Last Updated on March 18, 2021
The funny thing about trends is that they’re never far away for long.
As expected, this season’s most noteworthy trends are those which have come back around from past eras. Take one look in your favourite vintage store and chances are you’ll find them amongst the rails.
So we’re taking you through the looks you once swore you’d never wear again that are in style this year.
While scarves are obviously timeless, it’s all about the way you wear them in 2021.
Babushka scarves, tied under the chin, are everywhere we look right now, while the 90s trend of scarves worn as tops or bandanas has also returned for 2021.
Striped Twill Scarf, £29, & Other Stories – buy now
Monochrome is another look that’s well and truly back this year and we’re here for it.
The look was spotted on the Chanel, Dolce & Gabanna and Gabriela Hearst SS21 runways, and as we all have black and white items in our wardrobes, it’s one of the easiest to bring to life.
While it can be worn in a variety of ways, checkerboard is also trending for SS21 so it’s worth wearing the sixties print.
Oversized Colour Block Cardigan, £120, & Other Stories – buy now
Voluminous Sleeves and Shoulders
Voluminous sleeves and shoulders were huge in the 80s and they’re set to be bigger and better in 2021.
Anything goes when it comes to this trend, so have fun and be bold.
Cornflour Meadow Jacquard Mini Dress, £105, Sister Jane – buy now
Gingham Mini Flared Trousers, £27.99, Zara – buy now
Anyone who’s anyone wore a mini skirt in the 60s, and this summer the micro mini is set to make its return.
While the trend seems scary, it’s much more wearable than you might think. Take a look at 11 of our favourites here.
Double Face Mini Skirt, £79, Cos – buy now
Loafers first became popular way back in the 1950s, and 70 years on we’re still enamoured with them.
Prada’s chunky brushed loafers started this year’s obsession with the shoe and now the high street is following suit. If the shoe fits…
Chunky-soled Loafers, £24.99, H&M – buy now
Practical and stylish, the macro tote bag never strays far from our shoulders.
The trending tote comes as a welcome change from the micro bags that have been trending of late, including the 90s styles once popular with Sarah Jessica-Parker.
Pleated bucket bag, £49.99, Mango – buy now
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