5 Style Tips to Pull Off a ’70s-Inspired Look

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We’ve had a resurgence of old fashion these last few seasons. First, it was all about the cool grunge ’90s looks. Now, the laid-back boho and hippie vibe is taking the spotlight again. The ’70s style is back, and it’s a lot chicer this time around. Check out the following tips on how to rock a modern ’70s look.

1. Bare your sexy shoulders.

The off-shoulder dress is one of the most popular styles of the bohemian era, and we love it because of its super flattering silhouette. Bare shoulders are always sexy regardless of your age, weight, and height.

Rachel Zoe at the 18th Annual Super Saturday to benefit the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund in the Hamptons in New York City on July 25, 2015

Nicky Hilton spotted shopping in Beverly Hills on September 28, 2015
Lovers + Friends “Dream Vacay” Dress in Ivory, $90 (before: $180); Pia Pauro Off Shore Tunic, $185

2. Rock retro prints.

This trend is all about bold prints and fierce psychedelic colors. Go for retro prints in bright colorways, and make sure to tone down your accessories if you want to put the focus on your dress.

Saylor Alba Dress in Multi, $231; Minkpink Sun Dancer Dress in Multi, $79

3. Wear maxis to go boho.

Wearing the long silhouette of a maxi dress or skirt is an easy way to get the bohemian look. Coupled with long, wavy hair and layers of accessories, you’ll get that boho glam vibe a la Rachel Zoe.

Rachel Zoe hosting the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund’s “Super Saturday” held at Grand Canal Shoppes inside The Palazzo Hotel in Las Vegas on September 19, 2015

Emmy Rossum out and about in Los Angeles on July 30, 2015

4. Add fringe details to your wardrobe.

Fringe is a surefire way to give your ensemble the ’70s look. Go for mini dresses with a fringed hem or any fringe detail, but avoid going on full-on fringe. Other ’70s-inspired details include lace-up necklines and small cutout patterns.

Raga Rule Breaker Fringe Mini Dress in Maroon, $119; Minkpink Gypsy Queen Dress in Multi, $89; Endless Rose Fringe Mini Dress in Nude Pink, $93

5. Accessorize properly.

As with any other style trend, it is important to accessorize properly since this can make or break your whole look. Learn to layer your jewelry to keep up with the ’70s trend. A touch of suede on your shoes or bag will also punctuate your retro outfit even more.

Kendall Jenner at Week 1 of Coachella in California on April 11, 2015

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