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Bring out the timeless look in this modernized vintage glam

“Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening” – Coco Chanel

History has shown that fashion forward-thinking women have continually looked to several elements for inspiration when it came to styling their wardrobes. The result of combining these elements of vogue, class, poise and drama from different eras have been progressive, disruptive and trendy looks that have always rocked the world!

Today, I will be sharing how I styled my outfit by mixing vintage and modern pieces together. I’m a lover of any and everything vintage! I even have a special place where I keep my vintage clothes and accessories. They are such precious gems to me.

I love the history they carry and I know every piece bears a story. For me, the OLDER the vintage piece, the BETTER😊. One of the things I love to do is to incorporate them with modern pieces to create a suitable and eccentric style.

Vintage patterns always make a statement. Not only do they spice up your look, they add a lot of color to your wardrobe. Pair your vintage clothing with modern accessories like I did in this outfit. This floral print dress is from the 80’s and it is a gift. I added a waist belt to balance out the dress and give it a fresh twist. The straw hat, which is one of my favorite summer staples, adds a delicious edge to the outfit. Although the shoes are modern, they still add a vintage effect even though they are not vintage.

All of these elements of style from different eras add up to what is a very exciting and refreshing look!

Be confident to wear what looks good on you. Style is about mixing up items together to create something beautiful, fashionable, exclusive and chic. MIX high-end items with low-end items, vintage with modern, plaid with stripes.

DON’T use too many vintage items at a time because it can give you a sloppy look. So try mixing some vintage items with more modern ones to create a unique and personalized look.

Don’t over-accessorize… Like I like to say; LESS IS MORE. Always re-style your vintage clothing to fit trends and who you are. Don’t forget to enjoy looking good for yourself!

Are you a lover of vintage too? What are your favorite Vintage items? Let me know in the comment section below!

Photographer: My husband Emmanuel 😊

20 Comments

  1. danielakindayo

    June 14, 2019 at 7:16 am

    Hmnn! Excellent read! I’m going to get a Vintage shirt this month!

    1. bukolaorry

      June 14, 2019 at 7:52 am

      😁😁 remember to share the picture with us. Thank you Daniel

  2. Beauty Vambe

    June 14, 2019 at 11:41 am

    you styled your outfit beautifully… i just love everything about this look.

    1. bukolaorry

      June 14, 2019 at 11:46 am

      Thanks for your support always darling❣ are you a lover of vintage clothing too?

      1. Beauty Vambe

        June 14, 2019 at 11:48 am

        Yes I love vintage clothing… actually I love almost everything, I just like to combine things.

      2. bukolaorry

        June 14, 2019 at 11:52 am

        😍😍 me too. Thanks dear and have a beautiful weekend

  3. Jumoke

    June 14, 2019 at 1:20 pm

    I really love this post 🥰
    Am in love with vintage dresses and bags!
    Nice pictures your husband is good at it.📸

    1. bukolaorry

      June 14, 2019 at 11:47 am

      Thank you so much Jumoke. Good to know I have a vintage lover buddy☺

  4. Don Emazy

    June 14, 2019 at 2:23 pm

    Nice post. I like vintage but afraid to use them. With your post I think I will get some and rock this summer! Thanks

    1. bukolaorry

      June 14, 2019 at 2:10 pm

      Thank You. Style is wearing what you are comfortable with. Don’t be scared to try new things, if it’s not for you then leave it, but you can give it a try. Thanks for reading.

  5. Fullwomanfullspirit

    June 14, 2019 at 10:24 pm

    This is lovely. I like vintage pieces especially dresses and Jacket. Will be sure to note this tips.

  6. Happy Great Day

    June 15, 2019 at 12:54 am

    I love that colorful little basket purse. The fave vintage item in my closet is probably a five way tie for my best vintage hats. (Don’t ask me to choose! 😂😂💖)

    1. bukolaorry

      June 15, 2019 at 1:24 am

      😂😂 thanks Suzana❤

  7. Florence Ezekafor

    June 29, 2019 at 7:31 pm

    Nice vintage.😍 Fits you perfectly. Couldn’t help but notice the ‘bird’ posing with you. Lovely.

    1. bukolaorry

      June 29, 2019 at 7:43 pm

      😁😁 thank you so much!

  8. Kittenvintage

    September 2, 2019 at 4:50 am

    Love the look. I love vintage too, and always wear something vintage, even if it’s just a brooch.

    1. bukolaorry

      September 2, 2019 at 2:29 pm

      Thank you so much. Good to know another vintage lover.

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