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Happy Days: 50’s Fun and Fashion Fails

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

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Fifties Fashion Fix: Men’s Sweaters of the 50’s!

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!

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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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Shopping For True Vintage 50’s Clothes Pt. 4: Finding the Right Garment

Bon jour mes amies and Welcome to the fourth and final installment in Retro Dee's series "Shopping For True Vintage 50's Clothes." If you have not read the first three installments, please do. Parts 2 and 3 are in consecutive order just before this post, while    Part 1 has a few posts in-between. But… Continue reading Shopping For True Vintage 50’s Clothes Pt. 4: Finding the Right Garment

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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

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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

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Shopping For True Vintage 50’s Clothes Pt. 1: Identifying Vintage By Labels

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