With the current fashion trend around nostalgia, it is the perfect excuse to dream all the way back to your favourite holiday memories by adding retro graphics, bright colours and fun vintage essentials to your wardrobe.
Left to right: Bomber jacket from FRNCH | Senn bag from Smaak Amsterdam
A must-have for this season, the bomber jacket is revisited here by FRNCH in a golden tweed version for a refined look. With a touch of vintage and timeless expression, this bomber will be an ideal option for chilly summer nights.
FRNCH, ‘Lorinda’ jacket, €115
Hip pack, bum bag, belt bag… whatever you may call it, this was ‘the’ accessory of the ‘80s. With the Senn bag from Smaak Amsterdam, you can use it as both a cross body or hip bag. Feminine, modern and chic with a twist.
Smaak Amsterdam, ‘Senn’ bag, €174.48
Left to right: Beach towel from Tesalate | Sunglasses from Komono
Pastel shades are all the rage at the moment, so why not bring a colourful beach towel with you on your treks this summer? The Tesalate beach towels are ultra compact, super absorbent and dry rapidly. In fact, sand doesn’t stick to them, even when wet.
Tesalate, ‘Between Two Palms’ beach towel, €49
Colour tinted lenses are a great nod back to the ‘90s. With their sleek design, inspired colour palette and minimalist aesthetic, the Conrad Luminous sunglasses by Belgian brand Komono will bring some colour and fun to your life.
Komono, ‘Conrad Luminous’ sunglasses, €99
Left to right: Outfit from Samsøe & Samsøe | Outfit from Essentiel Antwerp
The ‘80s was one of the most iconic decades for men, with shows like Miami Vice being a big inspiration. With its vintage pattern. this colourful printed shirt is giving us a fresh tropical vibe. Add a pair of pale coloured smart trousers and white sneakers to get into the right summer spirit and look effortlessly chic.
Samsøe & Samsøe, ‘Einar SX’ shirt, €124
Samsøe & Samsøe, ‘Lincoln’ trousers, €146
Samsøe & Samsøe, ‘Erno’ sneakers, €168
This season, the Belgium based brand Essentiel Antwerp is taking a trip down memory lane by taking inspiration from favourites from the ‘70s to the ‘90s. If you need a statement piece, this sequinned leopard print pencil skirt is the one you’re looking for. Perfect for a night on the town, but can just as easily be dressed down when paired with a colourful tee.
Essentiel Antwerp, sequinned leopard print pencil skirt, €235
Essentiel Antwerp, ‘Under the Neon Moon’ t-shirt, €75
TEXT: INGRID OPSTAD