Ideas and Tips to stay gorgeous as the weather gets colder.

Hats, Hairdo’s, Makeup – Vintage Fashion Dos and Don’ts for Head and Face

The Fashion Dos and Don'ts series from the 1940s produced this little 48 page booklet - Hats, Hairdo's, Makeup. Fashion Dos and Don'ts was written as a fashion and beauty advice series in the early 1940s and they produced several booklets. This one, which would obviously be my favorite, details how a woman of the early 1940s ...

The History of a Lady’s Handkerchief

The history of the handkerchief and its uses by a lady are vast. I was inspired to write this post by a scan of an article I saw on the website Inherited Values, a great website for reading random articles about antiques and the history of stuff. The scan came from a 1940 Modern Woman magazine ...

Keeping Vintage Hair Easy and Simple with a Beret

Berets are an easy hair accessory to go vintage. The simple hat style of the beret has been around for ages and so can fit with most decade looks you may be aspiring to. You can put it with the right vintage outfit from your favorite decade whether you love 1930s elegance or 1960s mod and it instantly ...

Moisturize your suffering dry hands the old-fashioned way.

Dry skin in cold weather is a bear to deal with. There is an old-fashion recipe though to combat it and make your hands look 10 years younger. My boyfriend hasn't seen me do this yet and I think it may be the one thing about my retro beauty regimen that he will make fun of. :) ...but ...

How to keep Warm without Crushing Your Vintage Hairdo. Baby, It’s Frickin’ Cold Outside.

I work really hard on my vintage hairdos and I don't like crushing them for the sake of keeping my head warm in the winter. If you have caught the news, you might have seen a little tidbit about the snow storm we are getting here in Denver right now. Totals at 8am this morning for downtown ...