Then & Now Fashion Trend: 1970s Bell Bottoms

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Did you ever think that you would have to pull out clothes from your attic instead of your closet to keep up with the latest trends? Well, after looking at the 20th century and the fads that came with it, we’ve realized that most have managed to still come back in the 21st century and are being worn by our stylish celebs ranging from Demi Lovato to Eva Longoria, so start digging ladies! Or, you can just go and buy the updated version adding your fashion twist to it.  

1970's Bell Bottoms

This decade was all about sequins glam and bell-bottom hippies and there is no fad that’s made a comeback like these two trends. For an everyday look say bye to your skinnies because flared jeans are all the rave these days! Long Flare Bell Bottom trousers are back! And, if you think flared bottoms are only for lanky women, think again! Eva Longoria, shows us best that anyone can wear these pants as long as you pair them with sky-high platforms to match.

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Verky Arcos, Fashion Director

A  writer and editor with expertise in fashion and lifestyle coverage, Verky Baldonado is currently Latina magazine's Fashion Director. Baldonado has written Latin-inspired travel and food related content and has contributed to celebrity Q&As, red carpet video interviews, and the annual “Reasons to Love Being Latina” feature. Verky is U.S.-born and of Ecuadorean and Puerto Rican descent who speaks and writes fluent Spanish. Prior to Latina, Verky worked as a photo shoot coordinator at Universal/Island Def Jam Music Group. Verky holds a B.A. in Communications Arts from Montclair State University and currently resides in Manhattan with her husband and daughter.

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