How to get curves like Jayne Mansfield

Like many women who love vintage clothing, I look to the glamorous Hollywood  stars of the past for style inspiration. Of course the stunning form-fitting dresses, elegant footwear and dazzling jewellery make up the outfit, but for me it’s the … Continue reading

A cross-dresser’s story – Rachael’s wardrobe

If this is your first time reading about Rachael, please refer to her previous two installment to learn more about her – A cross-dresser’s story – The beginning and A cross-dresser’s story – Getting to know Rachael. My wardrobe has just about everything you would … Continue reading

Vintage photos

This morning Mr Swish and I went to an Antiques shop in Alexandria called Lunatiques. As we were walking around, looking at all the vintage pieces, imagining what we would put in our own underpinnings shop (it’s still the dream!), … Continue reading

Cupcake Photography – 1920s Inspired shoot

Since moving to Australia in 2013, I have met some incredible people. A few years ago, I never would have dreamed that my friends would be make-up artists, bloggers, photographers, corsetieres, dress-makers, vintage hair stylists and many more fabulous occupations; … Continue reading

An interview with Bernie Dexter

I’m very excited to present to you, one of my pin-up idols, Bernie Dexter! When I started becoming interested in retro and vintage clothing, I remember you being on many of the websites, modelling both underwear and outerwear. You were … Continue reading

Nylon Love

Since starting my blog, I have met some incredible and talented women. Two of these women are Jenna and Suz, who I’m proud to call my friends. Jenna is an amazing vintage hair and make-up artist, and Suz is an … Continue reading

A dream come true – My visit to the Touchable stockings factory

Although hosiery is now optional, stockings used to be a big deal, especially when nylon stockings were invented. Women would not leave the house without them and even during World War II when the use of nylon was diverted to … Continue reading