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This woman lives every day like it’s 1958

I'm envious of her delusion - it's fun and under control. I like the way men dressed in the 50s, maybe I'll start being the male version of her.

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by Anonymousreply 12110 hours ago

When Blacks knew their place.

by Anonymousreply 1Last Saturday at 11:14 AM

I meant Coloreds.

by Anonymousreply 2Last Saturday at 11:14 AM

Those rockabilly people have been doing that for years.

by Anonymousreply 3Last Saturday at 11:15 AM

Dumb bitch. Guess she knows her place is in the kitchen

by Anonymousreply 4Last Saturday at 11:15 AM

I knew some SJW would have to chime in about race. How tiresome.

by Anonymousreply 5Last Saturday at 11:15 AM

If you look like this, then yes!

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by Anonymousreply 6Last Saturday at 11:15 AM

They're living the good life. Her husband needs to shave that beard, though.

by Anonymousreply 7Last Saturday at 11:16 AM

I'm not a fan of the decor but I love her wardrobe, hair and make-up.

by Anonymousreply 8Last Saturday at 11:25 AM

I feel bad for the black people in her life.

by Anonymousreply 9Last Saturday at 11:26 AM

R5 are we supposed to ignore what life was like then for your white fragility and comfort?

by Anonymousreply 10Last Saturday at 11:27 AM

R6 he died in 1955. This is 3 years later.

by Anonymousreply 11Last Saturday at 11:27 AM

She looks great in that style, and the house does look like a real middle class home from the era, not something styled to be an overly "tasteful" recreation of the era. My only question - do they have air conditioning? While window units were first available in 1945 they were obviously expensive new technology; I don't think the kind of person who owned that house in the era could afford AC until the mid to late 60's.

by Anonymousreply 12Last Saturday at 11:27 AM

She looks great and the decor is spot-on. She just needs to be careful that her son doesn't end up becoming Norman Bates.

by Anonymousreply 13Last Saturday at 11:29 AM

What’s wrong with SJWs? Do we hate Martin Luther King now?

by Anonymousreply 14Last Saturday at 11:31 AM

R10 - A) this is just some fun woman and her personal style, the reality of race relations in this country at that time really has noting to do with how she decorates her living room ; B) if you watch the video it seems her grandparents may have been in a mixed race marriage back then; her grandmother could be black or latino; grandfather looks like a white guy.

by Anonymousreply 15Last Saturday at 11:33 AM

Can we put this in the things that are acceptable that are really mental illnesses thread?

by Anonymousreply 16Last Saturday at 11:34 AM

It must be wonderful to pass through life without having to grapple with nuance, r1

by Anonymousreply 17Last Saturday at 11:35 AM

Oh my god! She likes the aesthetic because of nostalgia created by her grandparents whom she loved, not because she’s burning crosses and committing lynchings on the weekends. Fuck, some of you are exhausting. Maybe try to spend two minutes without looking at everything through a Twitter cancellation lens, you fucking losers.

by Anonymousreply 18Last Saturday at 11:35 AM

This woman in the UK does the same thing, and I like her house better. Great kitchen.

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by Anonymousreply 19Last Saturday at 11:37 AM

She seems harmless, if not a bit ditzy. Does the husband work in aerospace?

by Anonymousreply 20Last Saturday at 11:39 AM

it takes money to live a vintage lifestyle.

not ungodly, fuck-you money but you can't be poor and try to live that way.

other than that, whatever makes ya happy, toots!

by Anonymousreply 21Last Saturday at 11:40 AM

R14 because he was so free and lived an amazing life? Please.

by Anonymousreply 22Last Saturday at 11:43 AM

Why I dress as a Regency gentleman... everyday of my life - BBC News

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by Anonymousreply 23Last Saturday at 11:43 AM

R23, he's a dandy bottom.

by Anonymousreply 24Last Saturday at 11:44 AM

Is this the kind of food she's serving?

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by Anonymousreply 25Last Saturday at 11:50 AM

Their son is gaaaaay.

by Anonymousreply 26Last Saturday at 11:53 AM

I want to know where that soda fountain was they were at. That sundae looked really good.

by Anonymousreply 27Last Saturday at 11:53 AM

Cedar City Utah!

