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I have to attend a 40th party soon, and it's themed to the year of birth, or thereabouts.
I don't want to look a frump in a pair of flares, but the only mental image I get when I try to picture 'glamorous' for the 1970s era is Margo Ledbetter from "The Good Life"!
Can anyone help me out? I'm hobbit sized and shaped (although trying to change the shape through some serious dieting!) and I have a few months to source something. I want elegant, gorgeous, attractive.
I may also need some help with hair/make up advice or tutorials as I'm just not a natural glamour-puss - yet!
Thank you for all the suggestions so far - they're definitely helping me to refine what I want to search for!
I think I'm leaning towards the maxi dresses with wrap style tops (more flattering for the busty) and the tip about gold accessories is good.
I'm such a "jeans and t-shirts" type usually that I was in a bit of a flap about this themed party, but I am determined that this year I up my game, change my style and get some fashion advice! (I'll probably be back for advice on day to day style later!)
I was a teenager in the 1970s and wore some dire stuff. I have noticed there is a lot of velvet around now? One of my all time favourite outfits was a plum velvet long skirt with a floppy matching jacket. Actually it's in a suitcase in the loft......