Vintage Style Icon: Sophia Loren

We’re back with another vintage starlet! Sophia Loren who was born in 1934 is a natural beauty from Italy who started her career in beauty pageants, then moved on to small acting roles here and there, and finally making her big break with her part in Two Women–a role that also earned her an Academy Award for Best Actress in 1962. Aside from her other numerous awards, some of her other recognizable roles include Houseboat, Grumpier Old Men, and El Cid. If you haven’t seen any of those films yet, it’s a great way to spend a weekend!

On top of her talent on screen, Loren was clearly blessed in the looks department.… Read more


Spotlight on Polka Dots

Posted on October 23rd in corsets, starlets, stockings, vintage, waist cincher. No Comments

Lately we’ve been crazy for polka dots! From some of our newest arrivals, to favorites we’ve stocked for a while, polka dots are a staple for any vintage wardrobe. Our inspiration started with a photo from one of our favorite gals, Marilyn Monroe. Here she’s wearing a vintage-cut polka dot dress–her low neckline and lifted bust make this completely sexy, but the polka dot print add the perfect amount of playfulness as well. Her combination of glamour and fun inspired us to show you how you can incorporate this loved and timeless print into your own wardrobe.

 

So what can you do with polka dots?… Read more


Vintage Hair and Makeup Tips

Posted on October 1st in vintage. No Comments

Want some inspiration for how to incorporate more vintage into your everyday style? We’ve taken a turn from fashion this week and are focusing on beauty and hair styles. Just like there are certain fashions which are clearly reminiscent of the vintage era, the same goes for beauty and hair. So even on days when you’re wearing your favorite jeans, you can still rock the same beauty trends that our style icons applied every day.

Hair styles are a great way to change your look from day to day. And the best part is that this is definitely the cheapest way to expand all of your different looks!… Read more