torsdag 31 december 2009

Bye, 2009!


Miss Wink's wishing you all a very Happy New Year!

onsdag 30 december 2009

Daddy-O's got something hot

Browsed through Daddy-O's website and fell in love with a whole lot of their new items.











As usual, I only show things avaliable in plus sizes.

Vouge goes scottish


Vouge published this adorable picture in a fashion spread last fall.

Scotties, yay!




lördag 26 december 2009

Painted Lady


Got this cool necklace from my man for Christmas.

onsdag 23 december 2009

Happy Holidays!






















I wish you all a Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year!

torsdag 10 december 2009

Letter to Santa Claus

"Dear Santa,
by now you should be well aware of how much I love Christmas and all what it brings; candles, spices, family gatherings and snow.

I have been a very good girl this year, trying to do my best in every situation I find myself in and I belive I have managed quite well.
I have been a loving and supporting girlfriend, daughter, sister and friend, I have worked hard and taken care of my beloved dogs in all the best of ways.

So, if you think I deserve a little something this year... I would very much appreciate if you sent one of your little helpers down to Collectif to pick up something like this...
Thank you,
Miss Wink"










torsdag 26 november 2009

torsdag 19 november 2009

Some Etsy tips

I'm so exhausted, starting my new job today and all. I just want to make a big cup of hot chocolate (which is exactly what I'm gonna do when I'm done writing this) and drape myself over the couch and watch something nice like Twin Peaks or True Blood.
But of course we have time to talk about fashion, right ladies?

Etsy is a marvelous place to find great plus size clothes on! Often you can have the items made after your own measurements too. Here is a couple of my current favourites:


VoodooLounge, avaliable in sizes small to 3X.



Smarmyclothes, custom made to any size


Queen Bee Luxuries, custom made to any size
This is just a tiny drop of everything wonderful that swims around in the big Etsy-pond. You can find anything there! And if not, just request it.

torsdag 12 november 2009

Scottiebath



I just found this adoreable picture of a scottie taking a bath (something my little fellow sure would need....)

lördag 7 november 2009

My birthday boy

It's my mans 31st birthday today and of course we're celebrating this all day long!
This morning I treated him with breakfast in bed, pink roses and some gifts:

a coffee table book about actress Louise Brooks (he's got excellent taste)....



...and a tin DVD-box about Japan's part in WWII




Happy birthday, honey!



(Ola and Viggo on Midsummer's Eve last year)

lördag 31 oktober 2009

Girls and Ghouls.....


.......Happy Halloween!
Play safe tonight, have a wonderful time and do not forget to crawl back into your graves.....




fredag 23 oktober 2009

Finally Friday!


fredag 9 oktober 2009

Pinup + Dogs

I'm so sorry for the lack of posts! I have been knocked out by a nasty case of bronchitis and almost coughed my lungs inside out...I'ts getting better every day now, but the cold temperature outside is not the best environment for my throat so I stay indoors as much as possible (which is not too terrible, considering I got unlimited access to movies and chai tea...).


I need your help!

I'm working on a very exciting article about pinups and dogs. Gil Elvgren is known for often putting a mischievous little puppy in many of his pictures, dogs often appeared in commercial pictures in the 40's and 50's and the phenomenon is continuing in modern days with projects as Pinups for Pups for example.

I would like to hear your theories why pinups and dogs goes hand in hand (paw)?
Feel free to write in english or swedish, all comments is very much appreciated!









Yes Ladies, Swimsuits for All!


Large size swimwear is not the easiest thing to find...

I came across Plus Size Swimwear, a great source for swimwear up to a smashing size 32! Some very cute retro inspired pieces and everything is really affordable. I really like the variety, everything from seperates to one-pieces in a million different colors and patterns. They also offer special swimwear from women who's done a mastectomy (yay!) and also athletic pieces.
Another thumb up for the use of models with "real" sizes!

Check them out!

fredag 18 september 2009

Back home


Back from Good Ol' England! Had a wonderful week with shopping, seeing my lovely friend Rascal and much much more. Unfortunately I brought home more than just clothes and trinkets, but also a nasty flu.
I'll give a better travel report when I'm on my feet again!

tisdag 8 september 2009

I'm off



Packing my suitcase, leaving the dogs to their doggy sitter, prepairing for one week of excitement... Because I'm off to London now!

I'm going to do so much fun things (visit British Museum, Imperial War Museum, markets, have afternoon tea at the Ritz and best of all; I'll get to see my precious friend Rascal.
I can't wait to see her!

So goodbye for now, lovelies and have a wonderful week. I promise I will!



måndag 7 september 2009

Make Your Own Kind of Music

I can't describe my feelings with words, so I thought I just say it with a song instead:



I adore Cass Elliot


torsdag 3 september 2009

Miss Wink goes to London

So, I'm off for a week in London soon. I would love to hear about all your favourite places there!
Vintage stores, nice cafés, restaurants, charity shops...what's your best London spot?

London in the 1930's

onsdag 2 september 2009

Miss Smith goes plus size!


I'm happy to report that the store Miss Smith now has a plus size section!

There is a few items now, like a couple of dresses and camis. And I'm really pleased to see that it's REAL plus sizes too, some items is up to size 3X - not very common in swedish retro stores....

tisdag 1 september 2009

Hope & Glory

Yesterday I watched a little gem of all WWII movies made, Hope & Glory (1987).
Set in London during the beginning of the war, we follow 9-year old Bill and his family through air raids, rations, lindy hop, his sister falling in love with a canadian soldier and so much more. If you get a chance to see it, please do - you won't be sorry you did.

torsdag 27 augusti 2009

Retro at Lindex

Lindex has some nice pieces of retro-ish lingerie right now.