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How To Incorporate The 70s Trends In Your Style Today.

Updated: Jul 27, 2021

We have always loved Bollywood and have constantly been following it for ages. The 70s is one of our favorite eras to pick fashion from. Iconic stars were our inspiration in this era, they were the ones who people looked up to. Fashion keeps changing from time to time according to the market, customers, and their choices. It is said that the fashion of every decade repeats itself after few years and its effects can be seen in the choices of the people and their demands. We now see these 70's styles exploding back again. Yes! You can now wear your most loved retro looks. After all, “Babu Moshai, Zindagi Badi Honi Chaiye, Lambi Nahi”; wear whatever your heart desires and flaunt it with confidence.

70's bollywood actor Rajesh Khanna , Vinod Khanna,Sanjeev Kumar and Dharmendra

Let's discuss some of the rising trends and how you can incorporate them in your wardrobe (Without looking like an old-fashioned dude!) leave a comment on which one you would give a try. 1. Statement Shirts

Shirts are a major comforter and a style itself. Keeping the trend of 2021 in check the voluminous shirts are the best way to escape the heat and have a style impact together. You can also wear various prints and patterns that make you look different. Experiment according to your comfort and your personality. Wear this with simple trousers or chinos and matching shoes. Make sure you compliment the loose shirt with fitted pants. This trend is the best for the extroverts out there.

Rishi Kapoor and Karthik Aryan in a printed shirt

2. Prints and color palette

For the prints and color palette pastels, neon, nudes, nautical, plaid, animal prints and floral are dominating the men's wear of 2021. Make sure you pair these interesting prints and colors with something solid and neutral to balance out and make your outfit look proportional. Stop playing safe and start experimenting with some statement color-blocking printed shirts, they also hide any flaws and paunch if you have any.

Jeetendra and Shahid Kapoor in prints

3. Flared Pants

The wider the better is a step today in both men's and women's wear, wide-leg pants are always the best choice to showcase the power and have a super chic minimalist look. These days volume in the silhouettes plays a vital role. Voluminous pants, shorts, coats, jeans, etc. are trends for the spring/summer of 2021. These pants can be paired with shirts, t-shirts, turtle necks, and shoes for a minimalist look. Do not pair these pants with baggy or relaxed fitted shirts or jackets.

Amitabh Bachhan and Arjun Kapoor in Flared Pants

4. Safaris

They are highly functional yet wardrobe-friendly. This jacket can be worn on formals, wrapped along with a pair of khakis along with boots or shoes as per choice and style. Safaris are back and it is great to highlight your shoulders and chest. They are basically a version of a blazer where you have flap pockets at the chest as well as at the waist. They are utilitarian in purpose. However, if you fall under a rectangle body type, then this is a must-have in your wardrobe.

Amitabh Bacchan in Safaris

5. Oversized Trench Coats

These spring/summer staples can be worn with pair of shorts or formals. These coats can be worn along with a pair of Bermuda shorts, wide-leg pants, formals. Various accessories can also be used to ace the look. If you are not a big fan of jackets and summer makes it more difficult, these oversized trench coats make it easier to carry and lightweight to move around. These coats are way better than your blazers, you can layer them over a blazer as an overcoat and also wear it just over the t-shirt for a casual day out.

Oversized Trench Coat

6. The 1970s tuxedo

A resurgence from the style of 1970 brings back the iconic tux of those times along with following today's trends. The retro tux can be divided into separate elements and can be styled along with t-shirts, leather shorts, and oversized aviators. A tux need not always be worn as a suit, or with the same trousers or shirt. If you have an heirloom tux from your father or elder brother, you can still wear it along with different things. A tux can never be out of style, the more the vintage feel the more its value.

Shashi Kapoor and Ranveer Singh in a Tuxedo

7. Bomber jackets

Bombers from the 70s have been in trend for over decades and are still trendy, the look is always chic and minimalist. This jacket is a versatile clothing piece and can be paired with absolutely anything. Bombers are transitional and can be worn in various seasons. They can be layered for the monsoons and winters as well as worn on t-shirts for summers.

Vinod Khanna and Ranbhir Kapoor in a bomber jacket

It's a preconceived notion that men's fashion does not have many options to choose from but after seeing the changes in today's time this saying can easily be denied. There are so many patterns, fits styles to choose from even for regular formal wear. Dressing after a year of pandemics, loungewear, and sweats are about free fits. The street style of 2021 is more about clever comfortable and tailored fits for warmer weather. it is said that fashion repeats itself every 10 years and for the summer/spring 2021 the fashion, trends, patterns, etc. from the 1970s and 80s is reviving slowly.

Pick the trends wisely, they may or may not suit your persona. See what works best for you and wear them accordingly. Trends are just the options we have and gives knowledge about what is available in the market. However, it is we who have to choose what is good for us and our body type. If you want to experiment and you are not sure of it. Then connect with our team of experts who will direct you toward what's best for your personality and body.

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