Tara’s Red Lipstick Test (Part I)

Okay. You asked, so I blogged. About lipstick. If you are interested in vintage and mid-century makeup styles you can’t have missed that red was the popular lipstick colour of the era for everyone from Hollywood stars to popular pin-ups and WWII munitions factory workers who wore red to show their patriotism. (Read: “Speak Softly and […]

Welcome to Victory Lamour

Welcome to Victory Lamour’s 1940s and 50s vintage adventures in a modern world. These are my new, vintage-dedicated web digs. I hope you enjoy it here. I’ll be focusing on midcentury history, fashion and film, as well as sustainability and recycling methods, authentic vintage and retro reproduction fashion, vintage caravans (and their repairs), gender and […]