Collecting 1950s, Fifties Fashion & Beauty

Collecting 1950’s: Makeup Compacts!

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!

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Collecting 1950’s: Pennants!

Hi folks, I'm Retro Dee and Welcome to another edition of Collecting 1950's! In this edition, we'll be talking about an item that is highly associated with the 1950's era: The Pennant!     Pennants have been around since the turn of the Century, so they were hardly new in the 1950's. However with the… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: Pennants!

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Collecting 1950’s: Flea Market Finds!

I've been going to the local Forty and Eight Veteran's Flea Market for many years now, but only within the last two years have I been interested in finding vintage items from the Nifty Fifties. These days, you're lucky to find anything vintage at a Flea Market that isn't pure junk. Nobody really wants old… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: Flea Market Finds!

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Collecting 1950s: An Intro

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