Seventies Gone Subtle

Street Style - Day 4 - New York Fashion Week Spring 2015
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Swedish Hasbeens Swedish Husband Clogs

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Zara Dress with Seamed Skirt

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Topshop Macabee Metal Round Sunglasses

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Joseph Lex Stretch-Twill Flared Pants

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Lizzy Disney Wine Leather Lock Bag

Street Style - Day 4 - New York Fashion Week Spring 2015
Screen Shot 2015-02-23 at 5.55.14 PM

Swedish Hasbeens Swedish Husband Clogs

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Zara Dress with Seamed Skirt

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Topshop Macabee Metal Round Sunglasses

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Joseph Lex Stretch-Twill Flared Pants

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Lizzy Disney Wine Leather Lock Bag

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It's finally appropriate to start thinking about spring (!!), everyone. Which is great because there is no greater mental exercise than figuring out how to transition one's cold-weather clothing into something more or less appropriate for warmer, sunnier times. It's a personal journey, but for the fashion industry—at least this season—it'll be quite the methodical approach. Take the '60s mod feel of last fall and fast forward it a decade for a springtime full of '70s references. What goes around, comes around—in the same order as the first time around. Below, five suggestions for doing groovy in a very 2015 way. Here's hoping that your closet can dig it. Let us know what it (you) thinks.

  1. Swedish Hasbeens Swedish Husband Clogs: Let's just get this out of the way—yes, that's a clog. First, mules came back, and now you can expect clogs to do the same. Some people will go for stacked styles, but the real winner here is a work of low, sloping Saint Laurent craftsmanship. For everyone who doesn't want to drop close to $1,000 on shoes with a trend-based lifespan (me!), go for these Swedish Hasbeens instead.

  2. Zara Dress with Seamed Skirt: Stripes are a classic but can be hard to pull off on a dress. These are angled to hit in all the right places. On, it almost looks like a retro DVF wrap dress, but really it's just a short sheath.

  3. Topshop Macabee Metal Round Sunglasses: These rounded aviators are a low-key throwback that doesn't scream '70s—instead, it lets you know politely in an indoor voice. Shh.

  4. Joseph Lex Stretch-Twill Flared Pants: These pants offer the softness of leggings and the versatility of your favorite black jeans but (and this is a selling point ladies and gents) with a subdued kicky flare that you can only really see while wearing them.

  5. Lizzy Disney Wine Leather Lock Bag: I don't know about you guys, but every day this winter has seemed like I'm reaching for a giant tote or a smaller-but-still-huge bucket bag. This modern version of the saddle bag is perfect for throwing over your shoulder and leaving that unnecessary junk in the past...or just at your apartment.

—Claire Knebl

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