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by Anonymousreply 28Last Saturday at 11:55 AM

Too bad her husband doesn't play his part. He's the one who seems more "off" to me.

by Anonymousreply 29Last Saturday at 11:57 AM

R19: That's Lucy Worsley, TV presenter and historian. She doesn't mimic the past as part of her life like the other woman. She re-creates it for her TV documentaries.

by Anonymousreply 30Last Saturday at 11:57 AM

50s guys would make great lovers.

by Anonymousreply 31Last Saturday at 11:57 AM

R31, greasers for a raw fuck, yes.

Suit-and-tie tract home worker bees -- probably quite a bit of repressed sexual frustration there, especially if gay.

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by Anonymousreply 33Last Saturday at 12:08 PM

I wonder if she and her husband sleep in twin beds in the same room, or whether they have their own Fred and Ethel living next door.

by Anonymousreply 34Last Saturday at 12:08 PM

I don’t support racism.

by Anonymousreply 35Last Saturday at 12:11 PM

Here goes the real catch, these white gays are speaking against “SJWs” failing to realize they wouldn’t have Full rights and would be treated like shit if not for those SJWs

In 1958 you were put in a mental institution or worse.

by Anonymousreply 36Last Saturday at 12:12 PM

[quote]Can we put this in the things that are acceptable that are really mental illnesses thread?

So it’s mental illness because she likes to dress and decorate her home in a certain way, even though she’s not harming anyone?🙄

Considering the real world that we live in is fucked beyond belief and depressing as hell, I’m all for people living in their own little world to make themselves a bit happier.

by Anonymousreply 37Last Saturday at 12:12 PM

R37, it's attention seeking when she goes out in public but you knew that.

by Anonymousreply 38Last Saturday at 12:16 PM

r37, it has nothing to do with your "harming" excuse. These are exactly the people who do stunts or lame attention seeking IG or TT.

by Anonymousreply 39Last Saturday at 12:18 PM

R38 So what? There’s attention whores everywhere. At least hers is interesting.

by Anonymousreply 40Last Saturday at 12:18 PM

[Quote] There’s attention whores everywhere. At least hers is interesting.

Yes and we don't need more. It's not that interesting but again you knew that.

by Anonymousreply 41Last Saturday at 12:21 PM

I love men’s suits of that era. Perfection.

by Anonymousreply 42Last Saturday at 12:21 PM

That video just made me smile and melted my heart a bit. She seems great. Like someone said, it takes money to live that lifestyle. That beautiful vintage car, nice home, loving family. She's doing something right. It's not like she's just some kooky lady. I like the message to be your authentic self.

by Anonymousreply 43Last Saturday at 12:27 PM

R39/R41 You seem triggered...yet you keep giving her attention by discussing her.🤨

by Anonymousreply 44Last Saturday at 12:29 PM

She’s enjoying it and I enjoyed looking at her house and clothes. Thanks, OP.

by Anonymousreply 45Last Saturday at 12:29 PM

[quote]This woman lives every day like it’s 1958

Is this anything like partying like it's 1999?

by Anonymousreply 46Last Saturday at 12:40 PM

Well, Utah is the perfect place to do this. I'm sure most of the Mormon families would prefer that it was 1958 again.

by Anonymousreply 47Last Saturday at 12:40 PM

I kind of wouldn’t mind seeing her gang raped by a group of East Indians.

by Anonymousreply 48Last Saturday at 12:46 PM

"Why can't people just be like everyone else?" --R38.

R48, you're sick. F&F.

by Anonymousreply 49Last Saturday at 12:47 PM

I'm sorry, in what 1958 would someone have a plastic storage unit on wheels like the one visible in the video preview at top?

by Anonymousreply 50Last Saturday at 12:50 PM

[quote] Too bad her husband doesn't play his part.

R29, agreed. That scraggly, unkempt beard absolutely must go if he's really trying to play the Ward Cleaver role for authenticity's sake.

by Anonymousreply 51Last Saturday at 12:52 PM

I also saw a hint of a ponytail on him in the bit of the video I watched, R51.

by Anonymousreply 52Last Saturday at 12:54 PM

Nothing wrong with living like it's 1998!


