Why is vintage fashion so popular nowadays? Well not only is shopping from second hand clothing stores good for the environment, but there is also something enchanting about wearing garments filled with memories. All of us have our favourite decade that we wish we were born in. Whether you reminisce about the 1920s (the Gatsby-era), which was filled with all the glitz and glamour. A decade like no other where girls wore flapper dresses accessorized with string pearls and feather boas, under the influence of huge fashion icons like Chanel. Or maybe you are more of a ‘60s lover who is into jiving to the Beatles or Elvis Presly whilst wearing your favourite miniskirt or drainpipe jeans paired with your retro geometric printed top.
Whatever style you have, embrace it, and own it! Searching online for fashion inspiration can be daunting, with thousands of Instagram pages it is easy to lose track of time and spend hours scrolling endless feeds and getting nowhere. But do not fear, Staiy is here to help! If you like the idea of vintage clothing but have no idea where to start, no need to pull your hair out or get your knickers in a twist. These 5 tips from fashionista Zoe Leger to shop vintage clothing will help you out! We teamed up with fashion icon Leger to guide you in the right direction! Leger is a Parisian model and founder of her own Vintage brand ZLV (Zoe Leger Vintage). Her style is very much a mixture of classic and vintage with a chic twist. Staiy talked to Leger and shared with us the ultimate guide to build a vintage wardrobe: