The bright colors, fun prints and fresh attitude of the 50’s are being meshed with modern fashion staples and we are in love with the vintage meets modern style.  At the Prada show was where we found a whole slew of 50’s inspired fashion pieces, but we also saw a touch of 50’s glamour in the collections of notable designers like Miu Miu, Richard Chai and DKNY.  With inspiration like Marilyn Monroe and the iconic Pink Ladies of Grease, there is no way not to have fun with this retro trend.

Some key pieces you should consider integrating into your wardrobe in order to achieve a 50’s vibe would be cropped trousers, varsity jackets, wide brimmed floppy hats, polka dotted dresses, cat eye sunglasses and a whole array of knee length skirts. You can either opt for the primed and proper look with tailored pieces and classic silhouettes. Or you could opt for more modern sheath like silhouettes which flaunt your figure, while adding 50’s inspired touches like cat eye glasses or fun prints. No matter if you go all in with this trend, or just throw in some 50’s inspired accessories, you’ll be looking classic, classy and chic.

Try The Trend Tips

We love a little fun and fresh 50’s inspirations to spice up our wardrobes, here are a few tips to keep in mind when you’re looking to add a touch of 50’s glamour to your look.

Remember that the 50’s trend to partially about attitude, so spend a little time re-watching Grease and take note of the Pink Ladies and there ultra-feminine style paired with bad girl attitudes.

Gloves are another subtle 50’s era touch that can be worked into the average girls modern wardrobe, so we suggesting investing in a few chic pairs for fall and winter time.