Petticoat, Pettipants, Underskirt or Slip?

Petticoats… those fluffy frilled undergarments for that truly 50’s swing silhouette. But which brands are actually comfortable and worth the…

Women in Suits – How To Wear a Lady Tuxedo

How to wear a tuxedo? Well, the answer is quite simple really, you just need to put a lady tuxedo…

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I’m Charlotte - a pinup lifestyle blogger. I live and work in Auckland City, New Zealand.

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

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Jungle Fever – Merchant Footwear

When my best friend and designer Lily Kate Vallance announced she would be creating a gorgeous new jungle themed print…

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…

MadeinEighty Viva Las Vegas Vintage Photo shoot

I got the last photo shoot session with Lars Kommezispadt from MadeinEighty. His photos are dark, moody, use little to…

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50’s Bowling Shirt Review – Rebel Rock Clothing

I love a 50’s style bowling shirt and so does my partner Carl. So, when the owner of Rebel Rock…

Lady Vintage Review – Domestic Goddess Dress

I was recently given the new Lady Vintage Domestic Goddess Hepburn dress from Two Lippy Ladies and I couldn’t wait to…

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…

YouTube – 100 Days of Vlogging

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…

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…

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…


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