Collecting 1950s

Collecting 1950’s: Vintage Compact Address Book

Hey y'all, it's time for another edition of Collecting 1950's. In this section I like to incorporate some history into the the little, seemingly obscure things that I collect. Today we're gonna talk about compacts, and I know you love that! But the compact I'm going to show you today is not a makeup compact,… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: Vintage Compact Address Book

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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

Collecting 1950s, Mystery Series

Collecting 1950’s: The Case of the Missing Pennant

Hi folks! Welcome to a Special Edition of Collecting 1950's! I thought we'd start the New Year off with a little mystery... that's always fun. If you've ever read my Collecting 1950's segment, (and you should have! 🙂 ) you know that one of my vintage collections is pennants. I'm not a serious, die hard,… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: The Case of the Missing Pennant

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Collecting 1950’s: Retro Holiday Decorations!

Hi folks and Welcome to Collecting 1950's... Today we're going to be looking at some Holiday decorations from my collection that pay homage to The Best Era Ever. No matter what era we're in, designers and artists harken back to the 1950's because it was such a happy time. It's no wonder that 1950's-inspired Holiday… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: Retro Holiday Decorations!

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Collecting 1950’s: Handkerchiefs!

Hello everyone and Welcome to another installment of "Collecting 1950's" I'm Retro Dee and today we'll be taking a look at an item that was considered essential for both women AND men in the 1950's: the handkerchief! His and hers "F" monogrammed hankies The handkerchief, or "hanky", has been around forever, far before the 1950's.… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: Handkerchiefs!

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Collecting 1950’s: Makeup Compacts!

Hello, everyone and Welcome to Collecting 1950's where we'll be having a look at some of the wonderful items that you can collect from The Best Era Ever! In this post we'll have a look at one of my favorite items: compacts! When we talk about compacts for a lady, we're talking about makeup. There… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: Makeup Compacts!

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Collecting 1950’s: Vintage Board Games

Hi folks, it's Retro Dee and Collecting 1950's! Board games are always a fun way to spend a night in with the family. Even today, when video game systems, i-pads and smart phones have taken over the world, nothing is quite like the family fun interaction of a good ole fashioned board game. Many classics… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: Vintage Board Games