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Clue Patent Slingbacks by Jimmy Choo


Those finishing touches for your wardrobe can make all the difference towards achieving a truly vintage look. For those of us who like to switch between eras, a pair of classic and timeless shoes are ideal, like these Clue Patent Slingbacks by Jimmy Choo.

In a luxuriously high shine patent leather, the navy shade of these slingbacks is rich and luxurious enough to achieve a higher end look immediately. The slingback and peep toe structure, along with a slim heel, allow them to be paired with looks from the sixties right up to the 1980s with equal style.

Get them online in the UK from Net-a-Porter for £395.

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Cord Trench Coat from Monsoon


Classic coat shapes return to the high street rails every Winter season, providing a great variety of choice for those of us looking for vintage inspiration. Taking a perennial favourite and adding a twist is this Cord Trench Coat from Monsoon.

The coat's structure is faultlessly retro, taking a traditional trench shape with added flaring and a larger lapel. Combined with the navy corduroy fabric, the result is an immediately seventies-look version of the trench coat, with the colours, textures and styling of the decade working together.

It's available now from Monsoon for £80.

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Faux Fur Coat by Sonia Rykiel


Mainstream fashion is once again plundering past inspiration this Autumn/Winter season, providing plenty of options for those of us with dedicated retro wardrobes. Faux fur coats are a particularly popular choice, giving great vintage-look options like this one from Sonia by Sonia Rykiel.

The coat's structure and silhouette are kept simple and classic, with an A-line cut, single breast and large collar. With this simplicity, the lush navy faux fur fabric looks uncluttered enough to retain a mid-sixties style that is versatile and timeless.

Get it now from Matches Fashion for £330.

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O&O Bow Dress at Urban Outfitters


For simple sixties style in an instant, a mini-dress is always a great choice – especially with great retro looks like this Bow Dress by O&O.

The sleeveless a-line creates a simple and effective silhouette, allowing vintage inspired details like a peter pan collar, pussybow and bib-style neckline to look classic and chic. The mini hemline is just short enough to still be wearable, while navy and cream are a versatile take on monochrome.

Get yours from Urban Outfitters now for £48.

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Leather Patch Cord Jacket from Selected Femme


With cord trousers still forming a staple in many seventies inspired wardrobes, the fabric is less often used in others pieces lately. This Cord Jacket from Selected Femme retains some of the seventies appeal of the fabric in a simple and wearable way.

The blazer style is simplistic, while retaining some of the decade's appeal thanks to the longline cut and tailored waist. The addition of leather elbow patches to the jacket adds some less-seen vintage style, while the colours of navy and black keep the piece easy to wear on any occasion.

It's available now from ASOS for £75.

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Short Duffle Coat from Miss Selfridge


Duffle coats have become an undeniably classic wardrobe staple for both men and women, providing the perfect coat for everyday wear in the chillier months. This short version from Miss Selfridge provides a great option for those who months when full length is just too far.

Utilising the standard duffle fastenings, the coat's shape also leans on a sixties aesthetic, with a swing style silhouette. The A-line shape is ideally complimented by ruffled shoulders for added femininity, while the hood is both practical and appealing.

It's available now from Miss Selfridge for £50.

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