On the Wire With – Miss Scarlet in the Ballroom

I got chatting with lovely Sylvanna Yukich. She’s the mega talented gal behind Miss Scarlet in the Ballroom. Picture those gorgeous vintage style mannequin heads in shop windows adorned with feathered hats, furs and jewellery. These beauties would style the clothing…

Questions with Vintage Pyrex Collectors

Does anyone else search for #Pyrex on Instagram and just drool over some of the incredible collections people have? I knew it was time to pay homage to some gorgeous vintage Pyrex on the blog. It’s a feast for the…

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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.

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On The Wire With – The Domestic Dame

I got chatting with the lovely Lauren from The Domestic Dame – a savvy, business woman in California who has a penchant for sassy boudoir aprons, retro styled sleepwear and cute dresses inspired by the 1950’s and 60’s. With an extensive…

On The Wire With – The Homicidal Homemaker

You know the drill – my ‘On The Wire With’ series is all about showcasing talented, boss women who are rocking at what they do. This post is all about Kaci Hansen, also known as The Homicidal Homemaker. If you’re…

Trudy Nicholls – Cherry Cake Company NZ

Trudy Nicholls is one half of the dynamic cake making & decorating team at Cherry Cake Company. She’s a talented cake decorating queen who specialises in bespoke cakes using creative fondant designs.  As someone who never uses fondant or moulding icing…

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On The Wire With – Clandestine Cake Club

Lynn Hill is the founder of an International Cake Club – Clandestine Cake Club. Founded in 2010 the clubs can now be found all over the world in secret locations. Lynn also started National Cake Week and has two published…

On The Wire With – Fran Robertson ‘Decorator of People & Things’

My latest ‘On The Wire With’ interview involved local talent, and friend…. Fran Robertson ‘Decorator of People & Things’.  If you’re a New Zealander you definitely would have seen Fran out and about at vintage/retro themed events with her always brightly coloured hair,…

Jennie Skulander – Devilskin

I got to chat with Jennie Skulander, the sassy lead woman of New Zealand rock and metal band Devilskin. She’s got some killer vocals, and an awesome rockabilly style. I love her, and I know you guys will too… When did you…

YouTube – 100 Days of Vlogging

CakeSpy – On The Wire With…

‘On The Wire With’… is a new section on my blog for interviews with inspiring boss women who I find intriguing. That could mean bloggers, business owners, women who are ‘behind the scenes’ in our community and close friends… basically anyone who fits…


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