One of the best things about Christmas is the decorations! In the past couple of years, I started to decorate retro in the 1950's style. Here are 10 Retro decorating ideas to make your Christmas a Fabulous Fifties Fantasy come true!Advisory: Graphic intense.Retro Dee's 10 Retro Holiday Decorating Ideas From the 1950's (feat. "The Three… Continue reading Keeping the 50’s Alive… at Christmas! Pt. 3: Decorating Retro 1950’s At Christmas
The 1950's are known for being the era in which Rock n Roll was born. But in addition to all that great early Rock, there was also no shortage of Christmas music. Many Christmas Carol Classics originated in the 1950's when they were heard by the Holiday-loving public for the very first time. Some… Continue reading Keeping The 50’s Alive… At Christmas! Pt. 2: Christmas Music of the 1950’s
Christmas is always a special time, and that could not be more true back in the 1950's as well. In more recent years, Retro Christmas decorations have come into vogue, along with collecting the actual vintage ones. The joy of Christmas and the 1950's go hand-in-hand, so it's not hard to find ways to keep… Continue reading Keeping The 50’s Alive… At Christmas! Pt. 1: Retro Cards and Gifts
After reading my fashion posts, some of you might know that I'm not the biggest fan of the over-done, clichéd 1950's era inspired costumes. BUT! Seeing as Halloween is almost upon us, it is a different case at this time of the year. It's the one time of year when dressing as a caricature of… Continue reading Keeping the 50’s Alive: 1950’s Inspired Costumes!
All right, so we covered movies set in the 50's in the last edition of Keeping the 50's Alive. So now we are going to talk about television shows that were set in the Fabulous 50's. The first (and most quintessential) is the 1970's TV hit "Happy Days"! Just the mere mention of the show "Happy… Continue reading Keeping the 50’s Alive: TV Shows Set in the 50’s!
I was thinking about all the shows and movies that take place in the 1950's, and there are a lot of them because, well, the 50's was quite simply The Best Era Ever! So what is more fun to watch than a movie set in the 50's? NOTHING! That's what! Okay, maybe I'm being a… Continue reading Keeping the 50’s Alive: Movies Set in The 50’s!
Hey guys and dolls, Retro Dee here and I decided to write this new segment "Keeping the 1950's Alive" as a guide to help today's folks bring The Best Era Ever back for the 21st Century. We all need a little carefree, retro fun especially now. Because, let's face it, the 21st Century has been… Continue reading Keeping the 1950’s Alive: Music!