When the alarm sounded at 5:30am, not even the birds were awake. "Too early..." I thought, fighting the urge to roll back into the mountain of pillows, blankets, and one gently snoring girlfriend that beckoned me back to the comfort of my bed. But no. Too early or not, NJ transit waits for no one,… Continue reading A Pinup In Brooklyn
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
Every so often, you find yourself staring at an item that you have to have. Unquestionably, irrevocably, undeniably. For me, that item was the Jenny Skirt in Queen Of Hearts border print. You see, waaaaaaay back in the wintertime, Pinup Girl Clothing posted this little sneak peek on their Instagram: I spied that wee upturned Queen… Continue reading We Found Wonderland
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
If you've been following my blog for a while, you may have noticed that I'm not much of an "accessorizer". Sure, I'll throw some flowers in my hair, or the occasional pearl something or other on my neck/wrist/etc, but for the most part I'm a simple chick. Reason being, I simply prefer spending money on… Continue reading How Darling!
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
I can count on one hand how many times I've been reduced to tears over something as simple as a dress. (One. It has happened one time.) You see, when Pinup Girl Clothing had their sitewide 20% off sale a few months ago I was pinching my pennies, unsure as to whether or not I wanted… Continue reading Take Me Downtown (Dames)
When it comes to Polish lingerie, I am a completely clueless. Their sizing is different, they use centimeters instead of inches, and this blogger can not math to save her life. With it's rise in popularity amongst bloggers and customers alike and attention to the full-bust market, I needed to hop on this train! Samanta… Continue reading Sultry in Samanta: My First Polish Lingerie Review!
Fear not, readers. I am still alive, well, and fully functioning! I realize it's been quite some time (bad, bad Jessica!), but as life has finally settled into a lovely routine, I'm back. And I'm back in a big way! You see, recently I had a birthday. 23 was a big year for me--I ended… Continue reading A Fine Folly (Review of the Folly Flair by Deadly Dames Clothing)
When Pinup Girl Clothing announced a few weeks ago that they would be hosting a series of meetups and events in New York City during Fashion Week, my entire social lineup came to a screeching halt. It was very much a STOP THE PRESSES moment, and nothing short of tragedy was going to make me miss… Continue reading #CoutureForEverybody: PUG in the Big Apple