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Our Top 5 Online Stores for 1950’s Inspired Fashions

Updated July 13, 2021

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Retro or vintage inspired clothing remains a popular choice in clothing. Trends come and go but 50’s fashion remains timeless with it’s classic lines and figure flattering pieces.

There are many stores that cater to 50’s retro style fashion. Here is a list of some our favorites (our list is recently updated and continuing to grow). Not only do they offer 1950's style clothing but modern vintage fashion’s from the twenties to the seventies:

  • ModCloth – Founded by high school sweethearts while in college in 2002. The owners started by selling used vintage dresses online. Now they are a premier online vintage inspired clothing store. They focus on real women and were the first retailer to sign the Heroes Pledge For Advertisers. Mod cloth is our top favorite on the list. Not only for their initiatives in supporting women of all shapes and sizes but also for their eclectic retro style, huge selection and prices.

  • Collectif Founded in 2000. Collectif first started offering retro style dresses out of a stall in Camden Market. Today they have three stores in the UK and a successful online store. They produce their own clothing labels. Collectif Vintage label is 1940’s 1950’s style clothing and Collectif Mainline label is alternative and pin-up inspired clothing.

  • Rock n Romance VintageIs another vintage inspired fashion shopping option. Rock n Romance Vintage is based in the UK and offers retro clothing inspired by yesteryear's. They have an amazing selection of Mad Men inspired wiggle dresses, as well as cute 50’s style swing dresses. Featuring their own house brand and retro vintage clothing from other designer labels. They ship internationally.

  • Karina Dresses - Makes the most comfortable, easy to launder, wrinkle free, retro style dresses. They offer quite a few different styles and you can choose the fabric and print of your dress. The company based in the USA ships worldwide.




  • Joanies Clothing is another place you can find some unique and really cute retro vintage inspired pieces. The focus is more on the playful side of things and centers on 60s, 70s and 80s style clothing.




  • Anthropolgie is another place to find retro vintage inspired clothing that is right on trend. They also carry modern style clothing.


  • Lady Vintage is known for their fabulous swing dresses. It's how the company got started. They created the original Lady V Swing Dress and the rest they say, is history. Check out their amazing selection of fabric in classic retro vintage dress patterns.


  • Beyond Retro is the newest addition to the list. Founded by vintage lovers. This company sells true vintage clothing from the past. One of a kind genuine retro treasures are on offer at Beyond Retro. Draw inspiration with decades of vintage patterns and classic styles to choose from.


And for the retro vintage loving men out there, I thought I would include a vintage men's clothing shopping source for you too. Bear in mind, Beyond Retro also features genuine mens vintage clothing.


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