Category Archives: Liveable Vintage

This Week in my Life: 18-24 July 2016

I continued with work experience I’m currently volunteering two days a week at a State Government department involved in natural resource management.  Not only am I having the opportunity to learn a lot for learning’s sake, but it could make … Continue reading

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How To: Styling Bettie Bangs

A few days ago I went and got a Bettie bangs style fringe cut.  For those who don’t know, Bettie bangs are named for the icon who made them famous: burlesque girl Bettie Page. Unlike other fringes, Bettie bangs curve … Continue reading

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Corsetry: Week Two

6 June 2016, Day One: Initial Measurements Measurement of natural, uncorseted waist: 100.4cm Measurement over corset: 96cm Wearing: size 30 corset (CS-411 in mesh) cms lost since starting (uncorseted): N/A cms lost since starting (corseted): N/A Difference between uncorseted and … Continue reading

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Weekly Wardrobe: 13-19 June 2016

Monday Dress: Retrospec’d (Borrowed from my friend Miss Ally Cat) Earrings: Revere Folie Pearls: Vintage Shoes: BAIT Wednesday Dress: Pinup Girl Clothing Earrings: Revere Folie Necklace: Your One Stop Pinup Shop Shoes: BAIT Petticoat: Malco Modes Thursday Top: Pinup Girl … Continue reading

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This Week in my Life: 6-12 June 2016

I’ve had a hugely busy week, during which: I travelled to Brisbane to see Dita von Teese On Monday, a good friend and I drove down south to see Dita von Teese perform in Brisbane.  It was a long drive … Continue reading

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Weekly Wardrobe: 6-12 June 2016

Monday Top and Skirt: Pinup Girl Clothing Petticoat: Malco Modes Shoes: Red Ginger Stockings and Garter Belt: What Katie Did Brooch: Erstwilder Tuesday Cardigan: Wheels and Dollbaby Bustier and Skirt: City Chic Heels: Red Ginger Turban (scarf): Borrowed Tuesday Night … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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