Just a few blogs to follow
Some wonderful vintage blogs featuring people of color, in no particular order:
Vintage Black Glamour
Vintage Black Photos
Vintage Black Beauties
asked: "I was wondering if you could recommend a good place to find a dress for a wedding. I am going to my other half's brothers wedding and need to look absolutely stunning! And you always have the most beautiful dresses up on your site so I was wondering if you could help me out! :D I would greatly appreciate it! And once again your blog is amazing and you're the reason I log on everyday! I love seeing what you'll post for the day! Hope all is well!!! And thank you for all the lovely posts!"
Hi, I posted this a while back- these stores are amazing for vintage dresses. If you’re looking for classic vintage style, the last link is fantastic. Good Luck!!
Blue Velvet Vintage
Damn Good Vintage
The Vintage Peddler
Kitty Girl Vintage
Devoted 2 Vintage
Red Dress Shoppe
Fab Gabs- custom dresses that are gorgeous!
Stop Staring! - they make really nice quality vintage style dresses
asked: "This is really random but.... I have a sister who is really into 50s/40s pin up type stuff (I know, I'm being kinda general) and I was wondering if you may have any creative ideas for a Christmas present? Or maybe a book you would recommend?"
Sure, some great places to get things:
http://www.stopstaringclothing.com/ It’s kinda pricey, but they really make the best dresses
http://8ballwebstore.com/ - Last year, I bought stocking stuffers from this store
A pair of Iron Fist heels you can find on sale right now
and then at Esty there is a ton of little things..
1000 Pin-up girls- this is all pictures but still a great book
Burlesque and the Art of the Teese- Dita’s first book is amazing
Pretty Things- one of the best burlesque books
The Classic Pin-up art of George Petty
Gil Elvgren- my hubby gave this book to me last year and I love it
and any book with Vargas art
Or more modern pinups go for Tyson McAdoo or
Olivia de Berardinis
Hope this was helpful :)