Backcomb your hair, line your lids and hop on your scooter because the 60’s are back in a serious way. For Spring/Summer’16 the hemlines were shorter and prints were bigger. Jeremy Scott’s girls had bouffant hair, bold prints and a sugar sweet colour palette, Orla Kiely showed us flower power realness, whilst Louis Vuitton played a huge tribute to the Twiggy-look.
But why wait till summer? Start your time travel back to the swinging sixties now with these 5 key pieces.
Clockwise from top- Platform from Office, Shift Dress from Glamorous at Topshop, Unite Texturiza Spray, Eyeko Fat Liquid Liner, Fendi Peekaboo Micro Leather Shoulder Bag.
The perfect shoes to give your look the 60’s hippy vibes, if you can get them in mustard yellow or an off lilac colour even better.
Go for a bold print and bright colours. One rule to 60’s style is clash, clash, and clash.
The ultimate tool for getting big hair. The bigger the better when emulating the 60’s look.
Your key makeup item. Tie the whole look together with thickly lined top lids.
Structured and perfectly pastel pink.
Want to go all out? Try some coloured tights and a hairband to get the full go-go girl feeling!
Lauren Reed – Fashion Columnist