The Shoalhaven area is full of picturesque beaches, and is the perfect spot to enjoy a holiday. In the Summer of 2019/2020, a lot of the area was devastated by fires. Then with COVID, the area has been really struggling as they rely heavily on tourism! In February 2021 my family and I went on… Continue reading Holiday In Paradise
Bowling has been around throughout history but it seems to have an association with the late 1950s. This is probably due to its great popularity with teenagers during this era. Bowling is a fun and a simple recreational pastime! Some people bowl professionally in sporting tournaments. Professional bowling tournaments were quite popular in the late… Continue reading How we roll….
I recently hosted a 1950's style BBQ and invited some friends. Let me tell you how I went about preparing for my 1950s themed event! Image 1 Firstly, the dress code was 1950s style. This made for excellent themed photos and great memories! The men dressed in jeans with rockabilly shirts or t-shirts. They rocked… Continue reading You’re invited to a 1950’s BBQ!
Three days of Peace and Music An advertisement for Woodstock 1969 https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn%3AANd9GcROk6VdMo94_I8MdK3zKAN0rJQhDxcTQ-VR5RQjCYq_nP0KWyCw On the 50th anniversary of Woodstock it seemed only fitting to write about it... I have been watching so many documentaries and interviews recently of stories from people that attended! Woodstock was held at a dairy farm in the town of Bethel, New… Continue reading Woodstock 1969
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
In the early 1950's, ladies were required to wear gloves as etiquette and as part of fashion. They wore gloves that match their shoes or their outfit, while some ladies wore traditional white gloves. Fashionable ladies would wear striped gloves or patterned with matching scarves. Not only fashionable, gloves were also worn to warm hands.… Continue reading 1950’s Ladies Gloves
The 1950s saw a huge change in fashion. The transition from the 1940s post war fashion moved from the saloons to the streets. It was easy care fabrics with speedier manufacturing. This meant fashion was available for the masses! Designers such as Christian Dior, Givenchy and Chanel were influential designers in the 1950s. 1950s Fashion… Continue reading Fashion Icons of the 1950s
According to books from the 1950s, a woman's deportment and posture are complimentary to a woman's over-all look. Some ideas are quite questionable in today's society. Firstly, you should always stand with feet together and back straight. Breathe in, tuck in your arms and make sure no elbows stick out. This will make you look… Continue reading 1950s Lessons On Poise and Personality
My aim is to help people that are just starting to love and wanting to live the rockabilly way. Here are some of my favourite labels that you can look out for when wanting to purchase a Rockabilly outfit. Lindy Bop https://www.lindybop.com.au/ - Lindy Bop has stunning rockabilly dresses and skirts. They have such a… Continue reading Guide to Shopping Rockabilly
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