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Hellessy

We’ve just discovered Hellessy and are swooning over the Spring 2016 looks.  Founded in 2012 by Sylvie Millstein, HELLESSY is a day-to-evening designer collection focused on the modern philosophy of dressing women whose lives are organized around a need for pared-down elegance that is versatile and thoughtfully constructed. Millstein melded her multi-cultural background, expertise in […]

1940’s Look

There’s something about the 1940’s that exudes both elegance and determination.  While brothers, boyfriends and husbands served overseas, American women went to work in factories and offices – keeping both the economy and the war effort going.  And while they often performed very unglamorous jobs, many did so in full makeup and with perfectly styled […]

Eye Candy Trends

Us Filthy gals love all things that are trending, so we thought we would share 5 Fall eye makeup trends that you need to be embracing right now via Instagram. 1. Feathery Brows Overly filled brows have moved on toward the “feather brow,” seen at shows like Burberry, Elie Saab, and Giambattista Valli. The term refers to […]

Dita’s Lingerie

As the Retro Wardrobe Queen launches her vintage inspired lingerie line in Harrods (it’s gorgeous, BTW) Dita Von Teese took time out of her schedule to talk about something she’s more than well versed about. Vintage fashion…. Q: What’s the most precious item of vintage in your wardrobe? A: I have a suit by Christian Dior haute […]

Old Schooled

I always find it fascinating seeing seniors tatted up.  Right away it’s a nice reminder that yes they were once a reckless, restless rebel.  Who knows if it were with a cause or without, but the blatant reminder is always nice.  I am all about the respect your elders and not a disrespectful person in […]

Cult Beauty Essentials

With new beauty products launching on a near-daily basis, there are a few iconic beauty essentials that have stood the test of time due to their exceptional formulas. We’d be lying if we said we didn’t steal a few of these from Momma Rebena back in the day and we still continue to add them […]

10 Decades of Beauty

Wanna see something cool?  This is a seamless transition of 10 decades of beauty trends in less than 90 seconds! Cut Video’s “100 Years of Beauty in 1 Minute” takes a model through 10 transformations, revealing the hair and makeup styles of years past. The clip speeds by quickly, but it takes a team of […]

Lipstick Is Healthy

1968 lipstick colors sure do look very similar to what you would find at Sephora today – especially that hue of purple in the middle along with the coral to the side.  Even though lipstick, on the surface, appears only as a colorful tool to look your best, but underneath, lipstick is an important tool that can […]

Part of Nature

I think humans cannot help ourselves from stopping to smell the roses because we are part of nature, just like the rose.  Or perhaps we feel a connection because our favorite necessities begin with the existence of a flower.  These rays of beauties out value all of the utilities of the World.  I can tell you – […]

Local Mother’s Day

Show your Momma some love by shopping local this Mother’s Day.  By shifting just a portion of your spending, you can help create more jobs, a stronger economy and build a better community here in Toronto.  So take a short peruse through these charming Mother’s Day gifts from our favorite Toronto Etsy Shops. Local Father-Daughter […]

Lake Tahoe

There is a trend happening on our dear, lil’ blog.  We keep adding vintage photographs of Lake Tahoe.  The lake is calling us.  Gazing at it’s photographs, we try and inhale all the scents.  The lake appears to be so clear and smooth as turquoise silk.  What mastery of unparalled beauty!  We are longing for a […]