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It’s Friday! It’s Retro Revelry Day!

It’s Friday! It’s Retro Revelry Day!

The 2014 Winter Olympics kick off today. How about we revel in a few mid-century memories? “The Olympic Games are a great international festival of the youth of the world which is made possible by the contribution of the services of thousands of amateur sportsmen, competitors and officials alike, from nearly every civilized country.” 1955 Charter from The Olympic … Continue reading

It’s Friday! It’s Retro Revelry Day!

It’s Friday! It’s Retro Revelry Day!

Tips for single women, 1938. Beyond the tips like “Do your dressing in the boudoir”, “Don’t be familiar with the headwaiter” and “Don’t talk about clothes” is this very important insight for single women: “Don’t use the car mirror to fix your make-up”! Thank goodness for modern cars with mirrors in the visor, otherwise “…it … Continue reading