Time Warp Festival and Pinup Pageant

On the weekend, I travelled three hours south to attend the second annual Time Warp Festival at Palmwoods, Queensland.  Leaving home at 7:30am, I arrived at Maryborough by 9, where I met Miss Milla Cherry.  We travelled the rest of the way together, arriving at the festival just before it started, thanks to little traffic on the road.

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The Festival centred around Rick’s Garage and Whiskey Bar in the main street.  A number of vendors of retro and vintage goods, jewellery and food stalls set up along the street, and the street was closed off for the duration of the festival.  A large number of classic cars and bikes were lined up down the street for people to admire and Miss Milla Cherry and I took photos with a few of them throughout the day.  We also did some shopping, picking up some nice vintage gloves, and caught up with Greta, the lovely organiser of the festival.

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Miss Milla Cherry and I had both been selected as finalists for the Miss Time Warp pinup pageant, and when 2:30pm rolled around, we gathered with the seven other finalists to have our photos taken as a group in preparation for the pageant.  For the pageant itself, we each had the chance to pose and strut our stuff while a short bio was read about us.  The Time Warp pageant is committed to representing a diverse age range, body types and retro styles, and that was clear to see from the variety of ladies who were taking part this year.

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Once everyone had had their turn, we had more photos taken while the four judges, including last year’s winner, and the owner of Rick’s Garage, decided on the winner.

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I was pleased as punch when they announced that I had won!  Miss Fifi La Rouge, 2015’s Miss Time Warp, handed over the winner’s sash to me and I was awarded a trophy as well.

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That afternoon, I helped judge the Miss Teen Time Warp pageant and hand out the trophies for best bike and car in show.  Then, as the light faded, Miss Milla Cherry and I got ready to head off home.  It was a great day out and I can’t wait to attend again next year.

For the pageant, I wore a Pinup Girl Clothing dress with accessories from Luxulite and Your One Stop Pinup Shop.

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About Vera Gin

A pinup/vintage/retro style fan from sunny Queensland, Australia.
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3 Responses to Time Warp Festival and Pinup Pageant

  1. It was a great day, and even greater when you won the title of Miss Timewarp! xo

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  2. Congrats on winning Miss Time Warp! Sounds like it was a great day! You look fabulous and I love all these pictures of so many fabulous looking ladies in gorgeous dresses!

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  3. Polly says:

    You looked amazing, and it sounds like you had an awesome day (and yes, I’m slack and only reading this now).

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