Feb 2017

Retro (Hair) Style: An Ode to the Beehive

Meagan Kyla
Tagged: hair , style

On June 10th 2016 the world mourned Margaret Vinci Heldt, the creator of the iconic beehive hairstyle. A woman who teased and volumized the hair world in the 1960s into new heights, taking inspiration from a conical black velvet fez hat!...

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Feb 2017

What is Across Lots Millinery & Adornments?

Julie Ann

I was lucky enough to meet Monica as a customer at Cats Like Us. Then I found out she has a business making gorgeous hair accessories reminiscent of vintage Hollywood Glamour under the name Across Lots.  How did Across Lots...

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Feb 2017

Cheap Beer - The Perfect Retro Beverage!

Mixed drinks, martinis, and polynesian libations are real crowd pleasers when it comes to having a drink to fit your retro lifestyle. But there is something to be said for the look, history, and low price of a cheap good...

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Feb 2017

Orange Drink: The Retro Un-Cola

While waiting for the Balboa dance lessons to end and the attendees of the Rhythm shuffle event to peruse our wares, I was chit chatting with my mom. She had come to help run our Cats Like Us table and...

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Feb 2017

Hair : How To Get That Rockin' Hair

Meagan Kyla
Tagged: hair

I know a lot of you dames are pondering, "How can I achieve those rockin' retro inspired hair-do's?". Vintage hairstyles like Victory Rolls can be challenging. I wanted to take the fear out out of giving these styles a try...

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Feb 2017

Retro Movie Fashion : Grease

Meagan Kyla

I have to admit I'm not crazy about musical's, but there is something about Grease that has my toes taping and me singing along. I think I may have seen Grease over a hundred-something times and find myself singing, "You're the...

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Feb 2017

Shopping Cents : Confessions of a Bargain Shopper

Meagan Kyla

You know those people rummaging through the clearance rack, shopping sales, and using coupons at the cash out? Yep, that's me, I am a bargain shopper and proud of it. I love fashion and I like to get the most...

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Feb 2017

Retro Drink Recipe : Shipwrecked, Salted Caramel Martini

Meagan Kyla
Tagged: cocktails

  image source: pixabay.com Shipwrecked, Salted Caramel Martini is as delicious as it sounds! This cocktail recipe is borrowed from Cocktail Vultures, which is amazing resource for yummy and unique cocktail recipes. Check their blog out here and 'like' them on...

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