Category Archives: INSPIRATION BEHIND THE DRESSES

CUTIE DRESS

Ahhh, the Cutie Dress – yet another Trashy Diva favorite that reflects the changing style ideals of the 1950s and 1960s! A mix between the Ballerina Dress and the Bitsy Dress, the Cutie features a plunging V-shaped neckline and a

CUTIE DRESS

Ahhh, the Cutie Dress – yet another Trashy Diva favorite that reflects the changing style ideals of the 1950s and 1960s! A mix between the Ballerina Dress and the Bitsy Dress, the Cutie features a plunging V-shaped neckline and a

BALLERINA DRESS

Women’s fashion in the 1950’s was all about creating an hourglass silhouette with emphasis on the waistline. Common necklines of the era were V-shaped or slightly curved around the breasts (also known as a sweetheart neckline). These universally flattering necklines

BALLERINA DRESS

Women’s fashion in the 1950’s was all about creating an hourglass silhouette with emphasis on the waistline. Common necklines of the era were V-shaped or slightly curved around the breasts (also known as a sweetheart neckline). These universally flattering necklines

KELLY CUTAWAY COAT DRESS

Photo Credit: 1 / 2  Ever wondered what the inspiration behind the Kelly Cut Away Coat was? I’m here to help. As the name would suggest, the always-stunning Grace Kelly is the main inspiration behind our sassy sister to the Courtney

KELLY CUTAWAY COAT DRESS

Photo Credit: 1 / 2  Ever wondered what the inspiration behind the Kelly Cut Away Coat was? I’m here to help. As the name would suggest, the always-stunning Grace Kelly is the main inspiration behind our sassy sister to the Courtney

ASHLEY DRESS

Photo Credit 1 / 2 Here at Trashy Diva, we shop girls like to give our lovely customers some hands-on personal assistance when it comes to finding you the perfect dress. One thing I’ve grown accustomed to hearing is “I

ASHLEY DRESS

Photo Credit 1 / 2 Here at Trashy Diva, we shop girls like to give our lovely customers some hands-on personal assistance when it comes to finding you the perfect dress. One thing I’ve grown accustomed to hearing is “I

HONEY CHILD DRESS

Left: Honey Child Dress in Black Right: Honey Child Dress in Geisha Fans   Sometime in the mid 1950s, the American fashion industry came out with a short-lived but glamorous dress feature: the shelf bust. A shelf bust is a “shelf” that

HONEY CHILD DRESS

Left: Honey Child Dress in Black Right: Honey Child Dress in Geisha Fans   Sometime in the mid 1950s, the American fashion industry came out with a short-lived but glamorous dress feature: the shelf bust. A shelf bust is a “shelf” that

1940’S DRESS

Ahhh, the 1940’s dress! A classic silhouette, featuring a bias cut A-line skirt, a defined bodice, a delicate sleeve, and the best part is it looks incredible on women of all shapes and sizes!  I love this dress so much.

1940’S DRESS

Ahhh, the 1940’s dress! A classic silhouette, featuring a bias cut A-line skirt, a defined bodice, a delicate sleeve, and the best part is it looks incredible on women of all shapes and sizes!  I love this dress so much.

COURTNEY COAT DRESS

Photo Credit 1 | 2 A good coat is a definite staple in every wardrobe. Our Courtney Coat Dress not only works as a great jacket that pairs beautifully with our dresses, but can also be worn as a dress itself! Style

COURTNEY COAT DRESS

Photo Credit 1 | 2 A good coat is a definite staple in every wardrobe. Our Courtney Coat Dress not only works as a great jacket that pairs beautifully with our dresses, but can also be worn as a dress itself! Style

LENA DRESS

The Lena. One of Trashy Diva’s most versatile designs, named after one of Hollywood’s most versatile women! Lena Mary Calhoun Horne was born June 30th, 1917, in Brooklyn, NY. By the age of 16, she was performing at the historic

LENA DRESS

The Lena. One of Trashy Diva’s most versatile designs, named after one of Hollywood’s most versatile women! Lena Mary Calhoun Horne was born June 30th, 1917, in Brooklyn, NY. By the age of 16, she was performing at the historic

ANNETTE DRESS

It’s no secret that we’re big fans of the starlets of yesteryear here at Trashy Diva. Our designs are inspired by our favorite vintage styles and we always aim to wear them as well as the women who made them

