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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

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Dreaming of Jeanie with Sarsparilly

Nostalgia can be such a funny thing. Enticing memories of the past, these memories can be both good and bad. For today's post though, they are definitely good. Growing up as a kid we had Austar (or cable/pay TV) and my parents often left it on TV1, which meant I grew up watching shows like… Continue reading Dreaming of Jeanie with Sarsparilly

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Some Newness at Erstwilder

As an avid brooch collector and lover, brooch releases always rank high on my calendar. While I don't go crazy for releases, I do like to nab the pieces I love if I can to add to my forever overflowing brooch drawer! I've spoken before about Erstwilder being the brand that introduced me to brooches… Continue reading Some Newness at Erstwilder