What is Vintage Clothing and Fashion?
Vintage clothing and fashion has become so popular now, that even regular high-street stores have started classing their clothes as ‘vintage’. In reality, if you’re looking to become a true vintage aficionado you should know there are two kinds of vintage; authentic and reproduction (otherwise known as ‘modern’ vintage fashion). vintage jewellery so you can add a little something special to a retro outfit, all you really need to know is what gives jewellery a distinctively vintage look; keep an eye out for pearls, stranded necklaces with glass beads, crystal brooches and bracelets, and oversized cocktail rings for starters – these epitomise the 20s and 30s. In the 40s and 50s jewellery was a little more petite and demure, so if you’re looking to match a retro dress from that era then you might prefer a dainty bracelet or a pearl choker. The 20s to the 50s were more romantic eras in vintage fashion, whereas the 60s to the 90s tended to be more modern, and a little rougher around the edges! You could say the 20s to the 50s were more about being ladylike and glamorous, whereas the 60s to the 90s were a little more about rebellion and experimenting with more extreme and unusual fashions. So if you’re looking to buy some vintage fashion, research which era inspires you the most first, and build your wardrobe from there!