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Marilyn 90 exhibition: there is more than meets the eye

No Netflix binge-watching sessions last Sunday, because there was another interesting event on the calendar: the Marilyn 90  exhibition at the Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam. This year marks the 90th birthday of Marilyn Monroe and it's celebrated…
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Retro looks with a little help from not-so-retro shops

When you're into retro fashion, your well-trained retro sight will spot interesting items anywhere. I already shared a few of my favorite retro webshops with you. Every now and then, I do go on an offline shopping spree in the popular shops,…
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10 witty conversation starters for a good 1950s housewife

Last week, I was doing my obligated cleaning round at home. As I was imagining how wonderful it would be if dust magically disappeared, dishes would clean themselves and how wonderful it would be to have my own personal cook during weekdays,…
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A lot of Iceland and a little bit of retro

I am back from my second and last trip this year: A trip to Iceland! I traveled with my brother and didn't really know what to expect, so I expected nothing. We flew with Icelandair and I was pleasantly surprised that we had indoor entertainment…

Everyday long hairstyles with a touch of retro

If you look around on instagram, you'll see beautiful vintage inspired hairstyles everywhere. Search on #vintagehair for example. In my opinion, a lot of those hairstyles are more appropriate for medium hairstyles, so in my case my hair is…
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Favorite shades of everyday retro chic red

If you're into retro chic red lipsticks and you want some new shades: this one is for you. So last year I became a huge fan of the retro makeup brand Besame Cosmetics. Still love the brand. Unfortunately, they decided to withdraw their delivery…