A good style of fashion is timeless. If it looks good on the person without adhering to any trend, that’s all it matters. And when you look back in time, you cannot deny the fact that the classic era of clothing in the mid-90s was a signature era for the fashion & clothing industries.
While some of us wonder how good must it have been back in those days, a couple decided to go beyond wondering and live the lifestyle they love. This couple; Ruth Shelley and Robert Oestmann from England, have been engaged and living a retro life together. They dress in 1903s clothing in and out of the house And they fit right in with this style! Scroll down to read more about this story.
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This couple spoke to Bored Panda on how they started to love this lifestyle. Rob explained that His mother and grandmother become his influencers in this life. Rob’s mom has been collecting antiques and his grandmother would always join him to watch old movies together. He would also spend a lot of time reading about history and visiting museums when he was young.
Ruth did not have any special attachment with this lifestyle or such influences. But she got on the hook when she discovered that the 1940s makeup made her feel so happy when she had once tried it on. After that, she has been on a journey of self-discovery into this lifestyle that now, she shares with Rob.
They get their clothing from all sorts of places. Vintage shops, People who give away old clothes, or even online auctions of vintage stuff. They collect alter to their sizes and wear them in style every single day! This stylish couple surely turn heads in public and receive a lot of positive feedback from very excited people. They mentioned that they are not trying to imitate their lifestyle, but genuinely living and enjoying the lifestyle they chose with one another.
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I love vintage clothing as well. You two look fabulous (and so do your friends).