Fifties Fashion & Beauty

Fifties Fashion Fix: Dressing for Spring

Hi everyone! Welcome to Fifties Fashion Fix! It's finally Spring and Spring means springtime dresses. Spring was probably the most iconic season for the dresses of the 1950's era. From pastel shades and florals to pretty polkadots and stripes, the frilly feminine look of the fifties is partial to springtime. Ca. mid 1950's clothing catalog… Continue reading Fifties Fashion Fix: Dressing for Spring

Updates, Announcements & Events

Special Announcement: Holly B. Featured on Katzenworld!

Hi folks, I have an exciting announcement. Or should I say Holly and I have an exciting announcement! Holly is being featured on the best cat blog on the internet, Katzenworld! This is extra exciting because when I joined WordPress nearly 5 years ago, Katzenworld was one of the first blogs that I started following.… Continue reading Special Announcement: Holly B. Featured on Katzenworld!

Music in the 50's, Today We Remember

A Set For Johnny Burnette

Today we remember another fantastic singer-songwriter who was taken too soon. John Joseph Burnette was born on March 25, 1934 in Memphis, TN. He began his music career in 1952 in a group called The Rhythm Rangers with his brother Dorsey Burnette and their friend Paul Burlison. When the group disbanded, Johnny went to California… Continue reading A Set For Johnny Burnette

Music in the 50's

Musical Misconceptions: Oh What A Night!

Hi everyone welcome to musical misconceptions. In this edition, we'll be looking at two very different songs with a very similar name and we'll revisit another one of my "dumb brunette" moments. 🙂 Many years ago when the cousins and I were still kids, the family had a big anniversary party for our Grandparents. And… Continue reading Musical Misconceptions: Oh What A Night!

Collecting 1950s

Collecting 1950’s: Signs of the 50’s

Hello everyone and Welcome to another installment of “Collecting 1950’s” I’m Retro Dee and today we’ll be taking a look at what might seem more like home decor than a collection, but that depends strictly on how you look at it! Signs are a great way to display your love for the 1950's era. You… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: Signs of the 50’s

Life in the 1950's

Slogans From The 50’s You’d Never Hear Now: Episode IV

Hi folks and Welcome to “Slogans From The 50’s You’d Never Hear Now”. The 1950’s were a very different time. Life back then was far less complicated and people’s goals and ideals were much different from what was to come. This could not be more evident in the advertising slogans of the day. For this… Continue reading Slogans From The 50’s You’d Never Hear Now: Episode IV