Vintage Style Trend Lookout: 1950s Rockabilly

When I think Rockabilly, Bettie Page, the film Grease, and the late singer Amy Winehouse comes to mind. The rockabilly look has been around for ages. Nowadays this vintage style is usually seen on rock n roll starlets, burlesque performers, or kick ass girl tattooists. 

There’s now a softer version of this look for those who want to try it, but perhaps want a more everyday wearability to it. The Spring 2012 runways were filled with the style trend reminiscent of the 1950s.  Designers, such as Dolce & Gabbana and Prada, had a chic and elegant take on the vintage fifties rockabilly look. The dresses had similar cuts, but they were more floral and floaty.

So this Spring which Rockabilly look will you rock: the runway chic version or the edgier rock n roll version?

For more photos on both looks, click here for our 1950s Rockabilly inspiration board on Pinterest.

Runway chic…?

or rock and roll rockabilly?

Get started on your Rockabilly wardrobe with these items from the CutandChicVintage Boutique, http://cutandchicvintage.etsy.com

Vintage Canary Yellow Short Sleeve Shirt, $35
Vintage Emerald Short Sleeve Shirt, $35 

                                

1960s Rainbow Colored Swimsuit/Playsuit
by Cole of California, $168 
Vintage 1960s Jantzen One Piece Bathing Suit, $172

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