Hello Kittens! I enjoyed this interview with Burlesque star Missy Malone on the what Katie did vintage fashion website. So I thought you Kittens might too. Such a wonderful collection; What Katie Did takes a look through just a small selection of Missy Malone's vintage costume collection. For more, and close-up pics read the article… Continue reading Vintage Burlesque Costumes | Missy Malone’s vintage costume collection – What Katie Did
Hello Kittens! We have two new sets of postcards available in the etsy store. Collection 1: Pinups with circle backgrounds. Collection 2: Pinups with bold backgrounds and Art Deco inspired corners. Bonus Postcard designs: These luscious lip designs! Find all of these postcards in the postcard section at Bad Kitten Pinups Etsy....
New fabulous throw pillows now available in the BadKittenPinups etsy store
Hello Kittens! I have a new pinup of the month for you. This Rainbow mermaid is a semi-self portrait! When I was a kid, and adults would ask me what I wanted to be when I grew up I would say "A mermaid"...which got me even more odd looks than usual. Rainbow Mermaid Fantasy Pinup… Continue reading Mermaid Pinup Portrait Art
In the pin-up art world there are, IMO, three distinct 'types' of pinup. 1. The "Girl next door". Sweet, approachable pie baking loveliness. Think Bettie Page and the work of Gil Elvgren. 2. The "Femme Fatale". Distant, elegant goddess type. Think Greta Garbo and the work of Alberto Vargas. 3. The "Vamp". A 'scary… Continue reading Pinup Icon Maila Nurmi AKA Vampira
Afternoon Kittens, I hope your weekend is going swimmingly! Just wanted to feature one of my favorite lingerie designers on Etsy - Dottie's Delights. This gorgeous romper, is available for a limited time only. Isn't it just stunning!!! Dottie's says - "By popular demand! This fiesty little romper was first dreamed up by our feature… Continue reading Featured! – Exclusive Mosh Playsuit Bodysuit Sheer Black by DottiesDelights (nsfw)
Just read this post from corset designer Sparklewren and had to share it with you Kittens. I found it Interesting. The "Saville Row" ethos has always been more my personal style to be honest. But I really adore the dreamy, highly embellished work too, of which Sparklewren is one of the best!. And I must… Continue reading Article Share – The next thing in corsetry by Sparklewren
I have to share because this is a really good article. One of the things I am very aggressively apposed to is the concept of shame...shame generally, but sexual shame is the worst. I causes only confusion, pain, self loathing, fear and abuse. Sex-Ed does need to be taught properly. People say "Sex is overrated"… Continue reading Article share – The things Sex-Ed should have taught you but didn’t.
So last week I was so busy actually making Halloween props that I didn't have time to blog about them! lol. But as promised I shall do so now. One of the props for this year's witchcraft and wizardry theme party I love the most is my mandrake. Mandrakes are a real plant...no they were… Continue reading Mandrake root scuplture – DIY Halloween decoration
Hi Kittens!, The other day a fabulous magazine called "vintage life" (which you should check out if you have not already) posted a question on Facebook that got me thinking. They asked "why is vintage so popular these days?".... Bernadette in the blue corselette print by Lillylie View more Pinups Posters Most of the comments… Continue reading Why is vintage style so popular?