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Red lipstick or dewy makeup? Timeless style inspo from vintage icons

As we make our way into the warmer months of summer, lets grab some style inspo from Hollywood classic vintage beauties

fashion and trends Updated: May 28, 2016 20:00 IST
Nikita Sachdev
Nikita Sachdev
Hindustan Times
Photo by Baron/Getty Images

If you are looking for some timeless inspiration, vintage style files will never disappoint you. Think about the crazy obsession with the boho trend from the 70s or the recent reappearance of the slip dress, from the 90s that has made a major comeback for the new generation and Hollywood actors like Selena Gomez, Kate Moss, Gwyneth Paltrow have been seen flaunting the trend. Vintage is the coolest trend right now. Stylising vintage with new age interpretation both in terms of colour as well as fabric makes the look perfect says designer Nida Mahmood. “Vintage is a lot about nostalgia. Bollywood celebs show us how fashion always does a full circle and looks back for references,” added fashion designer Gaurav Jai Gupta

RED LIPS AND DEWY MAKEUP: A dewy fresh face and glossy red lips is what gives you a soft and romantic look. “To get the look pick a foundation with a satin finish formula, then use cream blush and finish with a cream cheek highlighter,” says beauty expert Aashmeen Munjaal.

Marilyn Monroe

Elizabeth Taylor

VINTAGE HAIR: If you are looking for a fail proof vintage hairstyle then look no further, classic style icon Audrey Hepburn sported the look in 1955. Hair Expert Naina Arora says, “A pouf is always an easy, way to look glam. Style your bangs and, tease the base for volume, flip them back and secure with two bobby pins. Push the hair closer to your hairline if you want a more raised date night hairdo.”

Audrey Hepburn

FLOOR GRAZING GOWN: The classic style icon had her closet full of the many fashion staples women swear by today. Goodbye mini dress, hello maxi! Breezy and elegant, flowy maxi gowns make an impact on and off the red carpet.

Grace Kelly

RUFFLED SHIRT: This season’s ruffles, the trend from the 60s makes a come back. They are subtle, romantic, and feminine. Layering,loose trim, and detailing make the silhouette look delicate and graceful at the same time.

Elizabeth Taylor

SUMMER HATS: When it comes to accessorising, the right hat can really make an outfit. The sun hat is the ultimate summer accessory. You can give your summer look a whole new vibe by adding a vintage touch to it. From boho to preppy you the choices for hats are many.

Rita Hayworth

First Published: May 28, 2016 19:59 IST