How To Wear The 70s Trend Without Looking Like You’re Wearing A Hippie Halloween Costume

Flared Jeans HemJulianne Moore‘s light-up shoes may make a strong case for you to still be channeling the 90s with your wardrobe, but the 1970s are having a major fashion moment right now. It’s time to give your skinny jeans a rest and embrace wide-leg pants that don’t cut off the circulation from your thighs to your ankles. Before you pile on the fringe, floppy hats and flared jeans, hold on for a second. You don’t want to end up looking like you’re going to a 70s-themed Halloween party. You can channel a 70s bohemian vibe, but you still need to look like you’re dressing for this decade.

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Here are six outfit ideas on how to add a touch of the 70s to your look:

1. Printed TrousersPrinted Pants

Get the look:

You don’t need to retire your beloved crop tops. Balance out a pair of printed wide-leg pants with a crop top for a look that effectively combines the 1970s and 1990s. Complete the look with a sleek hairstyle to keep it modern.

2. Patterned Maxi DressPrinted Maxi Dress 70s Trend

Get the look:

If you love a bohemian look, you can’t go wrong with a printed maxi dress. A floral with a black background adds some edge and looks more modern than traditional muted paisley dresses. You can get away with pairing the dress with a floppy hat and sandals but add a bit of structure with your handbag.

3. Flared JeansFlared Jeans 70s Trend

Get the look:

It’s time to trade in your skinny jeans for a pair of wide-leg ones. You can wear paisley and flared pants without it looking too groovy if you choose a graphic paisley print. A bit of red lipstick helps keep the look in this decade.

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