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5 Trendy Style Tips for Updating Your Pin-up Look

The 1940s were the era of a ground-breaking fashion trend ‒ the exceptional pin-up style. Many loved and worshiped the style, while some iconic women of the time presented it magnificently. Once you take a look at the clothing…

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Added by Sophie Andersen on May 29, 2017 at 5:29am — No Comments

5 Perfect Accessories to Make Your Pinup Style Memorable

It’s a no-brainer that a good accessory can lift up any combination and this is particularly true when it comes to pinup style. Namely, pinup originates from the ‘50s – it’s rooted in the style of Hollywood starlets but it goes way back. When we think about pin up, our first associations are ‘50s style dresses, pencil skirts, and tight sweater tops but it’s so much more than that. Accessories are the…

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Added by Sophie Andersen on March 23, 2017 at 1:18am — No Comments

Pinup Girl Style to Match All Sizes

Fashion trends and styles vary from year to year, but they always seem to leave their trademark in history. The 1940’s will always be remembered by the exceptional pin-up style that was loved by many and so beautifully presented by iconic women of the time. When it comes to clothing choices, make-up and hairstyles, pin-up girls can very well be a synonym to the Old Hollywood Glamour. With just a bit of skin exposure, women of the time managed to stay sassy yet elegant and look gorgeous…

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Added by Sophie Andersen on March 20, 2017 at 3:22am — No Comments

My Winter Pinup Wedding

If you’re not a lover of the traditional fairytale weddings that look as if they were all taken from the same bridal magazine, then you should opt for something more unique and, well, something more you. Don’t be afraid to stand out from the crowd, be original and go with a retro pinup-inspired wedding. However, since winter is at our doorsteps, you should find a way to incorporate wintery elements into your pinup wedding to create a unique and magical atmosphere. Here are some ideas…

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Added by Sophie Andersen on December 18, 2016 at 6:02am — No Comments

The Changing Face of Beauty

What makes us beautiful? Is it the famous thigh gap? The perfectly shaped bottom combined with a narrow waist? Full lips, pearly white teeth, and miraculously long eyelashes? All these are trends in the past couple of years, but that has not always been the case. Do you know what beauty standards looked like a couple of decades or even centuries ago? Some of the things we ridicule today were considered beautiful, and others we don’t even notice were incredibly…

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Added by Sophie Andersen on October 24, 2016 at 1:03am — No Comments

Top 9 Fall Must – haves

The time for fashion shows, hot coffee, cute jackets and boots is finally here! I don’t know about you, but fall is definitely my favourite time of the year. First of all, over the last few years, the weather has improved a lot. It isn’t raining that much, nor is it too cold, but yet it is just cold enough to rock the streets and show off your favourite jacket. However, my favourite thing is not the hot coffee, the weather or the fact that I will show off my new jacket – it…

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Added by Sophie Andersen on October 14, 2016 at 3:56am — No Comments

5 Quick & Easy Fall Hairstyles

Ladies, the good news this fall is that you don’t need to get sore anymore from holding that blowdryer and brush forever in the air, trying to fix up your hair frizz. Hell, you can even throw your comb away and stop brushing your hair altogether. Well, maybe a few products here and there just for the sake of keeping your hair in health & shape, but who doesn’t like 5 min hairstyles? Undone, loose locks and non-sleek buns are all the rage this season and we’re loving…

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Added by Sophie Andersen on September 28, 2016 at 4:47am — No Comments

Waist it up!

Corsets are probably one of the most popular while at the same time most harshly criticized pieces of women’s garments.

Victorian era saw great rise in popularity of corsets as well as their demise. How so? For the Victorian ladies it was common to waist up and get the perfect hourglass shape that was, at the time, cherished and, well, expected. However, the type of corsets worn then was uncomfortable and was known to cause…

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Added by Sophie Andersen on January 27, 2016 at 1:15pm — No Comments

How Pin-ups Changed the Seduction Game

It does not matter what the moralists have to say or what pretty much everyone wanted to play down in the past – sexuality is a huge part of our lives, always has been and always will be. And one of the most pleasurable aspects of human sexuality, for women and men alike, has always been the seduction game which enabled women to break free of their social shackles and show their strength.

There can be no doubt that pin-up art and pin-up girls played a huge role in molding of what is…

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Added by Sophie Andersen on March 11, 2015 at 2:04am — 1 Comment

Five Retro-Style Bikinis to Wear in 2015

Fashion time capsule takes us this summer to the golden era of bikini, to the past time when women had fewer props to emphasize their attributes and conceal their shortcomings. They had been doing it masterfully nevertheless. To capture the vintage vibe present in the current designs, you’d have to know what to look in general to be spot-on.

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Here are some guidelines to follow when you’re out to pick the perfect old-times bikini:

1. Cute…

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Added by Sophie Andersen on January 27, 2015 at 4:44am — 1 Comment

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