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1940’s

Wish you were here
Cosmetics, Fashion, Reproduction, Vintage

#1 Wish you were here…

I spend a lot of time looking at clothes. I’m the kind of magpie who adds everything they like to the cart before remembering that the rent’s due and there’s no food in the house! Unfortunately for me, this means I’m reduced to being a window shopper 99% of the time!

That being said, here’s this months wish-list… Continue Reading

Fringes & Bangs
Hair, Vintage

Fringes & Bangs

The mid-century was home to victory rolls, sweeping curls and hair they generally moved away from the face. While these are styles I absolutely love, I don’t really have the hairline for them! I’ve got very fine hair and a weak hairline that is basically baby-hair HQ… As an alternative, I opted for a short Audrey-esque side fringe that hides the bits I’m conscious about.

If you’re looking for a vintage inspired fringe or retro looking bangs, I’ve put together a list of a few of my favourites to get you inspired! Continue Reading

MidCenturyMe-About
Me

Hi there…

Just thought I’d introduce myself. I’m Beth. I’m pretty new to this blogging stuff!

I’ve tried a fair few different styles in my life. First I was just an awkward teen wearing my brothers old clothes, then I turned to My Chemical Romance t-shirts and lots of eyeliner, there was then an awkward dress phase which moved swiftly into a bit of punk, then a bit of boho (then a lot of boho) and finally I landed in the no man’s land of style. I took one look in my closet and just sighed. My wardrobe had become a mix of the most basic of basics and multiple pairs of the same jeans – not even in different colours!

Determined to find a new style that I would love and stick with, I took to my old friend Google and got browsing. Cliché I know, but I landed on a photo of Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday that I became a bit obsessed with. Continue Reading