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Full skirts, shirtdresses, and nipped waists — the 1950s were all about the New Look. And as much as we love the so-femme silhouettes, we'll readily admit that vintage dressing can look a bit too costume-y. Now, we know you guys feel the same, so we've dug through our favorite retailers to find modern iterations of classic '50s styles that look anything but a leftover Ricky's Halloween outfit.
From a flared dress with a sweet bow detail in the back that would be the perfect first-date outfit to a pleated, full skirt that would pair well with a simple tee, these 13 picks will have you looking like a retro babe in no time.
Take a second and imagine how awesome a Keith Haring robot would look over your couch, or a playful Curtis Kulig pillow thrown on your bed. Even just one piece of contemporary art can change your apartment's vibe in seconds, and finally, with the accessibility of online shops like Art Markit, you don't have to spend a read
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, right? There will always be some people who put fancy stiletto heels and scalloped ballets flats on a pedestal, whereas others think flatform sandals and shower slides are the shit. It's all subjective. However, whether you love them or hate them, there's no disputing that "ugly" read