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by Anonymousreply 53Last Saturday at 12:56 PM

Didn’t watch. Is her heaven the husband’s hell?

by Anonymousreply 54Last Saturday at 12:56 PM

OP, every vintage store in NY has women like that. Imagine your life revolving around wearing a costume everyday. I don’t admire that.

by Anonymousreply 55Last Saturday at 12:58 PM

I’ve noticed that it’s mostly white suburbanite hipsters who participate in these 50s revival subcultures.

by Anonymousreply 56Last Saturday at 1:01 PM

R30, the show is hosted by Lucy Worsley, but the clip goes to 47 minutes into the show, where she visits a British woman named Joann Massey, who lives like a 1950s woman.

by Anonymousreply 57Last Saturday at 1:03 PM

R56, depends. Guys and gals into the greaser scene tend to be more working-class -- there were some at my high school 20 years ago! There are some motorcycle gangs who emulate that style still around.

by Anonymousreply 58Last Saturday at 1:05 PM

Does she let her husband close her big yap for her when he's heard enough?

That was pretty big in 1958!

by Anonymousreply 59Last Saturday at 1:06 PM

1958 bush.

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by Anonymousreply 60Last Saturday at 1:08 PM

What’s funny is that she is 100% committed but her husband is barely trying. His grooming would be considered atrocious in the 50s and she would have been ostracized by her peers for being married to such a filthy vagrant.

by Anonymousreply 61Last Saturday at 1:10 PM

Ah, I see. Thanks R57. I'm feeling too lazy to watch a 58 minute video.

People who are into these reenactments have A LOT of free time.

by Anonymousreply 62Last Saturday at 1:11 PM

R7 Indeed. The beard is absolutely theantithesis of 1950s suburban male style. It was not a decade for excessive facial hair. If he's going to go all in, he needs to do it properly.

by Anonymousreply 63Last Saturday at 1:14 PM

1958: The worst post-WWII recession up to that point; the first full year of the Edsel (introduced as a '58 late fall of '57). Some of the ugliest cars imaginable from other makers---the last packard (really a Studebaker with ugly add-ons), the chrome riddled Olds and Buicks.

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by Anonymousreply 64Last Saturday at 1:15 PM

[quote] I also saw a hint of a ponytail on him in the bit of the video I watched, [R51].

A ponytail on a suburban man in the '50s? Inexcusable.

by Anonymousreply 65Last Saturday at 1:32 PM

No grindr then 😭

by Anonymousreply 66Last Saturday at 1:32 PM

There’s a woman at work who does her hair and makeup in 50s styles almost every day. Never a hair out of place and it looks like it must take hours, but she says she has been doing it for so long now that it is almost second nature. She looks simply fabulous.

by Anonymousreply 67Last Saturday at 1:40 PM

Love this. Thanks, OP.

by Anonymousreply 68Last Saturday at 2:12 PM

She is SO 1958.

by Anonymousreply 69Last Saturday at 3:53 PM

Kevin Spacey's is vaseline-y and distressed.

by Anonymousreply 70Last Saturday at 3:54 PM

Wrong thread!

by Anonymousreply 71Last Saturday at 3:55 PM

I live every day like it's 1958. I wear a girdle a crinoline. And I hate myself for being gay.

by Anonymousreply 72Last Saturday at 3:57 PM

Is she a true homemaker, or does she also have a career? That would clash.

by Anonymousreply 73Last Saturday at 4:03 PM

[quote] I’ve noticed that it’s mostly white suburbanite hipsters who participate in these 50s revival subcultures.

Straight ones.

by Anonymousreply 74Last Saturday at 4:04 PM

Fake news! Her kitchen mixer is NOT vintage.

by Anonymousreply 75Last Saturday at 4:06 PM

The husband and wife don't seem to match. It looks like she went to the local homeless shelter and picked out the first guy who could string a sentence together.

"Hey bub, I'll take ya home with me if you put up with my 1958 fetish."

by Anonymousreply 76Last Saturday at 4:08 PM

She is morbidly obese by 1950s standards and in 1958 her scraggly bearded husband would have been considered eccentric at best or (more likely) a hobo.

by Anonymousreply 77Last Saturday at 4:17 PM

I subscribe to her YouTube channel. Laci Fay is a sweet gal. Here’s a full house tour.

