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5 reasons why (mini) hats should make a comeback in everyday fashion

March 20, 2017 | Retro Fashion | 1 comment

When it comes to retro fashion I am a big fan of certain accessories. Today I want to shine some light on (mini) hats. I love them for several reasons, but here is a list of 5 reasons why (mini) hats should make a comeback in everyday fashion:
1. Instant Rainproof
A big floppy hat is perfect for those rainy days. And we have a lot of those in the Netherlands. Besides that, it also gives a little bit of protection to your styled hair. Not always applicable if you have long hair by the way. So I usually tuck my hair in my coat during winter days. Of course wind is definitely not a hat’s friend. So in that case, buy a hat that isn’t gone with the wind in a few seconds.

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5 reasons to wear tassel earrings

March 8, 2017 | Retro Fashion | 6 comments

I have to admit it. I like big earrings and I cannot lie. Next to the classic pearls, big earrings are my best friends when it comes to my favorite modern vintage accessories. I do like them a little bit different. For a typical oriental meets retro look, I often use Indian style earrings. You may have seen some examples in my blog post about my Oriental meets Retro looks.
However, Indian earrings are often heavy, not very wearable for more than a few hours and most importantly: they have ripped more scarves than I can count. So I leave those for the Spring and Summer days.

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Retro sweater weather

February 19, 2017 | Retro Fashion | 5 comments

Winter is not really my season. Wait, that’s an understatement. Let me rephrase that: Winter is totally not my season (with exception of the holiday season). Basically, I want spring on the 2nd of January. January is in fact already my least favorite month, because of the lack of sunlight, skin troubles and all the layers of clothes you have to wear. So it’s typically retro sweater weather.

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Retro looks with a little help from not-so-retro shops

November 29, 2016 | Retro Fashion | 1 comment

When you’re into retro fashion, your well-trained retro sight will spot interesting items anywhere. I already shared a few of my favorite retro webshops with you. Every now and then, I do go on an offline shopping spree in the popular shops, although I do skip the fitting part. I am always surprised how much modern vintage items and accessories you can find in the mainstream shops.
On weekdays and workdays, I tone my outfits a little bit down. That’s why I like to combine accessories and clothes from mainstream shops for a work-proof look and of course, I also have my casual days. Not on Friday though. I fall in the casual Monday category.

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Retro bikini time!

May 31, 2016 | Retro Fashion | 2 comments

Remember the days when high waisted bikinis and bathing suits were not popular at all in our present fashion world? Times change, opinions change, trends change… Or actually: bringing the old fashion back is the current trend. One of the best fashion trends of course in the world of every retro fashion fanatic. In this case, retro swimwear is more popular than ever.
In my retro fashion closet the dresses, skirts, high waisted pants and retro style tops are represented very well. Retro swimwear and bikinis? Not so much. Time to do something about it…


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