It's Official: This Is the Decade That Will Always Be in Style

Perhaps you’ve already noticed, but fashion has a way of repeating itself. And now, we’re in an era where—for the most part—no specific trend stands out over another. Maximalist, ’80s-inspired trends like acid-wash denim and bold shoulders are just popular as slip dresses and spaghetti straps from the ’90s—and between those two major decades in fashion are the ’70s, which always seem to emerge back to the surface of fashion trends.

Like any decade in fashion, the ’70s has given us pieces that will remain firmly in the years of rock music. That said, the decade of bell-bottom jeans and psychedelic prints has also served as a point of sartorial inspiration time and time again. To prove our point, we took a scroll through Instagram to find the best ’70s outfits our favorite It girls are sporting now that are just as stylish as the looks that inspired them. From cool (and warm) graphic sweaters to disco-ready sets, these groovy looks will, no doubt, inspire your next ensemble.

70s Outfits: Sweater Vest



Style Tip: Nothing says the '70s quite like a sweater vest. Style yours with an old-school polo and trousers for a prep school–inspired ensemble.

Style Tip: Feeling inspired by disco music? Opt for a silk or satin matching set.

70s Overall outfit



Style Tip: If you're wearing overalls for the winter, style them with a classic turtleneck top and throw a cool plaid coat over your ensemble.

Graphic sweater and pleated skirt 70s outfit



Style Tip: You can always wear a Fair Isle sweater with a pleated skirt for a cozy, office-appropriate look.

70s outfits: Fringe jacket outfit



Style Tip: Fringe will be a detail we never get tired of—period.

Style Tip: Pair a vibrant short-sleeve turtleneck with colorful plaid pants for a simple outfit that stands out.

Style Tip: When in doubt, go denim-on-denim with a shearling-trimmed jacket and relaxed, straight-leg jeans.

Boiler suit outfit for winter



Style Tip: Dress up a classic boilersuit with a chic scarf and a tailored coat.

Graphic sweater outfit



Style Tip: If you want to keep it simple, wear a graphic sweater with your favorite lived-in jeans.

70s outfit with flare pants



Style Tip: Flare pants are a '70s staple that'll always be in style. Choose a pair in a bold color like orange to make a statement.

Snake print dress with knee-high boots



Style Tip: To give a classic dress a '70s spin for a night out, throw a pair of white knee-high boots into the mix.

Printed pants and vest



Style Tip: Printed pants will feel especially reminiscent of the decade of disco when paired with a button-up vest.

Style Tip: A puff-sleeve shirt with a vest and jeans is an easy way to incorporate the decade into your wardrobe.

Graphic coat 70s outfit



Style Tip: If you're sporting the decade in colder climates, go for a graphic faux-fur coat to wear over all your ensembles.

Next up, shop the coolest '80s jeans on the market.