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Vintage Fashion Summer 2012 – Vintage Clothing Trend Report

By EmmaB Subscribe to RSS | June 18th 2012 | Views:
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Well we've had a little taste of summer already and lets hope there is plenty more sunshine to come! But whether you are going to be travelling abroad, checking out the festivals or staying at home, we've got the ultimate guide to wearing the summer's biggest trends with a vintage twist!

 

Animal Magic

Animal prints are always around in some shape or form, at this summer they are best worn with bright neon shades. Think leopard print leggings with a fluro pink shirt or a bright lime green frock with a zebra belt. Look for 80s and 90s vintage animal print pieces to mix up with high street favourites for a unique on trend look. And don't forget animal icon prints – anything that features birds, butterflies, swans or any manifestation of a creature is really big news so keep your eyes peeled on the website for some original treasures.

Aztec Tribal

Whether it's embroidered, sequinned, beaded or printed, if it's aztec or tribal then it gets the thumbs up for summer! Lots of gorgeous tones of acid green, terracotta and caramel give a real African feel as well as feather prints and geometric designs. You can pick up some great 1970s vintage pieces with a bit of tribal or ethnic detailing and can also team high street tops with vintage skirts and trousers. Also look out for vintage scarves with Aztec prints as these are great all year round.

 

Bold Tropical Florals

There is always a place for floral prints somewhere in our wardrobe, but this time round it's all about the bold and tropical. Bright colours, huge patterns and a real Honolulu feel! Look for vintage tropical print dresses from the 1950s and plain 1960s shift tops to wear with bold floral trousers. And of course you can pick up some outrageous 1980s floral gear in many different styles. Anything goes with this trend so don't be afraid to clash different floral prints together for an even more unique look!

 

Colour Blocking

Stylish and chic, colour blocking is one of the easiest and more effective trends to pull off. Bold colour separates can be found in vintage clothing and on the high street and there is no end to the combinations you can make. Try a royal blue knot top with a cerise pink mini skirt, a mint green dress with a purple belt and orange bag or even go patriotic with a red dress, white jacket and blue shoes. Mix it up and experiment, who knows what you might come up with!

Pretty Pastels

Whether it's prim and proper 1950s vintage clothing or more casual 1980s denims, pastels are a great feminine look for spring/summer 2012.  Grab an original pastel prom dress, some peachy skinny jeans or a lemon cropped jacket and mix up with creams and whites for a carefree pretty look. Vintage twinsets and pearls are also made cool again with this girly resurgence.

 

Scarf Prints

Based around the amazing Versace, the scarf print trend is massive. Opulent golds and rich regal colours with coin, chain and rope prints look amazing on shirts, blouses, jackets and more! You can get amazing original vintage scarves as well as an array of vintage scarf print items. Mix them up with jeans, shorts, skirts and accessories for the cool extravagant Versace vibe! It's very Jessie J and we love it! We've also got some original vintage Versace too so keep your eyes peeled!

 

Viva Las Vegas

This is very much about the bling! Full on Las Vegas sequins, white dresses, red lips and big hair! We might even allow a few American flags for good measure! It's great to glam up for the evening and if you call it Las Vegas style it just gives you an excuse to go OTT! Look for vintage cocktail dresses, sequinned belts, rhinestones and big collars. Make it loud, proud and all American! 

So there's our rundown on the latest trends with a little sprinkling of vintage!

EmmaB - About Author:
My Vintage are a leading online vintage & retro clothing retailer. Visit http://www.myvintage.co.uk for a wide range of Vintage & Retro Clothing for men & women.

Copyright 2012, My Vintage. May be reprinted in its entirety with full credit given to My Vintage and a link to http://www.myvintage.co.uk

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