Hello darlings! Now this is a different sort of post today and I hope its one people find helpful! Now one thing I share a lot of on my IG and facebook are my Outfit Of The Day shots (or OOTD) which I post up almost every day. These are a fun way of sharing… Continue reading My 5 step guide to easy OOTD photos (no photographer boyfriend required)
Hello darlings! Today's post is a bit different. I was recently approved to give a talk on body positivity at the Hug Me Harry Brooch Lovers day out. Now I've never given a speech before (unless you count being part of the debate team in year 7) but being such a a believer in body… Continue reading Embrace the unique you ~ a speech on body positivity at the Hug Me Harry brooch lovers day out!
Disclaimer: As an Australian pinup I can only share my experiences about the cost of pinup from the perspective of an Australian and our very similar New ZealandÂ neighbors.Â Obviously other countries do face similar issues, however I can only shareÂ experiencesÂ from my own perspective. As a plus size girl in Australia, I find true vintage to be… Continue reading Pinup Life: How to build a wardrobe living in Australia
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 justÂ 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
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 Iâ€™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
For some of us ladies, dressing pinup is like coming home. Itâ€™s just the right fit, it makes sense and it feels good. But I canâ€™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
This is a post Iâ€™ve had in draft form for a whileâ€¦sittingâ€¦. gathering dust as I try and figured the right way to full articulate what Iâ€™ve had on my mind in the last 12 months and the best way to express the amazing feelings Iâ€™ve had. Me with my Mum, Brothers and Sisters (2016)… Continue reading How Pinup is changing my life
Iâ€™ve been brewing on this post for a while, especially after talking to Laila Shalimar after she released her article in the last Adore Pinup Magazine, discussing the impacts on body image from pinup online social media. I guess, I just wanted to share my own thoughts and insights into this, as well as a… Continue reading Being the best pinup you ~ Thoughts on the pinup scene and being true to you
Morning darlings! Kmart Bra, Orchard Corset mesh underbust, What Katie Did suspender belt and stockings I didn't have a post originally intended today but after a few comments I've gotten recently online when I've posted my foundation garments, I felt this post was a little....necessary. Kmart Bra, What katie did Morticia Corset, suspender belt and… Continue reading Lets talk foundations…because I honestly get asked ALL the time!
I used to find vintage to be....interesting in my youth. A lot of people use to term it 'dressing like your grandmother' but to me that never meant sense because my grandmother wasn't a pinup. Now I know that last comment may confuse some of you as most pinups, especially true vintage wearing ladies who… Continue reading Why I used to think dressing like a grandma was a bad thing ~ How I couldn’t relate to pinup/vintage growing up