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A Company That Has Retro Styles That Embrace Organic Fabrics

Hmmmm, you really can go retro with eco friendly fabrics. I cam across this site below and was blown away!

Nimli is an online retailer devoted to providing natural, organic and sustainable lifestyle products, while exemplifying style and aesthetics. Nimli offers clothing, jewelry, accessories, home d├ęcor, beauty products and much more.

The Battalion Amber Dress (As seen on Maggie Gyllenhaal)
This gorgeous and incredibly versatile waterfall drape dress is perfect for an evening out and just as beautiful dressed down with flats for a day at the office.70% bamboo 30% organic cotton. Dry clean. Wash with like colors. Tumble dry low, remove promptly. Imported.

EcoSkin Cascade Dress
This dress has a classic and chic design with a twist. Flattering collar
with square neck and cap sleeves. Made from hemp silk in the U.S.A. and is perfect for any occasion!
EcoSkin Angelite Dress Simple and sexy. V straps come from the center of top and continue to the back for a flattering neckline. Mid calf leng…

Finally! Cake batter that doesn't go straight to the hips!

Finally, cake batter that doesn't go straight to the hips!

Dylan's Candy Bar Birthday Cake Batter Collection 16 oz Soda Pop Shower Gel

What it is:

Savor the flavor of celebration—nothing is better than batter!

What it does:

You'll be ready to stop and lick the spoon when you smell the decadent deliciousness of Dylan's Candy Bar's Birthday Cake Batter Collection. Don't miss the sweet soiree! Hey at least with this cake batter you can still fit in your dress : )

Vintage Party Dresses Exclusively on YOOX.COM

New Dresses at Get Go Retro!

Just added a few dresses to the site including Raven and Clara:

Raven is a simple cap sleeve dress has a trendy and fashionable touch to it with its contrasting intricate detailing. It has a shallow v-shape neckline, which is lined with a netted/webbed design in tan threading. A series of 3 embroidered flowers in hot pink and tan stitching slightly overlap the webbed boarder on each side of the neckline. The bottom has a slightly scalloped cut, which is defined with tan threading. On the bottom front of each side of this dress there is a triangle that is made of the same webbed/netted design as the neckline. In the middle of the triangle there is the same floral design found at the neck as well. The bottom of this dress has a slit on each side. Two long strings made of the same material and of the same color as the rest of the dress extend from the sides and tie at the back allowing you to cinch the waist. The super soft material is slightly stretchy providing a relaxed and comfortable…

Great News! We are authorized sellers of Revamp Vintage Swimwear!!!!

So excited. We are now an authorized dealer of Revamp Vintage swimwear fashions, they center on swimsuits inspired by designs from 1930-1950,Revamp offers all the elegance and beauty of bygone eras in clothing that can be worn comfortably in a contemporary context. They are gorgeous, well made and so very retro : ) Check them out at Our favorite... the Lexy. Lots of coverage and still oh so sexy.

Interesting Photos of Some of Our Favorite 1950's Characters

Wow, just came across a really interesting site of photos... worth sharing. Check out Mogadonia:

tobsoya4:to:vintagephoto: Rare and some unseen pictures of Marylin Monroe
And who doesn't love Hitchcock?

The Audrey Hepburn "Updo" Timeless and Classic

Bangs are in. There are Bettie Page bangs, the Cleopatra straight cut bangs and the fringe bangs; and then there are the short short bangs. Then there is the Audrey Hepburn hairdo in Breakfast at Tiffany's. On Audrey Hepburn, short bangs accentuate her doe like eyes, making them appear larger than they were. Your eyes are drawn to her eyes by the well shaped eyebrows and large eyes. Hepburn's updo gives her a flirtatious pixy look which is she is famous for.Hepburn's updo is timeless. Her hair is simply pulled up into a ponytail and fluffed for fullness. The ends are curled under and secured with bobby pins. If you feel secure with this look, here's how to get it:

Separate your bangs. Your bangs need to be cut in an uneven pattern and texturized, by point cutting or with a razor, so that they appear light and natural. Cutting them straight off will give you a blunt and chunky look.Pull the rest of your hair back smoothly and form it into a full, controlled ponytail. Thi…

Such are the dreams of the everyday house wife ... or NOT!

Retro aprons and glove sets are fun, sexy and all about feeling glamorous; these sets enhance the merriment of playing whimsical dress-up combined with the indulgent delights of naughty pin-ups. Featured in numerous media outlets, these apron sets are also sweet treats for yourself and fun gifts for mothers, sisters, daughters, and brides.

And hey, if you really do housework, why not look good while you are doing it? Available at Get Go Retro.

Pinup model is Kitty Von Mew

We've Added the Revamp Vintage Bridal Line to Our Shop!

We are pleased to add the addition of the Revamp Vintage Bridal line to our online shop. Designer Annamarie von Firley, is a designer with a passion for collecting and wearing vintage clothing, received her first degree from Hampshire College with a Bachelor of Arts in Wooden Toy Design and Construction. She moved to San Francisco nearly seven years ago to earn her second degree from California College of Arts and Crafts and graduated with honors with a BFA in Furniture Design. She formerly was the Product Designer and Operations Manager for Grandiflorum Perfumes. Annamarie is also a professional dancer working with three local companies. In her spare time, Annamarie is an accomplished flying trapeze artist. A member of the Art Deco Society of California, Annamarie has amassed a growing collection of vintage clothing, catalogues, movies, music and art from 1890 to 1950.

We are highlighting the "Lillian" Gown. The bride of the 1940s had World War II to contend with. Rationing…

Vamps, Sirens and Full Coverage Retro Swimwear : )

Still early enough to get a great looking swimsuit. Check out Swimsuits for all --- they have some nice styles for every size woman! Styles include retro, bikini's, plus sizes and more. Here are my favs.

The Vamp One Piece Bandeau Shirred Sheath Swimsuit
Features: Soft cup bra Adjustable, optional halter strap Sweetheart neckline with center twist Side shirring camoflauges the tummy area and waist Large keyhole back below tie at midback Adjustable coverage -can be worn as a one piece or a sheath swimdress 80% Nylon/ 20% Lycra Fit: Will comfortably fit up to a C cup Moderate coverage Colors:Available in Black, Turquoise, Yellow

The Siren One Piece Shirred Crossback Sheath Swimsuit
Soft cup bra Deep v neck with gathering enhances the bust Center gathering and side shirring camoflauge the tummy area Crossback Tummy control helps smoothe and flatten 80% Nylon/ 20% Lycra Fit: Will comfortably fit up to a C cup Moderate coverage Colors:Available in Black, Lipstick, Wine

Vine With Me One Piec…

Plate Mates and Sock Favors - Unique and Cool Finds

Every once in a while you see some really, really unique and cool favors. Today I found two that I just had to share. Now you have to think "outside of the box." These are marketed for weddings -- but a wedding is just a big party -- so wedding, party or even swing dance... these will work beautifully as a favor or just has something to have to make your life a little easier : )

The Plate Mate ... How cool and practical is this! This little device gives guests an easy way to mingle, nibble and sip with just one hand! The clip attaches to any sturdy plate and can be used with glass or plastic stemware. Each white plastic clip is silkscreened with up to two lines of personalization in the ink color and lettering style of your choice. Clip measures 3" by 1.25".

Dance Floor Sock Favors - If you're anticipating a furious dance party lasting long into the night, then your guests are going to appreciate these comfortable socks with a non-skid bottom. Give them to yo…

Cassie Wanda Modeling Retro Apron for Get Go Retro

Yahoo! Our retro apron was advertised in Invasion Magazine! Shown: Cassie Wanda Modeling our Green Retro Apron. As seen in Invasion Magazne (Click on photo to order apron.) Which you could wear while making these yummy cupcakes! Click here for recipe and larger photo!

Still Time To Wear Pinup Swimwear!

Still time to wear your Pinup Swimwear!

2 PC. Printed Hearts Bandeau Top and Skirted Bikini Bottom.
Pretty white bandeau bikini features a pink heart print and a ruffled bottom. The strapless bandeau bikini top has a tie in the center. The low rise bikini bottoms feature an attached mini skirt and moderate rear coverage. This bikini is fully lined for swimming.
Pinup Girl Cherry Swimsuit with Boy Shorts Cherries Bikini Bottom

Black cherry print bikini features a halter style top and boy short bottoms. The halter top ties around the neck and has gathering between the bust. The boyshort bottoms have a full cut back and are very retro and cute. This bikini is fully lined for swimming.

Retro Wedding? or Want the 50's Look? This is perfect!

Strapless Knee Length Homecoming Dress by Mori Lee Looking for a fabulous dress for your 2008 homecoming or prom? This beautiful short strapless dress has a demure knee length. A homecoming dress that features vertical shirring overlaying the strapless empire bodice and a flared a-line knee length skirt. Available in many
colors this strapless dress for homecoming will have all eyes on you.And don't forget the shoes... these shoes come with lots of ribbon!
Ribbon Heels
If you are looking for heels for your special occasion you’ve found them here at Prom Girl. These 3 inch high heel shoes are amazingly available with thirteen different colors to match any color dress! Wear these shoes to prom and make heads turn. These high heel sandals are just the right sexy heels that you are looking for for your special event. White, black, yellow, orange, pink, red, dark blue, gray, lavender, peach, teal,
hot pink, and light green.

Art That Goes Straight to Your Sole

When New York Magazine needed to recreate the appearance of shoes on actual feet in the April 21st issue, using just makeup, they went to Temptu where the amazing body art artists John Maurad and Jenai Chin created airbrushing with Temptu Paints for the article titled "You Walk Wrong", written by Adam Sternbergh.

Temptu; a New York City-based company specializes in airbrush make-up, temporary tattoos, body art and special effects makeup. The company does extensive work for Hollywood movies, TV shows, commercials, and the fashion industry. The shoes you see pictured look incredibly realistic and its really impressive that there is no PhotoShop work involved here. The shoe, the stilettos and the Adidas sneakers you see in the gallery below are all trompel’oeil paintings applied directly to the feet. A traditional men's wing tip, a pair of Christian Louboutin heels (complete with the signature red bottom) and an old-school style of an Adidas Gazelle are so incredibly real …

Denim ... A Staple for the Rockabilly Gal!

Just added today! The Denim Corset Pencil Dress. So cute. Wear it with a shirt or without. Either way it rocks! Just stunning looking, Sexy Stretch corset top fit, flattering curve-hugging pencil skirt, adjustable spaghetti straps, back center zip. And it goes from size S to XXXL!

We also have the very cute Denim Military Skirt!
This is a so cute denim skirt, styled with military inspired decorative buttons at the side pockets, inverted pleats at center front and back. Two back pockets, zip fly with two buttons closure. Both are available in Navy or Black, and plus sizes are available.

The Long and Short of It ... Sailor Shorts

Ahoy Matie! By popular demand, we are highlighting sailor shorts! Oh so nautical and perfect for summer! Sailor shorts were popular back in WWII and have been on and off ever since. Sailor shorts have an amazing fit, and are very flattering to any gals legs! Our picks are from Bluefly ... designer choices at bargain prices!

Romeo & Juliet Couture khaki stretch cotton sailor shorts
Hey sailor girl, slip into these cute mini shorts from Romeo
& Juliet Couture and watch the compliments fly!
If you like your shorts longer ... these by
Marc Jacobs are great looking!

Marc by Marc Jacobs federal blue twill 'Sailor' pleated shorts
Be on the forefront of fashion with a pair of shorts from Marc by
Marc Jacobs.
and these, all I can say is allow plenty of
time for the bathroom breaks : )

ADAM white stretch twill sailor shorts

AdamPlusEve by Adam Lippes is youthful, preppy, sexy and cool; a
fresh take on classics, an edgy approach to comfort.
And of course you need a nautical top.
This cute one …