Did you know: The 1970’s fashion, often called the “Me Decade”, began with a continuation of the mini skirts, bell-bottoms, and the androgynous hippie look from the late 1960s and eventually became one of the most iconic decades for fashion ever.
And I couldn’t agree more. I’ve been brought up watching movies from the 70’s and early 80’s. Even though I’m a 90’s kid, my dad was obsessed with them and me being a daddy’s girl I used to sit with him all day long and was forced to listen to the songs and those movies. But now when I look back to the days I actually miss them. But trust me, he still does that. Now we sit and listen to old songs, but I’m glad he gave me a few lessons when I was young and now I sing-a-long with him.
Since I’ve always had an impact from that era why would the fashion of that decade be far away from my wardrobe?
With the fall season upon us (still summers for Chennai) we’ve been seeing the fashion going back to the 70’s. With bohemian already being our friend a lot of prints on prints, bell sleeves, ankle length dresses, mini skirts, tassels, a lot of silver jewelry and what not is back and it’s all inspired by the 70’s.
So for my look I decided to go all 70’s, but still keep my style to it. I paired up a printed short dress with an abstract print kimono. What this look did was mix prints together and the kimono sleeves gave it a 70’s inspired look. The tassel belt, gladiators and the bohemian jewelry just added to my new 70’s obsession.
To complete the look I went with a low ponytail and I wanted to go with the round Bob Marley shades, but decided to avoid them as that was very obvious.
So do go with the 70’s this fall and remember the good old times.
All this writing has gotten to me and I’m going to enjoy some Zinat Amman songs for now. So until next time. Keep it simple xx.
Styling Tip: While mixing two or more prints together make sure you don’t do it just for the heck of it. See if the colors compliment each other. And if the prints are somewhat of the same dimension. They don’t have to be co-ordinated by color, but just a palette that goes well with each other.
Dress and kimono from Splash
Accessories and bag from Forever 21
Gladiators from Stush (New Delhi)