Mistress Chrissy

The Lindy Charm School for Girls is dedicated to reviving the golden age of glamour and etiquette of the early 20th century, by introducing girls to red lipstick, bullet bras, girdles, garters, seamed nylons, sky-high heels and how to wear them, pin curls, victory rolls, finger waves, and a wiggly walk to boot. Chrissy is Head Mistress of The Lindy Charm School dedicated to reviving the glitz and glamour of the 20’s to the 60’s & keeping the traditions of our foremothers alive. Pin Curling & Victory Rolling her way around Australia each week hosting workshops, hens parties, corporate events - in fact any event, Chrissy is passionate about empowering girls of all ages to enhance their own, natural outer & inner beauty through the best of vintage styling & etiquette.

Did someone say scandal!? No, just Melbourne’s Hemlines during the 1940’s

Story by Elli Woodman: Did someone say scandal!? No just Melbournes Hemlines during the 40’s During War time Melbournites knew rationing. Food, fabric and petrol; it was all insufficient for the demand that was there. Everyone wore simple practical clothes during the war, hemlines were shorter, not just because the fabric was scarce, it was also because if you wore anything that was … [Read more...]


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Every girl needs that one place to go to relax, gather her thoughts and come up with all her plans…. where’s your place?

Inspirational room decor tips from famous writers Every girl needs that one place to go to relax, gather her thoughts and come up with all her plans, whatever they may be. More often than not that’s the cosy bedroom where privacy and comfort create a homely paradise. If said girl is also looking to embrace a vintage lifestyle then naturally the bedroom is the first place that they should … [Read more...]

Before RSVP was an Online Dating Site it had another meaning…

 It is an initialism derived from the French phrase Répondez s'il vous plaît meaning "Please respond".   Have We Lost Our Manners -  An Opinion from Alexandria Utting - Gold Coast Bulletin Etiquette expert, The Lindy Charm School for Girls headmistress Chrissy Keepence says responding to an invitation and sticking to it shows “respect” for yourself and the person who has taken the … [Read more...]

The Cutest Spring/Summer Flowers to add colour to any “DO”..

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CINCHES: It’s Not About Weight!.. It’s About SHAPE… Want to lose 1.5 – 3.5 INCHES in a flash?

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Perfect Pin Curls While Beauty Sleeps – “The Essential Night Cap Set”

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The Essential Blotting Powder

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The Essential Hair Travel Kit – ALL THIS?

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Your tips and guidance have given me such confidence I can’t thank you enough.

I attended a wonderful workshop here in Canberra a few weeks ago and it has totally transformed the way I use my makeup. I'm using less while achieving a much better finish. Your tips and guidance have given me such confidence I can't thank you enough. I just wish I was closer so I could attend some of the other events you have, the high tea sessions sounds amazing.   Melissa xx … [Read more...]