Collecting 1950s

Collecting 1950’s: Pennants!

Hi folks, I'm Retro Dee and Welcome to another edition of Collecting 1950's! In this edition, we'll be talking about an item that is highly associated with the 1950's era: The Pennant!     Pennants have been around since the turn of the Century, so they were hardly new in the 1950's. However with the… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: Pennants!

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

Hello folks, it's Retro Dee and Welcome to a segment that I like to call "Keeping The 50's Alive". The Holidays are 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… 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!