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Five Common Questions About Pin-up Fashion Pin-up Girl Answered By Pin-up Girls

As you all know, I want to encourage women from all walks of life to find their inner pin-up girl. But of course, before anyone gets into a new lifestyle, they’ll have a few questions. So I asked real-life Pin-up models common questions people have concerning pin-up fashion.

Q: What Do I Wear To My First Pin-up Shoot?
As you all know, I want to encourage women from all walks of life to find their inner pin-up girl. But of course, before anyone gets into a new lifestyle, they’ll have a few questions. So I asked real-life Pin-up models common questions people have concerning pin-up fashion.   Q: What Do I Wear To My First Pin-up Shoot?   The Penny Wise Pinup A: "When women ask me what they should wear to a shoot, my very first thought is "Whatever the heck you want!" and really that is the truth! I believe each pinup needs a few killer styles in their arsenal that makes them feel like a million bucks! For me, that style is a vintage pencil dress. These are time period correct, hug my waist and emphasis that booty - The more confident you feel in your clothing, the more confidence you will portray in the shoot."    Q: How Do I Dress Like A Pin-up For Work?  Penny HeartBleed A: "Focus on simple hair and makeup that takes a minimal amount of time in the morning, and vintage silhouettes but with minimal accessories, and block colors or very simple patterns. I try to "blend in" in terms of colors and patterns, but work with vintage shapes.”  Q: How Do I Start Corset Training?    Rachel Ann Jensen A: “Two things I always tell those that inquire - start slow, and listen to your body.  The corset will feel strange at first because it needs to be broken in, just as you need to get used to it.  Give it time and definitely don’t cinch tightly right away.  Even a small cinch will make a difference in appearance!”   Q: How Do I Maintain My Pin-up Look As A Mother?  Nicole Roslyn A: "In the evening, when my son sleeps, I curl my hair for the night. So the next day, I can just brush it out, and not spend hours styling it with a curling iron.   In the morning, I am lucky that my boyfriend is at home. So I can do my makeup. But also when we are alone, my son knows it from the very beginning. So he plays next to me and that’s fine as well. The hardest part is knowing what to wear with a child- the first 13 months I carried Adam (my son) because he hated the buggy. I wasn’t a vintage dresser at the time, but today, I wear strong materials and wrap dresses and blouses with skirts. On top (after the baby is wrapped around me) cashmere cardigans.   For the playground and walks, I wear flats or very comfy heels (Charlie Stone Shoes or my Chanel ballerinas - I fell so often with them and they never scratched!). Also materials are easy to wash. My style doesn’t change when I am with my son, just the materials. Turbans and hats are also quick game changers when there is no time to do your hair in the morning.”  Q: How Do I Become Confident In My New Pin-up Look?  Miss Beetown  A: “I really believe that pulling something off is all down to confidence and feeling like you're expressing who you are. My advice is to stop worrying about what other people think. Who cares? If it makes me happy and I feel comfortable with it on then how other people feel about it is their problem. And I think we often forget that it's a subculture now, but it's what everyone wore back then.
A: "When women ask me what they should wear to a shoot, my very first thought is "Whatever the heck you want!" and really that is the truth! I believe each pinup needs a few killer styles in their arsenal that makes them feel like a million bucks! For me, that style is a vintage pencil dress. These are time period correct, hug my waist and emphasis that booty - The more confident you feel in your clothing, the more confidence you will portray in the shoot."

