Vintage inspired clothing, with its aesthetics based on bygones eras where clothing flattered a womans natural shape, is quickly gaining popularity and it’s not hard to see why. From the long time devoted followers to the newly acquainted, vintage inspired clothing is making a big impact in womens clothing. Clothing available in a wide range of sizes and new condition are seeing many original vintage followers opting for the newer pieces. Without the signs of wear and tear, mothballs and limited sizes vintage inspired clothing is allowing vintage enthusiasts to look the style of bygone eras. Minus the flaws and limited size range many of the original pieces contain. From the 20’s flapper through to the 60’s mod there really is something for everyone in the way of style and influence. The wonderful thing about vintage inspired clothing is that you can style it up to suit your individuality.
Archive for April 3, 2012
Pinup clothing takes it’s inspiration from the photos and pictures of women in the 40′s who posed for calender, magazine and postcard shoots. Posing in pinup dresses and clothing they were a big hit amongst the servicemen during the war years. Women such as Betty Grable and Rita Hayworth wore pinup dresses in many shoots but lingerie styles were made famous by the one and only Bettie Page. Another fantastic example of pinup clothing is art from American painter and illustrator Gil Elvgren. Featuring pictures of scantily dressed women in cheeky but feminine poses they are a great source of inspiration for pinup clothing and dresses.