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Bandeau High Waisted Bikini by Chloé


It might seem strange to be looking at Summer fashion fodder already, but the big names are already bringing us swimwear and summer looks in their droves. Thankfully this gives us a bit of a preview of the retro influences to come, with pieces likes this Bandeau and High-Waisted Bikini by Chloé.

The combination of a risque top and full retro bottom gives this piece an interesting retro look, offering something different from the many pin-up styled swimwear options we've recently seen. The effortless glamour of the set, achieved by a chic cut and subtle detailing, speaks of a truly seventies decadence that's hard to resist.

It's available online in the UK from Net-a-Porter for £235.

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Categories / Bags, Women's Fashion

Billie Leather Shoulder Bag by Chloé


Satchels are undeniably mainstream bag designers' latest love affair, leaning heavily on vintage inspiration in most cases. Pieces like this Billie Shoulder Bag by Chloé offer a chic reinterpretation of 20th century ideas, without losing that key retro appeal.

Made from panels of tan leather and heritage-look linen fabric, the sharp structure of this bag is accented by black trim. The resulting lines and shape are reminiscent of a classic sixties satchel, while the unconventional use of fabrics adds an interesting new dimension.

It's available now in the UK for £875 from Net-a-Porter.

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Aurore Leather Holdall by Chloé


With designer bags often pushing towards very modern design, there's little in the way of simple and classic luggage available from many high end brands. Once in a while a gem crops up, though, like this Aurore Leather Bag from Chloé.

With a design that's uncomplicated by too many zips and details, the bowling shape has a great mid-sixties feel. The real tan leather provides a lasting look and sturdy shape, while short top handles and gold hardware keep it classic too. Just masculine enough for a mod look, this is a rare piece with luxury craftsmanship.

Get it now from Net-a-Porter for £1075.

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Categories / Women's Fashion

Bird Print Blouse by Chloe


With the rise in popularity of turn of the sixties fashion, the more formal end of the decade's fodder has come to the fore. Capturing the workwear end, a la madmen, this Bird Print Silk Blouse by Chloe is well worth a look.

With a delicate and timeless print, the blouse lends from the fifties in choice of print, while details like the pussy bow neckline and more masculine sleeves hint to the development of womenswear to come.

It's available online in the UK from Matches Fashion for £755.

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Bow Print Jersey Dress from See by Chloé


With all the tailored and fitted retro items out there, it's hard to find a vintage inspired wardrobe piece with a more casual, day time look. This Bow Print Jersey Dress from See by Chloé combines simple, wearable design with just a hint of retro charm for everyday wear.

With a light and comfortable jersey fabric, the mini cut avoids being straight sixties, instead allowing many avenues of vintage inspiration to collide. A sixties hemline, eighties fabric choices and an element of the cutesy kitsch of the 50s with the bow print.

The dress is available from Selfridges now for just £80, down from £180.

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