Skip to main content
  1. Life
  2. Style & Fashion
  3. Fashion Trends

DIY another Fashion Era – Faux Vintage

See also

I have a friend that just complains about current fashion, she says she’s not made for today’s looks. I think a lot of us can sympathize with that statements. When you look back on the fashions that once were, you can see why some classic looks find their way back onto today’s runways (Hello, Peplums!)

More Photos

So, to create some vintage from what you find today, let’s explore turning something “new” into a faux vintage piece! Ironically a really cute post came across my Tumblr today that inspired me to look for even more ideas!

Stacie with Stars for Streetlights shows how she took a very blinged out rhinestone necklace and “vintage-fied” it so nicely, she’s going to tackle some more pieces in her jewelry wardrobe.

Channel your inner “Charlie’s Angel” and grab your favorite Maxi dress! You’re starting with the perfect piece to turn into a great 70’s inspired pants suit! (Jumpsuit was another name they were recognized by as well) The palazzo pant type works perfectly with the full Maxi skirt! Traditionally, these are an ordeal to remove for restroom breaks, etc. But if that look is something you would love wearing, pick a solid or patterned dress from all the Shop Style has to offer, there are all under $50! Just follow Geneva’s DIY on the pants portion on A Pair and a Spare to complete your vintage look!

Modcloth just kills me, I love everything they carry and their sales are addicting! But their vintage inspired pieces are just great! But they are more than a storefront online, they share ideas and DIYs on their Blog and this one about handbags and embellishments is so easy, you can replicate some of the best vintage patterns on a “new” handbag so easily! Check out fun mod patterns online from sites like Can Stock Photo, for inspiration!

Need more inspiration? Check out the line of Style Me Vintage books, for hair, makeup and fashion how to's and inspiration!

What’s your favorite retro and vintage looks that you would like to make from our modern fashions?

Advertisement

Life

  • Dead babies found
    Seven dead babies were found in Utah resident Megan Huntsman's old home
    Video
    Shocking Discovery
  • Kendall Jenner
    Get the Coachella looks: Kendall Jenner’s nose ring, green hair and edgy nails
    Camera
    Coachella Look
  • Dog's Easter basket
    How to fill your dog’s Easter basket with the perfect toys
    Easter Basket
  • Rabbit owners
    Bringing home the bunny: Important information for rabbit owners
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Haunted island
    The world’s most haunted island may soon be the most haunted luxury resort
    Haunted Resort
  • Sunken ferry
    Search continues for missing passengers after a ferry sinks off the South Korean coast
    Video
    Sunken Ferry

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about Examiner.com and apply today!