Sunday, September 19, 2010

Runway Revivals: Fashion’s Past to Present (ModLife)

Runway Revivals: Fashion’s Past to Present: "

Photo: Betsey Johnson at Style.com (left), and Heartaches and Handbags


While it may seem that fashion is all about the future, we beg to differ by saying that it’s about reinventing the past! Some of our favorite retro styles have been spotted on the Spring/Summer 2011 runways recently. So, take a gander through our favorite picks and tell us which revived style is your favorite!



Photo: Jason Wu at Style.com (left), and Twentyfourframes


‘TURBAN BACK TIME’ — Turbans have made a huge comeback on the runway, in editorials, and on the streets, but Jason Wu‘s posh reincarnation of the statement-making accessory is what wrapped our interest this season. And that silky, taupe-hued top? Looks like Sheer Beauty to us.


Photo: Organic by John Patrick at Style.com (left), and Style Section La


MINIMAL PALETTE WITH A BIG OL’ HAT — With a striking, minimal white palette and a flair for noteworthy presentation, Organic by John Patrick‘s incredible three-piece look mirrors the iconic silhouette and undeniable aplomb of Bianca Jagger’s wedding ensemble. Strike up your own interesting style by pairing the Too Hat to Handle with a monochromatic medley!


Photo: Marc Jacobs at Style.com (left), and Fashion Bomb Daily


OVER-THE-TOP ’70s EMBELLISHMENT — The crux of Marc Jacobs‘ appeal is his ability to seamlessly intertwine vintage inspiration with fashion-forward, trendsetting style. This season was no exception, and for his collection of flowy dresses, tailored outerwear, savvy suits, and a little black bikini, Jacobs paid homage to the over-the top embellishments of 1970s glamour. Equipped with our Off to See the Wizard Boot, you’ll be walking in a stylish path alongside these notable fashion forerunners!


Which retro revival are you happy to see emerge again?


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