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Disco Dressing Is Back, And We’re Here For It

Flirty, feminine and fierce.

What goes around ends up coming back around 50 years later… and nothing proves this more than the resurgence of retro trend-inspired dressing straight from the 1970s itself.

We welcome the return of the one-shouldered paisley prints, shorter than short hemlines and big bold prints. It’s memorable disco ensembles like these that were debuted by icons like Diana Ross, Cher, Debbie Harry and ABBA. So it’s only natural we’re now looking back at these style leaders as we once again embrace this eccentric decade.

The latest runways of Australian Fashion Week showed us exactly how big this trend has hit our shores with the likes of alice McCALL and Rebecca Vallance embracing the disco era with collections showcasing sequins, feathers, chunky platforms and colourful patterns. You only had to witness the flare pants and chunky heels parading on both runways to realise that disco dressing is back in a big way.

So, how does one dress like she’s going to Studio 54 but with a modern take? Below is a roundup of the most notable 70’s trends that add that vintage sparkle, but without looking like you’re heading to your mum’s Disco themed 50th.

 

SEQUINS

 

History tells us sequins aren’t something that goes out of style. Embrace the shine by working them into modern silhouettes like long sleeve dresses, jumpsuits and two-piece suits

Tick that studio 54 coolness box by mixing strong editorial looks with the boldness of a sequin.

Shona Joy Celine Bias Cowl Mini Dress
Shona Joy

Celine Bias Cowl Mini Dress

$360.00
revolve retrofete disco trend en route
retrofete

Gabrielle Robe

$924.19
Tiger Mist DILLON DRESS
Tiger Mist

DILLON DRESS

$74.95
Sass and Bide Glass Heart Dress
Sass and Bide

Glass Heart Dress

$590.00
Winona Husk Pant
Winona

Husk Pant

$279.95

Chunky platformS

 

Chunky platform shoes are definitely something that has to have a modern twist because no one wants to be walking around looking like they just joined KISS.

A slight platform or chunky heel is the perfect way to add some height while paying homage to the 70s.

Adding a chunky heel to the more feminine of your looks helps balance your inner disco princess with your street attitude.

ASOS chunky boots en route
ASRA

chelsea boots

$198.00
Tony Bianco Glacier Black Venezia Calf Boots
Tony Bianco

Glacier Black Venezia Calf Boots

$239.95
platform heel revolve en route
Raye

Arden Heel

$244.51
platform heel nasty gal en route
Nasty Gal

Faux Leather Croc High Ankle Sock Boots

$57.00
The Attico iridescent-effect thong-strap sandals
The Attico

iridescent-effect thong-strap sandals

$989.00

Loud prints

 

When you think of summer in the 70s you think of colourful prints and festivals, polaroids and seasonal love.

Festivals may be off the cards for us at the moment, so this is your permission to live vicariously through your next print outfit. So live your best Woodstock life by adding those loud and colourful prints to cart – STAT.

Rebecca Vallance LE MARAIS MINI DRESS
Rebecca Vallance

LE MARAIS MINI DRESS

$599.00
Apero the Label Olivia Knit Midi Dress
Apero the Label

Olivia Knit Midi Dress

$149.95
Princess Polly JAGGER & STONE THE PARIS MAXI DRESS MULTI
Princess Polly

JAGGER & STONE THE PARIS MAXI DRESS MULTI

$99.95
Bec & Bridge MIDNIGHT FAUNA MINI DRESS Regular price
Bec & Bridge

MIDNIGHT FAUNA MINI DRESS Regular price

$330.00
Winona PYTHON SHORT DRESS
Winona

PYTHON SHORT DRESS

$249.95

Flares

 

Growing up during the pinnacle of the skinny jean era, flares were a huge no go. But little did we all know how flattering they are!

From casual flare jeans to the more business style flare pant, these versatile wardrobe additions are a great investment and a modern staple everyone should have in their wardrobe.

alice McCALL LITTLE JOURNEY PANT
alice McCALL

LITTLE JOURNEY PANT

$325.00
citizens of humanity flare jean revolve en route
Citizens of Humanity

Rosanna Long High Rise Wide Leg

$346.39
By Johnny Johnny Flare Jeans
By Johnny

Johnny Flare Jeans

$230.00
Topshop Parallel Split Hem Jeans
Topshop

Parallel Split Hem Jeans

$94.95
LOVE AND LIGHT THE LABEL  Rumi Pant
LOVE AND LIGHT THE LABEL

Rumi Pant

$259.00

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