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Retro Girl in a Modern World: Hilarious misconceptions I get based purely off how I dress

Now we all know that retro fashion is based on fashions from the previous decade, which was a very different time socially than it is now. Despite being an incredibly modern woman who just happens to enjoy wearing retro clothing, a lot of people (mostly strangers) make assumptions on my beliefs, hobbies and life aspirations based… Continue reading Retro Girl in a Modern World: Hilarious misconceptions I get based purely off how I dress

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Body Positive Pinup: Its not always easy

So in light of an upcoming speech I’m giving about body positivity this weekend, I wanted to share the flip side of body positivity which is a struggle. Social media can sometimes become the rose tinted glasses version of our reality and I wanted to be open and honest. I always try and be open… Continue reading Body Positive Pinup: Its not always easy

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Something sweet with Sarsparilly

I’ve long had an affinity with ice cream. Sharing a rainbow ice cream with my grandfather was a much loved memory in my youth. Ice cream was (and still is) my favorite ‘treat’ of choice. I even did my society and culture project on ice cream! Looking at the changing nature of ice cream over… Continue reading Something sweet with Sarsparilly

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Autumn hues in Ruby from Karina Dresses

Karina dresses aren’t a new brand on my blog and my love affair just keeps continuing with their amazing low maintenance designs. A must have for gals who like quick and convenient outfits, these dresses suit seasoned pinups, busy mums and corporate women alike. Today’s review features the Ruby dress in Wine Bouquet. For those… Continue reading Autumn hues in Ruby from Karina Dresses

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The Ultimate Season Round Floral Frock from Voodoo Vixen

Sometimes with the hustle and bustle of life it can be hard to find time to stop. But stopping and taking life in is so important. As a blogger I sometimes finding the time to stop can be difficult. But quite pleasantly I recently got to sit and enjoy some time with my man while… Continue reading The Ultimate Season Round Floral Frock from Voodoo Vixen

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Retro Girl in a Modern World: Pinup & Social Anxiety

Hi, my name is Missi and I have social anxiety. For some people this is rather hard thing to believe. Especially considering what my social media accounts look like now days. But as I’ve navigated the pinup world over the last few years it become apparently to me just how common social anxiety is among… Continue reading Retro Girl in a Modern World: Pinup & Social Anxiety

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Retro girl in a Modern World ~ Top 6 Comments/Questions I get about how I dress from people

For some of us ladies, dressing pinup is like coming home. It’s just the right fit, it makes sense and it feels good. But I can’t pretend that we don't live in a very modern world with a very different appreciation of the fashion aesthetic. Before I got back into full time corporate work, I… Continue reading Retro girl in a Modern World ~ Top 6 Comments/Questions I get about how I dress from people

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Chic Glam with Stop Staring Clothing

Its amazing how much a dress can affect your mood. That you can be feeling so low and then the right dress just makes you feel bullet proof. I find these sorts of magic dresses can change depending on where I’m at in my mood too. Sometimes florals can make that happen, sometimes its something… Continue reading Chic Glam with Stop Staring Clothing

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Top tips for beginner pinups

Having been a full time retro girl for a number of years now, it can be easy for me to forget what it was like as a beginner, especially when my routine is so ingrained in my lifestyle now days. But recently, as I recovered from surgery it highlighted just how much effort I put… Continue reading Top tips for beginner pinups

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Dazzling Red in Dita with Voodoo Vixen

We all have a power colour. A colour we’re drawn to naturally. A colour that when we wear it, makes us feel invincible. For me that colour has long been red. A colour I used to rock with my hair, now days I rock it with my wardrobe and there are many shades of red… Continue reading Dazzling Red in Dita with Voodoo Vixen