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by Anonymousreply 78Last Saturday at 4:37 PM

She had a black grandmother which she is trying to erase by living as "white" as possible. Gurl's got issues.

by Anonymousreply 79Last Saturday at 4:39 PM

Hate her hair, love their car. Things weren't all bad in 1958 -- Buddy Holly was still alive.

by Anonymousreply 80Last Saturday at 4:41 PM

Her grandma looks white to me

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by Anonymousreply 81Last Saturday at 4:44 PM

Laci is a supporter of BLM

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by Anonymousreply 82Last Saturday at 4:47 PM

Why 1958? and not 55?

by Anonymousreply 83Last Saturday at 4:51 PM

I love this woman - she needs a tv show

by Anonymousreply 84Last Saturday at 4:52 PM

I'm her biggest fan!!!

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by Anonymousreply 85Last Saturday at 5:11 PM

It's sort of cute but sort of stupid too. I wonder if she uses belted sanitary napkins.

by Anonymousreply 86Last Saturday at 5:12 PM

I have no issues with people and their cosplay. Do whatever makes you feel good. However, it seems to me that she's doing the TV/Movie version of the 50s and not at all what the 50s was really like.

by Anonymousreply 87Last Saturday at 5:17 PM

I wonder if she killed any blacks or gays

by Anonymousreply 88Last Saturday at 5:17 PM

R88, read R82.

by Anonymousreply 89Last Saturday at 5:19 PM

Most people were living like the Kramdens not the Cleavers.

What tv does she have? No blurays, streaming, internet? I'd like to go to the Y.

by Anonymousreply 90Last Saturday at 5:22 PM

She lives every day like it’s an entire year?

by Anonymousreply 91Last Saturday at 5:24 PM

I know someone obsessed with the 1950s. He wishes he were born and grew up in the 50s. Says he was born in the wrong era.

by Anonymousreply 92Last Saturday at 5:26 PM

In 1958 that hair color and makeup was PROSTITUTE.

by Anonymousreply 93Last Saturday at 5:52 PM

Fraus striving towards the wholesome usually go the Disney route, so in many ways, I actually consider this multiple steps up.

by Anonymousreply 94Last Saturday at 5:54 PM

[quote]She lives every day like it’s an entire year?

And do you know how hard that is? Cramming 365 days into 24 hours? It's exhausting!

by Anonymousreply 95Last Saturday at 5:55 PM

How did this get turned into a race thing? And how did the Trump troll miss this thread?


by Anonymousreply 96Last Saturday at 6:35 PM

I'd like to fuck the husband with Crisco.

by Anonymousreply 97Last Saturday at 6:42 PM

R85 MAD TV was the best, lol.

by Anonymousreply 98Yesterday at 7:55 AM

R97 = Laci Fay

by Anonymousreply 99Yesterday at 1:04 PM

Of course people stare when shes out and about. How many bitches these days even bother to do their hair or put on makeup ? Much less wear a dress . I think shes delightful . Ive always said if a young lady dressed and comported herself like this theyd have more men chasing them than the biggest slut going. men fuck sluts,but they marry nice girls. That being said,it astonishes me how so many of you can take a perfectly lovely and innocuous story like this and just drip venom all over it . I know DL is sorta known for that but damn,give it a fucking break sometimes!

by Anonymousreply 100Yesterday at 1:38 PM

[quote] She is morbidly obese by 1950s standards

I don't believe this is true. Women were a bit more, ahem, shapely in the '50s, with curves and boobs, etc. Look at Marilyn. This was pre-Twiggy, who I think changed beauty and sex appeal standards in the sixties.

by Anonymousreply 101Yesterday at 1:43 PM

[quote]That being said,it astonishes me how so many of you can take a perfectly lovely and innocuous story like this and just drip venom all over it

This is not a lovely and innocuous story. The woman has mental issues. It's not like this is her hobby that she does on weekends. She lives this way 24/7. Social Services should kick her door down and take her poor son away. She should be in a mental hospital, not inflicting her delusions of grandeur on society.

by Anonymousreply 102Yesterday at 1:59 PM

Marilyn Monroe wore size 14 dresses, so people are shocked to learn she averaged 120 pounds with a 25 - 27 inch waist. Modern day vanity sizing would put her at a size 6 - 8.

