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Pinup Empire Clothing: Australian Boutique Specializing in Vintage-Inspired Clothing

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Pinup Empire Clothing: Australian Boutique Specializing in Vintage-Inspired Clothing
Both owned and operated in Australia, Pinup Empire Clothing has an obvious passion for fashion related to the 40s, 50s and 60s rockabilly style.

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This online shop puts the customer in the forefront, which is always one of the best characteristics for rockabilly vintage-loving fashionistas.Their collection covers a broad selection of vintage-inspired clothing, accessories, shoes and swimwear.

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If you are looking for retro-inspired to make you stand-out from the crowd, Pinup Empire Clothing certainly has the right amount of uniqueness to get that done! The fashion of yesteryear was feminine, fun and cheerful, and pinups, burlesques and rockabellas have maintained this aesthetic since.

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Pinup Empire Clothing understands the love for vintage-inspired clothing, and they have found the perfect combination of garments and accessories to represent the essence of retro-style fashion. Their customers are privy to a multitude of stylish garments, including pencil dresses, wiggle dresses and swing dresses in addition to cardigans, pussy bow tops and summer capris.

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You will recognize brands, such as Hell Bunny, Voodoo Vixen and Stop Staring, but Pinup Empire Clothing also introduces Australian labels, like Doll Deluxe, that are just gaining popularity from rockabilly ladies all over the globe. There is a good balance between international brands and Australia’s most adored vintage-inspired clothing designers. They welcome your feedback, especially if you would like to see more of something in their store.

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When it comes to rockabilly-style, an outfit is not complete without accessories. This is one of the best collections on the easy-to-use Pinup Empire Clothing website. Their hair flowers are delightful, their retro-inspired sunglasses are modernly chic, and their fans are a fun and unique way for keep cool without compromising class or style. Also, the collection of handbags are classic but have successfully endured the test of time.

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Pinup Empire Clothing does a good job of keeping a variety in their shop. No matter how you define your personal style, you will find glamorous, edgy and playful pieces reminiscent to fashion from decades past. Whether you are a sweet and serene pinup or a sweet but tough rockabella, the shop offers something different and exciting for everyone.

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Mädchentraum – It’s As If You’re In The 1940s

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Mädchentraum – It’s As If You’re In The 1940s

The fantasy and allure of the 1940s captures many a girl’s heart. The soft colors, prints and fabrics paired with simple yet classy designs, causes a vintage ladies heart to pitter-patter like they’re in love.

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No one knows this feeling of rapture better than German designer Ann Kathrin Schmidt. Creating the very essence of her dreams and historical imagination into a physical manifestation. Mädchentraum literally translates into “Girls Dream” and a dream it is!

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Mädchentraum is a beautiful store crafted from a young girl’s long-time dream. Filled with 1940 inspired garments, the flirtatious floral prints and and broad collared dresses capture the glamorous spirit of the past.

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Ann knows vintage inspired quality and aims to administer just that to her customers. Obtaining a degree in fashion-design, where she specialized in fabricating period costumes, Ms. Schmidt is confident in her abilities to dress a woman like she’s just been through a time machine.

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Ever since Ann was a teenager, producing retro dresses with her dads rustic sewing machine, she has imagined owning and operating Mädchentraum shop. Now it is a blossoming store filled with beautiful pieces of historical artwork. Mädchentraum shop offers 1940 inspired dresses, blouses, long pants, pencil and pleated skirts, fur collared coats, off shoulder shirts, belted jackets and fashionable capes.

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The love for pastel colors and absence of bold prints is obvious while browsing though Mädchentraum’s hand crafted collections. The summer and spring lines are aglow with vibrant colors such as corals and bright flawless whites. The fall and winter assortments are darker than expected when browsing around the mint-green homepage of Mädchentraum shop. Deep royal blues, soft grays and natural browns fill the collection, offering timeless elegance to a lady during the teeth chattering cold months.

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Every item is form fitting and feminine. This darling little online shop is perfect for dedicated vintage ladies, remaining true to the historical designs of dresses in the forties. Ann makes sure that every article of clothing is honest with what would be found and bought in the golden era of fashion. Mädchentraum shop is sweet and simple, so flawless in it’s character it’s as if it was created from the soft fluffy clouds of ones dream….

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Bernie Dexter Clothing

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Bernie Dexter Clothing

Bernie Dexter Clothing is a line of pin up, retro, and rockabilly clothing created by burlesque aficionado, makeup artist, and style icon Bernie Dexter.


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As a makeup artist and designer who has worked with a variety of models and burlesque performers, Bernie is truly passionate about these eras and strives to offer clothing that is made to suit women who feel the same way.

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In the pin up fashion section at Bernie Dexter Clothing, you’ll find artistic dresses designed to create an hourglass silhouette with a classic 1940s and 1950s style. There is a wide variety of pants, shorts, skirts, tops, dresses, playsuits, and rompers available in bright contrasting colors, fresh florals, pretty plaid and paisley prints, and cute and classic polka dots and leopard print.

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In the dress section you’ll find plunging halters and flowing skirts below a-line cuts, as well as sexy pencil skirts for the perfect pin up shape and silhouette.

The classic pin up dresses can be found in virtually any color or print, and can be easily dressed up or down for a picnic in the park, a day in the office, or an evening out dancing.

For something a little more casual, pair one of the Bernie Dexter Clothing tops, such as the Puff Sleeve Ginger Top, with a cute pair of pedal pushers for a casual and slimming style.

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The knotted shirt and high-cut pants will give you the look of a true pin up dame. If you’re looking to go full-blown pin up girl, their playsuits and rompers are just what you need for that cheeky Marilyn Monroe look.

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Zweitracht

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Zweitracht is a German shop dedicated to offering fashionable threads that resemble classic pin up styles of the 1940s through the 1960s. If you are passionate about these looks, whether you’re a sweet pin up dame or a bold rockabilly princess, Zweitracht offers something for women of all shapes, sizes, and styles.

Zweitracht offers a great selection of vintage-inspired dresses that reveal as much or as little as you’d like. The queen dresses are perfect for a fall or winter day, with a 1940s bib-like embellishment in front, collared neck, and long sleeves, available in a variety of colors. If you don’t want a full dress in this style, the party shirt offers the same style without the skirt, so you can pair it with jeans, pedal pushers, a skirt, or anything else that suits your style.

Zweitracht also offers some casual spring and summer day dresses in floral prints, solids, plaids, and other colors, made in a loose-fitting style with a tie around the waist that makes it super comfortable and easy to wear however you want, flattering your best assets.

You’ll find plenty more tops in the Zweitracht shop, particularly boatneck styles in short sleeves, solid colors, and with a small embellishment near the collar for a classic pin up girl look. They’re perfect for office wear, casual wear, or even out for a fancy dinner if you dress them up.

You’ll also find a variety of adorably retro accessories at Zweitracht, particularly their scarves that can be worn around your head to keep your hair back, or around your neck for a fun pop of color to any outfit. They can even dress up purses with a sweet bow tie if it’s too warm for a scarf on your body.

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Zweitracht gives women a great way to dress retro while still looking classy and polished, all at affordable prices. If you love the looks of beautiful pin up ladies and don’t want to scour the thrift store for cool vintage looking threads, take a look around Zweitracht for a contemporary piece that is still designed with the 1940s and 1950s in mind. You’ll certainly be glad you did!

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