Q: How Do I Dress Like A Pin-up For Work?
As you all know, I want to encourage women from all walks of life to find their inner pin-up girl. But of course, before anyone gets into a new lifestyle, they’ll have a few questions. So I asked real-life Pin-up models common questions people have concerning pin-up fashion.   Q: What Do I Wear To My First Pin-up Shoot?   The Penny Wise Pinup A: "When women ask me what they should wear to a shoot, my very first thought is "Whatever the heck you want!" and really that is the truth! I believe each pinup needs a few killer styles in their arsenal that makes them feel like a million bucks! For me, that style is a vintage pencil dress. These are time period correct, hug my waist and emphasis that booty - The more confident you feel in your clothing, the more confidence you will portray in the shoot."    Q: How Do I Dress Like A Pin-up For Work?  Penny HeartBleed A: "Focus on simple hair and makeup that takes a minimal amount of time in the morning, and vintage silhouettes but with minimal accessories, and block colors or very simple patterns. I try to "blend in" in terms of colors and patterns, but work with vintage shapes.”  Q: How Do I Start Corset Training?    Rachel Ann Jensen A: “Two things I always tell those that inquire - start slow, and listen to your body.  The corset will feel strange at first because it needs to be broken in, just as you need to get used to it.  Give it time and definitely don’t cinch tightly right away.  Even a small cinch will make a difference in appearance!”   Q: How Do I Maintain My Pin-up Look As A Mother?  Nicole Roslyn A: "In the evening, when my son sleeps, I curl my hair for the night. So the next day, I can just brush it out, and not spend hours styling it with a curling iron.   In the morning, I am lucky that my boyfriend is at home. So I can do my makeup. But also when we are alone, my son knows it from the very beginning. So he plays next to me and that’s fine as well. The hardest part is knowing what to wear with a child- the first 13 months I carried Adam (my son) because he hated the buggy. I wasn’t a vintage dresser at the time, but today, I wear strong materials and wrap dresses and blouses with skirts. On top (after the baby is wrapped around me) cashmere cardigans.   For the playground and walks, I wear flats or very comfy heels (Charlie Stone Shoes or my Chanel ballerinas - I fell so often with them and they never scratched!). Also materials are easy to wash. My style doesn’t change when I am with my son, just the materials. Turbans and hats are also quick game changers when there is no time to do your hair in the morning.”  Q: How Do I Become Confident In My New Pin-up Look?  Miss Beetown  A: “I really believe that pulling something off is all down to confidence and feeling like you're expressing who you are. My advice is to stop worrying about what other people think. Who cares? If it makes me happy and I feel comfortable with it on then how other people feel about it is their problem. And I think we often forget that it's a subculture now, but it's what everyone wore back then.
Penny HeartBleed
A: "Focus on simple hair and makeup that takes a minimal amount of time in the morning, and vintage silhouettes but with minimal accessories, and block colors or very simple patterns. I try to "blend in" in terms of colors and patterns, but work with vintage shapes.”

Q: How Do I Start Corset Training? 
A: “Two things I always tell those that inquire - start slow, and listen to your body.  The corset will feel strange at first because it needs to be broken in, just as you need to get used to it.  Give it time and definitely don’t cinch tightly right away. Even a small cinch will make a difference in appearance!”

Q: How Do I Maintain My Pin-up Look As A Mother?
As you all know, I want to encourage women from all walks of life to find their inner pin-up girl. But of course, before anyone gets into a new lifestyle, they’ll have a few questions. So I asked real-life Pin-up models common questions people have concerning pin-up fashion.   Q: What Do I Wear To My First Pin-up Shoot?   The Penny Wise Pinup A: "When women ask me what they should wear to a shoot, my very first thought is "Whatever the heck you want!" and really that is the truth! I believe each pinup needs a few killer styles in their arsenal that makes them feel like a million bucks! For me, that style is a vintage pencil dress. These are time period correct, hug my waist and emphasis that booty - The more confident you feel in your clothing, the more confidence you will portray in the shoot."    Q: How Do I Dress Like A Pin-up For Work?  Penny HeartBleed A: "Focus on simple hair and makeup that takes a minimal amount of time in the morning, and vintage silhouettes but with minimal accessories, and block colors or very simple patterns. I try to "blend in" in terms of colors and patterns, but work with vintage shapes.”  Q: How Do I Start Corset Training?    Rachel Ann Jensen A: “Two things I always tell those that inquire - start slow, and listen to your body.  The corset will feel strange at first because it needs to be broken in, just as you need to get used to it.  Give it time and definitely don’t cinch tightly right away.  Even a small cinch will make a difference in appearance!”   Q: How Do I Maintain My Pin-up Look As A Mother?  Nicole Roslyn A: "In the evening, when my son sleeps, I curl my hair for the night. So the next day, I can just brush it out, and not spend hours styling it with a curling iron.   In the morning, I am lucky that my boyfriend is at home. So I can do my makeup. But also when we are alone, my son knows it from the very beginning. So he plays next to me and that’s fine as well. The hardest part is knowing what to wear with a child- the first 13 months I carried Adam (my son) because he hated the buggy. I wasn’t a vintage dresser at the time, but today, I wear strong materials and wrap dresses and blouses with skirts. On top (after the baby is wrapped around me) cashmere cardigans.   For the playground and walks, I wear flats or very comfy heels (Charlie Stone Shoes or my Chanel ballerinas - I fell so often with them and they never scratched!). Also materials are easy to wash. My style doesn’t change when I am with my son, just the materials. Turbans and hats are also quick game changers when there is no time to do your hair in the morning.”  Q: How Do I Become Confident In My New Pin-up Look?  Miss Beetown  A: “I really believe that pulling something off is all down to confidence and feeling like you're expressing who you are. My advice is to stop worrying about what other people think. Who cares? If it makes me happy and I feel comfortable with it on then how other people feel about it is their problem. And I think we often forget that it's a subculture now, but it's what everyone wore back then.
Nicole Roslyn
A: "In the evening, when my son sleeps, I curl my hair for the night. So the next day, I can just brush it out, and not spend hours styling it with a curling iron. 

