Reigning on the catwalks and on the streets alike, the 1970s fashion revival sits somewhere at the top when it comes to gorgeous summer dressing. Flowy and romantic to slick and menswear-inspired, bohemian to safari, sexy to minimal and sophisticated, there’s something for everyone when it comes to the dreamy decade.

By borrowing inspiration from the original muses, the ’70s hair and fashion seem even more approachable, and definitely easier to replicate and take on to the streets.

After the break, 7 style icons from the 1970s to channel right now.

Bianca Jagger.

Bianca Jagger helped rewrite the fashion rules when she wore a white suit to marry her Rolling Stone beau back in 1971. Model and muse alike, the Nicaraguan beauty turned the glamorous, bold looks into her signature style, rocking everything in between turbans and fancy furs, menswear-inspired separates and sophisticated evening gowns:

1970 style icons to channel now

Shop the look:

Clockwise from left: Chloé Gabrielle leather and suede clutch at Net-a-Porter.com; Dolce & Gabbana Cotton blazer at MyTheresa.com; Ray-Ban Aviator metal sunglasses at Net-a-Porter.com; Tod’s Zeppa Gomma patent leather wedge pumps at MyTheresa.com; Diane Von Furstenberg Charli trousers at MatchesFashion.com.

70s fashion outfit inspiration

Ali MacGraw.

With her fresh-faced beauty and her All-American look, Ali MacGraw came to embody one of the most famous style icons of the ’70s. Before reaching star-status with her role in the classic film “Love Story”, Ali worked for Harper’s Bazaar under Diana Vreeland for six years. A mix of New England flair and bohemian ease, her looks maintain their relevance even today:

1970s style icons to channel now

Shop the look:

Clockwise from left: Giambattista Valli Printed silk dress at MyTheresa.com; The 2 Bandits Wrangler Neck Cuff at The2bandits.com; The 2 Bandits Ripple Necklace at The2bandits.com; Valentino Aphrodite leather sandals at Net-a-Porter.com; Tamara Mellon Charisma embellished shoulder bag at Net-a-Porter.com.

70s fashion outfit inspiration

Lauren Hutton.

Tomboy-meets-safari-meets-glamour when it comes to define Lauren Hutton’s impeccable ’70s style. Model, actress, and Playboy bunny, the original gap-toothed beauty wasn’t one to follow the decade’s dress codes. Rebellious, low-key and uber-chic, her looks were all about effortless sophistication worn with limitless amounts of confidence:

1970s style icons to channel now

Shop the look:

Clockwise from left:  Tomas Maier Studded leather belt at MatchesFashion.com; Burberry Prorsum Cotton Safari Shirt at Farfetch.com; Valentino Rockstud Gladiator Sandals at Stylebop.com; Bottega Veneta Pleated cotton and linen-blend shorts at Net-a-Porter.com; Larsson & Jennings Läder leather and gold-plated watch at Net-a-Porter.com.
70s fashion outfit inspiration

Jane Birkin.

From ’60s sex kitten to ’70s free-spirited muse, Jane Birkin is every little bit the enduring style icon. With her signature bangs, her casual white tee+ high-waisted jeans looks, and her love for the sexy yet relaxed silhouettes, Jane continues to influence generation after generation of fashionistas:

1970s style muses to channel now

Shop the look:

Clockwise from left:  Tamara Mellon off-shoulder ruched top at Farfetch.com; Chan Luu Set of two gold-plated thread necklaces at Net-a-Porter.com; Emilio Pucci Wide plaited-leather belt at MatchesFashion.com; Valentino Studded suede skirt at Net-a-Porter.com; Chloé Suede over-the-knee boots at Net-a-Porter.com.

70s fashion outfit inspiration

Diane von Furstenberg.

Style icon and fashion legend, Diane von Furstenberg went from jet-setting ’70s wrap-dress queen to successful owner of a fashion empire. Having married her first husband Prince Egon of Furstenberg in 1969, she was quick in launching her own-name fashion label in 1970. Notorious for her timelessly flattering frocks, she designed the now iconic wrap dress in 1973:

1970s style icons to channel now

Shop the look:

Clockwise from left: Diane von Furstenberg Printed silk-jersey wrap dress at Net-a-Porter.com; Diane Von Furstenberg Twig set of two bangles at MatchesFashion.com; Céline Vintage ‘Pearls Sautoir’ necklace at Farfetch.com; Nicholas Kirkwood Lizy patent-leather wedge pumps at Net-a-Porter.com.

70s fashion outfit inspiration

Farrah Fawcett.

Buttoned-down shirts to high-waisted denim flares, the staples building Farrah Fawcett’s signature style came to define an entire generation back in the 1970s. On top of that, the “Farrah Flick’ became the first must have hair-style, even more proof that the original Charlie’s Angel epitomized the ultra-chic, ultra-stylish It girl of the ’70s:

1970s style icons to channel now

Shop the look:

Clockwise from left: Giambattista Valli x 7 For All Mankind High-waisted flared jeans at MyTheresa.com; Isabel Marant Étoile ‘Flynn’ plaid shirt at Farfetch.com; Stella McCartney Wool-twill blazer at Net-a-Porter.com; Paul Andrew Stantom suede platform sandals  at MatchesFashion.com; Marni File clutch at Farfetch.com.

70s fashion outfit inspiration

Brigitte Bardot.

Iconically beautiful, Brigitte Bardot embodied the notion of French-chic all throughout the 1960s and the 1970s. Screen legend and activist, the blonde bombshell became famous for her iconic seaside style, her looks straying towards timeless simplicity. Crisp white button-downs to suede pants, floppy hats to square sunglasses, every little thing she put on came to eventually define an era while ceaselessly inspiring the ones to follow:

1970s style icons to channel now

Shop the look:

Clockwise from left: Black & Brown Square Chain Belt at ASOS.com; Diane Von Furstenberg Gilmore shirt at MatchesFashion.com; Gianvito Rossi Patchwork suede sandals at Net-a-Porter.com; Joseph Lex stretch-suede flared pants at Net-a-Porter.com.

70s fashion outfit inspiration

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