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Sydney Ralston's Official Guide to the Pinup Girl Clothing Yardsale

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…

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Added by Sydney Ralston on June 25, 2014 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

The Mid-Century Egyptian Craze

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.

If there is a plumeria/hibiscus/orchid on it...it'll be worth at least…

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Added by Sydney Ralston on March 15, 2014 at 9:00pm — 2 Comments

The Politics of Pin Up And the Image of Femininity

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…

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Added by Sydney Ralston on March 14, 2014 at 4:00pm — 6 Comments

What it's like to be a Pinup Girl Clothing Model

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…

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Added by Sydney Ralston on February 22, 2014 at 1:38pm — 9 Comments

Unorthodox Pin Up Inspirations

When you ask most ladies who their pin up inspirations are, the usual suspects begin to emerge:

  • Marilyn Monroe
  • Bettie Page
  • Betty Grable
  • Jayne Mansfield
  • Elizabeth Taylor

...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…

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Added by Sydney Ralston on December 12, 2013 at 9:30pm — 5 Comments

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Started by BooPGirL in PUG Fans Around The World May 5, 2020. 0 Replies

I'm looking for examples of funeral appropriate style. Any suggestions? Continue

Sale: Bettie Page Aurora dress XL

Started by Marta in PUG Fans Around The World. Last reply by Susanne Brown Mar 11, 2019. 1 Reply

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

Tags: dress, pink, evening, formal, page

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

Started by Marta in PUG Fans Around The World Oct 6, 2017. 0 Replies

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

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