Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Swing into 60s with Retro Makeover

Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Swing into 60s with Retro Makeover

Article excerpt

YOU need to look backwards to look fashion-forward this season. A retro takeover has hit the fashion scene in a big way, with the Sixties being the influential decade of choice.

SIXTIES-ESQUE SHAPES

The most distinguishable element of Sixties styling is all in the silhouette.

An A-line shift dress is a wardrobe essential of the decade. This flattering shape is cut high on the neckline with a subtle triangular cut that skims over the body, disguising a multitude of sins.

RETRO STAPLES

Trousers and maxi lengths don't really figure in the Sixties wardrobe so prepare to bare your pins. Don't fret, every short piece feels a whole lot more wearable with opaque tights.

The Mary Quant-inspired mini is a fail-safe separate that looks effortlessly Sixties. Go mad for minis in cool black, block colours or crazy retro prints.

Up your retro game with statement leg-wear by teaming shorter pieces with a pair of block-heeled knee-length leather boots. …

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