7.5.11

At the salon



Went to the hairdresser. I usually do something called a "texturizer" - when you leave a perm on for just a few minutes before rinsing out so as to just "pull out the cur"l a little.



Then we set it on rollers and it turned out really well!



I then rushed out of the salon to go have coffee with somebody I recently met.

The photo of Madelin is from here.

Madelin Downey of Vintage Flowers. Madelin is a florist, vintage stylist, a 1940s-1950s fashionista and an awesome balboa dancer to boot! She also has vintage hairstyling classes together with the talented Sara of Retroella. A class I hope to attend one day ;) We chatted away happily about our common vintage interests and about the swing classes at Herräng Dance Camp this summer - I sooo want to go, but my Mom´s coming this summer from LA, so I´ll have to see...


I don´t know if you're familiar with this publication - Vintage Life. I have it as a en e-subscription, but I´m beginning to regret that I didn't choose the paper edition. Its just nice to actually hold a magazine in your hand and to be able to save issues for retro inspiration.

5 comments:

FairyFiligree said...

I like the hairstyle - I guess you really have to work hard at controlling that type of hair don't you? Your lady friend seems very nice - her hairstyle is WOW! Yes, I knew of this magazine but never actually bought it - I would have to subscribe - will check it out online first - thanks & have a lovely weekend.

Frollein von Sofa said...

You look so very lovely !! And your red cardigan is just wonderful ! kisses from Berlin, Anne

Desiree said...

Your brooch and earrings are darling! I keep meaning to get Vintage Life but I haven't gotten it yet. Soon!

Diva said...

Fairy Filigree : My hair is not so much "hard to control" as I alwys need to understand how I can make it work. When I was a child I wanted straight hair of ofcourse, but now a days I love my hair for its resilience and ability to transform into all shapes and forms - hm... maybe I should do a blogpost on that ! :)

Frollein : You are as alawys - a darling!
Desiree - what a cute log picture you have!

En passant par là said...

You are beautiful on that pic !!! Love it !!!

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