Pinup Styles

Fall Favorites: September Shopping Roundup

As September draws to a close, most of us are in full Autumn-wardrobe planning mode! Despite the balmy temperatures in Philadelphia, I find myself yearning for sweaters in burgundy and mustard hues, and stocking up on tights, warm skirts, and winter-appropriate booties! For those of us who live in areas that see chilly weather, dressing… Continue reading Fall Favorites: September Shopping Roundup

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Pinup Styles, Product Reviews, Sponsored

Helloooo, Jackie O: A Lindy Bop Review

If you've been following the retro clothing scene, you may have noticed that the tides are a-changin'. Companies that once sat quietly on the sidelines are stepping out into the spotlight with better fit, fresh prints, and interesting new styles for their fans! One of these companies is Lindy Bop, who has undoubtedly stepped their… Continue reading Helloooo, Jackie O: A Lindy Bop Review

Pinup Styles, Queer Folk

Photog Feature: Swiger Photography

Since starting this blog in 2012, I have had the honor of shooting with some seriously talented local-to-me photographers. Some are old friends, some are newer pals, but the one thing that they have in common is their love for photography and their incredible eye. (And the fact that they're generally amazing people!) I met… Continue reading Photog Feature: Swiger Photography

Pinup Styles, Product Reviews

Midcentury Madness with Miss Candyflossย 

Those of you who are familiar with me, this blog, and my other social media channels already know: my love for vintage inspired fashion and lingerie runs deep. (I mean, it's right there in the tagline of this very blog!) I'm no stranger to the pinup scene, but after a few years as a loyalist… Continue reading Midcentury Madness with Miss Candyflossย 

Lust-Haves, Pinup Styles

My Vintage Valentine

NINE DAYS, ladies and gentlemen. Nine short, fateful days until Cupid rides into town.   Now I'll admit, I typically don't buy into the Valentine's Day madness. My love and I opt to hang around the house instead of partaking in theย pink-and-red free for all because we simply can't be fussed with overpriced restaurants and… Continue reading My Vintage Valentine

Pinup Styles, Product Reviews

#PinupInIreland

Just days ago, I was in the backseat of a car flying 80 km/h through the winding Irish countryside. My beautiful longtime friend (and photographer!) celebrated her wedding at the incredible Ashford Castleย , and I had the honor of standing next to her as she said her vows! As it were, a destination wedding meant… Continue reading #PinupInIreland

Lust-Haves, Pinup Styles, Product Reviews

Mix And Match Wardrobe: Round One

Tis the season, ladies. The season of sales. "SITEWIDE SAVINGS!" "BLACK FRIDAY STEALS AND DEALS!" "LOWEST PRICES OF THE SEASON!" And along with the wheeling and dealing, it is also the season of "Account Balance: Zero". In laymen's terms: I'm broke. Between Christmas gifting, personal responsibilities, and an upcoming destination wedding trip to Ireland (Congratulations… Continue reading Mix And Match Wardrobe: Round One

Pinup Styles, Product Reviews, Uncategorized

The Magic Of Mary Blair Part 1: Umbrella Fancy

As a long-time fan of Pinup Girl Clothing, I have seen the debut of many a collection. But no collection was as excitedly awaited as the Magic of Mary Blair! A collaboration with the estate of Mary Blair, of Disney fame, the line featured skirts and dresses in extremely limited edition whimsical prints, some directly… Continue reading The Magic Of Mary Blair Part 1: Umbrella Fancy

Lust-Haves, Pinup Styles, Product Reviews

Dive In! With Kiss Me Deadly

Anyone who has been following me at the blog knows that I am a HUGE fan of Kiss Me Deadly. A tiny, independent lable out of the UK, Kiss Me Deadly specializes in gorgeous retro-inspired lingerie and swimwear for those of us that are a little more Bettie Page verses Betty Grable. I have purchased… Continue reading Dive In! With Kiss Me Deadly

Lust-Haves, Pinup Styles, Product Reviews

Bella Italia

Sometimes, ladies, you don't know what you've got 'til it's gone. Whether it's a job, a relationship, a friend, a pair of shoes--sometimes you just don't see something for what it truly is until it slips from your fingertips.  In my case, that holy grail item--that Unicorn, if you will--was the Italian Landscape Print Jenny… Continue reading Bella Italia