From glamorous to outrageous, edgy to sophisticated, the annual 18th Street Fashion show in downtown Kansas City is always a sight to see. And while the topic of high fashion may seem somewhat out of place in my world of vintage, I couldn’t help but share with you some of the undeniably vintage-inspired elements that I noticed throughout the show. Some of the talented designers came up with wonderfully creative ways to bring back patterns, colors, silhouettes, and styling from bygone eras and transform them into something new.
I hope you find as much inspiration as I did in the work of these up-and-coming, Kansas City designers. Here are a few of my snapshots from the event: