Are you the Next Miss CRO or Miss Rockabilly 2018? Entries Open – Stella Prizes…

Have you ever entered a Pin Up Pageant, a Beauty Quest or a Contest where you got to embrace who you are, celebrate your individuality, showcase the Vintage or Retro Glamour of your world?  If yes, how did that feel?  If No, are you ready to Shine?   There are so many wonderful positives with entering a contest like Miss CRO and Miss Rockabilly but none more than the bonds you forge with other … [Read more...]

For the Love of Hand Made! How Beautiful a Creation…

Today I was tapping away on my computer catching up with all things Charming when I get a knock at the door and a box handed to me... In this fast paced world we live in now where almost everything is delivered via social media or other forms of electronic sending, to get a hand written letter or card or gift in your letter box or to your door is such a thrill...and can I tell you.. Right Now.. I … [Read more...]

On the road again…After the Commonwealth Games we are off to Canberra and Melbourne and wrap up of Art Deco..

Hello Ladies, I can hardly believe it is now the end of March!  How have you all been?  I don't like it one bit when life goes by so fast, I want the days to be longer!  Is that just me?  Seems like I am getting older faster these days! I know for one thing.. I miss having the discipline & time to sit, read, research and write articles for my website instead I seem to focus a … [Read more...]

Canberra – Vintage Styling Workshops

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Loveliness that costs so little!….

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The Essential Brush Starter Kit… It’s all I use… Keep it simple, yet have quality!

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

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Truly, Madly, Stylish – Vintage/Deco Inspired Sunglasses – All 400 UV Protection

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The “HOW TO” series of Vintage Hair Styling with Miss Chrissy – Melbourne & Redlands Rockabilly Revival Cleveland

Only a Few Places Left:   Melbourne: Sunday 4th of March - 2 Workshops - $80- Each Workshop 1:  10am to 12 Noon - Pincurls, Faux Victory Rolls then the Real Deal.  We all need to know how to do Pincurls, they are actually used for much more than just wetsets...  While you are practicing and getting better at real Victory Rolls you can still create the look and shapes with Faux … [Read more...]

Stepping back in time can be quite relaxing, a little bit fancy and oh so delicious!

Well Hullo there fabulous fashionistas, Vintage Mavens and Lindy Charm Gal Pals...  I'm just back to Balmy Gold Coast from Balmy Melbourne and wow... 6 things I am loving right this minute as I arrive home and write to you .... My Humble Home and Awesome Husband who has changed the sheets!  mmmm New Crisp Clean Cotton Sheets! Summer in Australia Our Vintage Community My Electric Rise … [Read more...]

Nude Fishnet with Contrasting Back Seam “Pantyhose”

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Wonder Woman Brooch – “Great girdle of Aphrodite!” “Am I tired of being tied up!”

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Taking Joy in life is a woman’s best cosmetic… Rosalind Russell – 2018 will be all about Joy!

Merry New Year Ladies, Any resolutions made?  What were they?  No?  Well why not take this little mantra with you as you dive glamorous into 2018 with Style and Panache! “Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness.” James Thurber Whats'coming up?  I am starting to fill this years calendar with awesome things and continuing with my 2017 "Say YES to everything and … [Read more...]

Betty Bang Fringe in a Jiffy! Now with instructions!

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Beauties Feeling Fabulous – Free Pamper Days for Women living with Cancer – 2018

Hey there, Just a quick update to let you know where we are at!!  Since starting Beauties Feeling Fabulous (BFF) it has been a whirlwind of excitement, challenges, emotions, fear, overwhelming feelings and feelings of joy.. Mostly Joy!  .... Wondering if I had the goods to keep delivering this service was a question that weighed heavy on my mind but then I listened to Mum's words and she said … [Read more...]

5 Min 1940’s Up Do – “The Hollywood Roll”

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The White Mouse! – Veronica Neave as Nancy Wake and I got to Style and Costume for the Camerata!

Well, it was a surreal couple months for me and I want more! Stylist and Costumer for Brisbane Racing, Bleached Arts H.o.t.e.l.l.i.n.g  and then The Story of Nancy Wake, The White Mouse ..... Lets start with the last couple of days!  Spending time with my Sister Veronica Neave is always great BUT spending time with her as her Stylist when she is the lead and playing the One and Only Nancy Wake … [Read more...]

Sturdy Grips in Retro Tins – Make Life Easy… Use the bobby Pins we do…

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