Rockabilly pin up clothing is a style that brings retro and pin up styles mixed with the rock and country music scene of the 1940s through the 1960s. Rockabilly pin up clothing represents all things retro with a fun and fearless touch.
Model: Steffi, Styling: Louisa Kunstmann, Photo: See2Feel
Outfit: Redcat 7
It’s not uncommon for rockabilly aficionados to be decked out in tattoos, piercings and expressive, brightly colored hair. Those who love rock music and iconic pin up fashion often turn to rockabilly pin up styles to create a look that is all their own.
Rockabilly pin up styles frequently consist of vintage band t shirts, leather jackets, frilly leather skirts, pin up playsuits and high-cut shorts, Converse sneakers, sky-high stilettos, colorful eyeglasses and bold accessories. Whether your style is simple, fun and flirty or you’re more into the fierce rocker look, rockabilly pin up styles mix together the best of both worlds. Frilly skirts can be mixed with leather jackets and sneakers, while vintage band t shirts can be mixed with skirts, leather pants or fitted jeans.
Rockabilly pin up styles don’t have to be taken from your parents’ closet, and you don’t have to spend hours in a thrift store looking for the perfect jacket or fluffy dancing skirt. There are all sorts of fun and original online boutiques that sell vintage-inspired rockabilly pin up accessories and outfits. The Atomic Boutique, Poison Candy Fashion and Lolita Girl Clothing are some of the most popular boutiques with rockabilly pin up mixes. Tokyo Motor Grrrl and Grease, Gas and Glory both bring a greaser girl edge to the rockabilly pin up look. For a little patriotic inspiration with navy blues and red hues, check out Lucky Diva or Pony Maedchen, two boutiques with military-inspired dresses, tops, pants, and more.
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The beauty of rockabilly pin up clothing is that you can pull off tomboy, casual, formal and feminine looks. Pieces mixed and matched can even be worn to work, incorporating a simple cardigan into a dress style for work, then removing it and adding some spiked pumps for an evening look. Swipe on some cat-eye liner and bright red lips and you’ve got the perfect rockabilly pin up look from head to toe!