Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Dear Thumbelina: 60's Party

Dear Thumbelina,

I've been invited to a 60's-themed party, but I don't know what to wear. Please advise.

Sincerely,

Borninthe90s


Dear Borninthe90s,

First consider who your style icons are. Take their best qualities, and adapt them to fit your modern lifestyle.

STYLE ICON #1: JACKIE KENNEDY ONASSIS: Choose a fitted A-line style, wear sleek gloves, and fake a bob. Other options include a boxy jacket with a pencil skirt and a pillbox hat. Dress: Elijah Swing Shift Mini Dress for $192.90 at saks.com.




















STYLE ICON #2: TWIGGY: Choose Mod-inspired pieces that are bright. Add large earrings, black tights, and a short wig. Dress: Paul and Joe Zipper Mod Dress for $288 at shopbop.com.























STYLE ICON/DESIGNER: MARY QUANT: Designer of the miniskirt, Quant created clothes that are as wearable today as they were then. Add a fitted black tee and a striped element. Skirt: Robert Rodriguez Golden Bow Skirt for $275 at eluxury.com.

















1 comment:

Michele said...

You are amazing.