Fashion

Why Is There Not Many Natural Vintage Hairstyles For Black Women?

As an African American pin-up myself, I've always wondered why there aren't many hair tutorials for natural black hair. I myself just rock a 70's style Afro but it seems like it's the only hairstyle that we have to choose from when wanting to rock a vintage hairstyle. Sadly, this is because back in the pin-up days such as the 1940's and 1950's it wasn't considered socially acceptable for black women to wear their natural hair. So they often straightened it. Now, people are embracing natural black hair but there is still not many vintage style hairstyles for black women who prefer to stay natural. They're some black pin-ups that recreate vintage hairstyles. Such as Theblackpinup, Theurbanpinup, and Misstammisavoy but not many others. I wanted to know other pin-ups of color thought about this topic, So I reached out to some black pin-up models to get their thoughts on this topic [Read More]

5 Modern Fashion Trends That You Didn't Know The Pin-up Girl Started

Having a small waist has become all the rage again thanks to stars such as Kim Kardashian and Kylie Jenner. But the Kardashian didn't start this trend by a long shot. The trend of having a small waist came in and out of style throughout the years, but it was the most popular in the 1910s and 1950s. In the 1910s  Instead of the Kardashians, People had the Gibson girl [Read More]

Does It Make You A Bad Or Anti-feminist If You Like To Wear Vintage Fashion?

one of the common Questions women who wear vintage/vintage style fashion get asked frequently is "If you're wearing vintage fashion you must want to go back to that era right?" My retort is something along is "What in the actual fudge cake?" said in a much more eloquent way [Read more]

I know what you all may be thinking: "Step into another era? What exactly does she mean?" No, I'm not showing you some kind of magical portal that takes you to some bygone era and all you have to do is step into it. I'm showing you shoes, I know what you're thinking "You wrote that fancy title just to talk about shoes? Clickbait much?" Just hear or read. (Yeah, read. That's better grammar.) me out [Read More]

Edwardian Elegance For The Modern Woman [Interview With Nataya]

I know I talk about vintage fashion on this blog, but mostly the popular era's such as the 1950s and 40's, but this designer mixes Edwardian elegance with era's such as the 1920's while still keeping the modern women in mind. I chatted with Nataya, owner of Nataya.com and designer to see how she does it. [Read more]
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