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Oh, for the Love of…Niagara!

Oh, for the Love of…Niagara!

Good afternoon lovelies! ‘Oh, for the Love of…Niagara’ is the title of today’s post. No, I don’t mean Niagara Falls, though I love them and may do a future post on that! I mean, Niagara the artist. Previously, I talked about other artists I adore like SHAG and Gil Elvgren. Now it’s time for some … Continue reading

Fun in the Sun! A Look at Elvgren Pinups

Fun in the Sun! A Look at Elvgren Pinups

Happy Saturday lovelies! Sorry I haven’t been posting as much lately.  I’ve been quite busy, but must carve out some time to share some things with you. The first post this weekend is dedicated to, yes you guessed at, ‘Fun in the Sun’ Elvgren pinups. You probably realize from my previous posts: Hey Sailor! A … Continue reading

Happy Bunny Day!

Happy Bunny Day!

I love chocolate. I like bunnies and adore pastel colours. So, in a superficial way at least, I enjoy Easter. I love having a yummy ham dinner with my family. I’m really looking forward to  mercilessly eating the ears and face off of a chocolate hare! Poor little Peter Cottontail… I can’t think of a … Continue reading

Hey Sailor! A Look at Elvgren Pinups

Hey Sailor! A Look at Elvgren Pinups

Hello lovelies! As you realize, from reading my ‘A Look at Saint Patrick’s Pinups‘ post, I adore vintage pinup illustration. The women are so beautiful and their frocks, hair, accessories are simply amazing. One of my favourite pinup artists is American Gil Elvgren (1914-1980). Elvgren is one of the most influential pinup artists of all … Continue reading

A Look at Saint Patrick’s Day Pinups!

A Look at Saint Patrick’s Day Pinups!

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! As you are no doubt aware tomorrow is Saint Patrick’s Day. It is a national holiday in Ireland to honour Saint Patrick, the patron saint. However, what does Saint Patrick’s Day mean elsewhere? I can’t speak for everywhere, but here in Canada it means parades and green beer. Too much green … Continue reading

Fashion Icons – Part 1

Fashion Icons – Part 1

When asked ‘who are your fashion icons?‘ many vintage ladies site film starts like Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor. All are wonderful and inspiring choices. Maybe I’m a bit strange, but all of my fashion icons are fictional characters. This is perhaps fitting considering I’ve always felt like a bit of a cartoon character! ;0 … Continue reading

Oh, for the Love of…SHAG!

Oh, for the Love of…SHAG!

No, not ugly shag carpet. What kind of a blog do you think this is? ;0 This post is about one of my favourite contemporary artists, SHAG. Based in California, SHAG (aka Josh Agle)  has a unique, vibrant and captivating style. I’m very inspired by his illustrations. So much so that I’m thinking of covering … Continue reading