25 Best Vintage Outfit Ideas for A Perfect Vintage Look

Looking for ideas on how to have a perfect vintage look? Well, today, outfit trends will give you a simple guide on it. This article will cover covering the following:-

1- Vintage style outfits
2- Hairstyles for a vintage look
3- Vintage Makeup Ideas
4-Footwear to wear with Vintage Dresses

Vintage junkies all over the planet have a soft spot when it comes to vintage clothing. With such a wide spectrum of vintage, there is something for everyone when it comes to personal style. Vintage clothing ranges from bold patterns to plain chiffon, from tartan dresses to ripped denim jeans and from 50’s style polka dots to cream and ivory dainty lace. For more ideas on how to dress vintage, why not check out our article on Cute Mori Girl Outfits?

Vintage Outfits

Dresses are definitely the easiest of options when trying to achieve a vintage look. Trousers can look too modern and will give you the opposite effect. Dresses and skirts should usually fall into the knee-length category for a truly vintage look. The 1920’s Charleston style to the 1950’s rockabilly is all of this length and can include styles such as pleated, a-RA and A-Line.

Necklines for vintage dresses and blouses can consist of sweetheart, halter-neck and boat-neck shapes, so finding a style to suit your shoulder shape is easy as pie. Do not be afraid to go a bit overboard when it comes to lace detail. Lace is a highly respectable fabric, and expensive too so is perfect for adding that Je ne Sais qua to any vintage apparel. Lace can be added to necklines, cuffs, hemlines and even full boleros and tops. (via) If choosing lace, try to keep it of a similar color to the garment you are wearing. However, this rule does not apply if you are going for a vintage rockabilly image. RECOMMENDED: 26 Beautiful Lace Dresses and Ideas on how to Wear Them

Vintage rockabilly, or 1950’s style, includes bold colors and patterns such as tartan and polka dots. Sweetheart necklines and halter-necks are all the rage as are knee-length hemlines. With this style of vintage, it is paramount that your waistline is shaped accordingly, and this also goes for the 1940s. Accessories fitted dresses and tops with belts for extra shape and style when rocking this look and try to use contrasting colors. Favorite colors for the 1950’s vintage style are red, white, black, yellow and blue, basically all the primaries.

Hair Styles and  Vintage Accessories


Vintage hairstyle also depends on the era you are going for. Pin Up girl style is very well groomed and will be pinned perfectly. It is acceptable to have a full fringe, and it is a rarity that you will ever see a vintage girl with free-flowing locks. Bows, feathers, and simple hair slides are great additions to any vintage hairstyle. Be sure to match your hairstyle correctly with its era, though! 1950’s will rock out a hair band and bandana style but will also see simple flower clips.

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The 1930s saw the influx of classic and sophisticated finger waves and simple hair clips. This era saw the rise of extreme eyebrow plucking. Eyebrows were tremendously thin, which made for a more feminine look. Neutrality began to creep in at this time, so makeup was kept to cream, ivory, and skin tones.


These are just a few hints on how to create a vintage look. Have a look at the images below and create your own personal vintage theme.

Vintage style for Summer season.

Summer season gives you the best opportunity to dress in a vintage style. The main reason for this is the fact that in summer you have a wide verity of colors and dresses option to choose from. The best way to style yourself vintage in by wearing a plaid pattern shirt and make a bow of the front part right on your waist. If you are not interested in making a bow, then simply tuck your shirt inside. Pair this shirt with denim shorts and black leather ankle boots. RECOMMENDED: 18 Cute Outfits to Wear with Combat Boots for Glamorous Look

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Who doesn’t love to wear rompers today? From babies to grown-up girls, everyone loves to wear a beautiful romper with a combo of other shirts or tops. This lovely chic tells us how to wear a vintage overall fashionably. The best option available for you is to wear a denim romper on top of a striped crop top if you don’t love crop tops then go for fitted black and white shirt. Jazz this style up with a brown leather long strap messenger bag and brown shades. This also makes a really cool camping outfit, check out more ideas here: Camping Outfits- 10 Tips On What To Wear For Camping

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Denim Short with Floral Top. A simple way to get a Vintage Look. Go for light floral pattern shirt, the one with light colored flowers on it and match it with denim shorts of contrasting black short. As for accessories, you can wear any color that is present in your top, for example, if you have turquoise color in your flowers then take a cute turquoise colored backpack, matching retro style sunglasses and cowboy style hat in the neutral shade.

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 Retro (50’s/60’s) Knee Length Skirt

Back in the 50s and 60s, knee length puffed skirts were truly in fashion, and you may have heard your mothers or aunts telling you how much they used to love the puffy knee-length skirt. If you liked those skirts, you could still wear them now. One way to wear these skirts is to get your hands knee length puffed skirt in plain sky blue color and pair it up with a contrasting black and white cheetah print top, tucked inside of the skirt. Check out more Midi skirts outfits-16 Cute Outfits To Wear With Midi Skirts

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 Vintage Fashion for Teen Girls

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Colourful Vintage Swimwear


Vintage Style for Plus Size Ladies


 Black and White Polka Dots- Street Style

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Vintage Hairstyles

Marilyn Monroe Pin Up


 Dita Von Teese Retro Style


 1930’s Finger Wave Style


 1950’s Bandana Style


 1940’s Styles

Retro Blue Capped Sleeve Dress


 Bold Floral Print Dress


40’s Style Swing Dress


Vintage Two Piece 


Shoes to wear with Vintage outfits 

1930’s Oxford Dancing Shoes


1940’s Velvet Mary Janes


1950’s Inspired Rockabilly Heels


Vintage Style T-Bar Heels


Vintage Style Make-Up by Era

1920’s Charleston Make-Up

The 20s was the time when makeup was starting to emerge, and people were still experimenting to get the perfect look. In 20s interested smokey eye makeup was very famous.


1930’s Make-Up

30s makeup was all about the blush, the blush you had on your cheeks the more beautiful and dolled up you were considered. Just wear striking pink blush color on your cheeks and add a thick black kajal under your lower waterline for a more authentic 30s look.


1940’s Vintage Make-Up

Makeup back then was all about contouring and bright lips and keeping your eyeshadows to a minimum. To pull off a perfect 40s look all to need to do is to fill in your eyebrows and make them quite thick. Then contour your face and apply false eyelashes. Then, in the end, wear bright red lipstick, and Voila the 40s inspired look incomplete.



1950’s Rockabilly Style Make-Up

The 50s makeup style was all about giving full attention to thick wing eyeliner. If you want a 50s inspired makeup look, then go for a thick eyeliner along with trimmed thin eyebrows. For lips wear a bright orangeish red shade and finish everything up with a bright blush on.



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