September 19, 2020

6 Outfits Inspired by the 1960s

6 Outfits Inspired by the 1960s

Shop the Look: ModCloth x Princess Highway Tie-Neck Blouse and ModCloth x Princess Highway Mini Skirt

When it comes to ’60s style, we are putting your name among the greats like Audrey, Edie, Jackie, and Twiggy. So, buckle up those Mary Jane shoes and adjust your mini skirt because we are getting groovy with outfits inspired by the 1960s that are truly far out. If you dote over the decades, step into our time machine and discover how to dress up 1960’s style!

Born to Be Wild Flowers

Shop the Look: ModCloth x Princess Highway Tie-Neck Blouse

Looking for a white top to support all your fabulous 1960’s style clothing? We have a solid candidate with serious ’60s spirit. Designed with a collar, pin tucks and a tie at the neck, this number takes us back to the ’60s and steps forward in fashion!

Make Mary Quant proud with this magenta, orange, olive and cream mini skirt. Strut your stuff with these faux suede cognac boots and long orange sweater coat complete with knitted lapels and pockets.

Here Comes the Fun

Shop the Look: My, How Marvelous Mini Skirt

Say goodbye to conventional prints because when it comes to outfits inspired by the 1960s, it is all about spirals, swirls, paisley and chevron. Or maybe a blend of them all! Dizzy with detail, this coral, yellow, and cream mini skirt is just what your closet needs for a dose of nostalgia.

Build your look with this white collared sleeveless blouse and bright white t-strap shoes with dainty cutouts. Nothing says ’60s more than a pretty pair of daisy earrings.

Ain’t No Platforms High Enough

Shop the Look: Paradise-Worthy Tie-Shoulder Dress

From shoulder to hem, this frock is a floral dotted canvas for all your favorite 1960’s accessories. Boasting a contemporary design, this dress rests just above the knee with a V-neckline and spaghetti straps that tie at the shoulder.

Bring on your best in these cream peep-toe platform heels and sassy cat eye sunglasses. Walk out in double hoop orange beaded statement earrings to complete your ’60s outfit.

Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You

Shop the Look: Polished and Playful Tie-Neck Blouse

Straighten your spectacles so you can fully view the splendor of this perfectly ’60s print with quirky glasses, starbursts, and flowers. Dressed up with short sleeves, V-neckline, and tie, this ensemble will be bringin’ you good vibrations.

Your vision is clear with this navy mini jumper with adjustable straps. Pair it with matching navy pumps adorn with vintage inspired cutouts. Tote all your essentials in this yellow bag with a wooden handle.

Turn! Turn! Turnin’ Heads!

Shop the Look: Past But Not Least Belted Dress

When it comes to dressing for a lovely afternoon, this gingham dress ticks all the boxes. With buttons down the front and a belt at the waist, this dress is perfect for date-nights, BBQs and semi-casual celebrations. If you happen upon that pillbox hat you found on a thrift store adventure, that is the cherry on top of a perfect ’60s ensemble.

Speaking of cherries, keep it coordinated with these red peep-toe pumps and matching envelop bag with lucite chain. Bring your look together with jeweled strawberry earrings.

Nights in White “Cotton”

Shop the Look: Got My Eyelet on You Cotton Top

Keep it free and fresh in this white cotton eyelet top. Complete with voluminous sleeves and a scalloped hem, this playful ensemble is ready for the lawn of a music festival.

Customize your costume with our quintessentially ’60s bell bottom jeans and platforms. Fitted through the waist and hip, these denim high-waisted bell bottoms are bound to be a part of your ’60s uniform. Keep it groovy with canary yellow platforms and tiered daisy earrings.

Build Me Up Buttercup

Shop the Look: Just Keep Swinging Shift Dress

Illustrated with doodles of dandelions, this yellow and white frock is ’60s “it girl” approved. Boasting a mock neck, this sleeveless dress rests just above the knee channeling icons like Twiggy and Edie Sedgwick.

Show off your stems with cobalt tights and funky white booties. Frame your face with these tortoise shades with rose colored lenses.

California Dreamin’

Shop the Look: Fit to a T Ribbed Pullover Sweater

This torso hugging, ribbed t-shirt is just the basic to support all your outfits inspired by the 1960s. This fitted avocado green top easily pairs with skirts, jeans, jumpers, and trousers.

Make style the focus with these wide leg overalls with rainbow embroidery crossing the chest and concluding at the hem. March out in cognac braided clogs in harmony with multi-colored peace sign earrings to tell the world what you are all about!

Discover the fashions you love one decade at a time! Whether you are adding vintage inspired finds to your of-the-moment ensembles or looking for a costume that takes you back in time, shop our assortment of outfits inspired by the 1960s. Discover the perfect fit with our plus-size selection in sizes XXS to 4X. Collect 1960’s favorites like dresses, accessories, and shoes.

Learn more about these styles and others by chatting, calling or booking a one-on-one consultation with our ModStylists! They have all the tools to dress you up in the decades you love!

About Georgia Templeton

A novice sewing hobbyist, Georgia is an old soul and avid coat collector. She enjoys learning new sewing techniques and reading about fashion history. From time to time she puts a pen to paper, writing fiction.

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