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Seasonal Musing in Elise Designs

Seasons can be such a funny thing. As we shift from one to another I always end up finding myself longing for what's coming instead of what's here now. I think that's mainly because Australian seasons, at least in Sydney can be all squished into a single day....but what season it is dictates the extreme… Continue reading Seasonal Musing in Elise Designs

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Coral bloom with Curvy by Capriosa Swimwear ~ Discount code included

Hello from the hot and steamy down under! I know many of my followers are from the Northern Hemisphere and currently experiencing winter, but for those of us in Oz and New Zealand it's currently our summer and it's been a hot one. Like crazy hot. Like, don't even bother with foundation because it'll just… Continue reading Coral bloom with Curvy by Capriosa Swimwear ~ Discount code included

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Midnight Garden Musings with The House of Foxy and Call Me Valerie

Once upon a time, a girl in her early 20s said she wanted to dress 40s. But felt like her body was wrong to wear 1940s style. At the time, 1940s repro wasn't as accessible or as size diverse. True vintage was expensive. So she dressed the 1950s and thought that's all she could ever… Continue reading Midnight Garden Musings with The House of Foxy and Call Me Valerie

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Welcoming 2021 with Desvalido

Hello everyone and welcome to 2021! It feels like a lifetime since I last shared on this page. I must admit, running a business definitely takes a lot of your time. More than I ever actually expected and that part of me that's a bit of a workaholic....well let's say in a lot of ways… Continue reading Welcoming 2021 with Desvalido

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Hostess Magic with Pretty Retro from Aussie Stockist Call me Valerie

Do you have a style of dress that no matter what, you just keep on coming back to? As I've moved through my 20s and reached 30, my obsession with blouses and 'shirt' style dresses has definitely reached its peak. So naturally, when one of my favorite 1940s enabling stores got in this stunning wine… Continue reading Hostess Magic with Pretty Retro from Aussie Stockist Call me Valerie

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Autumn magic with Elise Boutique

It's hard to believe its June! The weather is starting to give its characteristic cold snaps here in Sydney Australia and winter has truly begun to push its way in and makes its presence felt. On the rare occasion, I do leave the house, I'm definitely favoring dresses with a 1940s flare and I must… Continue reading Autumn magic with Elise Boutique

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Feeling Fruity in Love Ur Look Clothing

So 2020 has felt like a bit of a nightmare, for all of us I'm sure. With COVID hitting the world earlier this year, lockdowns really hampered my desire for a blog comeback as I couldn't exactly go out and still take photos. But thankfully, with lockdowns easing here in Sydney Australia (we have been… Continue reading Feeling Fruity in Love Ur Look Clothing

Shopping Guide

My Ultimate Shopping Guide 2020 ~ Part 1 ~ Clothing

It's here! Finally! The one you've all been waiting for!....a tad dramatic maybe but I've been working on this post for ages at the request of many, so I am hoping it helps many of you navigate your way in the world of building your own pinup wardrobe! It got very big too, so for… Continue reading My Ultimate Shopping Guide 2020 ~ Part 1 ~ Clothing

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2020 Free Trial period Over ~ With Vinnie Boy Vintage!

Wearing Vinnie Boy Vintage Dearest Deer Fawn and Bluebird tee Ah 2020...I can honestly say this isn't what I expect from you. If you'd told me that the final year of my 20s would start with a roaring success that quickly shuttered into a world pandemic, well I probably would have laughed. Like so many… Continue reading 2020 Free Trial period Over ~ With Vinnie Boy Vintage!