Finding that killer vintage-look top you can pair with almost anything is often a near impossibility, with most retro design focusing on statement dresses or coats. Thankfully dedicated retro brands like Heartbreaker Fashion have the solution, the latest being this fifties style Gretta Top.
For a chic and timeless retro look there's nothing quite as effective as monochrome, mixing sharp lines with graphic contrasting shades. This Kiara Crepe Georgette Blouse from Boohoo stylishly combines a variety of fabric textures in a simple piece that's truly versatile.
The peterpan collar is a style that will never go out of fashion. Quite a bold statement we know but one we feel quite happy with. The cute and classic style seems to crop up all over the place and is well worth getting into. Here ASOS have create a flirty, feminine blouse with quirky bow buttons to give it a little something extra. It's ideal for day or night and the classic black and white colour will go well with almost anything.
Buy your own from ASOS for £30.
Though it has been a British staple for over 20 years, Whistles is one of those brands that is often overlooked on the high street. Their recent lines, however, have focused on a cool and sophisticated aesthetic that draws heavily from vintage inspiration with great success.
This Colour Block Blouse is an ideal example of their use of subtle design and high end manufacturing and materials. Made from 100% silk, the blouse has an androgynous air of mid sixties style, with contrasted trims at the collar and placket creating sharp structure in both colour options.
It's available now in both shades from Whistles, priced at £125.
With so much of the appeal of mid-sixties inspired clothing lying in its structural, often buttoned up elements, it can be difficult to find pieces suitable for more stifling weather. Happily the look can still be achieved with much more summer-friendly fabrics, as shown in this Rossana Peter Pan Collar Blouse from Missguided.
The androgynous high collar and bust-minimising loose fit are still present to create that sharp mod-inspired feel, while a loose sheer fabric creates both a lightness and a daring glimpse of flesh. The contrasting black collar has an easy retro feel, with brass-look buttons to finish.
It's available online from Missguided for £16.99.