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Jessica Louise

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Jessica Louise

Jessica Louise is an online clothing shop offering a wide variety of pin up, punk, and rockabilly inspired items for ladies who love bright colors, tulle skirts and petticoats, skull prints, contrasting stripes, and other styles that stand out from the crowd.


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The dress section of Jessica Louise is by far the most popular, where women can find basic slip dresses in fun, girly colors and prints, or more drastic costume-like dresses such as the Pirate Punk Dress or Miss Mandy Skull Dress.


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You’ll find basic summer pin up sundresses, sailor-inspired dresses with bold colors and stripes, leopard print in all sorts of colors and styles, and even gothic-inspired dresses in black and charcoal with punk lace accents.


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If you’re looking for more than just dresses, the selection of fancy tops is also full of fun styles and varieties. You’ll find your fair share of keyhole tops with short sleeves and a circle in the neckline for just the right amount of bare skin, even more stripes and leopard print, and adorable colorful tops with pin up girls adorning the front and back.


Pair these tops with one of the adorable hoodies, tanks, or tees, available with all sorts of screen printed designs such as kitties, skulls, pin up girls, and more. The accessories section of Jessica Louise offers punk, rockabilly, and scene kid styles.


You’ll find embroidered patches, funky earrings, limited edition flower hair pieces, purses, leg warmers, gloves, bikinis, lingerie, suspenders, garters, necklaces, hats, and much more. These pieces are perfect if you’re not looking for a full blown outfit but still want to show off your punk style with an embellishment or two.


Jessica Louise designs clothing for every woman, with an entire section dedicated to plus sizes. You’ll find the same styles in a wide range of sizes, and if there is something you’re dying to get your hands on but don’t know if it will fit you, owner Jessica always keeps herself available to answer emails for questions and concerns you may have.


Next time you want to add a little punk rockabilly to your sweet and sexy pin up wardrobe, take a look through Jessica Louise for some truly one-of-a-kind style.

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Retro Kitten Apparel / Gypsies Do It better

Retro Kitten Apparel / Gypsies Do It better

Retro Kitten Apparel is one of the most popular online stores for everything pin up, retro, punk, rockabilly, goth, mod and vintage at affordable second hand prices.

They are popular among women of all ages, shapes and sizes because it is simple to browse through their diverse selection and create an entire outfit for under $100. Retro Kitten Apparel and Gypsies Do It Better sells new and used clothing, accessories and shoes for the pin up or punk glamour girl in anyone. Whether it is a day or night look that transitions from office wear to happy hour, there is something available for all looks.

There are all sorts of brands available at Retro Kitten Apparel. Their selection is constantly changing and being updated, so you’ll find everything from Old Hollywood Glamour necklaces, bracelets and clutch purses, to fun punk shoes from Dr. Martens, Pleaser, Tredair, T.U.K. and more.

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Looking for a functional and adorable dress or skirted outfit? Wiggle dresses are form fitting styles that come in pencil skirts, capri pants, 50s swing styles, and top and bottom separates. Wear something sexy under your dress from their selection of vintage lingerie pieces, ranging from sexy little lace pieces to seductive silk and leather counterparts.

For some adorable retro shoes to go along with your outfits whether you’re looking for sky high sexy stilettos, work appropriate pumps or some funky colorful sneakers to wear with jeans and a tee, there are all sorts of brands available for these as well. Pin up inspired peep toes, vintage wingtip shoes, skinhead and goth boots, and rockabilly shoes and boots are just some of the styles you’ll find.

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Aside from shoes, outfits and individual clothing pieces, you will find virtually any accessory you could ever think of or need whether it is for a costume party, for stand out pieces to wear with casual work outfits, or for bold goth accents to go along with party outfits and punk wear. Fedoras, retro purses, pearl necklaces, glam gloves, studded belts, pin up hair clips, headbands and clips, skeleton hand jewelry, psychobilly accents, brightly colored hair dye, pea coats, faux fur jackets, jean vests, swim suits, and more. All your favorite brands and styles can be found in this one stop shop.

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Retro Outfits

Retro Outfits

Retro outfits flatter all types of cats and chicks, from young to old and fat to thin. Tailored, colorful and sexy their bold patterns and bright colors are highly individual and fun to accessorize.

