Glam, boho, neon - it's time to rock out in retro style

Rock chick

You'll need to channel your inner bad girl to pull off this rebellious look, as exemplified by Suzi Quatro. Leather is a key material this season, and young designer Hannah Marshall's bold top is tough but elegant (£594, www.my-wardrobe.com). A graphic rock tee, such as a homage to Mick and Keith, is a laid-back option (£35, www.itsonlyrocknrolllondon.co.uk) that can be revved up for night-time with some spray-on trousers. The much-talked about sequinned leggings from Les Chiffonniers prove that you don't need to reveal even an inch of flesh for a super-sexy, attention-grabbing look (£418, www.matchesfashion.com). Although this look has no need of fussy accessories, a chunky faceted dome ring in monochrome is beautiful without being girly (£350, www.astleyclarke.com).

Studio 54

The party season is the perfect time to up the style ante and go for a high-voltage night-time look, so take your inspiration from the starlets of the most glamorous nightclub in history with a look epitomised by Charlie's Angels actress Jaclyn Smith. A tailored, wool YSL jumpsuit is a once-in-a-lifetime purchase at best, but it has some serious wow-factor (£1,635, www.matchesfashion.com). Equally flash for the less flush is a mini-dress in satin (£195, www.whistles.co.uk). Top things off with a cute sequinned beret (£4, www.qsgroup. co.uk) and work wide-eyed 1970s beauty by popping on a pair of exaggerated false lashes – Shu Uemura currently makes the best on the market (£16, www. shuuemura.com).

Hippie chick

You don't need to be able to play the guitar to adapt this trend – but it would certainly perfect this Joni Mitchell look. Hippie, folk, boho – whatever you want to call it, this is the more wholesome face of 1970s style, based on earthy colours and sweet prints. A Liberty-inspired patchwork dress by chic Scandinavian brand Acne is a great starting point for an outfit (£375, www.net-a-porter.com). Instead of a coat, opt for a chunky cardi or a cape that's more in keeping with the laid-back vibe. A mocha knit is versatile and cosy (£100, www.firetrap.com). Accessorise with fringed, Navaho-style pieces such as Jigsaw's sweet boots (£65, www.john lewis.com). Or for a subtler touch try a clam-shaped bag with tassle detail, which will also double as an evening bag if you fancy the disco look (£11, www.comptoir descotonniers.com).

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