Clothing boutique, Shabby Apple, contacted me regarding a giveaway. I figured many of my readers dig vintage styles just as much as I do, so here we go! This clothing boutique specializes in vintage clothing styles that are easy to wear in the modern world. Scrolling through the website, the specialize in classic cuts that are timeless and ageless. They also carry shoes, accessories, maternity clothes (like really, really cute maternity clothes) and children’s clothes. Oh, and they have vintage style swimsuits and I know from experience that these aren’t the easiest to find.
Most of the time when I think of 1980’s makeup, I cringe. I think about terrible contouring and frosty finishes and dry, lifeless skin. But, it seems that most magazine covers in the 80’s had great makeup like this 1981 issue of Mademoiselle magazine featuring model Carol Alt (who is still unbelievably gorgeous). This is an 80’s makeup look that one could wear today…and not to a costume party. I love Carol’s brows, eye makeup and glowing complexion. Here’s what I did to… Continue reading | 8 Comments
I’m guessing that this is a 70’s look but it could easily be a late 60’s Casino Royale era look. Whatever the decade, I like this look. It’s a retro smoky eye that works for all complexions. Here’s what I did to get a Bond Girl-esque Miss Bouchet inspired look.
Creed is one of the few luxury perfume lines that makes me want to buy fruity-florals. I really do like Spring Flower but for me, it’s more of a summer perfume. The fruits are so ripe that they are on the verge of rotting; there are no delicate spring fruit blossoms. Spring Flower can be summed up in 3 words: musky, fruity, floral. Is this as classy as 1950’s era Audrey Hepburn (this is her perfume)? I don’t know.
Barbra has always known how to rock the eye makeup. This is why she is one of the my top 3 icons She has inspired my makeup over a lifetime. I’ve been in a 60’s fashion mood lately and when I came across this pic of Barbra Streisand, I was inspired…again. This makeup looks amazing on warm skin tones. Here’s what I did to get this retro 60’s inspired makeup look: