Showing posts from September, 2009

Sparkle During the Holidays With a Great Cocktail Dress

Just a few of the new cocktail dresses added to the site.  Looking for a stunning dress?  These fabulous "sparkle" dresses are great for the holidays or any special occasion.  All are resonably priced way under

$100.00   Available at

Will it go 'round in circles? Circle Skirts - Oh so 50's!

Circle Skirts.  Never out of style.  Versatile.

Very 50's Circle Skirt. You'll swing on the dance floor or even swish across the office floor.Swing! Full circle skirt with waist band, side zip and button fastener. Cotton Circle Skirt - great for a costume, theme restaurants and parties. It has a real 50's look. It's machine washable for easy care.   Available at Get Go Retro!

Want it fuller? Add a Petticoat.

Paul New Tribute Collection Released ... Oh what a tribute!

Hard to believe, it's been a year since Paul Newman passed away. The " Paul Newman: The Tribute Collection" (A  DVD collection with 13 of his films) was released today.  Surprisingly, the set, wasn't planned to coincide with the anniversary of  Newman's death from cancer at the age of 83 on Sept. 26. 

According to an article in the Baltimore Sun; Mary Daily, executive vice president of  marketing for Fox Home Entertainment. said, "We had planned a special collection centered around  'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid' because of its 40th anniversary this year; we were working on that before Paul Newman sadly passed. Instead of just centering it around 'Butch,' we thought, 'Why don't we make this a tribute collection?' "

All of the films in the collection have been released previously. But the set contains a 136-page soft-bound book filled with never-before-seen images of Newman on the sets of these films, quotes from the act…

50's Style Hats and Scraves With an Edge!

Yankee Doodle went to town riding on a pony ... saw some feathers in a hat and ran home to tell the wife!  We have some great hats, scarves and turbans for the gal who wants some rockin' head cover!  All are what we call "50's Style With an Edge!"  Made by true milliners!  All are unique, stylish and will not only look fashionable but will keep your noggin warm too!  Available at Get Go Retro!

Let's Get Wiggy and Jiggy for Halloween

Looking for a great costume but don't have a clue where to start?  Are you a belly dancer, a tacky hussy, a cross dresser, a wig collector  or  a person with free time,  or even perhaps a costume collector?  Check out these really inexpensive wigs and accessories! Found at Great Eastern Trading Company in Cambridge, a decades-old vintage store with a newly expanded costume inventory. The owner, Marlene Clauss stocks items that are special rather than spooky, such as Venetian masks, '20s flapper dresses, and Johnny Depp-worthy pirate gear. Women really go for the store's selection of giant wings (from $10), says Clauss. They help make any costume take off.

Great Eastern Trading Company  49 River Street, Cambridge, 617-3545279

Source:   Tina Sutton /Boston Globe

Coffins, Bats and Mummy's "OH MY!" ... Cool Halloween Pencil Skirts!

This is just one of many in stock ... going to a party but want to get "dressed up" not masquerading "dressed up"  We have just the ticket ... some really cute skirts by Dressed to Kill.  Here is the Coffin Skirt ... Pretty and  has a "dead on" cute graphic!

The coffin skirt is made from electric blue stretch cotton sateen fabric, and features original coffin/spider web artwork at bottom corner. Skirt includes a 3 inch waistband for a vintage silhouette, invisible back zipper, and 6 inch bottom center slit.   Available at Get Go Retro!

Put the Blame on Mame Boys ...

What a fabulous woman, fabulous look and fabulous dress!

P.S. I bet she is wearing shapewear : )

Do You Believe in Magic?

Jones Soda Magic The Gathering Limited Edition (12 Pack)- $ 18.99
Experience Jones Soda like no other with these limited Magic the Gathering Jones Soda Bottles. Based off the amazing artwork of the new Plane's Walker cards, each 12-pk comes with 2 bottles of Elixir of Purity (Cream Soda), Necromancer's Tonic (Root Beer), Beast Brew (Green Apple), and 3 bottles of Illusion Infusion (Blue Bubblegum), and Purifying Fire (Fruit Punch). Add these to your collection now before they vanish!!!

Ruby Rex Models Our Fabulous Suspender Skirt ... or Not!

Cutie Patootie Ruby Rex modeling our popular Suspender skirt.  It looks way better on her than the mannequin display on our page (we have to change that (LOL)   This is a sexy high waist pencil skirt, attachable suspenders, one slit on the back center, back center zip.  Wear it with or without the suspenders and it's under $40.00.   PS -- Comes in black or red.   Available at Get Go Retro.

What a Cool Flower Girl Gift! Wedding Paper Dolls

The Pink Wedding Paper Dolls

During the post-war 50s, a woman's wardrobe was filled with stylish aprons, frocks and furs, hats, gloves, and handbags, slacks, suits, and sweaters, and everything in between--a prescribed outfit for every activity! Revisit the opulent styles from the decade reflected in this fabulous Pink Wedding collection, with 3 to 4 figures, over 30 outfits and dozens of accessories. "

We Women Never Change ...

I love this picture from LIFE Magazine.  I have no idea what year it is, but look at the women's faces looking at the fashion savvy woman ... We never change : )