Era Challenge - 70s lovin'

What does a software developer do when her computer is in the shop?  Why, play in her closet, of course (never mind the assigned reading, ahem).

I had fun too, making 70s inspired outfits.  I wasn't ambitious enough to do twiggy makup or straighten my hair (or add a headband even), and all my hats are packed for our upcoming move.  So you get the lazy hippy variety of outfits today.  

#1 red turtleneck tucked into tan skirt (about as "mini" as I get). Mary jane shoes, and bummer that I purged my red tights.  (inspiration pic in #2)

#3 purple western shirt, unbuttoned as far as decent, with tan skirt.  Same mary jane shoes, and bummer again about the red tights. (inspiration pic in #4)

#5 double denim, top worn tucked in to high-waist bootcuts (sans belt!), that aren't wide enough to cover my shoes, and need to be hemmed an inch up.  I swear these fit me last week - why do they look too big now?!  (#7 is inspiration pic)

#6 double denim attempt number 2.  Somehow I liked the idea of a denim dress over flares as a 70s idea, even though I didn't have an inspiration pic for that specific silhouette.  Does it work?  (I think I'd wear it over skinnies today though).

#8 - continuing the 70s theme by wearing a turtleneck and flares for working from home today. Or, make that playing around while my computer is broke...

#9 a failed attempt at flowy-top tucked into high-waist bootcut silhouette.  I think these jeans are just too roomy for it. (inspiration in #10)

I played with my culottes too - I'll make that another post.  Then I really had better do some work....

All comments - especially suggestions for improvement!

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  • rachylou replied 5 years ago

    Haha! *Lazy Hippie* is the best. All that canvas and denim!

  • amiable replied 5 years ago

    An poor lighting on the photos due to a rainy day, sorry!

  • shevia replied 5 years ago

    Ha! I am pretty sure #8 is what I was wearing in the late 70s as a young girl. I like the denim tunic on denim and #1 is pretty much spot on. Great inspiration shots too!

  • replied 5 years ago

    Oh, I had loads of those ribbed sweaters and thick tights! I digress... great renditions Amy!. Loving the skirt variations and the slouchy flares.

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