Spring/Summer 2011 Trends The Vintage Way

April 6, 2011 • Yahoo


Angel Cutsforth for Second City Style Magazine

From a look back at the trends for the 2011 spring/summer season, I saw some truly vintage inspired themes running through the shows. You can easily find a vintage substitute by searching on Ebay, etsy or other vintage shopping websites. Hopefully looking at these new trends and their vintage counterparts you’ll agree.

Bright colors are a huge trend this spring/summer. They were seen on a lot of the catwalks and done in different styles by various designers. Think 1960’s Mod versus Madonna’s Material Girl look. I personally love some of the Mad Men style wiggle dresses in fluorescent pinks.

Non Vintage – Tommy Hilfiger Spring 2011 RTW
Vintage – 60s Tangerine Dream Shift Dress by Bleeker Street $25

I’ve written about how on trend lace is before, and I’m about to do it again. All over the catwalks lace took many different shapes and guises; blouses, dresses, skirts, etc. But you can find a lot of the same style online. This trend is perfect for the wannabe flapper among you in the style of BCBG Max Azia.

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