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Tropical Floral Underwear from Topshop

Tropical topshop

When thinking of pre-1960s lingerie options, it's often the burlesque inspired choices we first think of. Thankfully there are plenty of options for every day practicality available, without compromising on attractiveness.

This Floral Tropical Lingerie Set from Topshop taps into a 50s-style tropical theme, with a bright colour palette that's perfectly chosen. The floral pattern is a vintage-inspired staple, treading the line between mainstream fifties fashion and rockabilly-inspired Hula girls. The bra's longline shape makes up for a lack of bullet cups, combined with mini knickers that make this almost tempting as a beach ensemble instead.

Available now from Topshop, the set is sold as separates totalling £22.

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Reversible Petticoat from American Apparel

Petticoat

With many pre-1960s retro looks, the style is never complete without the right undergarments to compliment it. Creating an ideal silhouette to layer your well chosen threads upon is a must, making pieces like underskirts worthy of investment.

This Reversible Petticoat from American Apparel provides all the volume you need for a fifties evening look thanks to multiple layers and ruffling details. For less ramped up looks, though, the reversible skirt can be worn inside out to minimise the ruffles and create a more demure skirt shape.

Available in black or white, it costs £52 from American Apparel.

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