That 70s Style

There’s no denying that fashion from the 1970s is making a triumphant and fabulous comeback. Today’s throwback to the freewheeling ’70s is marked by a surge of classic bohemian style mixed with vintage-inspired pieces and original designs from that era. The ’70s were a special time for MIA, so jump into the glam decade with some of our must-haves for this bohemian style boom.

Wide-leg pants: The ’70s are synonymous with wide-leg pants and bell-bottoms, so give your skinnies a good “peace out” for the season and jump into a pair with some flare. MIA’s trick? For added wide-leg goodness, find a pair of jeans with an exaggerated flare or D.I.Y. with a trusty pair of scissors.ManuelaBellBottomsGet the Look: You’ll get the best wear out of wide legs and bell-bottoms when you pair them with a sleek heel. Keep things in the ’70s era with a pair of wood platform-style shoes like the MIA Manuela. Similar crochet shawl (the stylist-owned shawl used in our photo is a vintage suede and crochet piece from the late ’70s!); Similar Free People People Bell-Bottoms; Similar Red Peasant Top.

Check out wide-legs and bell-bottoms in street style action below:

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Crochet or Embroidered Dress: You can never go wrong with a dress with simple elements. For a more bohemian touch, pick a dress with all-over crochet/embroidery. The 70s were all about ethereal, glamorous dresses in either shift dress shape or flowy maxi dress length.

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Get the Look: A pair of peep-toe clogs like the MIA Greta is a perfect touch. If you choose a dress with simple details, have fun glamming things up by adding a pop of color with your clogs. Zara Dress

Check out crochet and embroidered dresses in street style action below:

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Distressed or embellished denim shorts: The 70s were super glam but were also all about being free-spirited. A pair of distressed jean shorts are the essence of cool. Pair your shorts with another 1970s style giant like a fringe vest.

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It’s all about the details with distressed denim. The crochet trim adds a softer vibe to the distressed denim.

Get the Look: Swedish clogs, like the MIA Alma and High-neck halters are the essence of 70s style. You can’t go wrong with either of these. Free People Shorts; Free People Crochet Halter; MIA Alma Clog

Check out these shorts in street style action:

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Printed Peasant Skirt: Bold, all-over prints were a staple during the 70s era. Take a simple shaped maxi skirt to the next level with a paisley print. You’ll not only hit 70s style right on the head, but you’ll probably feel like you took your own mini vacation into the decade.

PaiselySkirtPaiselydetailsGet the Look: Pair your peasant skirt with a billowy loose-fitting top. For added style try a pair of mules or slip-on clogs, we suggest a pair of Swedish wooden clogs like the MIA Elsa. Free People Paisley Skirt; Similar Free People Cutout Top; Similar Fringe Hobo Bag (The stylist-owned hobo bag used in our photo was found at a vintage shop in Brooklyn, NY!); Similar MIA Elsa Clog

Check out the peasant skirt in street style action:

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There you have it…get groovy with these ’70s style must-haves!

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