I found this amazing video by Jess/Behindthebunzie on Youtube, where she tests real vintage makeup from the 1940's and 50's - and when I say she tests it, I mean she actually puts it on her face - something I personally would never have the guts to do! I gotta applaud this funny gal for … Continue reading Vintage Makeup: Don’t Try This At Home!
Oh, Agatha, there are days when nothing is as comforting and healing as your work. Reason #1: My mom. I grew up with Agatha Christie, though I didn't start reading her work until about the end of 2016. My mother was a die-hard Agatha Christie fan and so her books were always scattered around the … Continue reading Five Reasons I Love Agatha Christie
Ravages of the love drug! Baby Jackie Coogan! This week's issue of Screenland looks awesome! What an adorable portrait of Jackie Coogan by the illustrator, huh? To think he went from this angelic looking little boy to Uncle Fester! To read a copy of this issue online or download one for yourself, click here!
Edith's videos are amazing - a combination of history, horror and make up tutorials all rolled into wonderfully creative short films. She's incredibly talented and her films are a must watch for history buffs and horror fans alike! Edith says, "history isn't always glamorous, but it should never be forgotten," I couldn't agree more, and … Continue reading Spotlight: Edith Was Here
Back in October of 1923 for 25 cents you could buy a copy of Screenland Magazine and read all about the "honeymoon"/marriage of Mr. and Mrs. Rodolf Valentino, as told by Mrs. Valentino herself! Can you imagine?! Well, luckily you don't have to imagine, because you can read it online for free thanks to Internet … Continue reading Screenland Magazine, October 1923
Sometimes life gets really stressful - understatement of the year, right? - and you need to make self-care a priority (something that Laura of Sew For Victory always puts so beautifully and eloquently in her Sewing For Self Care posts). This is something I know, and preach, but don't always practice myself. The last week … Continue reading One Witty Gypsy, Mend Bath Salts Review
I absolutely love pulp fiction, so you can imagine how excited I was to discover 33% Pulp, a new podcast all about pulp novels! The three fantastic hosts, friends Linzi, Amber and Daniel, each read a third of a pulp novel and then take turns telling us (and each other!) all about it. This podcast … Continue reading Podcast Spotlight: 33% Pulp
I found this amazing issue of Delineator magazine from 1932 on archive.org and just had to share it with all of you! There are some really interesting articles in this issue, such as "Mussolini And New Spirit In Italy" (!!!) and "Now Is The Time For All Good Women." Plus tons of vintage advertisements and … Continue reading Delineator Magazine, October 1932
I love this video from the official Schiaparelli Youtube Channel, it is such a wonderful and perfect tribute to her and her work and I just wanted to share it with all of you. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=of3-Zb4fuOY&list=PL0h0de8HBJaWQR_XYHcN1av3-ViXixBuh Isn't it just perfect?? It is by Dutch film maker Christian Borstlap and was commissioned by the House of Schiaparelli. … Continue reading Elsa Schiaparelli Famous Firsts
I just finished watching this and had to share it with all of you. These women are so sweet and their dedication is amazing! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOC_vsKy9O4