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How to "Dress Pinup" for beginners

So you’ve seen a few good looking girls in full circle skirts, gorgeous wiggle dresses or skinny jeans and heels. And now you have decided that the retro look is for you. But you don’t have a lot of cash to get started. The good news is, you don’t need it! Op shops will be your best friend! It's taken me years to get my wardrobe together and I'm still adding to my collection. Taking the time to find tops, cardys, jumpers, hair scarves, bags, shoes and accessories in op shops will help you save money. Trademe can be good but watch for retailers from overseas selling ripoffs and poor quality. There are also loads of buy sell pages, join them...

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Retro Jewellery and the perfect bangle stack.

There are no hard and fast rules when it comes to bangles stacks. Think of these as more suggestions or guidelines. Stacks in groups of 3 or 5. Stick to groups of colour from your outfit or accessories but don’t be afraid to introduce new colours. I often wear a blue and white print dress and will add a yellow necklace or earrings, and blue, white and yellow bangles to complete my outfit. Sometimes I introduce a new colour to match my shoes and handbag that I might want to wear with that outfit. Play around with different thicknesses of your bangles. Sometimes a midi or spacer will look great with a mix of wide bangles. Bangles come in three...

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