Accessories · Glitz-O-Matic · Small business · Styling

Glitzy Accessories| GLITZ-O-MATIC

I don’t know about you, but I think any outfit is only complete with matching jewellery, preferably a bit of glitz. I’m always on the lookout for vintage-style accessories. Glitz-O-Matic is a Belgian retro accessory brand, founded in 2011 by owner Sarah. Her small business started off as Cherry Pin-Up Accessories, but after outgrowing this… Continue reading Glitzy Accessories| GLITZ-O-MATIC

Accessories · Glitz-O-Matic · Small business · Themed outfits

Light Hearted | GLITZ-O-MATIC

This Valentine’s day, I’ve partnered up with Glitz-O-Matic, a small Belgian accessory brand,  featuring their 1950s-style hearts jewellery set. Perfect for today, but just as show-stopping on any other day of the year. Let’s start with a little history. After WWII, plastics like celluloid, catalin, bakelite and lucite were widely used in jewellery. In the… Continue reading Light Hearted | GLITZ-O-MATIC

Beauty · Makeup · Perfect Your Pinup · Styling · Tips & tricks

6 ways to style your pinup nails | PERFECT YOUR PINUP

“It’s all in the details”. You’re hands are always visible and an accompanying manicure tops off any look. When it comes to a mani to match your pinup wardrobe, there are actually more options than you might think.   Half moon The half moon manicure is a widely used nail art style among many modern… Continue reading 6 ways to style your pinup nails | PERFECT YOUR PINUP

Clothing review · Fashion · Separates · Where To Buy

Vintage-style jeans | WHERE TO BUY

I prefer wearing full skirts and dresses, but more often nowadays I like to go for a casual look with a pair of jeans. It might seem like a hard task to find jeans that are both flattering and fitting as well as vintage-style. Luckily, I’ve found a few brands that offer amazing authentic looking… Continue reading Vintage-style jeans | WHERE TO BUY

Lifestyle · Mental Health

Living In Darkness | MENTAL HEALTH

It has been a while since I posted on here, on any kind of social media basically. Since I value transparency to my readers & followers and I hope to encourage others with similar struggles, I want to explain why I have been absent. Although it started out that way, I think it’s obvious this… Continue reading Living In Darkness | MENTAL HEALTH

Events · Fashion · Lifestyle · Themed outfits · Wedding

Planning our Vegas Wedding | The Wedding Series

23rd April 2018, we tied the knot. Now that it’s almost a year ago, I want to finally share the process towards this magical day with you all. We had this dream of getting married in another country and the idea of a cheesy Vegas wedding was growing on us. Victor proposed to me in… Continue reading Planning our Vegas Wedding | The Wedding Series

Clothing review · Dresses · Fashion · Hearts and Found

Grace(fully) pink | HEARTS AND FOUND

When I was planning my birthday outfit, I knew I wanted something in my favorite color: pink. As an early birthday present to myself, I ordered the Grace dress from Hearts and Found in this pink roses print. The Grace dress is a classic vintage design and makes a great pinup wardrobe staple. There is… Continue reading Grace(fully) pink | HEARTS AND FOUND

Dresses · Fashion · Outfit Round Ups · Separates

March 2019 in outfits | STYLE ROUND UP

March has been very busy workwise and privately. On top of that, we also moved. Hence, there’s not so many outfits to show you, but I did my best for this month. Dress – The Pretty Dress Belt – Freddies of Pinewood Shoes- B.A.I.T. Footwear Stockings – What Katie Did Earrings & bangles – Splendette… Continue reading March 2019 in outfits | STYLE ROUND UP

Hair · Hair & Beauty · Hair Tutorial · Tutorial

Quick and Easy Pinup Hairstyles – part 2 | HAIR TUTORIAL

Following up on my previous post on quick and easy pinup hairstyles, here is part 2 with yet another 3 hairdos for lazy or busy days.   Style 1: tucked-in hairdo This hairstyle has long been one of my go-to styles. It’s an elegant updo, with allures of a faux Gibson roll, only easier. And… Continue reading Quick and Easy Pinup Hairstyles – part 2 | HAIR TUTORIAL

Dresses · Fashion · Separates · Small business · Styling · Where To Buy

SS19 Shopping List | MISS RED LIPS RETRO BOUTIQUE

I don’t know about where you live, but the weather in Belgium has been very sunny lately. Perfect to start thinking about Spring and try on some items of the new SS19 collection. I teamed up with Miss Red Lips retro boutique to give you an overview of some gorgeous pieces for your Spring wardrobe.… Continue reading SS19 Shopping List | MISS RED LIPS RETRO BOUTIQUE