Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Get Ready for Cold Weather in Style!

Staying stylish and sexy in the Winter can be somewhat of a challenge at times, especially if you live in an area where it gets extremely cold! Most of the time during Winter, I get out of bed and could care less what I look like and more about keeping warm! Well, you can stay warm and look amazing! I don't know about you but I absolutely love the look of a retro or vintage style coat! Here are some gorgeous ones to Inspire your Winter fashion!


Houndstooth of the Baskervilles Coat
The shape of this coat and the amazing red and black Houndstooth print make this a perfect option for any stylish woman!
Price: $161.99
Available at: ModCloth



Wuthering Delights Coat
This is an absolutely drop dead gorgeous coat! It's ladylike and sexy and a touch dramatic! This is a definite eye catcher! The lining is also a gorgeous touch -it's red and white polka dot print!
Price: $179.99
Available at: ModCloth



Impressing the Gals Coat
Pure class! This pretty little number is a great color, great print and the touch of lace ads a special little detail!
Price: $93.99
Available at: ModCloth



Poetic Pea Coat
A classic pea coat with a sweet twist! I love the sleeves on this coat-it definitely makes it a little more special than your average pea coat!
Price: $69.95
Available at: Victorian Trading Company


I hope you enjoyed this small look at some options for Retro/Vintage style Winter wear:-) Is there one you like better? Do you have a favorite Retro Winter coat? Let me know in the comments section! Don't forget to subscribe or follow and keep checking back for more Old Hollywood Style! Have a great rest of the week!

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Pinup Party Dresses!

I don't know about you guys but this Fall is a busy party time for me! I have a few weddings to attend and then of course nearing Christmas and New Years Eve in the winter, there are those parties to be prepared for! here are some really gorgeous options for any girl who wants to look Pinup worthy at a party this Fall/Winter!


The Jessica Wiggle Dress in Vintage Red by Pinup Couture
This is a drop dead gorgeous dress! Impossible not to get noticed in this number!
Price: $96



Bad Girl Dress in Plum by Pinup Couture
The color of this dress is perfect for fall and Winter-pair it with an adorable wrap or a faux fur shrug and you'll look so glamorous!
Price: $108



The "Jazmin" Black Bengaline Swing Dress by Bettie Page Clothing
This is a gorgeous and very ladylike dress. perfect for a wedding or Winter time party!
Price: $159


All of these styles are available at one of my personal favorite shops, Pinup Girl Clothing if you wanted to check them out:-)

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Mad Men Style



Are you a fan of Betty's classic style or Joan Harris' sexy wardrobe? Well, the brain behind those amazing looks, Mad Men's Costume Designer, Janie Bryant has written a book. This 192 page book will offer a look into the wardrobe room behind Mad Men as well as offer great fashion tips and advice to women on how to use fashion to help their true personalities shine!

Description: From Joanie's Marilyn Monroe-esque pencil skirts to Betty's classic Grace Kelly cupcake dresses, the clothes worn by the characters of the phenomenal Mad Men have captivated fans everywhere. Now, women are trading in their khakis for couture and their pumas for pumps. Finally, it's hip to dress well again. Emmy-Award winning costume designer Janie Bryant offers readers a peek into the dressing room of Mad Men, revealing the design process behind the various characters' looks and showing every woman how to find her own leading lady style--whether it's vintage, modern, or bohemian.

Bryant's book will peek into the dressing room of Mad Men and reveal the design process behind the various characters' looks. But it will also help women learn how fashion can help convey their personality. She will help them cultivate their style, including all the details that make a big difference.

Bryant offers advice to ensure that a woman's clothes convey her personality. She covers everything from where to find incredible vintage clothing and accessories to how to pair those authentic pieces with modern shoes and jeans. Readers will learn how to find their perfect bra size, use color to convey a mood, and invest in the ten essentials every woman should own. And just so the ladies don't leave their men behind, there's even a section on making them look a little more Don Draper-dashing.



About the Author: Emmy-winning costume designer Janie Bryant creates all of the looks seen on TV's Mad Men. She has worked on numerous films and TV shows. In 2005, she won an Emmy for her period costumes on HBO's Deadwood and she took home the prestigious Outstanding Costume Design award from the Costume Designers Guild in both 2009 and 2010.

Monica CorcoranHarel is a Los Angeles-based style writer who has reported on fashion and the culture of keeping up appearances for InStyle, Variety, Forbes and the Style section of the New York Times. She alsoconsults as a fashion expert for Project Runway.



Christina Hendricks as Joan Harris

Available: Oct. 25, 2010 at Amazon

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Who's your favorite Old Hollywood Style Icon?

If you had to pick from these 5 Old Hollywood Icons, who would be your absolute favorite style icon? If you can't choose just one, then pick two! I'd love to know who everyone loves! (In case you didn't already know, these 5 ladies are some of my personal style icons-I love them! I think they are all so feminine, sexy and beyond gorgeous!)


Sophia Loren:



Rita Hayworth:



Audrey Hepburn:



Marilyn Monroe:


Elizabeth Taylor:

Monday, April 5, 2010

My Top Pink Lipsticks for the Pin-Up Pink Look

Nothing is more Pin-up girl than Lipstick. If they weren't wearing red, they were probably sporting a dashing shade of pink! Pink is such a girly color. It's so feminine and can be incredibly sexy, not to mention very wearable for almost any season. It can brighten up your whole face and complexion like nothing else can. Pink lipstick can be a girl's best friend so here, in my opinion, are the top nine best pink lipsticks, in no particular order!


1. Elizabeth Arden Exceptional Lipstick: Pink Vibrations


Price: $19.50
Available at: Elizabeth Arden


2. Elizabeth Arden Exceptional Lipstick: Hot Pink


Price: $19.50
Available at: Elizabeth Arden


3. MAC Cosmetics Lipstick: Sweet Thing


Price: $14.00
Available at: MAC


4. MAC Cosmetics Lipstick: Lovelorn

no photo- a gorgeous lustre finish blue based pink.

Price: 14.00
Available at: MAC


5. MAC Cosmetics Lipstick: Pink Nouveau

no photo- A very bright pink but really beautiful. I've found it to work on many skin tones depending on how little or how much you apply and wether you pair it with gloss or not.

Price: 14.00
Available at: MAC


6. Givenchy Rouge Interdit Shine: Rasberry Shine


Price: $27
Available at: Sephora



7. Nars Lipstick:
Klute


Price: $24
Available at: Nordstrom


8. Max Factor Lipstick: Ms. Understood


Price: $9.00
Available at: Drugstore

9. MAC Viva Glam Gaga
One of my new favorites! So pretty and VERY Pin-up girl in my personal opinion. I think it looks great on alot of different skin tones but it is a bit more cool. So pretty!
Price: $14
Available at: MAC


My lsit of favorite pink lipsticks could go on and on so I tried to keep it fairly short. What are some of your favorites??

Sunday, January 10, 2010

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