5 Lessons in rocking a mod outfit
Known for her portrayal of the poised fashionista Jordan Baker in The Great Gatsby, australian actress Elizabeth Debicki’s new flick The Name From UNCLE sees the actress decade jump to the 60’s to play the films beautiful and deadly villainess.
Her bold, poised and graceful on screen performance is equalled by her characters fabulous aristocratic 60’s wardrobe. Packed with high contrast mod prints, elegant silhouettes and enough wide leg pant suits for everyone, she shows us how to rock the mod look without looking dated and shapeless.
1 High waisted, wide leg fitted pants in a light drape material are your friend when it comes to graceful and elongated legs. Keep your upper torso fitted to redefine and slender your shape.
2 A bold, monochromatic black and white palette is perfect for making a timeless & elegant statement. Stick to your black and white guns, play with different textures and finishes.
3 Head wraps / scarves / bands add a kitsch touch to an outfit (Hair in the face while planning mass genocide isn’t cute).
4 High contrast colour & shape blocking is indicative of a 60’s look, try for boxy shapes & panelling, simplify and pull back for a minimal, clean yet bold finish. An open Cape Blazer blocks out a modern masculine silhouette, yet reveals a feminine shape.
5 Kitschy prints like zebra can make amazing feature pieces. Let these garments lead your outfit, keep the rest clean and crisp.