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Hello, Dolls! I’ve had a very interesting, exciting and adventure-filled last few months. It’s summer-time over here in Canada, so as the weather has warmed up and school has let out for another year, I’ve been a busy little bee! Usually I use my four months off to work an office job in the legal…

Quick, Everyday Pin Curls

Hi darlings, Last week I gave you a rundown on how I brush out previously styled hair, as well as my pin curl method for when I am going to formal events, which can be quite time-consuming! This post will focus on my quick and daily pin curl routine for that gorgeous vintage-inspired ‘do without…

Raiding My Mom’s Closet – 3 of My Favourite Pieces

Hello darlings, I’m sorry for being absent on here the last week. I’ve actually been away from home for the past few weeks, visiting with my Mommy. Spending some time with my mom (and her wardrobe) inspired me to share some of my favourite pieces of her closet with you… My mom has always been…

9 Myths About Dressing Vintage

Although vintage-inspired clothing has experienced a revival in mainstream culture over the past several years, there’s still some confusion about what leading a retro lifestyle entails. Below I’ve addressed 9 of the common misconceptions surrounding dressing in clothes influenced by decades past. 1) You have to commit to it full-time. Many of us vintage-loving ladies have a closet…

50’s Makeup: All About that Winged Liner

Hello dolls, As you’ve probably noticed, winged liner is one of the hallmarks of that perfect 50’s-inspired pinup look. Luckily, the gorgeous makeup technique has made a resurgence in the last few years, which means there are now more products  available than ever to help you achieve that perfect flick. I’ve experimented with all sorts of…

The Benefits of Dressing Vintage-Inspired

Hi Dolls, I’ve written before about how I’d first gotten into dressing vintage, particularly 40’s and 50’s inspired, but I want to let you know about all the positive things it’s brought about for me: 1) Gaining confidence in expressing myself I’ve mentioned before how I grew up in a small town where everyone pretty…

How To: Styling Bettie Page – Inspired Bangs

Hello dolls, One of my favourite things about living a vintage-lifestyle is the fun things I get to with my hair. I’ve pretty much always had some sort of bangs; side bangs, thick 60’s mod-inspired bangs, and most recently, I chopped myself some gorgeous 50’s bangs, styled after the sensational Bettie Page. It took me…

How To: Bold 50’s-Styled Brows

Hello my darlings, Here is my step-by-step guide on how I make my eyebrows look super bold for when I’m all done up. Word of warning, I don’t make my eyebrows so fierce unless I’m going to do a full face of make-up, otherwise it looks quite overwhelming. Step 1: After applying any face make…