Pinup Fashion – A Shopping Guide for Buying

I’ve put together a selection of pinup fashion reproduction brands and sellers all in one easy place. For those who are maybe just starting out…

Designer Brands Makeup Review

*Originally posted on FashioNZ Admittedly I was wary about trying cheaper brands. After going through a bad stage of hormonal acne a year or so…

Hi There

I’m Charlotte - a pinup styled blogger/vlogger and travel marketer. I live and work in Auckland City, New Zealand.

You’ll find everything from recipes, high tea reviews, pinup & retro fashion, old Hollywood glamour & travel related content here on my blog.

Grab a cup of tea and stay a while! <3

Stay Wild, Wet n’ Wild Beauty Review

This is so exciting, I have never tried Wet n’ Wild cosmetics until I started reviewing this brand for FashioNZ. So, this product review will…

Reviewing The Body Shop Beauty Products

This review for The Body Shop was originally reviewed on FashioNZ When the Body Shop makeup turned up on my work desk I couldn’t wait…

Kick Ass Red Lipstick Shades – My Top 4

*This blog post was originally written for The Pinup Registry Lipstick has the power to completely change your look. Swiping a rich red lipstick bullet…

Perfecting the Pinup Poodle with Fanciforia Foxglove

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…

Modern Pageboy – A Vintage Hairstyle Tutorial

My go-to hairstyle these days are long and shorter versions of the classic 40’s pageboy. I just create different versions of it as my hair…

A Skincare Update: From Someone Who Suffers from Hormonal Acne

It’s been just over 6 months since I first wrote about my hormonal acne issues. For the past few years my skin has just got worse,…

Valentine’s Day Sugar Cookies Recipe + Win Mellow Lipsticks

Valentine’s Day – also known as the ‘Feast of Saint Valentine’. The day where lovers acknowledge their sweet affections for one another.  If you celebrate…

Pinup 101 Frequently Asked Questions

I wanted to create a pinup FAQ’s sheet of questions I often get asked in my day-to-day life (and on social media) into one blog post…

7 Lush Products That Have Ingredients Bakers Would Use

I love Lush products – they’re one of my favourite things to go and splurge on when I feel like treating myself to a pamper. I…