25 Ways to Add Vintage Charm to Your Outfit


Give your winter style an extra vintage kick with these dresses, accessories, shoes, and more. Instead of wearing a beanie out, put on a wool cloche hat that looks straight out of the 1920s. Want something more relaxed? An oversized cardigan or flannel might be perfect for those cozy, rainy days. Pretty much any outfit you wear can easily get a touch of vintage charm with the right accessories and clothes.

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  • Antarctique Jacket 2 of 26

    Keep warm with a luxurious faux fur jacket that looks straight out of the 1940s.
    Buy it for $198 at Anthropologie.

  • Cambridge Satchel Upwardly Mobile Satchel in Yellow 3 of 26

    Brighten up your look with a yellow Cambridge satchel. This vintage-inspired piece looks like something straight out of a Wes Anderson film.
    Buy it for $164.99 at ModCloth.

  • Admirable Angles Necklace 4 of 26

    This geometric necklace alludes to a touch of the old Southwest and is a bold enough piece to dress up your most basic outfit.
    Buy it for $14.99 at ModCloth.

  • Bathing Beauty One Piece in Garden 5 of 26

    Although it's winter, you can still take a dip in the hot tub with a wonderfully classic bathing suit.
    Buy it for $89.99 at ModCloth.

  • Stick Together Necklace 6 of 26

    This sweet necklace is a modern take on a classic 1920s style necklace that is delicate and eye catching. Layer it with a few other necklaces, or make it a focal point with your holiday dress.
    Buy it for $29.99 at ModCloth.

  • A Way With Words Necklace in Sweetie Pie 7 of 26

    Give your sweetie pie this adorable necklace with a timeless phrase.
    Buy it for $69.99 at ModCloth.

  • In Cute Cahoots Hat 8 of 26

    This retro-inspired hat is made out of 100% wool felt and can add the finishing touch to a cute look.
    Buy it for $46.99 at ModCloth.

  • Treasured Friend Necklace in Neutrals 9 of 26

    This statement piece is a lovely way to show off your vintage look. It's bold, yet the colors are subtle.
    Buy it for $29.99 at ModCloth.

  • Love of Teaching Cardigan 10 of 26

    This sweetheart cardigan has a cozy vintage and handmade look to it that works perfectly with an everyday outfit.
    Buy it for $49.99 at ModCloth.

  • What a Ketch Dress 11 of 26

    Go for a classic nautical look with this dress. Complete the outfit with a pair of knee highs and Mary Janes.
    Buy it for $79.99 at ModCloth.

  • Sweetly Scalloped Dress 12 of 26

    This scalloped dress is great for a daily hint of vintage. It can be changed up with a pair of heels or brightly colored flats.
    Buy it for $52.99 at ModCloth.

  • Isis Headband 13 of 26

    Dress up with a glitter headband that is similar to those of the flappers in the 1920s.
    Buy it for $32 at Anthropologie.

  • Saxifrage Velvet Purse 14 of 26

    This elegant purse might be the finishing touch to your holiday outfit, and something you can use for years to come.
    Buy it for $168 at Anthropologie.

  • Go for the Rose Gold Flat in Pewter 15 of 26

    Bring sparkles to your outfit with these sweet bow flats. The pointed toe is sophisticated and girly.
    Buy them for $29.99 at ModCloth.

  • Brewpub Brilliant Dress 16 of 26

    This cute dress is the perfect mix of classic and hip. While it hints to the style of dresses from the 1950s, it's still fresh, flattering, and sure to get noticed.
    Buy it for $47.99 at ModCloth.

  • Faux-Fur Scarf 17 of 26

    Like the glamorous days of the past, rock your holiday style with a vintage-inspired faux-fur scarf.
    Buy it for $78 at Anthropologie.

  • World’s Fair Cloche 18 of 26

    Keep your head warm from the cold with a petite cloche hat.
    Buy it for $58 at Anthropologie.

  • Hepcat Shades 19 of 26

    Bring a vintage look to your outfit with these popular shades.
    Buy it for $55 at Madewell.

  • The Debutante Coat 20 of 26

    Complete your outfit with a double breasted coat that is instant vintage charm.
    Buy it for $144.99 at Shop Ruche.

  • Kit ‘n’ Play Sweater 21 of 26

    A comfy sweater that is brand new, but with the cozy feeling of having it passed down and greatly loved.
    Find out more at ModCloth.

  • Avora Aztec Sweater 22 of 26

    A cozy sweater such as this is sure to keep you warm this winter and is great for wearing with jeans and boots.
    Buy it for $66.99 at Shop Ruche.

  • Vintage Boyfriend Cardigan 23 of 26

    Pick up an oversized boyfriend cardigan that comes in green or blue.
    Find out more at Urban Outfitters.

  • Velvet Circle Skirt 24 of 26

    Celebrate the holidays with a velvet circle skirt that also comes in black, maroon, or multicolored.
    Buy it for $49 at Urban Outfitters.

  • Lightweight Buttoned Thigh-High Sock 25 of 26

    Instead of tights, try wearing thigh-highs or knee-highs for a sweet vintage look.
    Buy them for $14 at Urban Outfitters.

  • Boyfriend Flannel Shirt 26 of 26

    Layer with a boyfriend flannel shirt that is reminiscent of the 90s.
    Buy it for $39 at Urban Outfitters.

Jaime Morrison Curtis is author of the bestselling book Prudent Advice: Lessons for My Baby Daughter (A Life List for Every Woman), follow up fill-in journal My Prudent Advice, and founding co-editor at Pretty Prudent, the premier design and lifestyle blog providing inspiration and instruction to help anyone create beautiful things, food, and experiences for their friends and family.