I was browsing Pinterest today and ran across a blog that is all about the retro/vintage style. It has tutorials on how to achieve pin up hair and makeup of the 40s, 50s and 60s. If you’re not sure about what pin up hair and makeup is, this short slideshow will give you an idea:
In this article entitled, “Hair: How to Get that Rockin Hair” are step-by-step video instructions on how to create your own pin up hairstyles. There are great photos as well as an instructional video on this blog. On your next day off, have a ‘ME DAY’ and try some of these cool hairstyles. But don’t stop there!
Next try out some awesome pin up makeup! Marilyn Monroe was the classic pin up girl of the 50s and Dita Von Teese is today’s pin up girl. This video tutorial explains in detail how to get Marilyn and Dita’s look … sometimes called the Old Hollywood Glamour look:
Thanks to TV shows like “Mad Men” and “Pan Am” and Katy Perry’s rockabilly style and Kate Middleton’s vintage hats, the vintage look is in today. For most, the vintage style today is a little bit of vintage paired with current styles. Or if you really like to be different, it’s perfectly fine to go all the way. You’ll get looks . . . of both admiration for the style and jealousy from those who aren’t brave enough to be different.
Read all our articles on achieving the Pin Up style at this link. You will find instructional videos on how to apply your own pin up makeup and how to create pin up hairstyles; more photos of pin up hairstyles; photos of pin up clothing and where to find it; help you select clothing you already have in your closet; shoes and more.
If the vintage style appeals to you or you just want something for a pin up photo shoot, here are some great online shopping sites with prices ranging from moderate to expensive: Mod Cloth, Unique Vintage and Pin Up Girl Clothing.
If you’re looking for a sexy Pin Up or Old Hollywood Glamour photo shoot, look no further. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and we’ll share with you our ideas for your one-of-a-kind photo shoot. You’ll have a lot of fun . . . we guarantee it!