Category Archives: Vintage

Windsor Chairs: Vintage Decor

Although by design they can be typically American, Windsor chairs emerged in England in the 18th century and will history for being one of the first chairs that were produced in the series since its inception, peeping the industrial revolution that was in the making. They Windsor chairs have a very special characteristic and its support is independent legs, something not common in chairs of the time. Continue reading

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Vintage Decor: 5 Basic Elements to Rock

Vintage decor is very fashionable, but we don’t always know what that means: see our examples and suggestions and create spaces with charm.

The vintage décor has a number of features that will make the space a place of charm and elegance, based on old elements, or at least seem ancient. There are some key points to get that vintage look and classic, both in terms of the colors, the patterns, or even of the characteristics of the furniture.

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The 5 Best Online Stores for Vintage Products

Get to know some online stores of vintage products that are a reference in the national and international market.

The increasing demand for vintage, retro items and second-hand products is not a recent concept but, in recent decades, demonstrates that these styles continue to influence strongly, craftsmen, collectors passionate about vintage style, but also a public increasingly curious and demanding, vast and diverse.

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Span, Another Concept of Smartwatch

Almost at the same rate with which quantitative braceletsand smartwatches come out, concepts come to us from designers who bring us very attractive ideas but, unfortunately, they do not usually become a final product. Continue reading

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Vestiaire: For the Lovers of Fashion Budget

The discovery that’s going to ruin: clothes of names in luxury second-hand at reasonable prices.
Hello! Is that lately I am getting several posts for which we have little budget as the entry dedicated to Michael Kors, or ideas for cheap clothing. However, I notice that I am going to continue. I love to find bargains and more if it’s luxury that in normal conditions, could not acquire in dreams! Continue reading

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How to Buy At The El Maniquí Vintage Online Store

Many of you, especially the clients and friends who live outside Barcelona, ​​have consulted us on many occasions for the possibility of buying online at El Maniquí Vintage . That is why we have made changes to our website and made the necessary adjustments so that you can get the best pieces selected by Silvia Moyano in a couple of clicks. Continue reading

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DIY Wedding in Vintage Style

At the DIY wedding, I want to show you here, I don’t know honestly, where do I start: at the location at the Lake? The almost incomprehensible amount of DIY, which has made the bride for the celebration?

The self-styled stationery? Or do the vintage-inspired style and the many charming details? It is certain: this wedding of the Austrian photographer couple Tanya and Josef is one of the highlights of the year on my Bavarian Austrian blog – also if the bride is because “all red” if I now write. From the many information and long email that they sent me on my just as many questions, I want to not denied of course the most exciting details. Continue reading

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Immerse Yourself in the 50s with Bettie Page

Unlike other stores, where items that sell are vintage or retro, inspired in different decades, Bettie Page is a shop that sells only clothing that seems to exit 50. Not even arguably that it is “inspiration”, since the clothes are taken almost identically from many that were very popular in the Decade of the 50.

For the pin-up girls contemporary

As its name implies, the store is his greatest inspiration in Bettie Page, who was perhaps the most famous pin-up . Sailors dresses, skirts of moles, wide crinolines, halter and other clothing models that can be found there seems to output precismante of an almanac of that era. According to the website of the brand, this clothing has been created by Tatyana fashion designer, and they are practically vintage reproductions.

What can I find in the store?

Bettie Page is all a place of worship to the Decade of the 50s. Don’t wait find blended or contemporary styles, it is practically a place dedicated to reproduce the look of the pin up girls, from the clothes, the accessories to makeup.

You will find dresses classics of the 50, joint break in shorts, crinolines, sweaters with inspiration from the era to match dresses or co-ordinated which are sold in the shop, also you can find some lingerie, swimsuits and magazines specialized in makeup of the 50. There is a small collection of dresses for girl with MOM dresses.

What defines the style of the 50s?

The Decade of the 50 was characterized by large crinolines, round skirts, with the backless halter necks. Although both was not displayed, the clothing was suggestive and sensual. The ideal women figure was voluptuous breasts, hips, shapely legs and small waists. The hairstyles were skilled workers and with volume, makeup was used with eyeliner on eyes and lips very red.

Where is there a shop of Bettie Page?

You can find Bettie Page stores in Las Vegas – Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas–Caesar’s Palace, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Minneapolis, Salt Lake City, Santa Barbara, Philadelphia, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, New York and Portland. However, other stores specializing in retro fashion and vintage, like ModCloth, manage your items.

Who was Bettie Page?

Bettie Page was an icon of the 1950s and perhaps the model and pin-up girl most famous of his time. His style influenced the fashion of those times. Page showed interest in fashion and designed some swimwear and lingerie used in some of his most famous photographs.

His hair dyed black oscurisimo, their thickness and bangs his sexy image earned him the nickname of The Dark Angel (dark angel). In the 50’s, his image was practically in all newsstands.

After posada with very little clothing and have achieved fame for their sensuality, Page is converted to Christianity, so remained out of the spotlight for a long time. When the 50 fashion re-emerged in the early 80’s, Page returned to having a large number of fans.

Many contemporary celebrities have been inspired by the style of Bettie Page, which include Christina Aguilera, Madonna and Katy Perry.

Bettie Page died on December 11, 2008, at the age of 85. During his last years of life, it never allowed to be photographed him, because he wanted to his fans remember it as the beautiful pin-up who had been.

 

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