Fifties Fashion & Beauty

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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Update: Retro Dee On Pinterest!

Bon Jour, mes amies! So, it has taken me a few years to finally get my own active Pinterest account. People use Pinterest for many things, but to me shopping is the most useful. (Probably because it's my favorite pastime!) I have several boards you might want to check out if you're looking for retro… Continue reading Update: Retro Dee On Pinterest!

Shopping For True Vintage

Shopping For True Vintage 50’s Clothes Pt. 3: Where To Find Vintage Clothing

So now that you are ready to take the plunge into purchasing true vintage clothing from the Fabulous Fifties, where can you find it? Well, I suppose the answers are pretty straight-forward. You can go online to eBay or etsy, both of which have numerous listings of vintage clothing that date back to the 50's… Continue reading Shopping For True Vintage 50’s Clothes Pt. 3: Where To Find Vintage Clothing

Shopping For True Vintage

Shopping For True Vintage 50’s Clothes Pt. 2: Identifying Vintage By Style

Welcome to the second installment of "Shopping for True Vintage"! This section will help you determine True Vintage 1950's clothing by style. Many clothes you will find when shopping for true vintage clothing will not have a label. This is either because the label has been removed or torn off over time or because the… Continue reading Shopping For True Vintage 50’s Clothes Pt. 2: Identifying Vintage By Style

Fifties Fashion & Beauty

Fifties Fashion Fix: Accessories of the 1950s!

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!

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Fifties Fashion Fix: DIY Fifties Fashions!

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!

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Fifties Fashion Fix: Fudging the Fifties with Today’s Designers.

Bon Soir, mes amis! And welcome to another edition of Fifties Fashion Fix! Okay so for this entry, I am going to suggest a few ways you can get that 1950's retro look with some of today's designers. Many of the 1950's styles are considered "classic". Classic, of course meaning that they never go out… Continue reading Fifties Fashion Fix: Fudging the Fifties with Today’s Designers.