K N I T W E A R .


Just a little bit of winter outfit inspiration from a 80's knitwear book I found at an opshop recently. I absolutely loved flicking through the pages to see flat lays of bright clashing colours, chunky knit jumpers layered over cute collared shirts and of course the over accessorizing of plastic jewelry that just makes this book so 80's! My vintage knitwear are some of the quickest items to sell in my store so I thought these photos might give you an idea to see how people styled them a few decades ago. So crazy looking through this book and reading all of the confusing techniques and precious time invested into knitting one jumper, and also seeing trends repeat themselves again. You can shop my knitwear here with another 50+ doily jumpers arriving tomorrow afternoon! Personally I wouldn't mind wearing outfits 1, 4 and 11. I might even scan in a few more catalogs if I have time. Always so fun to look at or is that just me?

43 comments:

  1. You would so rock everything here!

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    X Brigita

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  2. Very nice proposition... i have a preference for the look 1,9 and 11.... ;D



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  3. No, I definately love looking at these too!
    They're great for inspiration!!
    thanks for posting them :)

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  4. Hilarious! Love looking through old books - especially homemakers books - the car ads in them are priceless! I think I could pull outfit number 7 off pretty well though!
    Tikkitiboo + Ahka Vintage

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  5. cute pieces! can't wait for fall!

    Bises,
    monkeyshines

    http://monkeyshines-monkeyshines.blogspot.com/

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  6. I love wearing sweaters and knitwear. I wouldn't want to stop reading those catalogues either! xx opinionslave
    / twitter: @opinionslave

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  7. I love seeing what you're inspired by, so of course show some more! And I really love outfits 1, 4, 5, and 12. I actually thought they were outfits that you put together. :)

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  8. This is great,I even love it now!So much inspiration!;)
    xx
    B.

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  9. love these outfits! super cute!
    xx

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  10. oh, snap, the 80's. thought they were current! cyclical fashion-love it! that first one looks like the jay z album! j'adore

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  11. I can't believe we're starting to get into Fall fashion here. But I do love patterned knits, so I think I think I'm ready for it! Love the outfits!

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  12. LOVE IT! so cute :)

    xx

    natalieoffduty.blogspot.com

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  13. Love the red hat and the golden bag!

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  14. OMG!!!! I love all of these looks, fantastic combos

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  15. I would def wear 1, 3, or 5! #1 is my favorite!

    http://mostlyclothes-cristina.blogspot.com/

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  16. Very cute knit :)
    You have a nice blog ;) if you like french fashion you should check out mine, and don't forget to follow if you wanna be the first to know when I post :)



    xx






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  17. preparing for winter already?:) these color combinations are perfect for this fall.

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  18. So lovely. I'm in Texas so it's blazing hot right now, but I'm definitely filing these away for fall inspiration. I love the black and red & fairisle ones.

    Speaking of knitwear, I also love turning to men's stores for the perfect sweaters. Dudes have the best knits!

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  19. omg PERFECT! love this 80s inspiration.. bring on the fall!!


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  20. What a great find! I love the commitment to bringing the clothes alive, especially the phone shot haha.

    Aleena x

    https://thepapermannequin.wordpress.com/

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  21. knitwear is my favorite! i love all the colors and textures of these sweaters-they're very unique and cool!

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  22. These scans are incredible - what a great find!

    xx

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  23. These are amaaazing! I love how these fashions are repeating themselves!

    Fox Whiskers

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  24. love the 5th styling so much :)

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  25. Nothing like discovering an amazing vintage knit. God knows how they managed to knit some of these, I have enough trouble trying to knit a scarf! Thanks for sharing x

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  26. Absolutely love the 4th & 5th outfit pics, so Granny-Chic!
    km-iamyou.blogspot.com
    x.

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  27. hahah i love it!
    inspiration right from the source! youre the best!

    http://www.etsy.com/shop/milkthiefvintage

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  28. I love knitwear. Especially knitted vintage jumpers.
    All of the outfits above look so great. Really can't decide which is my favourite :D

    http://missemilyblog.blogspot.com/

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  29. wow! I LOVE this post! though they are pages from an old op-shop magazine I cannot help but to describe them as refreshing! How funny that most of these looks are actually on-trend at the moment! I am a big lover of knits - would of been thrilled to come across a book like that! lucky you and thanks for sharing

    my favourite looks are 8, 9 and 12!

    amazing!

    x Lauren
    youronlyblackswan.blogspot.com

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  30. wow, i love every one of these looks! knits are so cute and they remind me of christmas just a little bit ;)

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  31. ahh how cool!! =)

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  32. These knitted pieces are just amazing!! I´m not so into 80´s style, but uauuuhhh!! Numbers 2 and 11 should be mine!! hehe!!
    Nice to meet u!
    xoxo
    MY LITTLE SUEDE SHOES

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  33. Amazing how up to date it looks, OK, not everything but still! Fashion really goes in circles!

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  34. lovely shoes at the first picture.

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  35. these vintages pieces are so chic and stylish.
    love the 80s fashion

    The Fashion Cycle

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  36. ha! i have almost that same pale pink sweater! stolen from my mother!

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  37. can i ask what size your YSL ring is? im dying to get one! love your blog!

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  38. Not only are they a great autumn colour palette but they are SO NOW! Very 'Japanese Mori girl / forest girl' look! I love this, Nicole! <3 What a great find indeed! x

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