How to wear 70s Prints this Spring-Summer 2017

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Referencing previous decades is a common trend within fashion community. The popularity of the “Flower Power” age remains strong today. One of the latest installments is the print: 70s style motifs have captured the imagination of such brands like Chloe, Michael Kors, Diane von Furstenberg and Balenciaga. Incorporating latest trend while avoiding seventies kitsch is the key to looking in vogue and stylish,


Staying in the city this summer, but tired of the office-like daily looks? Add a bit of fun with the jacquard skirt and a blazer combo in warm terracotta hue. For those who love boots for summer – sock styles of lycra will be wearable even when the temperatures climb.

However, should your summer include a tropical getaway – all you need is a little switch up for the romantic off-shoulder top and pool slides that are all the rage right now.


Paisley is one of the most beloved 70s patterns. A black and white version is perfect for the monochrome lovers. To keep the look modern opt for roomy trousers and out of the ordinary shirt. Accessorise with a single statement earring and a chic pair of mules for an elegant contemporary look.


When it comes to separates in summer: a set of white basics (trousers/skirt/shorts/shirt) is an essential building block of any wardrobe. No matter how extravagant your top or bottom half is, a simple clean-cut white shirt or a pair of pants will be your go-to for a stylish yet grounded look.


Immersing yourself in the trend, also known as “buying a boho 70s printed dress”, would require some modern off-beat elements to keep your look on point without becoming a hippie in 2017. Go for the opposites of what you’d expect to see with such a dress: slouchy bag – out, structured mini one – in, wrap around flat sandals swapped for sporty flatforms, wide brim floppy sun hat becomes a stiff boater, while large round sunnies are replaced with a new geometric version.

by Olga Permyakova

Photo: Pratya Jankong

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