How To Build A Basic Pinup Wardrobe with The Dressup Dame

Pinup Wardrobe - Miss Charlotte Cake

Building a basic pinup wardrobe – it seems daunting, especially if you’re totally new to the pinup community and don’t know where to turn. I’ve been there myself…. I fell in love with all the beautiful clothing I saw on websites like Unique Vintage and Collectif. I knew I had …

Southern Style Sweet Iced Tea Recipe

Iced Tea - Miss Charlotte Cake

If you haven’t had an ice cold glass of southern style sweet iced tea then you don’t know what quenching your thirst truly is.  After reading tons of history, recipes, and drinking countless cups of homemade tea (someone’s gotta do it!), I believe I’ve worked out the best recipe ever which …

Perfecting the Pinup Poodle with Fanciforia Foxglove

Pinup Poodle - Miss Charlotte Cake

Perfecting a pinup poodle with Fanciforia Foxglove, another lovely guest blogger.  Many modern pinup girls struggle with mastering the vintage up-do known as ‘The Poodle’. On first glance, it looks simple to do – just some Shirley Temple-esque curls pinned atop one’s head! But this style popularised by the likes of …

My Top Things To Do in New Orleans

New Orleans - Miss Charlotte Cake

Before I got to New Orléans I had googled things to see, do and eat when I arrived. I knew I only had three days and that I needed to cram in as many activities as I could. Once I arrived, I realised that the city is so much bigger than …

Styling Vintage Brooches with Velvet Decollete

Vintage Brooches - Miss Charlotte Cake

Let’s face it, sometimes wearing vintage brooches makes you feel like your nana ( knit twin-set, sensible heels, brooch on the left shoulder – you know what I mean ). The problem is we all habitually know where a brooch goes, overlooking them as the immensely versatile accessory they are. Now …