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Look marvelous on beach and boardwalk thanks to vintage vacation style

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July is upon us, which means it’s officially vacation season! Time to go sit on a beach in an adorable swimsuit, drink cocktails, and maybe invest in a floppy hat. Need some fashion inspiration this year? No one does beachwear like classic movies, especially vacation films. You know the ones – where Cary Grant is gallivanting around Europe with a perfectly-dressed starlet, or Gidget is on a beach somewhere rocking a retro two-piece while she pretends to balance on a surfboard. Here are four modern outfits inspired by classic vacation movies: Roman Holiday This movie is a classic for a reason – mostly because of Audrey Hepburn’s impeccable fashion. She looks so fresh, tailored and feminine in every scene, making…

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Get the pin-up look this summer with retro swim suits

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I’m going to call it: this is the summer of the retro bathing suit. Everywhere you look are adorable high-waisted bottoms, sailor inspired one-pieces, floppy hats and patterned scarves. It’s only June and already it feels like 1950s pin-up girls have invaded all the beaches. But don’t worry – there are plenty of cute retro looks to go around, and here at Booktrib we’ve rounded up some of the best. Check out these 10 adorable vintage bathing suits to kick off your summer right: Fire-engine red is a great retro color, especially when used in a classy one-piece with a timeless silhouette. I can picture Rita Hayworth lounging on the beach in a suit just like this one.   This…

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