Retro yet modern in Paris

If there’s one thing I love particularly much about this outfit, it’s that it should look decidedly 1970s. Break it down to the elements and they’re all of that era: a white double-breasted jacket with wide lapels, the kind you might have spotted on Bianca Jagger; a floppy felt hat; and a low-slung belt around a garment that’s edged with fringing and longer than a top but shorter than a dress.

And yet for all those elements there’s something so crisply modern and minimal about the overall effect.

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I think the outfit’s ability to feel modern comes down to the streamlined cuts, the crisp, fresh colours and the understatement of each piece.

The look was snapped in Paris by Easy Fashion.

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