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!
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!
As fashion savvy dames have known for decades, no outfit is complete without the proper accessories! For this edition of Fifties Fashion Fix, we will look at the commonly used accessories of that era. Before you get too super excited, there is a small caveat to this topic. At least, I see it that way.… Continue reading Fifties Fashion Fix: Accessories of the 1950s!
Since I've rekindled my love for the 1950's era, I've started to collect a few authentic '50s things here and there. My favorite things to collect are vintage jewelry from that era and ceramic figurines. I don't have much right now since most of my vintage jewelry is from the '60s (the era of charm… Continue reading Collecting 1950s: An Intro
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!