Also, sewing pattern companies who cater to the cosplayer market have had to alter their retro design reproductions to fit the “modern American woman.” Anyone who has worked at a vintage clothing store in the past few decades probably knows the terror of the tattooed female customer with a side-cut shopping for a “rockabilly“ dress.

by Anonymousreply 103Yesterday at 2:12 PM

They could do a gay version with a guy who lives every day like it's 1979.

by Anonymousreply 104Yesterday at 2:14 PM

I actually dressed like this in 11th grade. Well, the male version. I wore vintage cardigan sweaters, and rolled up jeans with penny loafers

by Anonymousreply 105Yesterday at 2:16 PM

R105, don't lie -- you wore bobby socks and poodle skirts.

by Anonymousreply 106Yesterday at 2:22 PM

You would never have been allowed to wear jeans to school in the 1950s, R105. My father, who was in high school during that time, told me stories. It was a nice buttoned-down shirt with trousers for the boys, and a blouse and skirt or dress for girls.

by Anonymousreply 107a day ago

The word trousers is dreadful

by Anonymousreply 108a day ago

I love decor from the 50s 60s and 70s but vintage is way too expensive for my budget.

by Anonymousreply 109a day ago

Nevertheless, it was what they called them, R108. My dad sometimes refers to jeans as dungarees.

by Anonymousreply 110a day ago

R105 was it in the early 80s? I remember a few boys dressing like Danny Zuko after Grease came out, but most gaylings were preppies (also a 50s-inspired look, come to think of it, albeit suburban dad instead of juvenile delinquent.)

by Anonymousreply 111a day ago

[quote]They could do a gay version with a guy who lives every day like it's 1979.

And the guy would pretend to be the AGE he was in 1979. They could call it "Datalounge".

by Anonymousreply 112a day ago

[quote]Marilyn Monroe wore size 14 dresses, so people are shocked to learn she averaged 120 pounds with a 25 - 27 inch waist. Modern day vanity sizing would put her at a size 6 - 8.

Yes, women's dress sizes were reconfigured When people hear Marilyn was a 14, they think she was a fatty, but it was just a different sizing.

by Anonymousreply 113a day ago

Does she vacuum in her dress and high heels?

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by Anonymousreply 114a day ago

R114 Legend goes that the fresh asphalt at Disneyland on opening day was a glue-trap for 50s housewives.

by Anonymousreply 115a day ago

Until the gal who lives each day for 1957 runs out of calendar time, and then murders and assumes the identity of Miss 1958.

by Anonymousreply 11621 hours ago

She reminds me of Flo, the Progressive Insurance girl.

by Anonymousreply 11720 hours ago

[quote]Marilyn Monroe wore size 14 dresses, so people are shocked to learn she averaged 120 pounds with a 25 - 27 inch waist. Modern day vanity sizing would put her at a size 6 - 8.

Have you ever seen her costumes or clothing up close? Her waist was a 22-24.

by Anonymousreply 11810 hours ago

I wonder if the husband is well acquainted with back alley bars...

by Anonymousreply 11910 hours ago

[quote]Those rockabilly people have been doing that for years.

True, and I find the whole vintage lifestyle rockabilly thing to be creepy. I was briefly friends with a woman who I gave my grandmother's 1930s art nouveau necklace to, because she dressed in 1930s and 1940s vintage wear, then about a year later discovered she and her husband had gotten banned from a bunch of vintage forums because they were literal Nazis. They collected bootleg Nazi paraphernalia and had tried to recruit people into an anti-Jewish group they'd become part of.

While reading the threads about what they had done, I ran across a dozen men who said they refused to let their wives use modern appliances because "there were no washing machines in the 1940s," they had to use those old style ringers and a tub. They'd say that about all sorts of appliances. Meanwhile, they were typin' on the ol' Internet.

No sign of anyone on those boards who wasn't white and straight and rightwing. So, so creepy.

by Anonymousreply 12010 hours ago

[quote]I like the message to be your authentic self.

How is emulating the very basics of a 1958 aesthetic being your authentic self?

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