https://www.instyle.com/hair/history-hair-dryer?crlt.pid=camp.1cWzgieTX7P2#903006 Hairdryers are important... they play an essential role in a good haircut. A hairdryer takes the moisture out of your hair and creates a natural body and shape to your hairstyle. It is essential to own a good hairdryer in order to create less frizz and a good all-over style. A good hairdryer will… Continue reading This Blows My Mind ……
If you were looking for some step-by-step instructions or some inspiration on how to recreate and achieve vintage looks in clothing, makeup, hair or accessories then I suggest Style Me Vintage! Style Me Vintage are an excellent range of books to guide and teach you how to achieve some great looks. There are also editions… Continue reading Style Me Vintage
On the last weekend of October, I attended Chromefest, held over 3 days at the Entrance. On the Friday the Chromefest starts with the arrival of all the classic cars. There was over 400 show cars to admire and take photos. On Sunday there were also retro caravans displayed. Below are some of the photos… Continue reading Chromefest 2018
Last weekend I went to my absolute favourite vintage market at Marrickville Town Hall... Round She Goes Vintage Fashion Market. Marrickville Town Hall It is only $2 for entry and there are 60 women's vintage fashion stalls to shop in. There are so many really great buys! The market is held in Sydney, Melbourne and… Continue reading Round She Goes Fashion Market
You have to admit that today's advertising has changed so much when compared to decades earlier. Some retro advertising will make you laugh, some will shock you, some condones violence and some are so sexist. Women really were advertised as second rate citizens and if you didn't meet the standard or were ageing, they promoted… Continue reading Retro Advertising……. try not to laugh!
Bettie Mae Page was a 50s icon. She was an American model and gained a significant profile as a 1950s pin up girl at a time when sexuality was repressed. Bettie appeared in many Burlesque films. She appeared as a centerfold in the January 1955 Playboy, one of the earliest, and soon shot to stardom… Continue reading Who Loves Bettie Page Style Bangs?
I have undertaken some research and found the below 100 suggestions for places to shop for vintage items! Below are some of my suggestions and in brackets I have added what type of items that they sell. Addvintage Parramatta (furniture) Bowerbird Vintage Kogarah Marrickville & Parramatta (homewares and furniture) Antique General Store North… Continue reading Great Places to Shop for Retro
Clothes for work can be retro, stylish and professional. Here are some of the outfits that I have been wearing to work. I like to mix and match vintage items with retro items and labels such as Hell Bunny, Dangerfield, Princess Highway, Revival, Banned Apparel, Sourpuss, Wheels and Dollbaby, Voodoo Vixen, Natasha Marie Clothing,… Continue reading Work Wear Retro Style
I love the look of vintage shower caps! And they are really easy to make. I will show you how! WHAT YOU NEED: Fabric Circle template (large enough for shower cap), you can use anything! I used a serving plate. Marker Scissors Elastic Sewing machine STEPS: Select the fabric of your choice. It should be… Continue reading How to Make Vintage Shower Caps
If you can get your hands on old vintage dressing table it is an item you will adore. Vintage Dressing Tables come in a variety of styles. You can find plenty of dressing tables at charity stores and garage sales to suit your decor and your style. You can also decorate or find a… Continue reading Decorating a Vintage Dressing Table