Bon jour mes amies and Welcome to the fourth and final installment in Retro Dee's series "Shopping For True Vintage 50's Clothes." If you have not read the first three installments, please do. Parts 2 and 3 are in consecutive order just before this post, while Part 1 has a few posts in-between. But… Continue reading Shopping For True Vintage 50’s Clothes Pt. 4: Finding the Right Garment
So now that you are ready to take the plunge into purchasing true vintage clothing from the Fabulous Fifties, where can you find it? Well, I suppose the answers are pretty straight-forward. You can go online to eBay or etsy, both of which have numerous listings of vintage clothing that date back to the 50's… Continue reading Shopping For True Vintage 50’s Clothes Pt. 3: Where To Find Vintage Clothing
Welcome to the second installment of "Shopping for True Vintage"! This section will help you determine True Vintage 1950's clothing by style. Many clothes you will find when shopping for true vintage clothing will not have a label. This is either because the label has been removed or torn off over time or because the… Continue reading Shopping For True Vintage 50’s Clothes Pt. 2: Identifying Vintage By Style
Today we remember the greatest musician of all time and my favorite person who ever walked the Earth: Buddy Holly. Although music history has thus far not been my forte, I will attempt to sum up Buddy’s impressive existence and epic career in this entry. It’s the least I can do to honor him on… Continue reading Today We Remember: Buddy Holly – Best. Musician. Ever.
It's back to school time, so I'd like to introduce a new section of Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever: Fifties Study Hall! (Don't worry, it's not as boring as it sounds!) The "Study Hall" section of this blog will differ from the other blog entries. Instead of writing an article-style entry… Continue reading Introduction to Fifties Study Hall
Let it be known that I'm completely obsessed with the 1950's. Let it also be known that the obsession in a Pop-Cuture sense revolves at least 90% around the male stars of the 50's. I realized this to be the case one day when I was looking back to past posts and also ahead to… Continue reading Dream Blog: My Subconscious Tribute to Marilyn Monroe
I've been going to the local Forty and Eight Veteran's Flea Market for many years now, but only within the last two years have I been interested in finding vintage items from the Nifty Fifties. These days, you're lucky to find anything vintage at a Flea Market that isn't pure junk. Nobody really wants old… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: Flea Market Finds!