With Halloween fully out of the picture, it’s time to start preparing for party season! From your work’s Christmas do all the way up to celebrating New Year's Eve, there are plenty of outfits to consider from comfy jumpsuits to head-turning dresses. Luckily at Beyond Retro, we’ve always got heaps of ideas and what’s better is that they’re vintage: meaning you’re saving the planet whilst saving yourself the embarrassment of showing up in the same high street dress as Rachel from HR.

The Jumpsuit

A jumpsuit is undoubtedly one of the most versatile pieces in any wardrobe, not only in terms of freedom of movement but they can be styled as smart or casual as you like. Channel some Studio 54 with a flared leg or opt for a powerful 80s silhouette. Glam the look up with some metallic accessories and you’re ready to party!

The Statement Dress

End the year with a bang, or at least a head turning dress! Whether that’s something a little fancier than your usual night time look or a full-blown extravaganza, we’ve got plenty of unique vintage dresses for you to devour. Slip into something sultry and seventies or perhaps a beaded number from the 80s, all the way to show-stopping modern looks.

The Day To Night Jacket

This one's for the girls who have made plans to see absolutely everyone before the season is through. Perfect with a vintage skirt or flared trousers, get yourself a smart yet casual enough vibe that will withstand any weather and you won’t even need a new you this new year. Discover jacket styles from every era imaginable, along with accessories the rest of the look.

The Mesh Top

Mesh has come a long way since your nan’s curtains and remains one of our season favourites! Layer under your day-to-night jacket or under a 90s fluffy coat to keep warm in the Winter, although the bra is totally optional. We won’t tell your Mum.

All Sequin Everything

Party season wouldn’t be complete without sequins! Whether you’re into cute 90s mini designs or full-on 80s Oscar looks, we’re guaranteed to stock an award-winning look you’ll love. Undoubtedly with a vintage dress, you’ll be the absolute belle of the ball.

Eco-Friendly Glitter

No party look is complete without a stun makeup look but the usual glitter in your makeup bags, unfortunately, doesn’t biodegrade. Luckily we’ve stocked up on a selection of sparkly shades from Eco-Glitter Fun to take off a little of that next day hangover guilt. You’re welcome!

Still stuck for inspiration? Check out our treasure trove of other vintage gems from our website.


Words Hatti Rex
October 29, 2018 — Alishia Dickenson