Review: The 1940s Look by Mike Brown

It’s no secret that I love mid century fashion, and books on it are some of my favourites! So today I’m going to talk about the 1940s Look by Mike Brown. Continuing interest in life on the Home Front during the Second World War means that the style of the 1940s has never been more […]

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Review: Fashion in the 1940s by Jayne Shrimpton

Like I said last week, I’m really into 1940s fashion lately. So I ordered this little book to inspire me. It’s only a tiny book, about 120 pages, so I was wondering how much information could be put in such a short time, but I enjoyed it very much! This book talks about children’s, women’s […]

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Review: 1940’s Hairstyles by Daniela Turudich

I can’t start writing again, without starting to review a vintage-styled book! I’m mostly a 50s kind of gal, but lately I’ve been enjoying the 1940s style more, so I wanted to read a book about hairstyles, as the 1940s have some beautiful hairstyles for the working girl, and as I am a new working […]

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Review: Audrey at Home by Luca Dotti

I love Audrey Hepburn so much. Not only was she an amazing actress and style icon, but she was an amazingly kind humanbeing as well. If there’s anyone I look up to, it’s her. And a book written by her son sounds just about right up my alley! This is basically a book full of […]

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Review: Vintage Secrets Hollywood Beauty by Laura Slater

I’ve read so many vintage beauty books that I’m surprised that I haven’t read them all yet! This is the newest one to my collection, and I was a bit weary reading it. I’m not sure why, but I was! Did my gut feeling prove me right? A stylish and informative guide to beauty from […]

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Tips for a vintage look

  I don’t want to say that I’m an expert on what clothes I wear, I wear kind of what I like whenever I feel like it, I have always been that way. But the only style I feel 100% comfortable with is the more vintage/retro style. I especially wear more 40s/50s/60s styles and it […]

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Review: Style Me Vintage Home by Keeley Harris

I absolutely LOVE the Style Me Vintage series. They are informative, greatly written and have beautiful photos that give you a great insight into a vintage style,  but is this one about your home as great as the ones about personal style? The layout of this book is exactly the same as the others, divided […]

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Review: Style me Vintage 1940s by Liz Tregenza

Here we are again with another book I used for my research for the History of Beauty project! What is this book about? I LOVE the Style Me Vintage books! They are really well written, have got great pictures and give you actual inspiration for everything. This one is different than the others though, because […]

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Lipstick Thursday: Bésame Cosmetics Lipstick in 1959 Red Hot Red

I’m not sure if you guys know this yet, but I LOVE vintage stuff. I collect old fashion plates, my favourite dresses are 40’s/50’s reproductions, I just love everything old. When I found out there is a brand that reproduces make-up from the mid-century, I HAD to have some! Now, it’s really stupidly difficult to […]

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