Channel Your Inner '60s Rock Goddess With Our Picks
The most famous groupie was arguably Pamela Des Barres, who wrote a memoir about her experiences, but when channeling this era we also like to reference a fictional character, namely Kate Hudson’s Penny Lane in Almost Famous. The look exudes rock goddess glamour—plenty of fur, fringe, and suede—but if today’s tastemakers like Lily Aldridge and Florence Welch have any say, this style is still incredibly current and fashion-forward. Click through our slideshow to get inspired!
In a vintage dress and fringed purse, this stylish civilian evokes Janis Joplin with a sophisticated twist.
This street style girl’s hippie-inspired look (a wide-brim fedora, multicolored cardigan, and ethereal dress) would look right at home at the Laurel Canyon Country Store, where Jim Morrison was known to sit down for coffee.
Aldridge looks like a modern-day Anita Pallenberg—a very good thing!—in an Isabel Marant knit sweater, skirt, and The Caleen Studded Leather Concealed Wedge Boots ($890) by Isabel Marant, as well as a Rag & Bone hat and Chloe purse.
A metallic clutch adds contemporary appeal to a retro suede coat and knit turtleneck dress.
Pinwheel Mixed Lace Top ($305)
Anna Sui’s sweet lace top turns a touch edgy in black. Wear it with a printed mini skirt and plenty of silver jewellery.
Small Suede Pouch ($56)
Thanks to a convenient cross-body strap and drawstring closure, this rich suede bag’s perfect for the girl on the go.
Orme Sweater ($185) in Cream
This knitted piece works perfectly as a sweater coat layered over floaty, fringed dresses.
Distressed Patchwork Jean ($671) in Faded Blue
These cropped jeans are an understated way of incorporating the flashy patchwork look into your repertoire.
No groupie worth her salt would be caught without a proper hat. We suggest Eugenia Kim’s chic chapeau, which gets an extra shot of femininity thanks to a luxe pink feather.
Patterned Dress ($35)
You’ll get backstage in no time, as long as you team this flirtatious printed dress with knee-high boots and a dose of confidence.
We’re particularly taken with this pendant necklace’s exotic, world traveller vibe. Be prepared for plenty of “Where did you get that?” queries!
Malden Suede Knee-High Boots ($1295)
These knee-high boots have just the right height index, perfect for strutting between the numerous Sunset Strip clubs.
Be My Baby Cardigan ($97)
Styling this fur-trimmed cardigan with your favourite flared jeans will give you instant rock royalty status.