Like a good vintage wine a good vintage dress can be rare but a wonder to behold. Wearing it singles you out from all the other girls during festival fever in the latest high street offering. For Florence Welch worthy style status at Glastonbury this year have a look at the range at the Net – A - Porter for vintage, theretrosphere.com.
Just like most of our favourite style icons no two of our looks are the same. Sometimes we can feel in the mood for Rhianna’s edgy mod look in We Found Love and at other times we want to be an upper East girl in a twinset and pearls aka Olivia Palermo. At theretrosphere.com they have carefully selected the best second hand pieces ranging from 1940’s cocktail glamour right through to early 90’s grunge. It will readily indulge your style mood. You will be able to track down an original pleated midi skirt without burning a hole in your purse. Most of the dresses range from £20 - £40. The website also suggests ways of achieving the key trend in top to toe vintage under their ‘Get the Look’ feature. It is not only a store but invites you into a kitsch vintage world where the cartoon character, Lottie, laments her latest fashion dilemma in her ‘Retro Diaries’.
The key to retro style dressing is about selecting an item that enhances your own personal style. It is an investment. It fits you well. A second hand dress should not look out of place teamed with a studded leather bomber and biker boots. Everyone loves the thrill of searching for that diamond at a flea market, now you do not even need to leave the house to find the chicest vintage treasures at theretrosphere.com.