If you’re a fan of vintage-inspired lingerie styles, you’ll love these garments that were designed to resemble the popular styles of each decade between the 20’s and 80’s.
If you love lingerie from the 1940’s like Holly Jackson does, then you’ll probably love her list of retro lingerie recommendations! They’re all beautiful, high quality garments that are true to the vintage aesthetic.
If you’re interested sturdy foundation garments to wear under vintage dresses, this shapewear review could be helpful to you!
Natalie runs a vintage fashion blog, True Confessions of a Vintage Addict, where she shares her latest glamorous finds. Recently, she gave the famously sturdy foundation garments by Rago Shapewear a try in order to slip into her cute vintage wiggle dress. She loved the way it fit after squeezing into the Rago 6207 high waist long leg shaper! The lacette material this style is made out of provides extra firm shaping, guaranteeing optimal shaping power.
“I took my measurements before and after, and this garment took 1 inch off both my waist and hips, and well as overall smoothing and some lifting of the derriere! Well they looked great, but I’d been through this before – would they stand the wearing test?? The answer is, yes!”
Shop for this garment yourself on American Shapewear!
She plans on reviewing more garments by this great brand with her sisters in the near future!
The classic elegance of retro beauty and fashion isn’t going out of style any time soon! When you’re dressing in vintage garments, does your hair also look the part? Total Beauty shared “10 Retro Hairstyles That Are Hot Right Now”.
Look at how beautiful all of the women in the first Miss Universe Pagent were!
These photos were taken in 1952, posted by Messy Nessy Chic.
Happy 4th of July! Imagine what everyone would wear for this holiday, back when fashion was focused on sophistication?
These 20 incredibly gorgeous vintage showgirl costumes will take your breath away!
If you know anyone who would love to wear retro lingerie but thinks that it might be inconvenient, show them this post by vintage fashion blogger Elinor! She gave the top 5 reasons why girls don’t wear retro lingerie and offered some brilliant solutions on her blog, The Nylon Swish. She has a lot of great advice for beginners looking to incorporate retro styles into their lingerie collection.
Read her post “Five reasons why girls don’t wear shapewear or stockings.”
If you’ve ever wanted to sew together your own vintage style clothing or already do, this blog is an amazing resource.
Wearing History gives great in-depth descriptions and guides for patterns and alterations, sharing how to recreate the fashions of the past.
Lauren knows her stuff. She’s been sewing since she was 8 years old!
“I love fashion and costume history from the 18th century until the 1950s, but the Edwardian era and 1930s are my favorites. Fashion history has been a life-long passion for me. I began sewing when I was around eight years old and started studying fashion history and collecting vintage clothing when I was around fourteen years old.”