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How I found my land barge

In October 2014 I was shopping for a big, American cruiser from the 1960s. I feel they have a style all of their own from an era the world will never see again, and I see the “full size” cars are the best representation of that period in time. 449 more words

Lowriders

“Bajito y Suavecitio”(“low and slow”) has been the motto for the Lowrider community.

According to anthropologist Ben Chappell, the lowrider style consists a “lowered chassis, hydraulic suspension, custom wheels (“rims”) often with spinners, narrow tires, engravings on the windows, multi-layer lacquer jobs, lush custom interiors with accessories such as chain-wheel steering and crushed velvet, and a streamlined exterior with multiple colors, designs, and/or murals.” 255 more words

Get the Look: Vintage Style Pinafore with Every Which Way

Pinafores come in all manner of styles from simple utilitarian smock types to fancy (as in not meant to ever get dirty) pinny’s with lace, tucks, ruffles and flutters.  580 more words

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