The Fourth of July is right around the corner! Celebrating one of America’s most popular holidays is always a good time–some celebrate the rich history and fun trivia facts behind it, some are anxious to go to all night barbecues and parties, and some of us are just in it for the fireworks. But if there’s one thing we all like to celebrate it’s beautiful vintage fashion and starlets. That’s why this Fourth of July-themed blog is geared towards profiling four of our most loved American-born actresses and starlets.
Lillian Gish was born in Springfield, Ohio and had a career that ranged from stage, screen, television, writing, and directing.… Read more
We’re taking a break from product promotion and turning back to our much loved vintage starlets. This week we’re featuring a British female, winner of multiple Academy Awards, Vivien Leigh. Many of us know her from her roles in Gone With The Wind, and A Streetcar Named Desire, however she has also done a good bit of broadway acting and has also earned herself a Tony Award. Talk about a high achiever! But like many actresses and models, there is more to her story than what she did on screen. Keep reading to learn more about the famous actress and view some beautiful pictures from her past!… Read more
If you’ve been following us on Facebook, there’s no doubt you’ve seen a peek of our great new arrivals. Today, we’re sharing how our new arrivals both in lingerie and outerwear can coordinate and work together. Between our Bullett Bras, Garter Belts, Tap Pants, Sweaters, Full Cut Panties, and the newest Kimono, you’ll be able to mix and match to your heart’s desire!
First check out each of our individual items– The Floral Tap Pant and the Dominique Tap Pant are lovely loungewear options made out of smooth and silky chiffon with our signature lace trim detailing. You can find these in the floral print which matches the kimono, or a number of other great colors like the red and yellow which coordinate with our other items in this collection. … Read more
Yesterday, we debuted our beautiful Floral Printed Kimono on the website. Our followers had a sneak peak of this beauty during Lingerie Fashion Week, but we are so excited to finally be able to offer it to purchase from the site! So far it’s, been a hit, and it got us thinking about how our favorite vintage stars may have lounged around as well. After all, many of these starlets pioneered the styles that we love today! Keep reading today’s blog to see some of our favorite starlets in their fabulous loungewear, then you can head on over to our website and check out our other robes and lounging gowns so you can look the part too!… Read more
We love looking back at vintage inspired art, fashion, photography, cinema, and much more. And this week, we’re profiling the very popular French postcards. For those that have not heard of them before, we’re sure you’ll have an appreciation for the images. In the 20th century, people started pushing the boundaries on what was acceptable and what was not. While we love things like pin-up art, boudoir and burlesque shows, there was a time when simply showing your garter straps was unheard of.
Erotic photography dates back to the 1800’s, but for the purpose of this blog we’re focusing on the influence the French had on the movement.… Read more
We are so excited to be getting so many of our new spring arrivals in, and in addition to our amazing new lingerie pieces, we have also expanded our outerwear as well. After all, a true lover of vintage fashion usually wants to be able to work it into all aspects of their wardrobe, not just lingerie. Today, we’re creating the perfect outfit that you can seamlessly transition from the office to date night.
As with any outfit, you’ll need to start with the right lingerie. We chose our new Elizabeth Open Bottom Girdle in the striking black color. The side zipper makes this a user-friendly piece of lingerie to get on and off, and will help transform your torso into that perfectly shaped hourglass figure.… Read more
This past Sunday marked the 2015 Academy Awards, where many talented actors, actresses, producers, directors, and more hope to walk away with the coveted Oscar. The very first Academy Awards were held in 1929, and it’s clear to see they’ve grown bigger every year since then. Aside from wanting to see all of the films before Oscar Sunday so you can weigh in on the nominations, what most people live for now is the fashion. From the Red Carpet to the presenters, performers, and nominees, this is the night to shine! This week we thought we’d take a look back at some of our favorite looks over the past 87 years.… Read more
As always there’s a ton of hype surrounding Valentine’s Day this year, and it’s pretty hard to avoid. Not only does that mean being bombarded by candy hearts and chocolates at every check-out line, but also you have no excuse to forget the holiday! That’s right fellas, we’re looking at you! We’ve done a post earlier on some great ideas to give to your lady this Valentine’s Day, and we’re following up with a second post for more inspiration before time runs out!
Two things that every woman who loves vintage fashion needs are a pair of fully fashioned vintage stockings, and a garter belt to hold them up!… Read more
On our blog we love to showcase actors, models, photographers, and designers who have given up inspiration in the world of vintage fashion. We also love to discover modern day models who wear the fashions from the past so well. Today, we’re doing a little bit of both! Carmen Dell’Orefice started modeling in 1946 and is still active today! Keep reading to learn about her ups and downs in the industry and take a look at some of her most amazing fashion shots.
Despite the idea that many models live a fabulous lifestyle, Dell’Orefice grew up in a family that struggled financially, to put it nicely.… Read more
When you think of vintage starlets, you normally think of those glamorous and unforgettable faces from Hollywood who possess the quintessential red carpet look of fame. Although we love ladies like Marilyn Monroe, Jayne Mansfield, and Audrey Hepburn, is there anything as sexy as a Bond Girl? There have been over 20 James Bond movies, and not one of them is without the infamous Bond Girl by his side. This week were talking about Claudine Auger, the French actress and pageant winner, but most notably remembered for her role in the James Bond film, Thunderball.
Auger was born and raised in France, and attended the Paris Drama Conservatory where she received her training in acting.… Read more