’70s Fashion: 23 Vintage-Inspired, Patterned Dresses and Tops

’70s Fashion: 23 Vintage-Inspired, Patterned Dresses and Tops

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There’s never a wrong time to rock a retro style. From Roaring ’20s-inspired dresses to Y2K micro mini skirts, vintage trends are always cycling in and out of popularity. Rocking an outfit inspired by vintage fashion is always fun, but it comes with the hassle of finding quality pieces that don’t look like you snagged it at a costume store.

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If you’re looking to channel a classic style, why not try out ’70s fashion? Known for the rise of disco, bold colors, patterns, and peasant dresses, the ’70s brought forth many trends we absolutely love. Think about it for a sec. Paisley, plaid, crochet and prairie-style blouses and dresses all gained popularity during the popular decade, which borrowed bits and pieces from the hippy era of the ’60s. We’ve compiled a stylish list of ’70s-inspired vintage styles to serve as inspo. Scroll ahead for our top picks!

Peasant Dresses and Tops

1. Our Absolute Favorite: Spread peace and love in this lacey Cupshe maxi dress!

2. Flower Power: You’ll look like you’re heading to the disco in this cute floral print cropped top!

3. Contemporary Slay: With an airy feel, accent sleeves, and a bold pattern that looks embroidered, this Urban CoCo dress is the best way to go for a modern peasant look!

4. Scalloped Lace: This Cupshe blouse has a breezy fit and a cute lace design!

5. Trippy: This R.Vivimos dress truly looks like it stepped straight out of the ’70s!

Floral Dresses and Tops

6. Fluffy Sleeves: The floral embroidery and fluttery sleeves on this Umgee Boho Bliss! dress are perfection!

7. Shoulder Slay: This off-the-shoulder Dutut blouse is another way to rock floral embroidery in a timeless way!

8. Casual Cutie: This Wneedu T-shirt dress makes getting dressed simple, but it guarantees you’ll make a statement!

Patchwork Dresses and Tops

9. All About the Accents: We can’t believe how beautiful this Soliloquy dress is! The puff sleeve dress features a floral print and unique patchwork design!

10. Patchwork Meets Florals and Paisley: This Kaywide top combines multiple ’70s styles to create a patchwork dream of a blouse!

11. Beach Babe: This Bsubseach piece is technically a cover-up, but we would totally wear it as a dress too when we’re not at the beach!

Paisley Dresses and Tops

12. Floral Paisley: Take the paisley trend and go for a modern mini dress silhouette, and you have this fantastic Cupshe dress!

13. The Blues: This navy paisley Madewell blouse adds ruffle details at the shoulders and cuffs, solidifying it as a top you’ll never want to take off!

14. Baby Doll: This Bluetime dress has vacation vibes and deserves to be paired with a cute sun hat!

Prairie Dresses

15. Our Absolute Favorite: Finding a legit prairie-style dress that isn’t a costume can actually be a little difficult, but once you hit it right, like with this R.YIposha dress, you have a piece you’ll never want to let go!

16. Combo: We know the included bonnet can make this Rolecos dress seem pure costume, but if you imagine the dress by itself, so many cute outfit possibilities pop up!

17. Modern Day Slay: This Akvide dress is such a chic way to create your own 2024 prairie look!

Plaid Dresses and Tops

18. Stripe Life: Plaid is still very commonly worn today, but this yellow Bmjl shirt makes sure your colors are full ’70s!

19. No Cap: If you love plaid but prefer no buttons, this cap sleeve Floerns blouse is the way to go!

20. Go With the Flow: The blue shades on this Zennilo dress make Us want to head straight to a ’70s party!

Crochet Dresses and Tops

21. Crochet Rainbows: We love crochet because it’s a pattern in itself. This funky Bsubseach cover-up, however, gives you a little extra with its rainbow floral design. Wear over a mini dress for daily life!

22. Spaghetti Straps: This crochet Aphratti tank is such a cute way to upgrade your summer wardrobe!

23. Last But Not Least: The crochet accents on this The Drop dress are going to have compliments raining down on you!

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