Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Ladies in Luxulite

Pink Collar ladies....we bring you Luxulite! This is for the real gone gals out there - or anyone who loves and appreciates authentic 40's and 50's inspired jewelry. We cannot gush enough about Luxulite - they are our new favorite and completely unmatched, and we'll explain why... 

Katy is the creator of these sweet and sparkly jewels, that have quickly become our go-to accessories. Not only is she extremely talented, but she is a total doll and can whip up any combination you can dream up, from fruity to fancy! Here at The Pink Collar Life, we are also big on packaging and presentation. Luxulite jewels are presented in true 40's fashion with beautiful vintage artwork cards that are too cute to toss! We love items that make us feel nostalgic and Luxulite does just this. 

Luxulite uses elements such as confetti, lucite, fruits, novelties and so much more. From pretty pastels to gorgeous golds, Luxulite offers everything under the sun! Whether you're going for a 1940's Carmen Miranda look or a 50's Sweater Girl vibe, Katy has got you covered. Us Pink Collar gals now can't leave the house with out our Luxulite

Luxulite's brooches are now a staple wardrobe piece and we can't wait to accessorize these all summer long with bright fun colors and prints. There is much more Luxulite to come!

 To get your Luxulite, shop here

Make sure to follow the world of Luxulite below for endless inspiration and nostalgia <3

Friday, May 22, 2015

Ranch Rendezvous

Meet Marylou… a curvaceous wiggle dress that oozes 1940s western glamour, with a kick of old rockabilly. This dress is a killer, with its contrasting yoke and floral embroidery details that wrap around from the bust to the back.  It is extremely fitted, and hugs all your curves in all the right places.  As you've heard us mention in our previous post, Glamour Bunny's fabrics are so comfortable, with the perfect combination of durability and softness, making for a glamorous sculpted silhouette.  

The Marylou is so beautiful that, of course, she is offered in more than just one color.  You can opt for classic black, or a beautiful shade of teal.  The floral embroidery needlework makes such a statement that minimal accessories are needed, if any…. Pop on a few bakelite or wooden bangles and you're ready for the rodeo!  This is a dress straight out of The Misfits (1961) starring Marilyn Monroe!

Here in Southern California, southwestern architecture and design are a recurring theme.  This private ranch estate is a classic example of it, showcasing its adobe home and walls with scattered cactus, and rustic wood and iron elements.  Marylou was just the right dress for our rendezvous at the ranch, and made for a nostalgic afternoon filled with fun in the California sun.  Yee-haw!

Get your Marylou from Glamour Bunny in Tara's cool teal or Ashlyn's classic black.

xo T & A

Friday, May 15, 2015

Rose Garden

When visiting a glorious rose garden drenched in sunlight and bursting of different shades of rouge and pink, a soft but structured dress highlighting the pops of color is the perfect statement when strolling through the fresh fleurs of spring. The Glamour Bunny Tiki Temptation dress is the paramount of all 1950's style wrap dresses and we'll explain why...

Glamour Bunny is a label based in the UK who offers high end quality dresses based on well known vintage styles, as well as original designs. We can't gush enough over their exceptional tailoring and flattering fits, perfect for the ultra feminine female form. Being in Southern California, we love a dress that brings a casual but glamorous look to daytime attire, and one that also breathes during the warm weather.  

This sweet sarong style is now our go-to, as it can be styled in numerous ways including a tropical tiki look or a classic bombshell feel. The fabric is of the softest, thick, stretch cotton, that drapes beautifully across the hip, while accenting the waist. The bust is our absolute favorite feature, as we have larger busts and have difficulty finding dresses with proper support. The dramatic sweetheart is to die for, and there is wire boning that acts as a brassiere. The straps are incredibly authentic, with a button on the inside for adjustment, as seen in 1950's dress patterns.  

This Tiki Temptation is perfection in so many ways. It is true to classic vintage, comfortable, very high quality, extremely flattering, and comes in our favorite colors - pink & red!  

Tara is seen in the Tiki Temptation in Red, which you can purchase here, and

Ashlyn wears the Tiki Temptation in Pink, which you can purchase here.

Get these before they're gone!

x T & A x