Updates, Announcements & Events

Passion Pinups Issue 14 is Here!

Hi everyone! It's Retro Dee and I have an exciting announcement to make: Passion Pinups has released Issue 14! Passion Pinups Issue 14, Summer 2020 What a great cover, featuring Dave Ribbands and Miss Molodestskaya as a 1920's gangster couple. And yes, that's me on the top left column with my leopard fan! This is… Continue reading Passion Pinups Issue 14 is Here!

Fifties Fashion & Beauty

True Vintage Fashion Finds: Pat Hartly

Bon jour, mes amis! I'm Retro Dee and Welcome to True Vintage Fashion Finds! In this section, I'll be sharing some of my true vintage fashion finds from my closet. Whether you're a fellow vintage clothing enthusiast or not, I hope you enjoy them. I've been shopping for vintage 1950's era clothing for about 3… Continue reading True Vintage Fashion Finds: Pat Hartly

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!

Life in the 1950's

Life In The 50’s: Is Butter A Carb?

Hey there folks, it's Retro Dee, here to answer the perpetual question: "Is butter a carb?" I tweeted this question one day as a joke, and I got at least 3 people answering with things like: "No, it's a fatty acid." And I was like, "I guess there aren't a lot of Mean Girls fans… Continue reading Life In The 50’s: Is Butter A Carb?

Keeping the '50s Alive!

5 Fun Movies with Retro 50’s Era Settings

Hi there folks! It's Retro Dee with some more 50's-themed fun coming your way. Today we're going to look at five movies set in the past, some of which are now classics themselves. These films were not only made to wow audiences when they first came out, but also made to stand the test of… Continue reading 5 Fun Movies with Retro 50’s Era Settings

Fifties Fashion & Beauty

Doing Your Makeup Vintage: 9 MORE Retro Inspired Red Lipsticks!

Hi there everyone, I’m Retro Dee and Welcome to Doing Your Makeup Vintage! Last time, I showcased 9 lipsticks being offered on the current market which replicate the bright, bold, red-colored lips that were so popular in the 1950’s. Today I have 9 MORE red lipsticks to show you that I have added to my… Continue reading Doing Your Makeup Vintage: 9 MORE Retro Inspired Red Lipsticks!

Fifties Fashion & Beauty

Shopping for True Vintage: My Top 5 True Vintage Clothing Finds of 2019

Hello mes amis and Welcome to Shopping for True Vintage! I’m Retro Dee and for this year-end edition, I’d like to showcase my Top 5 best true vintage clothing finds of 2019! This year I bought a fair amount of true vintage clothing, especially considering that I don’t wear vintage everyday. There were no extremely… Continue reading Shopping for True Vintage: My Top 5 True Vintage Clothing Finds of 2019