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DIY Retro Oven Mitt and Hot Pad

If you have been wanting to replace your old oven mitt and hot pad then why not make your own! I am going to help you through an easy step by step guide to making an oven mitt and hot pad in your favourite retro fabric to suit your retro kitchen. It is an easy… Continue reading DIY Retro Oven Mitt and Hot Pad

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Style Me Vintage

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

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DIY Denim

Do you have pairs of jeans or denim jackets, and find that you aren't wearing them as often anymore? I decided to make some changes and up-cycle my denim to portray more personality. Here are some different ideas to make your denim extra fancy and express yourself! 1.Denim Jacket with Tulle HemlineI purchased this jacket… Continue reading DIY Denim

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1950’s Ladies Gloves

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

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Fashion Icons of the 1950s

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

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1950s Lessons On Poise and Personality

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

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Tiki Safari

On Saturday, my friends and I went to the Tiki Safari held by Barfly Promotions, the makers of the Sydney Rock 'n' Roll & Alternative Market at The Factory Theatre in Marrickville. The Factory Theatre Marrickville It was a fantastic afternoon and night! The event is held annually at the Factory Theatre, however it was… Continue reading Tiki Safari

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The Secret to Women’s Exercise Routine in the 1950’s

You don't need big bucks to get fit! Women in the 1950's proved this. Women did not strive to go to the gym to stay fit like we do today, as they walked the kids to school, walked to supermarkets, carried heavy vacuums and other household appliances and many other manual tasks. With our modern… Continue reading The Secret to Women’s Exercise Routine in the 1950’s

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Bodgies and Widgies

I was talking to my Mother and she began to tell me about the Bodgies and Widgies youth culture from the 1950s. My dad was a Bodgie and she was a Widgie. It sounded really interesting so I had to investigate it further. Bodgies and Widgies were a youth subculture that existed in Australia 🇦🇺… Continue reading Bodgies and Widgies