So what kind of books does a vintage stylist have on their bookshelf? Take a peak at what inspires me, what has taught me, and why I love an ol' paperback.

Guest blogger Vivien Victory provides trips on how to strip back your wardrobe and refocus on who you are as a pinup, who you want to be and what your goals are.

Guest blogger Vivien Victory breaks down how to not break the bank on some pinup essentials such as hair tools, makeup and clothing.

We are so lucky to have a smorgasbord of local car events and major car shows that span over a weekend or long weekend. But how do you plan for those marathon pinup events? We have already seen how the pinup pros tackle the planning and preparations for the Viva Las Ve...

You don’t have to be en pointe to be an on-point pinup. However, the art of dance can help pinup performers to shake up their poses and bring something new to the stage. Here’s 3 simple aspects of dance you can incorporate into your next shoot or stage time!

Now I understand, when you get into this 'pinup world' and start to create your dream pinup and vintage wardrobe, accessories tend to accumulate and slowly start to take over your space (and obsession!). But we love them, these pretty items that complete an out...

So serious question here, when was the last time you cleaned your hair brush? You may be shocked to learn that, in addition to your stray hairs, that gunk build up of hair products, dead skin cells and oils can be the perfect breeding ground for bacteria and yeast.

If you have been following the Sunshine Coast Pinup School for a while now, you would have heard me raving on about these 'Grip Tuth' branded combs. But what exactly are these Grip Tuth combs and how are they any different from the regular side combs you can purchase f...

I am all about finding quick and easy ways to create my favourite vintage inspired hairstyles. I found a reproduction hair tool that makes gibson rolls easy

So, you've booked a pinup photoshoot. But have no idea what to bring, what to do or even what you can expect! 

These 5 tips will ease your mind and help you prepare to be transformed into pinup perfection. 

1. Research

What images instantly pop into your mind when you thi...

There is a common misconception that being a pinup you must wear full vintage inspired hair and makeup everyday.

It is a question I get asked a lot; "So do you dress like this with your hair and makeup everyday?"

My short answer; "Yes, but not always to this extent"

I hav...

Keen to have a look behind the door of our popular hands on pinup workshops? Keen to have a look behind the door of our popular hands on pinup workshops? Have a peak into the Quick and Easy Retro Hairsyles workshop

I am not going to lie, pageants and being up on stage is exhilarating and scary. Unless you are a natural born performer, strutting your stuff in front of a (sometimes unresponsive) crowd at a busy car show can be confronting. I remember shaking my little heels off the...

We get asked a lot about where to find affordable pinup and vintage inspired clothing, or comments that dressing in this fashion must be really expensive. 

While I do love my 'special' dresses from higher end vintage inspired designers, I also love a good bargain. 

So wh...

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