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Safari style Playsuit from River Island


Many of the playsuit styles inspiring the high street over the past few seasons have relied heavily on fifties influence, but there's plenty of room for sixties and seventies interpretations of the piece. This Smart Camel Playsuit from River Island provides that option with classic chic.

The safari influence on the style provides an ideally sharp and structural element, in keeping with later sixties and early seventies looks. The high waistline, wide leg shorts and gold hardware combine to create a perfect silhouette, while the dark camel shade keeps things classic and timeless.

Get it now from River Island for £39.99.

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Faux Fur Frock Coat from Miss Selfridge


Full faux fur coats have been seen everywhere across the high street this Winter, and while they're a great retro look, they can be too overwhelming for some. If you want to tap into that trashy glamour without going all out, this Faux Fur Frock Coat from Miss Selfridge could be ideal.

Using the fur as a generous trim at the collar and cuffs, the coat combines classic tailoring with decadent textures. The full skirt of the coat adds symmetry to the large collar, while slim sleeves keep the silhouette feminine. The end product is versatile enough to pair with a variety of retro looks, from Factory-girl glamour to seventies chic.

It's available now from Miss Selfridge for £80.

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Oasis 60s Print 2 in 1 Dress


Oasis clothing is a regular feature of these pages thanks to their knack for giving classic designs a modern edge.

This 60s Print 2 in 1 Dress has a fab op-art print blouse with feminine pussy-bow neckline, off-set with a flattering camel skirt. The black waistband and neat pockets add subtle detail for a clean, sleek look. Teamed with smart black accessories (as shown here) this is a great outfit for the office and takes the hard-work out of co-ordinating your outfit by doing it for you.

The dress costs £65 and you can find out more here.

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Suede Knee Skirt from Oasis


While mini and pencil skirts are the go to for many retro looks, there's plenty of untapped options from 20th century fashion. This Suede Knee Skirt from Oasis has a great late sixties/early seventies feel thanks to the cut and textural fabric choice.

Made from a warm camel shade of suede, the fabric is ideal for creating a stiff and structural a-line shape. With diagonal detailing, the high waist and knee length offer something that's both classic and unique among a sea of on the nose miniskirts and fifties floral numbers.

Get it now from Oasis for £70.

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Ava Camel Cape from Boohoo


The selection of retro outerwear available on the high street is ever expanding, and it's only getting better thanks to the comeback of the classic cape. Perfect for a more unique military influenced piece, this Ava Camel Cape from Boohoo has plenty of subtle sixties charm.

The luxe camel fabric gives an air of heritage appeal, enhanced by the simplicity of the cape design. The epaulettes and double breasted buttons provide the hint of military influence, while a perfect wide a-line shape is simple and stylish.

Get it online from Boohoo for £40.

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Piped Military Coat from Dorothy Perkins


Military influence in fashion has been rehashed from season to season of late, with each new incarnation bringing more outlandish fodder. Among the hyper-modern, however, remains some military pieces which rely on a more classic approach, like this Piped Military Coat from Dorothy Perkins.

The coat is available in a range of four classic shades from khaki to camel, in a wool blend fabric that is both rich and affordable. The funnel neck design adds a feminine sixties look, while brass-look buttons on double breasted detailing retains the uniform inspiration. Adding flap pockets at the hips cleverly creates feminine shape from era-fitting detail.

It's now available, exclusively online, from Dorothy Perkins for £99.

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