Take the Plunge

I knew 2018 was going to bring big things, but I still didn’t expect life to change so much quite so fast! When I first started this blog, I planned to post new content at least once a week, but the challenges of my job […]

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1940s Portraits

Time for another photoshoot feature! For this shoot, La Photographie and I were inspired by the stunning portraits of silver screen sirens of the 1940s. While I usually prefer my photos in color, there’s something extra special about these photos in black and white. You […]

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Goodbye 2017

2018 is almost here, and I am more than ready for it! There have been lots of changes in my life over the past two years, and I feel more prepared than ever to go after what I want. I think 2017 was a rough […]

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A Very Pinup Library

I couldn’t have said it better myself John Waters! With the holiday season upon us, I figured it was the perfect time to feature my favorite books on beauty, fashion, and photography. These are my favorite books to turn to for inspiration, and they would […]

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She Wore Black Satin

It’s time for Part 2 of my boudoir session with Melissa Mullins Portraits (see Part 1 here). I changed out of my champagne Dollhouse Bettie set and into one of my favorite things in the world: black satin. The bra is the Jena from Agent Provocateur* […]

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Makeup Must-Haves

I was inspired by Miss Victory Violet’s My Current MOTD post to make my own. These are all the products I use to create a full pinup face, especially for a photoshoot or event. They include a mix of drugstore and higher end products. I’m […]

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Champagne & Pearls

What’s better in life than champagne? How about champagne satin lingerie? This is one of my favorite lingerie sets in my collection, for several reasons. First, it was a gift from my mother when we visited New Orleans together several years ago. We found the […]

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On Playboy

I apologize for being so woefully negligent of the blog the past couple of weeks. They’ve been a whirlwind of work stress, along with family and friends in town, and in my down time I’ve been exhausted, feeling strangely disconnected from my usually creative brain. […]

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Showgirl Dreams

This photoshoot with La Photographie was all about fulfilling my showgirl dreams! I paired my two favorite pieces from The Pink Collar Life together, Hedy’s Halo Crown and Mae’s Mink, for the ultimate showgirl look. I also wore my lavender silk high waist briefs from […]

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Vintage Shopping Tips

-Pick a budget, and stick to it as best you can. I understand the desire to splurge if you come across something truly extraordinary, but most times it’s really worth it to stick to your budget. My personal rule is to keep my vintage purchases […]

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