ANNETTE DRESS

It’s no secret that we’re big fans of the starlets of yesteryear here at Trashy Diva. Our designs are inspired by our favorite vintage styles and we always aim to wear them as well as the women who made them

HEPBURN ROBE

Many of Trashy Diva’s silhouettes are named after classic entertainers from the early-to-mid 20th century. You may already have an idea, but our Hepburn Robe’s namesake is none other than classic film actress Katharine Hepburn. Born in 1907, Katharine grew

HEPBURN ROBE

Many of Trashy Diva’s silhouettes are named after classic entertainers from the early-to-mid 20th century. You may already have an idea, but our Hepburn Robe’s namesake is none other than classic film actress Katharine Hepburn. Born in 1907, Katharine grew

VINTAGE LEOPARD

Sexy, timeless, and just a little bit dangerous, leopard print has been popular in the fashion world since the turn of the 20th century. This fall, Trashy Diva is excited to bring back one of our favorite flirty prints, now

VINTAGE LEOPARD

Sexy, timeless, and just a little bit dangerous, leopard print has been popular in the fashion world since the turn of the 20th century. This fall, Trashy Diva is excited to bring back one of our favorite flirty prints, now

FOR THE LOVE OF ROMPERS

Photo Credit Hello, all! I’m here to talk to you about the wonderful world of rompers! Rompers are a girl’s best friend because they can be worn so many ways. We all love a perfect piece that is practical and

FOR THE LOVE OF ROMPERS

Photo Credit Hello, all! I’m here to talk to you about the wonderful world of rompers! Rompers are a girl’s best friend because they can be worn so many ways. We all love a perfect piece that is practical and

AMAYA DRESS

Have you ever considered trying the Amaya Dress but stopped short in fear of the dramatic, billowy long sleeves? Worried about the shorter length of the skirt or the form-fitting bodice? Never fear, divas! I’m here to tell you why

AMAYA DRESS

Have you ever considered trying the Amaya Dress but stopped short in fear of the dramatic, billowy long sleeves? Worried about the shorter length of the skirt or the form-fitting bodice? Never fear, divas! I’m here to tell you why

THE SWEETIE DRESS

The year was 1939. Britain had declared war on Nazi Germany. “I have only one purpose, the destruction of Hitler, and my life is much simplified thereby.” – Winston Churchill, The Grand Alliance The country needed to mobilize its armies

THE SWEETIE DRESS

The year was 1939. Britain had declared war on Nazi Germany. “I have only one purpose, the destruction of Hitler, and my life is much simplified thereby.” – Winston Churchill, The Grand Alliance The country needed to mobilize its armies

ARE YOU A LIZ OR A SOPHIA?

Sometimes, I just like to browse the Internet looking for old 1950s dress patterns for fun. What I love most about vintage dress patterns is the option to take the same bodice and add it to several different cuts of

ARE YOU A LIZ OR A SOPHIA?

Sometimes, I just like to browse the Internet looking for old 1950s dress patterns for fun. What I love most about vintage dress patterns is the option to take the same bodice and add it to several different cuts of

VINTAGE LITTLE BLACK DRESS

Trends come and go but if you want something with staying power, a little black dress never goes out of style. No matter what your body type, personal taste, or the occassion, a LBD is the closet staple that no

VINTAGE LITTLE BLACK DRESS

Trends come and go but if you want something with staying power, a little black dress never goes out of style. No matter what your body type, personal taste, or the occassion, a LBD is the closet staple that no

TRASHY DIVA DRESS INSPIRATIONS

The list of women who inspire us at Trashy Diva is never-ending. From actresses to dancers, singers and designers, and those who can only be called performers, we’re always inspired by the women who paved the way to the 21st

TRASHY DIVA DRESS INSPIRATIONS

The list of women who inspire us at Trashy Diva is never-ending. From actresses to dancers, singers and designers, and those who can only be called performers, we’re always inspired by the women who paved the way to the 21st

WOMEN WEAR THE PANTS

It’s no secret that Trashy Diva’s Lounge Pants are both incredibly comfortable and offer great relaxed style. Today, plenty of women enjoy the freedom that pants provide, but it wasn’t always that way. Let’s take a look back at the

WOMEN WEAR THE PANTS

It’s no secret that Trashy Diva’s Lounge Pants are both incredibly comfortable and offer great relaxed style. Today, plenty of women enjoy the freedom that pants provide, but it wasn’t always that way. Let’s take a look back at the