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May 12, 2016 / / Uncategorized

Modern rockabilly style usually includes a few tattoos and body ink has become increasingly popular in recent years; the number of Australians with some ink on their body rose to 14.5% of the population in 2015, an increase of over 4% since studies done in 1998. And with this rise we’ve seen more and more tattoo related products that any rockabilly girl would sigh over.

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And while some of those sigh-worthy items are the standard t-shirt and wallets, Lal Hardy and Rocks-Off have teamed up to give rockabilly babes …

May 12, 2016 / / Uncategorized

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The pin-up girl is never explicit but she is risque, erotic and always a little exotic. She’s safe for work and her pictures can be hung on the wall or posted on Facebook because she’s not showing any nudity. She began as America’s sweetheart and though she once had a particular look, (think bouncy curls, hourglass figure and rosy cheeks), her modern incarnation can be any size and shape. While pin-up photography started out as a means to sell everything from bicycles to laundry detergent, pin-up style is now a widely respected art form with a never ending supply of …

May 12, 2016 / / Uncategorized

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I love vintage clothing and playing around with a mix of styles can be a lot of fun, but I’ve certainly had a few questions about my eclectic look, mostly from elderly family members that remember wearing a similar outfit back in their heyday. For me it all began when I was a tween rummaging through my mother’s boxes of old clothes in the attic. Dad was always bugging her to get rid of that junk but she couldn’t bear it and thank goodness. Mom had a bunch of stuff from the sixties and seventies that I adored playing with …

May 12, 2016 / / Uncategorized

It may be stating the obvious to say that at MakeRetro.com we love all things retro, but we especially love all things rockabilly. Mixing the fun styling of the ’50s with a more modern approach and lots of tattoos, the rockabilly style has never been so hip.

Check out this fun rockabilly video ..

What Is Rockabilly Style?
The term rockabilly comes from a mix of the two words “rock” and “hillbilly” to reflect the music of the time’s unique blend of rock and roll and country music. In the 1950s rockabilly music like that of Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, …

May 12, 2016 / / Uncategorized

Whether it’s a blast from the past or something that just looks cool and kitsch, retro is always in. While the vintage trend has always been strong with regards to fashion we’re now seeing the trend expand to include everything from kids toys to electronics. And consumers are eating it up, grabbing the toys and gizmos of their childhood for sentimental reasons and to introduce to their own children.

Gadgets
Technology nerds go nuts for anything retro and that means that those old calculator watches are actually back in style. And for those that don’t mind if their watch is …