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Multi-way Vargas dress by Kiss Me Deadly

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Forget Spanx – shapewear can be stylish, sexy and make you look a million dollars in (or, indeed, out of) any frock. 

The Kiss Me Deadly Multiway Vargas Dress is shapewear with a difference. Not only does the double layer control mesh shape your curves to give you the perfect retro pin up look but the moveable bra straps mean you can wear it with any dress, even a summery strapless number. 

The Multiway Vargas Dress is £69 from Kiss Me Deadly and is available to buy from 8th April. See the website for more details.

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Tropical Floral Underwear from Topshop

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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


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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