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Vintage looks for S-S 2016 Womens Fashion

March 26, 2016

The recent fashions shows around the world may have been looking into next season already but we’re only just getting started and looking forward to spring/summer 2016. As always vintage looks play a huge part in today’s modern fashion design and paves the way for interesting, varied thoughts on trends and style. With the warmer months ahead, we look to the trends that were hot on the runway and that are filtering onto the high street.

Vintage looks for Spring – Summer 2016

There are tons of Vintage looks for Spring – Summer 2016 showcased on the catwalk and what better way to see in the new season, than with some key original vintage goodies to mix with popular modern styling.


Spring/summer 2016 is a season awash with 60s and 70s vintage looks. Some designers stuck to their traditional vintage inspired designs such as Holly Fulton and Orla Kiely whilst others mixed several decades into one collection. Take a look at the key spring/summer 2016 trends and how they inspire modern vintage looks for your new season wardrobe.

Vintage looks – Orla Kiely

Designer Orla Kiely has always expressed a love of texture, print and colour in every collection and each piece displays a distinctive 60s and 70s vibe. With the sunshine starting to peek through and our desire to wear prettier clothing, this collection has inspired a walk through time with nostalgic bold prints, platform shoes and cute textured dresses. Spring is the perfect time to start wearing lighter more delicate clothing and this designer has paved the way for some pretty 60s inspired design for the new season.

Topshop Unique

This cutting edge spring/summer 2016 collection combines the epitome of British style and heritage. Loved by celebrities and A-listers everywhere, this sleek combination of modern-day style combined with an essence of vintage has created a wearable and accessible style for fashion lovers. The spring/summer collection saw a diverse range of vintage inspiration from elegant 20s style tea dresses, 70s high-waisted denim to the edgy looks from the 80s, think Debbie Harry styling. Each feature gave a strong and desirable style for the new season, perfect for a range of everyday vintage looks.

Holly Fulton

Spring/summer 2016 saw the ultimate in vintage looks from Holly Fulton. Her collection of funky 60s print matched with vibrant design perfectly showcased the love of attention to detail and inspiration from a bygone era. A big trend for spring/summer 2016 is the revival of high-waisted flares and this collection displayed them in full glory. They are sure to be top of any fashionistas wish list this season and pairing them with a full platform will give you the perfect vintage look.


As the warmer months approach, there are plenty of opportunities to revive some vintage classics with modern twists. Vintage looks will forever play a big part in designer collections and filter down into high street trends for accessible fashion. Why not grab an original vintage piece and recreate the designer looks for everyday style.



Bold prints at Emilia Wickstead

60s inspired at Orla Kiely

70s vibes at Topshop Unique

Vibrant print at Holly Fulton