The pinup and vintage loving community has prided itself on generally being one that is empowering, supportive and inclusive but over the last year or so, I've started to notice a huge shift in it's original values. I should start by saying that no community will ever get along with no issues or quarrels, that's … Continue reading Is Pinup Culture Toxic?
I constantly remind myself how lucky I am to be living in Perth where we are feeling pretty safe and protected from Covid. Although we've gone through lockdown like most people, we are lucky that we haven't had any community transmissions for quite some time. Despite that, we have missed out on many events that … Continue reading Polka Dot Vintage Markets November 2020
Let's go back a year or so, to a calmer time when the world didn't feel like it was falling apart. I was a little nervous when I realised I was going to go shopping for my vintage wedding dress. It all started in Perth over a year ago when I went to a few … Continue reading Shopping for my True Vintage Wedding Gown
It's very common for a lot of pinup girls to also be burlesque dancers; one style lends itself to the other and you learn a lot about presentation and stage presence from doing one or the other. I often go to Burlesque shows throughout the year as a lot of my friends are performers so … Continue reading My First Burlesque Performance
Now that the dust has settled on Pinup Doll Australia 2018, it's time for my final installment in this mini blog series. Packing for Sydney was really stressful but I made sure that each outfit had it's own checklist and large ziplock bag so I could put all the accessories inside and not forget anything. … Continue reading Pinup Doll Australia – The Final Installment