Featured Blog Posts – August 2012 Archive (14)

Deadly Dames Malibu Tiki Dress - The Return of the Polynesian Princess

  One of the most beloved things I collect are Hawaiian dresses, be it Surf and Sand, Miss Hawaii or Alfred Shaheen they are my obsession.The construction and cut were nothing like you would find from most designers in the 40's and 50's, so I knew for Deadly Dames I had to meld all my favorite designs into one to create the ultimate dress. I added a bolero to all styles, took away the halter straps and added the ever popular adjustable straps from the Deadly Dames Vamp Dress. I also got rid…

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Added by Micheline Pitt on August 31, 2012 at 10:22am — 4 Comments

Rago Shapewear - The Original Innovator in Mid Century Under Garments

It's no secret that I am a huge fan of shapewear.  If you just glance at my blog 'Fuller Figure Fuller Bust' you will see evidence of my corset addiction.  If you read on a bit further you will come across a number if shapewear and cincher reviews, as I tried to find my perfect stomach tamer.  I must admit I thought I had found The One.  It pulled me in, smoothed me out, yes it was a little tricky to pee…

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Added by Georgina Horne on August 29, 2012 at 3:00pm — 17 Comments

How on earth do I still have hair?

Hi!

I just recently went blonde again.. but this time I didn't do it myslef.. so my hair is still long and healthy.

I get asked a lot how do I get my hair to grow so fast, especially since I change my color A LOT..

Well, I have to share my secret.. I use Viviscal hair vitamins. It WORKS. It's like Lattisse for your head, lol!

I went blonde the 17th…

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Added by Masuimi Max on August 29, 2012 at 9:50am — 2 Comments

A Review Of My Latest PUG Haul- The Netti, Evelyn, Audrey, Doris and Bolero

Last week I got my tax refund and so immediately put it towards a Pinup Girl Clothing order. It had been AGES since my last big haul so it was rather thrilling!

Here is my honest reviews of my purchases :-)

The Doris Skirt in Blue Floral…

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Added by Ella Macedo on August 29, 2012 at 2:30am — 9 Comments

How the Veronica Wiggled its way into our Hearts

The Veronica has been one of my favs since first catching a glimpse of it on the sample rack and it is finally in stock in all colorways!  I like the contrasting blue and red the best!  Which ones your favorite?  The Veronica is an hourglass girl's dream in curve-loving bengaline with a nipped-in waistband and an adorable heart-shaped frame at the bust. Lots of stretch everywhere but the waist, this sexy wiggle will accommodate a range of bust and hip sizes. Finished off with a charming…

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Added by Kevin Holschauer on August 28, 2012 at 4:30pm — 14 Comments

Laura Byrnes Black Label presents: The Janelle

Named for soul diva, Janelle Monáe, this beauty is a modern blend of heavy-weight knit and panels of minimal shine Meredith satin, emphasizing an hour-glass shape. Meredith satin is a new fabric we have created exclusively for this collection. It holds you in and has generous stretch similar to Bengaline and its figure flattering effects. A sculpted bust gives shape, the collar detail creates a flattering open neckline closing with two buttons at the back and featuring a faux buckle…

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Added by Kevin Holschauer on August 27, 2012 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

The ever popular Netti.

The Netti in Black Cowboy print was my very first dress purchased from Pinup Girl clothing.

The super adorable unique print was what caught my eye at first, then the structure of the dress, with it's full circle skirt, fitted bodice and best of all wide adjustable straps and matching belt! I knew this dress was a great choice to starting my journey into Vintage inspired…

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Added by Michelle Boutilier on August 20, 2012 at 11:30am — 5 Comments

The Birdie Party Dress- Turning Men Into Gentlemen!

I wrote this review for the Pin Up Persuasion blog competition a few months back. I got the second place prize and a $100 JBR gift voucher (yipee!).

The competition was to review one peice of vintage or vintage repoduction clothing that you could not live without. After much agonizing, I picked the Birdie because I have worn it on so many different occasions. It can be a casual summer barbecue dress with wedges or a more formal dress with killer pumps.

The quality is of course…

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Added by Ella Macedo on August 18, 2012 at 1:30pm — 11 Comments

Get the most out of your dresses and tops!

Add versatility to your halter, strapless, or sleeveless dresses and tops with these great lightweight ponte shrugs and boleros!  In black and white, keep the chill off your shoulders and opt to dine on the veranda.

In XS-2X

$46-48



Available now on Pinupgirlclothing.com!…

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Added by Kevin Holschauer on August 14, 2012 at 1:39pm — 3 Comments

Slip into Old Hollywood - The History of the Mule Shoe

     



  At the dawn of man they created the wheel and I feel their intense love of cars and all things round stems from this creation. I think a cave woman somewhere must have invented the first shoe, because I can’t really explain otherwise for women’s obsession over footwear. It seems as far as we can go back women have always famously loved wearing beautiful…

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Added by Micheline Pitt on August 14, 2012 at 1:00am — 10 Comments

My Battles With My Body And How Pinup Girl Clothing Helped Save Me

I seem to have reached a point in my life where, at 22, I am finally happy with my body, found a style that suits my shape and love myself for who I am. Pinup Girl Clothing has played a huge role in this and I will be forever grateful.

I would like to share my journey in the hope that it may help someone who is going through something similar.



I hit puberty early, at age 11. Up until then I was tall for my age and skinny as a rake. But then I started getting boobs, pimples,…

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Added by Ella Macedo on August 13, 2012 at 3:30pm — 23 Comments

Deadly Dames - Deadly From the Begining

  



Growing up poor may seem like a negative to most especially here in California but growing up in a small town in Georgia it was common place. For me being poor meant I had to be more creative with what I had and it fed into me designing and making my own clothes and accessories.



  Most kids had their parents take them shopping for school clothes, we…

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Added by Micheline Pitt on August 12, 2012 at 10:00pm — 8 Comments

How PUG helped me get through Cancer & Changed my life.

I was diagnosed with cancer in 2009/2010 (Im all better now). The treatments involved heavy chemo and radiation therapy. My body changed rapidly, one minute I was deathly skinny and the next bloated and icky. I felt terrible about my body, skin and hair and everything deteriorated for me I lost confidence in myself, I did not think I could make it.

Whilst browsing the net I came across the PUG site. As I browsed through the designs I fell in love with what I saw, but as I looked down…

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Added by Denise on August 10, 2012 at 11:03am — 15 Comments

Glittery Graveyard Creepy Crafty Clips

It's that magical time of year when craft stores are starting to stock the shelves with ghoulish Halloween goodness. This means it is time for me to dig out some creepy crafting things I bought last season and make something…

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Added by Stephanie Castro on August 10, 2012 at 1:00am — 6 Comments

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Sale: Bettie Page Aurora dress XL

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Sale: Bettie Page Aurora dress XLNever worn, new without tag, Belt Included!99 USD+…Continue

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Doris pants in Chocolate brown

Started by Tabitha Burch in PUG Fans Around The World Feb 10, 2018. 0 Replies

I'm looking for a size 2x in the Doris pants in Chocolate brown. They are so out on the website. If anyone has a pair or know when it will be restocked, I need them!!

For saleBirdie dress floral S

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Selling size S Birdie dress without belt, worn very few times. 70$+30 shipping worldwide.

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