Spring fashion: Seventies floral prints from Karen Millen, Stradivarius and John Lewis
Seventies inspired floral print outfits
This season be inspired by the era of disco, with a nod to Seventies fashion. To quote the Devil Wears Prada, ‘Florals for Spring, how groundbreaking’, but this season our favourite summer print gives a nod to the era of disco.
Looking for catwalk inspiration?
Then check out the likes of Marc Jacobs and Coach for points of reference from the runway for designers that embraced the party period.
Try a seventies inspired floral print blouse
Update a simple floral blouse by pairing it with some statement seventies silhouettes.
Try wide legged denim flares teamed with a wooden clog and a faux shearling gilet to fully embrace the style of the period.
This is a great denim shape for taller women.
Finish the look with a statement gold disc earring to make this look one that will take you from lunch to the dance floor.
Outfit: Jeans, £35.95, United Colours of Benetton; Shirt, £69, John Lewis; Gillet, £5, 10 store; Shoes, £169, Swedish Hasbeens; Earrings, £5.99, Bershka
Seventies floral print outfit
The jumpsuit is another strong seventies silhouette.
This cropped jumpsuit features a flared cut trouser and the sepia toned print really evokes the vintage vibe.
Don’t be afraid to layer more summery pieces over fine knitwear or roll necks to make them more versatile for cooler weather.
Complete the look with a chunky heel and statement jewellery.
Outfit: Jumpsuit, £45, Miss Selfridge; Roll neck, £39, Kettlewell Colours; Shoes, £45, Faith; Necklace, £95, Lola Rose
Opt for a floral print heel to embrace the trend this season
While the seventies maybe the era of the flare, don’t forget that this is the perfect era to embrace more boho inspired pieces too.
Ghost dresses really embody this time period and vibe.
Look for silky bias cut dresses in rich sepia hues to add a seventies twist to your wardrobe this season.
Championed on the runway by big names such as Marc Jacobs and Coach this is the decade to fall for this Spring.
Outfit: Dress, £150, Ghost; Shoes, £42, River Island; Necklace, £70, Lola Rose
Look for boho inspiration in a floral print dress
This stunning hippie inspired, floral dress from Neon Rose is an absolute steal at £35.
The delicate button down front and bold print make this high street find look like a vintage gem.
As the print is so bold, avoid overly fussy jewellery wit this look.
Instead opt for a long drop, delicate pendant necklace to seal your place as a vintage belle.
Outfit: Dress, £35, Neon Rose at Brand Attic; Necklace, £225.00, Lola Rose; Earrings, £55.00, Lola Rose
Try a a bold palm print
Looking to be a bit more of a sharp shooter?
Then swap the simple florals for seventies palm prints to a more Hawaii-5-O feel to this look.
Team this more tropical print with a statement jacket in a bold bright hue to really embrace the summer.
Keep jewellery tonal to avoid overloading this look.
Skirt, £14, George; Jacket, £199, Jigsaw; Blouse, £110, Reiss; Necklace, £95, Lola Rose
Try a print clash for the perfect was to embrace Seventies style
Seventies is the era where fashion really found its freedom.
Try clashing prints such as bold stripes and dainty florals to mix up this look.
Opt for silkier fabrics to evoke a vintage feel.
Again keep jewellery simple to avoid overloading your outfit.
Outfit: Blouse, £125, Karen Millen; Skirt, £29.99, Stradivarius; Shoes, £45, Faith; Earrings, £48, Lola Rose; Necklace, £120, Lola Rose
The Seventies is all about wide legs and relaxed fits
The Seventies era was more relaxed than its predecessors.
Wide legged trousers, slouchy sweaters and snug suede boots embody the boho vibe.
These slightly cropped floral print trousers look super chic with a fitted ankle boot and the oversized jumper sets off this look beautifully.
The most important thing to remember about this trend is to keep silhouette choices relaxed.
This isn’t about overly fitted pieces but key individual shapes that are of the era.
Outfit: Jumper, £17.99, Pull and Bear; Trousers, £14, George; Shoes, £39.99, EGO; Necklace, £120, Lola Rose; Earrings, £7.99, Stradivarius; Ring, £50, Lola Rose
Stylist: Rivkie Baum
Photographer: Jay McLaughlin
Hair and Makeup: Danni Hooker using Nars and Kevin Murphy Hair
Fashion Assistant: Jessica Evans
Model: Aneta at Profile
Location: Keystone Crescent, a members club for sociable people who like straightforward drinks until unsociable hours.
Based behind an unmarked door in Kings Cross, London, this fantastic basement bar takes you on a trip back in time. Membership requires a one-off £35 fee.
Booking required. See keystonecrescent.com
Stockists: (m) denotes mail order
10store – 10store.com (m)
Bershka – bershka.com (m) 08082340209
Brand Attic – brandattic.com (m)
Debenhams – debenhams.com (m) 03448008877
Ego – ego.co.uk (m) 02086726123
Faith – debenhams.com (m) 03448008877
George – george.com (m) 08009520101
Ghost – ghost.co.uk (m)
Hobbs – hobbs.co.uk (m)
John Lewis – johnlewis.com (m) 03456049049
Jigsaw – jigsaw-online.com (m) 02083925603
Karen Millen – karenmillen.com (m) 03452572257
Kettlewell – kettlewellcolours.co.uk (m) 01460279800
Lola Rose – lolarose.co.uk (m) 02073720777
LK Bennett – lkbennett.com (m) 03335779900
Miss Selfridge – missselfridge.com (m) 03449840263
Pull and Bear – pullandbear.com (m) 08000159735
Primark – primark.com (m)
River Island – riverisland.com (m) 03445766444
Stradivarius – stradivarius.com (m) 08082340211
Swedish hasbeens – swedishhasbeens.com (m)
Ted Baker – tedbaker.com (m) 03454502484
United Colours of Benetton – benetton.com (m) 02037888955