‘I loved the idea of learning how to fit myself and not having to rely on luck for finding the perfect vintage dress. It was a very body-positive thing for me.’ The fabulous Gretchen Hirsch, better known as Gertie, is in Australia! She grabbed my attention early on with her vintage-style, her knowledge of patterns and […]
‘Who says I can’t be who I am and pave my own way? Diversity is extremely important and brands need to listen and learn about it.’ Paris born, LA-based pin-up Jenny Rieu is making waves as a cover girl and model, from Black Pinups Magazine to Pinup Girl Clothing’s ‘Couture for Every Body’ campaign, but […]
‘I’ve been embracing vintage style for over 20 years, and it hasn’t always been accepted the way that it is now. People often made fun of me for it or asked me why I was dressed like I was or why I’d wear so much make up.’ Dita Von Teese is an icon like few […]
Meet Shelley Minson, an Australian singer, songwriter and pin-up with a love of rockabilly and 1950’s music and style. She’s also one half of a beloved rockabilly and honky tonk act with her husband Lawrie Minson, playing everywhere from Orleans Casino at the Viva Festival in Las Vegas to Tamworth Country Music Festival. When she […]
As many of my readers will know, I have scoliosis – curvature of the spine. It was discovered when I was a teen, and by the time I was in my twenties a respected Australian doctor had strongly suggested I have a rod inserted in my back. I said no – a view that has […]
Teer Wayde has Curves to Kill. Literally. The model, blogger and pin-up is a regular contributor to Adore Pinup magazine, and writes her blog Curves To Kill, helping to change the shape of beauty. Teer dropped by for a chat with Victory Lamour about vintage, body positivity and why women with larger breasts needn’t settle for ugly and uncomfortable bras.