We’re kicking 2018 off with a bang here at This Retro Life.
You are about to meet a woman with big hair, big personality and a big passion for old things!
In her life, vintage is a family affair with her mum and dad both sharing and embracing their own love of cars and fashion.
Unlike so many of us, she stuck it to the man and started dabbling in vintage fashion while she was still in high school and now her style is refined, sophisticated and the inspiration for so many others.
Ladies and Gents, meet Miss Cherrybomb.
Calling all 1920 lovers, do I have a woman for you to meet.
With a love of drop waists, Art Deco and stunning vintage finds, Bernice Bell is one hell of a vintage dame.
Photo: Angie Delarie Pinup Photography
Could the vintage community be the secret to stamping out online trolls with positivity?
This is the question one incredible pinup from Perth in Australia is asking as she combines her love of vintage with her academic career.
Ladies and Gents, in episode 51 it’s time for you to jump on the red eye flight, head to Western Australia to meet Miss Lillian Rose .
(Photo: Chris Stowell Photography)
“I feel like a princess when I’m wearing pink taffeta with organza puffs all over it. But at the same time I feel like myself.”
No matter what your vintage passion is, most of us tend to prefer certain eras.
This week on the podcast we’re going back to the 18th century.
Think pre Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.
You’re about to meet a woman who dresses in vintage attire ranging from the 18th century to 1950.
She’s a blogger and founder of American Duchess and Royal Vintage Shoes .
Meet Lauren Stowell.
Photo: Shannon Brooke Imagery Hair: Mavis Mayhem
Growing up during the Rockabilly revival in the 1980’s Kirsty Wallett, aka France Flathead , was surrounded by vintage cars, fashion and music.
So it’s not surprising that as an adult she found herself living a vintage life.
But even still, like so many of us, it has been an interesting journey.
We spent the weekend with the finalists of Pinup Doll Australia 2017!
Congratulations to all the incredible women who broke all the fundraising records, doubling the target of $11,000.
And to the winners:
Miss Kelly the Flying Pinup: Pinup Doll Australia 2017, Best Hair, Best Wardrobe and Best Makeup
Miss Jessi Leigh: Pinup Doll Australia 2017 Runner Up
Miss Maple May: Best Talent
Miss Ruby Alabaster: Peoples Pinup and Miss Charity
Miss Bambi L’Amour: Miss Congeniality.
You can go behind the scenes in our latest episode.
A collection starts with just one piece.
Something catches your eye because of the colour, the design, the purpose and then before you know it you have 2, 5, 10 and on it goes, until you hit 1,500 pieces of Pyrex!
Or is that just what happened to Stan Savellis from That Retro Piece?