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How we roll….

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….

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Lost Pinup Girl

The 'lost pinup girl' was named Hilda. She was considered controversial, and was the creation of artist, Duane Bryers. Duane Bryers (1911-2011) was an American illustrator, artist, sculptor and created pinup artist. He was known for his watercolours of playful female pinups, but remains most famous for his reoccurring artwork of Hilda.  Duane Bryers Hilda… Continue reading Lost Pinup Girl

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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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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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Chromefest 2018

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

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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