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

Royal Vintage Shoes – Gibson Teardrop 1920s Review

It’s taken me a while to like shoes. During my childhood, through to my early twenties, the mere idea of shoe shopping using to fill me with dread. Having a european size 43 foot from a young age (yes I’ve … Continue reading

I’m new to retro underwear, where should I start? – Part 1 – Bras

Before I started wearing retro underwear, I thought that the only bras that I could or should wear were underwired molded cups. I thought that buying a bra with a bit of black lace made it sexy, and push up … 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

Tango 1920s Lace Up Boots – Royal Vintage Shoes

Since delving into the world of vintage lingerie, foundations, corsetry and hosiery, I have looked through hundreds if not thousands of images of women in fetish wear. The photos which fascinate me the most are those that were shot in … Continue reading