How to make your ‘lola’s’ wardrobe funky | Lifestyle.INQ

OCTOBER 27, 2022

ON GRANDDAUGHTER: grandma’s turtleneck top; pleated, vintage skirt with nature-scene print; kneehigh brown suede boots; large flatmetal earrings and cerulean wood rimmed eyeglasses
ON GRANDMA: long-sleeve turtleneck top in bold earth-tone prints and straightcut, dark denim pants

There’s something about vintage pieces that spells g-l-a-m-o-u-r. But not everything in your lola’s baul may be suitable to your fresh, young taste. After all, what was so “in” then may most likely be so “out” now.


If you look past the drab, dated and dowdy style of yore, though, you might just find hidden treasures in those decades-old hand-me-downs. Those bold prints and crazy textures are more than enough to get your imagination going.


The key is to create a modern silhouette out of your grandmother’s old duds. It can be as simple as cinching the waist, hiking up the hem or adding a sprinkling of choice accessories to the archaic mix.

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