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DSCENE STYLE: 4 Vintage Outfit Ideas to Upgrade Your Spring Wardrobe

Check out our choice of womens vintage outfit ideas you can combine this spring

Photo ©Katie Borrazzo

Spring is finally here, and you know what that means – time to update those outfits! The arrival of spring brings all the joys of the season. Fashionistas of the current day are in awe of the beauty and sophistication of bygone styles, and spring clothing is a delight to wear.

If you are a vintage devotee, you can explore a huge collection of vintage clothing online. Striped shirts go well with several different colored pants. In contrast, ripped jeans are a spring wardrobe staple with a vintage T-shirt. If the weather allows it, prints of spring flowers are great as vintage combinations as well.

Below, check out our choices of the four woman vintage outfit ideas you can combine this spring. Trust vintage-inspired outfit ideas to teach you how to put together eye-catching ensembles that are bursting with individuality.

Vintage T-Shirt With Nude-Colored Wide Pants or a Knee-Length Skirt

A vintage t-shirt is a must in your spring wardrobe, whether it is monochrome, patterned, or designed otherwise. These shirts are the most flexible piece of outfit you can have, and you are welcome to combine them with pants and skirts so that you give your vintage outfit a modern feel. 

If you go for a colorful t-shirt, opt for wide nude-color pants, or a cream or brown skirt. The color palette should always come off as light and warm – and be perfectly tailored to your body shape.

You can style vintage T-shirts with a pair of vintage brown moccasins or some nude flat shoes. Moccasins are a superb choice if you prefer a more laid-back aesthetic; however, nude flats up that cool factor considerably. As a bonus, an antique belt can serve to draw attention to your waist, making the ensemble seem more put together.

DSCENE STYLE 4 Vintage Outfit Ideas to Upgrade Your Spring Wardrobe
Photo ©Katie Borrazzo

Retro Spring Dress

As far as spring-summer 2022 womenswear is considered, a little vintage dress always looks modern, as contrasting as it may sound. Prints like polka dots and gingham are constantly popular because of their familiarity and nostalgic value.

Dresses are the best choice for a retro appearance because they are the most exquisite and the easiest to design. The retro or gypsy trousers may seem to be outdated, which can hurt your overall aesthetic or appearance. If you want to nail a truly vintage look, knee- or foot-length dresses are your best choice.

Sweetheart, halter, and boat necklines are the most common necklines for antique dresses and blouses, so choosing such a design to fit your shoulders is a cinch.

You can always go for a floral design to accentuate your spring look, even more.

Accessorize your vintage style tight dresses and shirts with belts that display your curves and waist. Combine this dress with spring heels or flat sandals, and you are ready to seize the day!

Patterned Shirt and Denim Shorts

Wearing a shirt with a plaid pattern is the most effective way to achieve a vintage look.

Making a knot at the bottom of your shirt will make you look like a crop top. Tie your shirt inside your denim shorts instead of wrapping it with a ribbon or knotting it. Denim shorts and black leather ankle boots are the perfect complements to this shirt for a boho-inspired and effortlessly chic ensemble.

If your shirt has flowers in a particular color scheme, choose an accessory that matches at least one of the colors. Also, don’t forget the cowboy hat and antique sunglasses in a light neutral color to complete the ensemble.

Do you like a more boho look? Silk bandanas with polka-dot and checkered patterns look wonderful knotted over messy buns.

DSCENE STYLE 4 Vintage Outfit Ideas to Upgrade Your Spring Wardrobe
Photo ©Katie Borrazzo

Vintage Two-Piece Suit and Oxford Dancing Shoes

Retro clothing from the 1950s is attractive, fashionable, and sophisticated. Vintage two-piece suits take their design cues from well-known plays. Fashionistas who can’t get enough of the retro look will like this timeless piece.

Camel, a shade that never goes out of style, always advances the quality fabric. These suits are fully lined, with the option to make the skirt swing style as well. Customizing your outfit is one of the finest features of this garment.

Combine this outfit with some black gloves and Oxford dancing shoes, and you become a vintage fashionista on the spot.

When in Doubt, Go Vintage

Although you are not obligated to design a vintage-only capsule wardrobe, doing so is not out of the question if you so choose. People will ultimately incorporate antique pieces into their current outfits in large numbers.

If you decide to do so, please be sure that any further modifications to what you currently have are compatible to mix and match. Happy shopping!

Images from DSCENE STYLE STORIES: Coming Up Roses by Katie Borrazzo – See the full story here


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