Whether it’s your first Pinup Girl Yardsale or you’re a seasoned pro, I’m here to talk you through what to expect when attending one of these stupendously awesome events...
But who the hell am I you ask? My name is Sydney Ralston. You may know me from that one time I modeled swimwear…Continue
As any vintage collector can tell you, mid-century fashion often times takes inspirations from different cultures. We have Mexican circle skirts, Hawaiian/Polynesian print clothing, western wear and various novelty prints that depict scenes from all over the world.Continue
The other day I got the "why do you dress like that?" question.
Normally, most of us are used to getting that question - being head-to-toe vintage is not a mainstream fashion choice and it piques attention when someone outside of the scene encounters it. One of the reasons why (I think) it's such a confidence booster to dress this way is because it is different and it is sexy and wearing this clothing is almost an armor - it's one of those things we know more about…Continue
I know this post was VERY late but I figured that someone would enjoy it so I didn't forget about it.
On January 8th, 2014 I received an email that would change my life and I didn't know it when I saw it.
When I wake up in the morning, the first thing I do is check my phone despite not being…Continue
When you ask most ladies who their pin up inspirations are, the usual suspects begin to emerge:
...and so on and so forth. Occasionally you get someone who names someone slightly different - the occasional Doris Day or Jean Harlow girl comes to mind.
You can tell a lot about someone based on their pin up inspiration. Marilyn Monroe women tend to go…Continue