By Marjorie Magazine, Photos Courtesy of Caleigh Allen In 2020 Caleigh Allen found herself browsing through a thrift store when like out of her past a familiar sight appeared in the shape of a flowy 1970’s vintage piece: Felicity Merriman’s very own dress. It wasn’t the exact dress, although the floral resemblances between the dress… Read More Meet Caleigh: An American Girl Vintage Challenge
A Review by Sabrina Cardoso, Style Editor Most of our readers know our love of Bésame Cosmetics. The brand that began with a few lipstick shades in 2004 has exploded into an amazing company that offer so much to the vintage loving gal. From iconic lip colors to cake mascara, cream rouges to grand Disney… Read More Skincare From Bésame??
Photos by Hannah Forsberg, courtesy of Erin Ganaway It might have seemed that 2020 was a year for so much of life to be on hold, that memories we hold so dear and anticipate to make in the wake of beautiful moments to come would cease to surface until who knows when. As COVID-19 shook… Read More A Lesson on Lasting Love from a 2020 Elopement
The holidays are just the time to find comfort and joy in the beautiful memories of those before us, be it classic songs or your grandmother’s cherished cookie recipes. For this year, it was the photos of divinely dressed women posed by their tinsel trees of bygone decades that gave us the idea for our… Read More Festive Favorite Looks from Our #VintageTreeChallenge
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 There’s no doubt by now that you’ve seen and heard of the latest Netflix sensation, The Queen’s Gambit. At first glance, a seven-episode spread on chess doesn’t seem like it would be a thrill ride, or even enough to keep me awake. And I’m happy to say I couldn’t have… Read More The Queen’s Gambit is a Masterful Game in Storytelling
By Marjorie Magazine, Photos via Avon We were thrilled to discover that Avon Cosmetics released their Oh La La lipstick line this year, a stunning ode to vintage tubes of the brand’s 134-year-old glamorous past! In shades like plum Cabaret and nude Chic or the classic red of Cancan, these colors are every bit of… Read More Oh La La! Swipe on these Avon Throwback Lipsticks Now
Story and Photos by Marjorie Magazine Originally published in Roaring Twenties: An Encore (2020) When Southern Pacific Railroad opened the Sunset Limited line in the 1890’s, it took off in New Orleans and traveled across the southernmost states of America to reach the sunny shores of Los Angeles. As part of its expansion campaign, Sunset… Read More Gateway Into the Western Imagination:Celebrating 100 Years of Adventurous Traditions at the Evergreen Lodge
By Sabrina Cardoso, Style Editor Photos Courtesy of Lauren Stowell and via American Duchess Originally published in Roaring Twenties: An Encore (2020) Being a historical costumer, I know that one of the hardest components to find is historical footwear. One can learn to sew to make the actual garb but not many of us are… Read More American Duchess: An Interview with Lauren Stowell
Story and Photos Courtesy of Marjorie Borell Fresh out of college and burning with youthful wanderlust, I stuffed all my essentials into a backpack, waved goodbye to my befuddled parents and headed out my front door into the world. Among my travels was a weeklong hitchhiking sojourn throughout the small towns, villages and holy shrines… Read More A Marjorie with a Uniquely, Quirky imagination and Legacy