As many of you will know, I am a die-hard Mad Men fan, and in August I bid on several auctioned items from the show. Finally, here it is: the blue makeup case used on screen by January Jones in the iconic role of Betty Draper, the stylish and ultimately frustrated wife of Donald Draper, and mother of his children. She is in many ways a misunderstood character.
This is my second vintage hair tutorial, and for this one I thought I would demonstrate another speedy, easy to achieve style, this time worn with a hair flower. This pin-up style is a pretty and not particularly extreme, with a slight flip in the hair at the front, rather than a full victory roll, making it perfect for beginners or those in a hurry.
After more than a year of requests and promises that I would finally do it, here is my first ever vintage hair tutorial. I have chosen my speediest and simplest style to start with – the Victory Mega-Curl.
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 […]