Jasmin Rodriguez, editor-in-chief of Vintage Vandalizm wears her NYC roots and her family history on her stylish, vintage sleeves. The successful blogger, style icon and buyer for Pinup Girl Clothing dropped by to chat with Victory Lamour about vintage style, Puerto Rican pin-ups and her lifelong battle with keloid scars.
The image of the pin-up has tended to be a rather youthful one, either a teenage ‘pin-up girl’, or more often young women in their early to late 20s, but now women of all ages and body types are embracing pin-up style for their own reasons. Here are just 13 women pin-ups over forty, from international vintage sensations and trail-blazing cult heroines to regular gals and rockin’ home makers, to remind us that not all pin-ups are ‘girls’.
Katoomba’s annual Lady Luck festival brings the town alive – Katoomba Street bedecked with classic cars, the front lawns of the historic Carrington hotel taken over by swing dancing and vintage and retro clothing stalls, and the mountain air filled with the beats of rockabilly music. This year was no different, although the weather did not cooperate, and […]
In the 24th year of the annual Parkes Elvis Festival, we finally made it. I’d been looking forward to taking in the sights of the festival for some years, and this year we took out Bettie the vintage caravan, and stayed for two nights to take in a slice of what the festival has on […]