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Five Instagram accounts immortalising 1970s style

From The Runaways to the teenage Sex Pistols fans in their rooms, these archivists are collecting the most iconic snaps of the decade

It’s no secret that the 70s are having a moment – you only need to look at the flares, oversized glasses and pussybow blouses currently hitting the runways for Gucci to see that. But if off the runway looks are beyond your means, there’s plenty of style inspiration on Instagram, where a series of killer account are indulging our fashion nostalgia. With shots varying from kids on campus or rebel girl skaters hitting the ramps to stills from cult films set in the decade (Dazed and Confused, Taxi Driver, Almost Famous) and of music icons like The Runaways, David Bowie and 70s rock gods, there’s more than enough to inspire you. Here are five of our favourites that you should be following...


Pretty self explanatory. This account is full of the decade’s dreamiest boys – the kind that make anyone want to go full on Penny Lane and hop on board a tour bus.


A killer selection of unearthed archive images of 70s life – festivals, young lovers, protests, parties and more.


Ah, 70s adverts. Revisit the era of macho men, sexist smoking campaigns and DIY witch subscriptions with this account.


Packed with killer style inspiration, from a young Brooke Shields to feminist protesters, Blondie and Patti Smith


Follow for Almost Famous worthy coats, hanging out with Warhol and Hollywood’s best starlets from the era.