Retro style is one such style which seeks attention of others. Retro style is said to be inspired by the vintage style. Retro because popular in the 40s till the 70s. Retro includes retro music, fashion , art, modes and attitude. Retro looks are easy to create and highly flexible. One can add things they like to enhance the look. The style can be imitated easily.
Retro looks can be worn to parties, occasions like Sangeet, Cocktail and reception or a party for- no-reason day. The Retro style is so classic and chic that it helps one to stand out in the crowd. Are you also inspired by all the retro looks you see on social networks or fashion magazines? We are here to help you create those amazingly outstanding 6 Retro looks and at the end of the article are some tips to look for, so keep on reading!
1.Do the Flared Pants / Trousers
Flared pants don’t need any introduction as they’ve made a comeback and are trending all the way up. These pants are retro staples and a must have in your wardrobe as they are perfectly versatile to wear be it any casual day or party night, wear a shimmer top with flared pants and put a polka dotted hair band on your head, accessorising with statement hoops and bold red lipstick to complete the party look. Flared pants are fitted around the thighs and hip area to give shape and flared from below the knee area. These come in different patterns and designs to choose from for a perfect retro look.
2.Go the Bold way with body hugging clothes
Retro looks or style was all about self confidence and boldness in one another. Take inspiration from the Bollywood actresses of black and white era where they used to wear clothes with body hugging silhouettes. Have churidar suit with body hugging look to feel the retro lover in you; complete the look with pairing them with hoop danglers and platform heels. Do your hair by making a puff at the front & secure them with a bobby pin and leave the rest of the hair open. Be confident and rock the party with mind boggling look . It’s high time to show off those curves!
3.Try Polka Dot
Do you want to be the Aishwarya Rai of Action Replay? Get inspired by her polka dot designer shirt. Dotted shirt, pants, short kurti, hair accessories, stoles and dresses were a part of retro theme and were commonly worn by the women and girls. Take inspiration from the Bollywood Diva- Dimple Kapadia from Bobby where she mesmerising everyone with her dressing style and right accessories; a perfect casual/ day time retro party outfit is ready . Try big dots for edgy look as these dots gave made a comeback so it won’t be a problem finding the right dot for you. Get inspired and be inspiration to others for the latest fashion and classic retro styles. Wear a polka dotted saree with glittery blouse with a retro hairstyle and don’t forget to put some roses on you hair for the extra oomph factor in your retro look for an occasion like cocktail or engagement.
4.Spice the outfit with Bell Drama and Ruffles
Bell sleeves and ruffles have become the talk if the town this year and is a fashion statement piece to make any outfit outrageous. Wear bell- sleeved or bat-sleeved tops and pair them with a skirt which has ruffles or frills at the bottom to make it mire dressy or style the bell sleeved crop top with a plain saree. Ruffle sarees are so trendy these days so style them properly for a perfect Retro look. Add bangles, bag and statement hoop danglers for a complete look. Let the famous Zeenat Aman be your inspiration for a perfect look.
5.Floor Length Anarkali
Get classy with the perfect Anarkali Retro look. Floor length anarkali suits were the most elegant looking attire of the 60s retro style. The cult movie Mughal-e- Azam showcases the amazing Madhu Bala in anarkali suits which became the sensational attire. These are great to attend weddings in. Anarkali suit with bell sleeves is a combination that is a fusion of two different retro styles.
6.Retro with Frills
Indian silhouettes got the modernism in them with the introduction of frills in then. This style of Indo-western came into existence in the 1970s and became extremely popular as it gave a new touch to traditional Indian wear like Anarkalis. Frilled gowns and layered frills skirt and crop tops are the best for evenings like Retro themed parties and Bollywood theme parties. Finish the look by adding flower accessories on hair.
Tip: For hair, you can never go wrong with buns and accessories on the hair, waves and curls are every retro lovers love. Accessories like hoops & dangler earrings and statement hairbands add the little extra oomph factor. Kitten and block heels are important for the look. Don’t forget the classic big framed sunglasses and colourful sunglasses too.