Dress For The Decades: AW18 Spans The Ages

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As with art and design, and literature for that matter, fashion is endlessly self-referential. With each new season, we see a smattering of nods to a previous era. Sometimes its a Victoriana ruff-like collar, at other moments we see military styles of the 40s making their way down the runway. For Autumn and Winter 2018 though, we're seeing just about every decade from the last half century come into play. So it's time to pick your favourite era and run with it. No need to stay completely authentic to the era - choose your favourite references and build them into a look that suits you.

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Kaia Gerber moschino
Daniele OberrauchImaxtree
Inspiration: 60s

Inspiration brand: Moschino.

Think twin sets and block colours, shift dresses and all shades of pastels. Also big cat eye sunnies for the win.

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Co

Bow detail cotton dress - £665

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& Other Stories

Pastel blue cashmere knit sweater - £85

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ALEXACHUNG

Embellished satin dress - £355

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60s style
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Mango

Houndstooth co-ord skirt and jacket.

Jacket - £69.99

Skirt - £35.99

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ASOS

Blue bouclé jacket and shorts - £ 85

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Topshop

Pointy Polly cat eye sunnies in pink - £18

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Miu Miu

Cady mini dress - £1,630

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Ganni

Zebra print belted mini dress - £350

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Monki

Black magic cat eye sunnies - £10

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Christian Dior Runway autumn 2018 season
Alessandro LucioniImaxtree
Inspiration: 70s

Inspiration brand: Christian Dior.

Think fringes, tassels, patchwork, denim and ankle swingers. For accessories, read: colourful lenses and a jaunty beret.

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Mango

Printed long dress - £69.99

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70s fashion
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& Other Stories

Red square toe snake boot - £85

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Frame

Faux shearling denim jacket - £425

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70s fashion - fringe dress
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DVF

Green silky fringe dress - £679.50

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Best 70s fashion
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Topshop

Western rodeo inspired fringe shirt - £15

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Acne Studios

Belted denim jacket - £650

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Eckhaus Latta

Tie dye flared jeans - £310

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Stine Goya

Bell sleeve blouse with metallic detail - £280

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3.1 Phillip Lim

Flared leather trousers - £1,150

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70s fashion
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& Other Stories

Brown teddy coat - £129

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Saint Laurent aw18
Alessandro LucioniImaxtree
Inspiration: 80s

Inspiration brand: Saint Laurent.

Think shorter hemlines, puffy power shoulders and lurex metallics. Style with a chunky boot and clip on earrings.

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80s fashion
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Naeem Khan

Embellished slik-satin blazer - £6,084

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80s fashion
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Silvia Tcherassi

Twisted red silk blouse - £645

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80s fashion
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Ralph & Russo

Gold lamé party dress - £4,500

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80s fashion
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Isabel Marant

Ruched one shoulder leather top - £1,620

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H&M

Black faux leather mini - £17.99

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80s fashion
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Stine Goya

Metallic fil silk chiffon top - £280

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Topshop

One shoulder sequin dress - £45

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Cos

Metallic finish blue sparkly socks - £4

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