Vintage Marimekko

1960s Marimekko

I went to see the Modern Life exhibition at Helsinki Art Museum a couple of weeks go. The exhibition brings together architecture, design, photography and fashion, and is part of the Centenary Celebration of Finland.

There was some fabulous functionalist furniture, glassware, art and design. And some 1960’s fashion. Well, vintage Marimekko from the 50’s and the 60’s, to be more precise. As it happens , I love 60’s fashion, and I love 60’s vintage Marimekko…

Unfortunately, I didn’t have a camera with me, only my iPhone. So, the picture quality is not optimal, and neither was the lighting. However, I wanted to post a few of my favourites.

By the way, Marimekko has re-issued a few of their iconic designs, such as the colourful Monrepos dress in the first picture (see HERE for more details)

Don’t you just love these colour combinations?

60s fashion

60s fashion

So, what do you think?

Tiina

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5 Comments

  1. señora Allnut
    March 16, 2017 / 9:44 am

    really fabulous designs, I would steal that orange/fuchsia coat!, such an amazing print!. It looks like an amazing exhibition!besos

  2. Nancy's Fashion Style
    March 16, 2017 / 5:21 pm

    These prints are a bit psychedelic! I love that! Especially love the black White one!

  3. Lorena
    March 16, 2017 / 5:28 pm

    This is an exhibition I would attend !I have one Marimekko for H&M top that looks very similar to the fuchsia and orange jacket.

  4. Suzanne Carillo
    March 18, 2017 / 8:44 pm

    I love this! I would have really enjoyed this exhibit. bisousSuzanne

  5. Radostin
    March 19, 2017 / 8:18 pm

    Wonderful!

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