By Marjorie MagazinePictures Courtesy of Khyentse George Picture a warm breeze, the sprawl of the Colorado mountains before you, and thousands of lights that twinkle against the sky on a June day in the Boulder Municipal Airport, hosting yet again the wonders of the Greatest Generation for its annual 1940s Ball. The scene is almost… Read More Stompin’ at the 1940s Ball
By Marjorie Magazine, Images Via The 1940’s Ball For everything that’s unraveled during 2020, wanting to be close to our loved ones feels and celebrating the things that bring us joy together, especially during the holidays, couldn’t feel more bittersweet. But the fun isn’t all lost, as making spirits bright this December hasn’t disappeared– it’s… Read More In a Year Like This, We’re Dreaming of the 1940’s Virtual White Christmas Ball!
By Darlene Alvarez, Features Editor Album Cover by B House Photography The Satin Dollz have just released their long awaited debut album, Pinup Revolution. After years of touring and performing, the international darlings have compiled an album celebrating the Big Band legends of the past. Being the first person outside of the Dollz to have… Read More The Satin Dollz Deliver a Delightful Revolution of a Debut Album
By Adolfo & Cat of Time 2 Swing Check out this exclusive look into the new series by Southern California-based dance duo Time 2 Swing, who’ve turned their hobby into a passionate lifestyle of choreography and dancing for various events and in media. See the third video of the Swing in Seconds series on their… Read More Swing in Seconds: An Insightful New Series to the Dance’s Origins
By Darlene Alvarez Photos by Jonathan Phillips, Dom Martin, Stuart Runham, and Tim Hunter Singers and dancers have always had a way with our hearts when it came to boosting the spirits and morale of nations in uncertain times. We may not have Fred and Ginger or the Andrews Sisters to take the stage especially… Read More Singing Along with the Satin Dollz!
Girl Scout cookie season is upon us! Bring us the cheers and beckons, the handmade signs, and the boxed-up goodies that celebrate the great cause of supporting 100-year old organization’s programs that unite young girls together in building leadership for the future. Since 1917, the sales of cookies have been a driving force behind Girl… Read More That One Time Girl Scouts Didn’t Sell Their Cookies (And for a Good Cause!)
“Classic love… The great one.. The one your heart can’t do without. It’s a soulmate that you don’t recognize, until your first encounter. Is it a kiss or is it a slight hand touch. Who knows… Kisses on foreheads, hand holding while driving, soft touches, brushing a strand of hair from your face, that is… Read More Classic Love: Readers Discuss What’ll Make their Valentine’s Day an Unforgettable One
By Marjorie Magazin Be it letters, lockets, or a special song, your special memento between you and your sweetheart is perhaps your favorite reminder of your love. But perhaps unlike the others, the quickness of a photo booth snapshot might be the best way to capture it. Unfussy and a novelty at the same time,… Read More Instant Forevers: Finding Love in Old Photo Booth Pictures
By Katrina Simpson Jailbird Detective is the novel that we’ve been waiting for. In 1940s Hollywood Elvira Slade is an ex-con from London with a shady past… We talk to her creator, Helen Jacey. I’ve always been a huge Forties Noir fan – the fashion, the style, the movies. But for a long time I’ve been… Read More Feminist Noir: Helen Jacey Smashes Stereotypes with a new Type of Heroine
We know our readers cannot get enough of vintage living in their modern lives, so we’ve searched far and wide for exciting upcoming events that cater to their love for the past! From antique fairs to winter jazz socials and even rides aboard old subway cars, we hope that across the globe, each Marjorie Gal… Read More Live in Vintage! Events for December 2018