Just a silly post for my cat, who obviously can't read and has no idea what the internet is, except that it is a place where her mom finds the music she loves and she can gaze lovingly at anyone from David Bowie to the Andrews Sisters as they are performing. As I said, I … Continue reading Doris Day, Dream a Little Dream of Me
Oh no! Poor Liz is on the cover of Hush Hush again! Who tried to kidnap Brigitte Bardot's baby - and how did they do it? Can hypnosis cure impotence? What happened the day Eddie Fisher wanted to commit suicide? And what about that 19 year old Manhattan Call Girl? Find out all the trashy … Continue reading Hush Hush Magazine, September 1961
Wow! I found a tabloid magazine from 1963 called Hush Hush and it just might be as trashy as the tabloids of today! Prepare to clutch your pearls, girls, this week's magazine is a hot mess, 1960's style! 😉 You can download your own issue of Hush Hush right here, thanks to our friends at … Continue reading Hush Hush Magazine, August 1963
I've been meaning to write this post for what feels like forever now - I sure know I kept promising to write it, but I kept putting it off for one reason or another, as seems to be my way the last week or so! Today I told myself I was going to sit down … Continue reading My Singer 403A, AKA Emma Peel and Sewing Projects in the Works
I found this gorgeous hair styling booklet by Arlene Dahl, which has been made available to download for free by Glamour Daze (one of my favourite vintage websites!) and just had to share it with all of you. I've been wanting to up my vintage style game by getting a vintage hair cut so I … Continue reading 10 Hollywood Hair Styles by Arlene Dahl, 1950’s Hair Styling Booklet
Recently, the lovely people at Bésame Cosmetics sent me the most gorgeous box of vintage inspired cosmetic delights in exchange for an honest review a few weeks back and I'm so thrilled to finally be writing this review! I have to start off by saying a huge thank you to Gabriela Hernandez, Kristen and … Continue reading Exploring Vintage Beauty with Besame Cosmetics!
Since Comiccon I've pretty much been sick in bed with some kind of awful virus - which is always the perfect excuse to watch a lot of movies, right? One of the movies I've watched in the past week was Testament of Youth, starring Alicia Vikander (as Vera Brittain), Taron Egerton (as Edward Brittain), Colin … Continue reading Testament of Youth, 2014
Scenes from Marilyn Monroe's last (unfinished) film, put together to show how it could have been. I wish more had been shot, I wish this film had been finished. Marilyn was wonderful in it and seeing her play the mother she never got to be, but desperately wanted to be, in real life, is both … Continue reading Something’s Got To Give, 1962
Lately I've been re-reading The Girls: Sappho Goes to Hollywood by Diana McLellan (an absolutely wonderful book that I highly recommend reading!) and it has made me want to hunt down and watch or re-watch the films all the women included in the book made. Tonight I was on a hunt for Tallulah Bankhead and … Continue reading A Little Tallulah & Marlene
This week's issue of Screenland magazine is from January 1922! Check out the hat on that lady! Goodness! To read online or download a copy of your own, click here!