Vintage Inspired Dresses For Twenty-First Century Girls

As much as we adore wearing new trends, vintage inspired dresses offer some of the most exciting designs around.There’s something incredibly intriguing about mixing the old with the new. We’re taking the best parts of decades past and combining those ideas with modern design. It’s a wonderfully innovative way of injecting some much loved nostalgia into contemporary clothing. These fusion dresses feels like a celebration of fashion from every decade and we just adore them.

Vintage Inspired Dresses For Your Special Celebration

From birthday festivities to anniversary dinners, these vintage inspired dresses are made to fit every special occasion. No matter your style decade of choice, there’s sure to be a dress that incorporates your favourite. If you’re enticed by shoulder pads and statement sleeves, try a modern twist on an 80’s favourite. The v-neck black velvet mini dress by Alexandre Vauthier combines sumptuous velvet and a beautifully tailored, darted bodice. The fabric and inclusion of shoulder pads gives an 80’s twist whilst the deep v plunges dramatically to the waist. This cleverly adds a modern edge to this striking dress and looks stunning combined with the shorter hemline.

Alternatively there’s the Synee one shoulder jacquard mini dress by Isabel Marant. With a psychedelic print and oversized bow statement sleeve this dress has vibes of both the 70’s and 80’s. It’s ideal for an evening out and remains modern and fresh with a mini hemline and metallic finish.

Ultra Feminine Vintage Inspired Dresses

When you’re trying to achieve a particularly feminine, ladylike look, vintage inspired dresses are a godsend. There’s a whole history of design intended to highlight every shape and area of a woman’s figure at your disposal. Take the crepe midi blush pink dress by Andrew GN for example. This elegant dress has a classic high neckline with petal shaped cut out details just beneath. The midi length skirt is beautifully and chic whilst the waist belt defines and highlights the waist.

For a strapless option, opt for the Aldrich champagne dress by Roland Mouret. The clean lines and strapless bodice with V cutout and a cinched waist creates the perfect silhouette. This dress also boasts a stunning, metallic champagne coloured fabric and gorgeous, full midi skirt. The fact that this dress also has pockets creates a sense of ease and playfulness. It’s one that you don’t often find on a breathtaking dress such as this.