I had another dream about music when I should have had sugarplums dancing through my head early on Christmas Morning... Warning: Potentially offensive language. I dreamed I was riding my childhood bike which was in pretty good condition for being 25 years old. I stopped at the house of a woman who had promised me… Continue reading Dream Blog: Cover Story
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!
Welcome to 50’s Study Hall! In this section, I will be publishing a series of lists with facts and short biographies that can be used as a reference. Please feel free to message me if any of the info needs correcting, or if you have anything to add. I hope this section will help readers… Continue reading Fifties Study Hall: Top Groups of the 1950’s
It's back to school time, so I'd like to introduce a new section of Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever: Fifties Study Hall! (Don't worry, it's not as boring as it sounds!) The "Study Hall" section of this blog will differ from the other blog entries. Instead of writing an article-style entry… Continue reading Introduction to Fifties Study Hall
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
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!