Vintage Vixen

Retro’s been renewed for Autumn/winter 2012 and it carries on into spring/summer 2013.

Vintage fashion has been one of the hottest trends of the past few years and, proving once again that classic, elegant chic never goes out of fashion, we’re set to see even more faux vitage looks hitting the high street in A/W 2012/ 2013.

So now the challenge is working the vintage trend in both seasons and only going shopping for one, how you say?

Answer, ACCESSORIES, ladies you all know by now that no outfit is complete without that gorgeous matching handbag or those statement heels so here’s the lowdown on how to get the throwback trend and make it last.

The humble satchel is your vintage heritage must have and with so many on the high street you’ll be spoilt for choice, I however recommend this floral accessorize satchel £35

Vintage floral satchel by accessorize / Price: £35 / From: Accessorize

Get ready to take 40’s housewife to a new level, headscarves are your bad hair day savior and how you wear it is up to you.

This handkerchief style headscarf from urban outfitters is a winner and only £10

Handkerchief style headscarf by Urban Outfitters / Price: £10 / From: Urban Outfitters

Bomber Jackets are cool, causal and go with just about everything from the skinheads of the 80’s to the catwalks of 2012, think ‘This Is England’ and wear it with pride, if our dad doesn’t already have one this on trend Berry bomber from Topshop is perfect, at £50 its must have

Berry Bomber Jacket by Top Shop / Price: £50 / From: Top Shop

Peace signs are everywhere and with the 60’s gradually making their way back, its time you made sure you’ve got plenty of them, I love this gold pendant necklace from River Island and at £5 it’s a steal

Gold Pendant Peace Sign Necklace from River Island / Price: £5 / From: River Island

Ladylike chic is always important, you might seem to forget that after a few glasses of wine but its true so at least try and fake it with some classic pearls, earrings, necklace, bracelet or even a versatile collar that can be used to add that little something extra to your favourite cosy jumper or floral skater dress, Collar £28 River Island

Versatile collar from River Island / Price: £28 / From: River Island

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Written by Sinead from Style in View a new fashion store and blog in the UK

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