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
Welcome to "Shopping For True Vintage 50's Clothes"! This four-part series will help you learn what True Vintage 1950’s clothing should actually look, feel, and heck, even smell like. This first entry will focus on labels (tags) that are on a garment. If you are considering purchasing a garment from a certain era and it… Continue reading Shopping For True Vintage 50’s Clothes Pt. 1: Identifying Vintage By Labels
Confession Time: I do practically ALL my shopping online. Especially clothes shopping. Needless to say, I send a lot of things back and spend way too much on shipping. I used to practically live at the mall, (I think at one point I knew the line up of all the videos in the Macy's Juniors… Continue reading Dressing 1950’s: Shopping For True Vintage 50’s Clothes
Hello Dames! Welcome to another edition of Fifties Fashion Fix! With Peggy Sue's Cruise Santa Rosa coming up this weekend, I find myself obsessing on what to wear for the event. It's actually harder than it sounds. Thus, I've become inspired to write about the things to avoid when dressing 1950s. Before I continue, please… Continue reading Fifties Fashion Fix: What to Avoid When Dressing 1950’s (revised with photos)
Welcome to this edition of Fifties Fashion Fix. Today we're gonna learn how to create authentic looking 1950's fashions- without sewing! Yes, I've been inspired to write this entry in part because I can't sew beyond moving a simple button... but also because of two other things: One, I don't (by any means) have the… Continue reading Fifties Fashion Fix: DIY Fifties Fashions!