50's Housewife Self Portraits
Amazing light was pouring in through my kitchen window and I just couldn't ignore it. So what's a girl to do when she wants to take pictures but no one's around? How about some self portrait indulgence? I decided to go a bit retro, well a lot retro actually. Years ago I found this polka dot number at a San Diego Salvation Army (for a whopping 5 bucks!) and I knew it would be perfect for the overworked, but happy, 50's housewife vibe I was going for. Add a tripod and a remote trigger and we're good to go.
I just adore everything Pin Up - The perfectly coiffed hair, the cat eyes, and of course the oozing femininity of it all. Sometimes I wish I could travel back in time and spend my days looking fabulous while cooking dinner with a pound of lard.
But then again, I remember how damn comfortable my sweatpants are. Oh well, it's fun to play dress up for just a day.
Hope you enjoy my selfies =)
Music tip. If you too want to get into a Pin Up inspired mood, check out this mix: Soundtrack for a Modern Pin Up Girl. Go ahead and get your baking a pie va va voom on. Whatever you do, don't forget the red lipstick.