One Day To Go!

One Day To Go!

That’s right, you only have ONE DAY LEFT to Vote Velvet for the Miss Viva Las Vegas pinup contest finals!
This is a huuuuuuge deal for me (I mean HUGE). Representing my country, my message and everyone who believes in me at the world’s largest pinup pageant would be an incredible..

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Backstage

Backstage

1940’s stage manager vibes. 

All glamour. All business. All woman.

Outfit Details

Inspired by Katherine Hepburn this look is all about masculine tailoring, feminine textures and a take-no-prisoners attitude. For when you need to get shit done, and look good doing..

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Bettie vs Barbie | A Pin Up Photo Shoot

Bettie vs Barbie | A Pin Up Photo Shoot

 

Barbie and Bettie, but who’s corrupting who?

Photos | Froger PhotographyModels | Velvet DeCollete + Rose Halfpenny

For outfit details see my Spider Girl post.

With Style & Sass,

Velvet DeCollete

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My Super Cute 1950’s Halloween Outfit

My Super Cute 1950’s Halloween Outfit

I intended to have this post out before Halloween, but (obviously) that didn’t happen, so lets say it’s a nightmare before Christmas.

I bought this adorably spoopy cartoon spider print fabric at Halloween last year. I didn’t get a chance to sew up an outfit at the time, but..

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Monochrome Minxes

Monochrome Minxes

Hellooooo darlings!

Firstly, apologies for the break in blogging.
I’ve been going through a very busy and stressful time for the last few months and needed to take a step back to avoid burning myself out.

Secondly, I’m baaaaaack!
While I’d originally planned..

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Spider Girl | Halloween Fetish Pinup

LET’S GET DRAMATIC.

If there’s one thing Froger and I do well, it’s high drama fetish pinup. Looks like the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree, because his new assistant Kyrissa nailed our edgy style perfectly! But before we get into the details of this shoot, I need..

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Vintage Witch | 1970’s Inspired Outfit

Vintage Witch | 1970’s Inspired Outfit

It’s October now (how did that happen!?), the month where I dress like the love child of Stevie Nicks and the spirit of Halloweens gone by.

Halloween aligns with spring here in New Zealand and isn’t widely celebrated, so I dream of a spooky autumn Hallow’s Eve surrounded by..

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High Tea & Curious Food with Miss Charlotte Cake

High Tea & Curious Food with Miss Charlotte Cake

These are the happy faces of two pinups who are about to stuff their faces with tasty tasty food!

Miss Charlotte Cake and I enjoyed a foodie gal’s dream day out, visiting the first Curious Food Festival, followed by tasting the High Tea at Hector’s Restaurant for the Very Vintage..

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How To Choose Your Pinup Pageant Gown

How To Choose Your Pinup Pageant Gown

When it came to prepping for Miss Pinup New Zealand 2017, evening wear was the outfit I was most excited about. Looking forward to 19 Black Miss Pinup NZ 2018 it’s the category I’m most excited to judge. It’s the section that steps furthest away from our daily lives, transporting..

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How To Look Confident (Even When You’re Not)

How To Look Confident (Even When You’re Not)

Fake it ’til you make it.

When it comes to confidence, that’s the best advice I ever got. Faking it can lead to making it, and real, actual confidence.

But how do you act confident when you’re not?
You act babes, you act like you’re the bomb diggity and..

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