Spring has a lot of retro, 60′s-esk style and with this campaign, I wanted to show a modern way to wear this.
The simplest way to try the 60′s style, is by adding a fun geometric print, or some cat eye sunglasses! Let’s give this look a solid breakdown:
- Geometric Prints – whether you go all out and do this print in a dress, or just try it out in a purse or scarf, this is a really easy way to incorporate a pattern into your spring wardrobe. If you’re going to try the dress (which I TOTALLY think you should), look for one that has an A Line skirt, as it’s universal and works for every body shape. This particular dress is from The Bay! Another tip for wearing a bold print is when putting the rest of the outfit together, look for colours from the print, to match with accessories or layering pieces – it will make the print pop!
- The Colour Blush – Not quite pink and not quiet cream, blush is the perfect alternative to a basic neutral! In this look, we played with blush in many ways; through accessories (both the purse and shoe – from Town Shoes), and even in the dress! The good news is, because it’s such a “quiet” colour, it’s never overbearing and will always be a compliment to any look, rather than an awkward standout. For wedding season, this would be a great colour for a dress too!
- Bold Jewellery – Accessories are what really differentiates your outfit from someone else’s. Think of it this way, when celebs wear the same dress, and the mags ask “Who Wore It Better?” it’s always the one who styled the accessories best. In this look, I layered silver, pink and white bangles (which again ties in with the blazer and the dress), and added a clear/silver statement necklace. You’ll notice that the necklace is also geometric – don’t be afraid to repeat ideas in one look, as long as they’re complimentary, not clashy. The necklace is from Melanie Lyn (also available in a bracelet) and the bracelets are from Jacob and ALDO Accessories.
- Wear White – now that warmer weather has hit us (well, sort of), it’s time to pull out that brilliant white blazer of yours! Or if you don’t have one, check out Le Chateau, cause this one has a great fit! Look for a white blazer that’s a cotton/viscose blend as it will have stretch and comfort in one… it also means the fit will go with your shape, not against it.
Have fun and happy shopping friends!