In the morning, I am lucky that my boyfriend is at home. So I can do my makeup. But also when we are alone, my son knows it from the very beginning. So he plays next to me and that’s fine as well. The hardest part is knowing what to wear with a child- the first 13 months I carried Adam (my son) because he hated the buggy. I wasn’t a vintage dresser at the time, but today, I wear strong materials and wrap dresses and blouses with skirts. On top (after the baby is wrapped around me) cashmere cardigans.

For the playground and walks, I wear flats or very comfy heels (Charlie Stone Shoes or my Chanel ballerinas - I fell so often with them and they never scratched!). Also materials are easy to wash. My style doesn’t change when I am with my son, just the materials. Turbans and hats are also quick game changers when there is no time to do your hair in the morning.”


Q: How Do I Become Confident In My New Pin-up Look?
As you all know, I want to encourage women from all walks of life to find their inner pin-up girl. But of course, before anyone gets into a new lifestyle, they’ll have a few questions. So I asked real-life Pin-up models common questions people have concerning pin-up fashion.   Q: What Do I Wear To My First Pin-up Shoot?   The Penny Wise Pinup A: "When women ask me what they should wear to a shoot, my very first thought is "Whatever the heck you want!" and really that is the truth! I believe each pinup needs a few killer styles in their arsenal that makes them feel like a million bucks! For me, that style is a vintage pencil dress. These are time period correct, hug my waist and emphasis that booty - The more confident you feel in your clothing, the more confidence you will portray in the shoot."    Q: How Do I Dress Like A Pin-up For Work?  Penny HeartBleed A: "Focus on simple hair and makeup that takes a minimal amount of time in the morning, and vintage silhouettes but with minimal accessories, and block colors or very simple patterns. I try to "blend in" in terms of colors and patterns, but work with vintage shapes.”  Q: How Do I Start Corset Training?    Rachel Ann Jensen A: “Two things I always tell those that inquire - start slow, and listen to your body.  The corset will feel strange at first because it needs to be broken in, just as you need to get used to it.  Give it time and definitely don’t cinch tightly right away.  Even a small cinch will make a difference in appearance!”   Q: How Do I Maintain My Pin-up Look As A Mother?  Nicole Roslyn A: "In the evening, when my son sleeps, I curl my hair for the night. So the next day, I can just brush it out, and not spend hours styling it with a curling iron.   In the morning, I am lucky that my boyfriend is at home. So I can do my makeup. But also when we are alone, my son knows it from the very beginning. So he plays next to me and that’s fine as well. The hardest part is knowing what to wear with a child- the first 13 months I carried Adam (my son) because he hated the buggy. I wasn’t a vintage dresser at the time, but today, I wear strong materials and wrap dresses and blouses with skirts. On top (after the baby is wrapped around me) cashmere cardigans.   For the playground and walks, I wear flats or very comfy heels (Charlie Stone Shoes or my Chanel ballerinas - I fell so often with them and they never scratched!). Also materials are easy to wash. My style doesn’t change when I am with my son, just the materials. Turbans and hats are also quick game changers when there is no time to do your hair in the morning.”  Q: How Do I Become Confident In My New Pin-up Look?  Miss Beetown  A: “I really believe that pulling something off is all down to confidence and feeling like you're expressing who you are. My advice is to stop worrying about what other people think. Who cares? If it makes me happy and I feel comfortable with it on then how other people feel about it is their problem. And I think we often forget that it's a subculture now, but it's what everyone wore back then.
Miss Beetown

A: “I really believe that pulling something off is all down to confidence and feeling like you're expressing who you are. My advice is to stop worrying about what other people think. Who cares? If it makes me happy and I feel comfortable with it on then how other people feel about it is their problem. And I think we often forget that it's a subculture now, but it's what everyone wore back then. "