So anyone can easily get all gussied up in their best PUG threads and their face and hair all done up. But what about casual looks. This I have a hard time with. Does anyone have pics or tips for day to day vintage. Like for hair, makeup, accessories, and especially outfits. Can't exactly afford to buy all my separates from PUG, Bettie Page, etc and the stores at the mall these days aren't exactly selling mass amounts of vintage style clothing. So what do you do?

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Vintage sundresses or sundresses that look vintage are always a good choice, A low-heel wedge.  Fitted jeans or capris look nice for casual wear with a fitted top.  I like a cat eye with nude eyeshadow, a little blush and red lipstick.  A couple of wide bangles or bakelite bracelets and you have a summer casual look.

I found a few items on Modcloth.com they are a little cheaper by about in price. The only thing is the quality. I accidentally brought the The Erin Wiggle on PUG then went to Modcloth and purchased the same style dress over there just a differnt color. I paid less at Modcloth but when the dress came is was cheaper material and the zipper was higher up my back. 

I ordered a casual dress that I'm going to wear today from there. Very simple and cute but same issue with the zipper and I can guarantee I won't get very many wears out of it. Maybe 6 or 7 wears before I'll have to replace it. It was pretty cheap though only $47. There's a few sites out there but you are still going to have to come out a little bit in the pocket.

I'm pretty much and online shopper for vintage inspired, so that you found a few places to walk into is great.

For hair my suggestion is a high ponytail ala the original barbie. You can dress it up with vintage scarves, flowers or cute bows. A good fitting pair of raw denim is also a good key piece you can style it with cute tops or vintage themed t-shirts plus. I also think a good high waisted jersey pencil skirt. I got a few at American Apparel. Also never under estimate the power of a good pair of leopard flats.
I've been looking everywhere for chiffon scarves to tie in my hair! I can't find Any. Where can i get them?

Ebay, Etsy. I am lucky that Portland has a ton of vintage stores so I can find loads of great scarves in town too. 

Try ebay or etsy.

catslikeus.com - check their accessories section.

I tend to find mine in antique stores. There's one antique store I go to that they have all their scarves in a box and you just rummage through them till you find one you want. They're normally pretty cheap too. As for clothes, Forever 21 actually has stuff  that will fit your casual vintage needs at an inexpensive price. They carry many cute blouses that look adorable with high waisted jeans, pencil skirts, or circle skirts.

Second ebay.  I've scored some wonderful lots of scarves for just a few bucks.  

Thanks! Lots of great tips. May I ask what brands of tinted balms or staind do u use?

tarte's lip stain in lust is a good one. it's not super long-wearing like a lot of lip stains, but it's easy to apply and lasts pretty well if you blot between layers. i really like it for casual wear because you can build the color so it's anywhere from a light raspberry stain to a true red. lip ink make great, majorly long wearing lip stains- i actually first heard about them from dita von teese on twitter, and she knows what's what for sure. :) and i've head that revlon's are really good but i haven't tried it myself yet.

You may want to try using a frozen raspberry as well! In the morning, I grab one from my freezer and put it in a small bowl. After I brush my teeth and wash my face, I use the melted liquid on my lips and cheeks. And afterwords, you have a pre-breakfast snack! For me, it lasts quite a while.

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