Hi folks and Welcome to another new segment of Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever. I call this one "Slogans From The 50's You'd Never Hear Now". The 1950's were a very different time, and that gets more and more obvious each day as we struggle forth in the 21st Century. Life back… Continue reading Slogans From The 50’s You’d Never Hear Now: Episode I
Hi there, retro fashion lovers! I’m Retro Dee and welcome to a new segment of Fifties Fashion Fix where I’ll be featuring some of the most classic patterns in Fashion History. In this post I’ll be talking about one of the most popular patterns of the 1950’s decade: Plaid! One of the best things about… Continue reading Fifties Fashion Fix: Plaid!
Hi there, retro lovers! I'm Retro Dee and welcome to a new segment of Fifties Fashion Fix where I'll be featuring some of the most iconic patterns in Fashion History. In this post I'll be talking about one of the most popular patterns of the 1950's decade: Gingham! Yes, nothing says "retro charm" quite like… Continue reading Fifties Fashion Fix: Gingham!
Warning: Posts in this segment may contain language that is inappropriate and/or offensive to some readers. Welcome to a part of my blog that I like to call "What Grinds My Gears". I stole this idea from an episode of "Family Guy" where Peter Griffin has a segment on the local news and he says: "You… Continue reading What Grinds My Gears: God Forbid She Be A Lady
Hello out there, retro gals! It's Retro Dee with some makeup tips for all you beautiful ladies who love the 1950's glam look as much as I do! In this post I'm going to list each essential look of the 50's as well as recommend some of my favorite products. But first a Disclaimer: These… Continue reading How To Do Your Makeup Retro 50’s in 6 Simple Steps
Part of what got me interested in the 1950's era, was watching all those re-runs of the hit ABC TV series "Happy Days". "Happy Days" originally began in the 1970's and ran from 1974 to 1984. (Of course when I was watching it, it was way after its original run and in syndicate) As most… Continue reading Happy Days: 50’s Fun and Fashion Fails
Hello everyone! 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. In the last edition of Fifties Fashion Fix, we had a look at Women’s Sweaters of the 50’s. So now it's the men's turn! In… Continue reading Fifties Fashion Fix: Men’s Sweaters of the 50’s!