Fifties Fashion & Beauty

Fifties Fashion Fix: Gingham!

Hi there, retro lovers! I'm Retro Dee and welcome to a new segment of Fifties Fashion Fix where I'll be featuring some of the most iconic patterns in Fashion History.  In this post I'll be talking about one of the most popular patterns of the 1950's decade: Gingham! Yes, nothing says "retro charm" quite like… Continue reading Fifties Fashion Fix: Gingham!

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Collecting 1950’s: How to Identify 50’s Costume Jewelry

Hello, I'm Retro Dee and Welcome to another edition of Collecting 1950's! The 50's was a fun decade, and the jewelry from that time reflects this. Unlike the crystal clear rhinestones of the 1940's which mimicked real jewels, costume jewelry in the 50's was more about kitschy. There were brightly colored plastics, faux pearls, petite… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: How to Identify 50’s Costume Jewelry

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How To Do Your Makeup Retro 50’s in 6 Simple Steps

Hello out there, retro gals! It's Retro Dee with some makeup tips for all you beautiful ladies who love the 1950's glam look as much as I do! In this post I'm going to list each essential look of the 50's as well as recommend some of my favorite products. But first a Disclaimer: These… Continue reading How To Do Your Makeup Retro 50’s in 6 Simple Steps

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Happy Days: 50’s Fun and Fashion Fails

Part of what got me interested in the 1950's era, was watching all those re-runs of the hit ABC TV series "Happy Days". "Happy Days" originally began in the 1970's and ran from 1974 to 1984. (Of course when I was watching it, it was way after its original run and in syndicate) As most… Continue reading Happy Days: 50’s Fun and Fashion Fails

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Fifties Fashion Fix: Men’s Sweaters of the 50’s!

Hello everyone! I’m Retro Dee and once again, Welcome to Fifties Fashion Fix! In this section, we take a look at the charming fashion styles of The Best Era Ever. In the last edition of Fifties Fashion Fix, we had a look at Women’s Sweaters of the 50’s. So now it's the men's turn! In… Continue reading Fifties Fashion Fix: Men’s Sweaters of the 50’s!

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Fifties Fashion Fix: Women’s Sweaters of the 50’s!

Hello mes amies, I'm Retro Dee and once again, Welcome to Fifties Fashion Fix! In this section, we take a look at the charming fashion styles of The Best Era Ever. We look at both vintage pieces and reproductions and where you can find them in today's market. In this edition of Fifties Fashion Fix,… Continue reading Fifties Fashion Fix: Women’s Sweaters of the 50’s!

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Fifties Fashion Fix: What to Avoid When Dressing 1950’s

Hello I'm Retro Dee and Welcome to another edition of Fifties Fashion Fix! With Peggy Sue's Cruise Santa Rosa coming up, 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,… Continue reading Fifties Fashion Fix: What to Avoid When Dressing 1950’s