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Halloween daily outfit inspiration for pinups! Velvet DeCollete uses clothes and accessories from her existing wardrobe to create a spooky pinup look inspired by evil circus performers, Tim Burton and modern pinup fashion

Halloween Lookbook | Pinup Style Outfits for the Spookiest Month of the Year

It's so close I can feel it ya'll. Excitement is building like a sugar high as we approach the spookiest day of the year ... All Hallows Eve. That delightful time when black and orange prevail, bats and spiders take centre stage and costumes are accepted as daily wear.

In honour of this celebration of spook, I dove head first into my wardrobe to make you a Halloween lookbook! Read more to check out the video and the outfit photos.


My top five clothing and accessory picks for a pinup style Halloween season

Spider Web Style | My Top 5 Picks for Halloween 2017

Ever since Cheryl Blossom wore that gigantic spider brooch on Riverdale, spiders and webs have been taking over the pinup world. From bags to shades, skirts to evening gowns, I've ensnared my top 5 cobweb toting style picks for Halloween 2017 ( and the rest of the year!).


Find out why I've entered the Miss Pinup New Zealand 2017 pageant, what pinup means to me, and who else will be taking the stage as one of ten finalists competing at the Very Vintage Day Out this October.

Miss Pinup New Zealand 2017 | What, Why, Where, Who and How

Find out what pinup means to me, why I've entered Miss Pinup New Zealand, where it's going down, who the other finalists are and how you can place your People's Choice vote!


Velvet Decollete is a finalist competing for the title of Miss Pinup New Zealand in association with Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum, held at The Very Vintage Day Out 2017!

I'm a Finalist!

The finalists competing in Miss Pinup New Zealand 2017 in association with Sailor Jerry spiced rum were announced today, and I'm one of them!
I'm absolutely thrilled to be taking to the stage in such a gorgeous, talented group of women, and I can't wait to share my entry video with you all. 

Vote for me in the People's Choice category!
You can find tickets to the VVDO, which includes the pageant, here.

Nylon stockings and vintage tease; a vintage erotica photoshoot feauturing New Zealand pinup and fetish model Velvet DeCollete. Wearing vintage nylon stocking and a silk chemise, Velvet strips in dreamy natural light until tastefully topless. Female friendly vintage inspired erotica photographed by Froger Photo.

The Villa | Nylon Stockings and Vintage Tease

I’m all about the tease. Silky nylon stockings, a wayward bra strap and a cheeky grin appeal to me far more than brazen modern erotica. Not to say the modern stuff doesn’t have it’s place, it’s just not my place.

The Villa showcases all that vintage femininity.


A bespoke cocktail dress by NZ pinup model and designer Velvet DeCollete. A 1950's inspired dress with boned, pleated bodice and full gathered skirt in glistening iridescent black fabric. Hand appliqued lace accents the sweetheart bust. Accesorised with black satin vintage gloves, magenta orchids and pink and white diamante vintage costume jewellery.

Tui | Custom Made Retro Cocktail Dress

A cocktail dress made from remnant fabric, iridescent and shimmering in the sun like Tui feathers. This little black dress is in a class of it's own!


Velvet DeCollete looks at hand made clothes by Honey L'Amour for pinup girls inspired by Disney Princesses.

Once Upon A Time | Disney Princess Inspired Pinup Clothing

Channel your inner Belle, Ariel, Cinderella or Snow White in Disney inspired dresses, skirts and blouses by New Zealand Pinup designer Honey L'Amour. I take a look at her Once Upon A Time collection, modeled by charming Kiwi pin ups.


A pinup photos shoot and Pip & pnatalaimon custom made bodysuit lingerie review. Pinup blogger Velvet Decollete makes rainy day card games and run down retro caravans look far more glamorous than your childhood holidays.

Play Your Cards Right | Retro Lingerie review & Pinup Photoshoot

Play your cards right and you might get an invite to my secret poker game.  It's in a derelict caravan and the dress code is underwear.
Froger and I go sugary sweet with bubblegum pink and white, and I share my opinions on the Pip & Pantalaimon lingerie.