Model: Steffi,
Make Up: Louisa Kunstmann, Photo: see2feel
Outfit: Pony Maedchen, Thx to Rockabilly Clothing

From high heeled peep-toe shoes to bobby-soxer saddles for all types of retro feet to puffy petticoats, contoured corsets, purses, stockings hats and hairpins, make-up and tattoos, the added touches to retro outfits create strong individual style. Even ladies with a touch of retro fetishism can find the perfect set of sexy, fitted sailor or military-style tops and bottoms from stores like Pony Mädchen.

Retro outfits can be high-wasted denim pants paired with a peasant top, or campy, leopard– printed wiggle halter dresses. Bowling shirts, creepers and straw fedoras work for men looking for a retro feel, while ladies and gents both can don classic swing duds for a vintage night out. Hollywood glamour and the 1950s greaser look are retro styles as well as are the decidedly daring dresses inspired by burlesque.

The right retro hairstyles perfectly complement a vintage look. Ponytails and clean cut bangs are we be Hollywood curls a la the 1930s work well with most any style, but most important that the hair is artfully arranged and false eyelashes, upper eyelids lined with liquid eyeliner and bold, and bright red lips work best with powdered skin devoid of blush.

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Stores like Daddy O’s and Cats Like Us offer rockabilly, pin up and retro outfits from many different brands like Stop Staring! Clothing, Get Go Retro and Heartbreaker Fashions, while more independent brands like Miss Fortune Clothing, Lolita Girl Clothing and Miss Hussy Clothing lean towards rockabilly and psychobilly adaptations of classic retro styles.

The enduring popularity of retro outfits prove that American classics never die and style legends like Marilyn Monroe, Bettie Page and James Dean are forever carved into our collective unconscious. Our current fashions are so globally mass-produced and distributed that they are devoid of the potential of personal expression, while retro clothing is alive and constantly being re- interpreted from the classic burlesque look to the evolution of pin up from rockabilly to psychobilly kustom kulture.

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Retro Dresses

Retro Dresses

Retro dresses are made to flatter women of all shapes, sizes and ages, while reflecting the Vintage and Rockabilly styles of the 1940’s, ‘50’s, and ’60’s era. They are made with colorful, pattern-filled fabrics and go from skin tight sexy styles to vibrant, flowing and ruffled skirts.

Model: Veronika, Makeup: Louisa Kunstmann, Photo: See2Feel
Outfit: Silvie Jungbluth Design

Women of all sizes can pull off retro dresses, as they are not tailored for one specific woman. They embrace curves and femininity and are not for the faint of heart. It takes a bold attitude and fierce confidence to truly pull off a retro dress with perfect style and grace.

Retro dresses often come in a variety of bright colors and bold patterns. Leopard print, zebra stripes and polka dots are just some of the popular retro dress patterns. Bright yellows, reds and pinks mixed with black and white accents, sharp belts and funky buttons. Modemerr is one popular boutique specializing in retro dresses, while Purrrfect Pineapples and Poison Candy Fashion provide the perfect accessories to complete your look. No retro dress is complete without sky-high stiletto pumps, a thick statement belt, and bold eyeliner and bright red lipstick. A true retro dress reflects the classic style within each woman, embracing her curves and femininity while accenting her true beauty and personal style.

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Stop Staring Clothing and Get Go Retro are two popular boutiques that sell retro dresses. And since no retro dress or outfit is complete without sexy undergarments, What Katie Did provides everything you need to complete your outfit from the inside out including vintage lingerie and slinky, seductive slips and undergarments.

Retro dresses can suit any woman and her personal taste. No matter how girly or tomboy-ish a girl may seem, there is a retro dress out there for her. Since military was such an integral part of the retro era, there are even sailor and military inspired dresses from a variety of boutiques, particularly Pony Maedchen, a shop representing pin up and military inspired dresses and other pieces of clothing. If the retro sailor look suits you well, look no further than this shop.

Personal style is key to looking sexy in retro dresses, so find something that reflects who you are and you’ll be rocking a fierce retro look in no time!

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