Lady Sings the Blues by Allie Michelle

Billie Holiday’s reedy, melancholy voice captures the essence of the Blues unlike any other vocalist. She did more than hit the notes. She possessed a rare gift to express the emotion behind the… Continue reading

Traditional Tattoos by Allie Michelle

Chinatown, NY 1920 Early tattoo methods included using chisels, picks, or soot-covered thread which would be sewn through the skin.  After the invention of the tattoo machine in the 1891, tattooing steadily increased… Continue reading

Insatiable Ava by Linda

“If I had my life to live over again, I’d live it the same way. Maybe a few changes here or there, but nothing special. The truth is, honey, I’ve enjoyed my life.… Continue reading

The Art of Vintage Part IV by Allie Michelle

Read Part I – Old Hollywood Glamour Read Part II – The Pin-Up Read Part III – The Mod The Bohemian She is the woman without roots; the free spirit. Adventurous and unconventional,… Continue reading

Classic Cocktails by Allie Michelle

Get in good spirits with Vintage-inspired Cocktails Classic cocktails capture a certain sophistication that lacks in today’s culture. Looking back, it’s easy to picture men dressed sharply in tailored suits sipping from a… Continue reading

Tokyo Rose by Linda

Tokyo Rose Tokyo Rose was merely an American nickname given to Iva Toguri D’Aquino by the Allied soldiers during World War II. In fact, any reporter broadcasting propaganda in Japan that was a… Continue reading

The Art of Vintage Part III by Allie Michelle

Read Part I Read Part II The Mod The Mod represents The Original Trendsetter. She is bold, daring, and rebellious with a youthful, artistic sense of style.

Words of Wisdom by Frank Sinatra

“Alcohol may be man’s worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy.”

James Dean Wannabe by Linda

Remember Bonnie and Clyde? Sure, you do. We’re saving them for a special occasion but for today’s mug shot – try to envision a juvenile, less refined, and moronic version of that. Indefinitely,… Continue reading

Haunted New Orleans by Allie Michelle

New Orleans, Louisiana – home to Jazz, Cajun Cuisine, and the annual Mardis Gras debauchery also charms the world with its legends of the occult and the paranormal. Voodoo magic and ghostly sightings… Continue reading