and a front patch pocket. The light tan leather can easily be incorporated into a range of stylish outfits.
7 Tan Band Wheat Floppy Hat
Price: $44.00 at us.topshop.com
This floppy straw hat is the perfect way of topping off a 70s inspired silhouette. It features an open weave design along the brim of the hat, and comes with a contrasting tan band detail. The design is sleek and uncomplicated. Be sure to pop this on every time you head outdoors!
8 Miss Selfridge Cream Crochet Shell Top
Price: $50.00 at missselfridge.com
This cream top features an array of different crochet designs. The crochet appears on the front only. This top would look great paired with everything from jeans to high-waisted skirts. Make the most of the 70s trend and wear it with a colour palette of tobaccos and oranges.
What do you think of the 70s trend? Do any of these 70s inspired fashion pieces grab your attention?
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