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    Boohoo embrace the 70s with Kimonos and flares

    When we look back at the summer of 2015 in fashion terms, we will remember it as the year the 70s had a revival. It has been virtually impossible to escape 70s style this season, almost all High street, online and designer brands have done their version of the fashion of the 1970s.  A decade that used to be considered one that style had forgotten, it is now seen as a era when new and vibrant designs by the likes of Zandra Rhodes, Bill Gibb, Halston and Betsey Johnson all contributed to a really exciting time in fashion. This post is contributing on two key items that have been style…

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    Bianca Jagger’s 70s style with Boohoo

    If I had to choose my favourite style decade, I would probably choose the 1970s. I am a child of the 1970s (born in June 1974, when The Rubettes were number one with Sugar Baby Love – totally love that song!) and love all the styles of that decade, from Glam Rock to Punk. But the trend I love most from that decade has to be the ultra glamorous, Halston dominated, Studio 54 era. Studio 54 was the domain of the beautiful people of the 1970s. From Margeaux Hemingway, to David Bowie, via Andy Warhol, Rudolph Nureyev and Liza Minnelli, all the biggest stars flocked to the decadent, disco-era nightclub…

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    Ossie Clark being relaunched by Debenhams – super exciting

    If you think of a designer who epitomised the late 1960s/early 197os, the name that probably springs to mind is Ossie Clark. The flamboyant designer created a wealth of beautiful, floaty garments that featured the glorious prints of his wife, Celia Birtwell. These were the clothing of choice for all who were famous, beautiful and beloved of the generation. Bianca Jagger wore an Ossie Clark design for her 1971 wedding to Mick Jagger, Anita Pallenburg. Marianne Faithfull, Ali McGraw, Angelica Huston, Twiggy and Mick Jagger himself all shone in Ossie’s designs, which were characterised by beautiful prints, fluid movement and those long sweeping sleeves. Ossie Clark died in 1996, murdered…