Since first attending a few years ago with a pram in tow, the Fifties Fair has become a regular event on our family calendar. Few occasions can capture the sense of a mid century social atmosphere quite like the Fifties Fair, thanks in no small part to the extraordinary venue of Harry Seidler’s modernist masterpiece, Rose Seidler House, […]
‘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 […]
I’ve taken to sewing. That’s right, the crime writer, activist and ‘action woman’, as some people have known me, now also sews. This is part of a solid promise made to myself earlier this year, and so far, it has been more rewarding than I could have imagined. Why did I make a promise to […]
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.
I only wear red lipstick. Truly. Only red will do. It is my ‘red steel’. With my lipstick on, I am ready to take on the day. For this reason, I take my reds pretty seriously. This is my second red lipstick test, looking at Kat Von D, Besame and Lime Crime.