My Favorite Murder Podcast – True Crime

I love true crime and I love murder. So naturally, when I stumbled across the podcast ‘My Favorite Murder’, I died of excitement. Deep… we went deep real fast. But that’s just how I am! I can’t help it. I’ve…

Lavender Hill Farm – A Fragrant Getaway

Love lavender? Then this tranquil little spot on the outer suburbs of Auckland will be perfect for you. We found Lavender Hill extremely easily as it was marked by the vintage Ford truck out the front. I remembered seeing it…

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

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The Lula Inn Eatery and Drinkery – Tropicana Style

The Lula Inn is such a great spot for drinks and food down in Auckland’s Viaduct. Located on the historic wharf and waters edge downtown, this revitalised interior is so dreamy. A Pacific fusion bar and eatery with cocktails to boot.…

‘100 Days of Vlogging’ Challenge 2018

100 days of vlogging… sounds easy-ish right? At the beginning of October 2017, I decided that I wanted to try a new challenge. A vlogging kind of challenge. I was listening to a really interesting podcast on a marketing channel…

Halloween Brooches by Daisy Jean Floral

Halloween is a super fun time of year. The idea of dressing up in costume (with Halloween brooches of course), feeling spooky, wearing darker style makeup and Halloween inspired outfits, decorating my home and carving jack o lanterns. It’s so…

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Vintage Candy Stripes at Chelsea Sugar Factory

I’ve driven past Chelsea Sugar Factory thousands of times. It’s the famous salmon pink building that sits ocean side on the North Shore here in Auckland City. When New Zealand was first being settled, the government offered money to set…

Miss Rockabilly Ruby + Silver and Soul

I did a photo shoot with Silver and Soul and Miss Rockabilly Ruby in May and I couldn’t be happier with the results.  Firstly, I really wanted to make the most of my limited time visiting Los Angeles.  We spent…

Drag Talk with Auckland Queen Miss Rhea Ranged

I’ve been fascinated by the drag world for as long as I can remember.    I love that we can create our own glamour, and the exaggerated femininity of drag is pure art. If you have an open mind then…

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Veronica Lodge Love + Style Inspiration

Veronica Lodge – that jet black hair, red lips, killer style and sassy attitude. She nails it every time.  She’s one of the raven haired characters I grew up reading in Archie comics.  Of course, my own personal style also…

Looking Powder Fresh After A Lunchtime Workout

There is nothing worse than heading back to work after a lunchtime workout and looking like a sweaty, flushed beetroot face.  Getting work-ready after a lunchtime workout doesn’t have to take forever if you take the right tools with you.…