More Vintage Hair & Makeup Work. Weddings, Parties, Anything!

It’s been a while since I featured some of my vintage hair and makeup work, but I’ve been having such a wonderful time working with vintage bridal hair and makeup recently.  Both the classically vintage and those that are more creative on their take.  I’m currently working on a few late 1920′s, early...

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How to Develop Unique Style

Image by The Dirty Story on Flickr A good T.V series always hangs on not only a good plot but also the dynamism of its characters. We want to live vicariously through their adventures and indiscretions, to love one and hate another.  And just in the way writers build an unforgettable T.V Show, that is how you build a memorable...

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Daily Outfit – Hollywood Moments & Tales of Treachery

It seems my red and black woolen plaid dress last week was such a hit, I decided to try another.  There is something so inherently snugly and sexy about a form fitting plaid dress, and this one is no exception.  Last night I headed out to the Friends of Couture season launch party to check out all the latest offerings in their new...

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…And the Winner is…

May 12, 09 …And the Winner is…

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The time has come to announce the big winner of our Mad Men Style Competition, and what a hard choice it was! In fact there were so many great entries that I have decided to have both a Ladies and Gentlemen’s winner! Jen for her amazing Betty’s Day creation! What an effort.  The hair styling, the perfect shoes, the...

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Being Don Draper

Apr 28, 09 Being Don Draper

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A Mad Men Style series would not be complete without a piece dedicated to the man who gives me shivers, the delectable Donald Draper.  And while I’m no expert in men’s fashion, I’ll do my best to break it down for you in straight forward terms. Mr Don Draper is a curious cat. Brooding and serious with a hidden...

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Being Betty

Apr 15, 09 Being Betty

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Betty Draper. Love her or hate her, this lady is all class. Upper middle class that is. With her typical mid century family home, smiling children and perfect pin curls, it is easy to forget that Betty is only in her twenties.  If you’ve decided the Betty look is for you, there are a few important points to remember. Betty is...

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Joan Holloway’s Hair

Apr 08, 09 Joan Holloway’s Hair

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You’ve asked, you’ve waited and the time has come. Here is a BRAND SPANKING NEW hair tutorial to help you achieve a great Joan Holloway style up do with longer hair.  Of course, given that my hair is just past my shoulders and I don’t have a fringe (bangs), I have to find ways to achieve these looks without...

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Being Joan

Apr 06, 09 Being Joan

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Mad Men fever has well and truly hit our shores. I have been an addict for the past two seasons and am waiting anxiously to see what’s next.  But rather than dragging out that time pondering the prospect, I’ve come up with a special presentation for you all to work a little Mad Men into your every day. I bring you the...

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