It would be practically sacrilegious to discuss ’70s style without mentioning Stevie Nicks. Her signature layers of chiffon, lace, and velvet created a distinct look among the sea of bare midriffs and paisley prints at the time. In honor of her 67th birthday today, we rounded up seven of our favorite style lessons learned from Nicks. Scroll down to check them out, and shop some of our favorite ’70s-inspired pieces to get the look.
“I am pretty fearless, and you know why? Because I don’t handle fear very well; I’m not a good terrified person.”
"I know I'm cute. I can dance. I don't have a bad figure. I know exactly what I am. I'm certainly no great beauty. I know exactly how far I can go."
“I think they all went too far. Their jeans got too low; their tops got too see-through. Personally, I think that sexy is keeping yourself mysterious. I’m really an old-fashioned girl, and I think I’m totally sexy.”
“I’m behind the time, but in my own fashion world.”
“There is always magic to be summoned at any point. I love to live in a world of magic, but not a fake world of magic. We all really basically have a lot of magic. It’s only those of us who choose to accept it that really understand it. It’s there for everyone.”
“I didn’t want to look like anyone else—like Janis Joplin or Grace Slick. That’s why I never went to any of the big designers.”
“Right now I'm not involved with anybody, but I hope by 75 I will be again.”
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