Vintage Vantage. Look To The Past for Fall’s Accessories. Second City Style Fashion Blog

Fountain of 30

August 23, 2007 • Fashion


Lauren Dimet & Carol Calacci for Second City Style Magazine 

From our vintage vantage-point, many fall ’07 fashions are retro inspired so, why not look to the past for your accessories?

Let’s start with hats. They made a big appearance at Fall Fashion week.
Marc Jacobs, Giambattista and Roberto Cavalli showed felt fedora and
wide brim styles reminiscent of the 40’s. Proenza Schouler and
Tempereley London stepped back to the 20’s for their flapper style

High-heeled oxfords and spectators a la 20’s and 40’s were all
the rage on the runway for fall. Yves Saint Laurent, Gucci and Burberry
Prorsum showed some amazing versions, but if you can’t or don’t want to
spend that much, why not look for a pair in grandma’s closet?

Here is a trend that screams 20’s and 40’s. Yes, there were plenty of
bright funky colors and patent leather up to the elbow gloves at Yves
Saint Laurent, Gucci and Burberry Prorsum, but why not comb vintage
stores and websites for the most unique gloves you can find. Look for snakeskins and suedes. They are not meant to be functional, just decorative. Read more here

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