A rebirth of classic fashion burst onto the music scene this summer. Pop stars including Beyonce, Shakira and Taylor Swift indulged in vintage luxury as they channeled old Hollywood style that ran the gamut from vintage scarlet numbers to daring burgundy cocktail dresses. Bring on the cocktail dresses, pumps, and hairspray -- and click the arrow on the photo to see some of the most stunning examples of retro looks meeting current pop.
The badass and sensationally chic Rih...
The badass and sensationally chic Rihanna rocked our favorite vintage look of the summer at the TIME 100 Gala celebrating TIME'S 100 Most Influential People In The World at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2012 in New York. The singer blended old Hollywood mystique with her signature fierceness in this jaw-dropping fuchsia Marchesa cocktail dress. The decedent vintage strapless dress, with a dangerously plunging neckline, was perfectly accentuated with a dark berry lip color and black Louboutins.
Taylor Swift showed off her vintage H...
Taylor Swift showed off her vintage Hollywood side in nude Zuhair Murad gown at the premiere of Dr. Seuss' 'The Lorax' at Universal Studios Hollywood on February 19, 2012.
Katy Perry morphed into a vintage scr...
Katy Perry morphed into a vintage screen siren in a crimson Dolce & Gabbana velvet gown as she arrived at 'Katy Perry: Part Of Me' premiere at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on June 26, 2012 in Hollywood. The singer added her own edge to the timeless look in the form of purple hair and the adorable 'Cake Slice' crystal clutch by Judith LeiberÃÂ minaudiere.
Selena Gomez appeared to have just st...
Selena Gomez appeared to have just stepped right off the silver screen as she arrived at the 2012 Vanity Fair Oscar Party at Sunset Tower on February 26, 2012 in West Hollywood in this twinkling silver floral applique printed Dolce & Gabbana gown.
Lady Gaga stripped down her often ove...
Lady Gaga stripped down her often over-the-top looks to join in on the vintage trend. The 'Born This Way' singer arrived at the Stamford Plaza on June 5, 2012 in Auckland, New Zealand looking quite proper in this sleeveless neon orange peplum Antonio Berardi cocktail dress, conservative updo, and classic red lips.
Sultry Colombian sensation Shakira re...
Sultry Colombian sensation Shakira resurrected the glamour of the past as she posed for photos at the FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala 2011 at the Kongresshaus on January 09, 2012 in Zurich, Switzerland in a this curve-divulging red Furne One gown.
If anyone knows how to do classic wit...
If anyone knows how to do classic with a twist it's Beyonce. Arriving at the 'Schiaparelli And Prada: Impossible Conversations' Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2012 in New York City Bey stunned in this dramatic black lace Givenchy confection. Although not something Greta Garbo would have worn, B still epitomized old world glamour in this gown and even added a dose of her own style.
Hearkening back to flawless Rita Hayw...
Hearkening back to flawless Rita Hayworth glamour, Miley Cyrus arrived at the 20th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party at The City of West Hollywood Park on February 26, 2012 in this gorgeous long-sleeved gray gown by Roberto Cavalli. Ms. Cyrus epitomizes the definition of an old-Hollywood starlet in this ensemble.
Looking pretty in pink, Lana Del Rey ...
Looking pretty in pink, Lana Del Rey performed at House Festival in July 2012 in London. Dressed head to toe in Topshop fashions and sporting voluminous hair, the 26-year-old singer channeled the grace of a young Priscilla Presley.
One of seven outfit changes of the ni...
One of seven outfit changes of the night, Kelly Osbourne charmed in this black glittering evening gown as she hosted Logo's 'NewNowNext Awards' 2012 at Avalon on April 5, 2012 in Hollywood, California.
This standout Maria Lucia Hohan gown ...
This standout Maria Lucia Hohan gown with its proactive low neckline, sheer skirt, and billowing slit is a testament to the return of elaborate evening gowns for summer. Jennifer Lopez rocked the luxuriously crafted long-sleeved, nude-colored number as she strutted down the red carpet at the premiere of 'What To Expect When You're Expecting' held at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on May 14, 2012 in Hollywood.
The always-fashionable Gwen Stefani c...
The always-fashionable Gwen Stefani channeled the Hollywood starlets of the past in this long-sleeved Zuhair Murad Couture cocktail dress with red floral embellishments as she arrived at the 20th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party at Pacific Design Center on February 26, 2012 in West Hollywood.
Draped in a stunning Julien Macdonald...
Draped in a stunning Julien Macdonald ensemble, Florence Welch looked vintage glam as she attended Britain Creates 2012: Fashion & Art Collusion VIP Gala at Old Selfridges Hotel on June 27, 2012 in London. Nothing says '50s siren more then Welch's final touch; hot-red painted lips.
Demi Lovato was spotted leaving a 'To...
Demi Lovato was spotted leaving a 'Today Show' taping at NBC's Rockefeller Center Studios on March 6, 2012 in New York in classic shades, a fuzzy leg-baring black jacket and dark stilettos. If this photo was black and white, it could pass for a starlet snapshot from 1955.
The always-charming Adele had a head ...
The always-charming Adele had a head start on this trend showing off her signature all-black classic look when she arrived at London's 02 Arena on February 21, 2012. The "Rumor Has It" singer shows channelled old-Hollywood style impeccably well in this elegant black floor-length custom Giorgio Armani gown.