Shopping For True Vintage

Shopping for True Vintage: Dress Labels to Look For

Hey there, Retro Lovers! Retro Dee here and I'm pleased to present a list of vintage labels that I've compiled¬† to help you on your quest for True Vintage. I made a similar list to this one back a couple years ago, not long after I started this blog. Since then, I have a lot… Continue reading Shopping for True Vintage: Dress Labels to Look For

Collecting 1950s

Collecting 1950’s: 6 Types of Ephemera You Can Collect!

Hello I'm Retro Dee and Welcome to Collecting 1950's! Every collector knows what ephemera is, but just in case you don't, ephemera are any items made from paper. Many of these items were meant to be looked at for a short period of time and thrown away, such as newspapers, flyers or advertisements. But the… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: 6 Types of Ephemera You Can Collect!

Keeping the '50s Alive!

Keeping The 50’s Alive… At Christmas! Pt. 1: Retro Cards and Gifts

Christmas is always a special time, and that could not be more true back in the 1950's as well. In more recent years, Retro Christmas decorations have come into vogue, along with collecting the actual vintage ones. The joy of Christmas and the 1950's go hand-in-hand, so it's not hard to find ways to keep… Continue reading Keeping The 50’s Alive… At Christmas! Pt. 1: Retro Cards and Gifts

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!