A DC Metro vintage fanatic's perspective covering all things from vintage fashion and vintage life to surviving the Beltway and the modern world!
Monday, February 28, 2011
Got My Tickets for Viva 14!
I am so, so excited! I got off my lazy bum and finally bought my tickets for Viva Las Vegas 14! I have NEVER been and this will be my first venue! I know many of you gals are going and I hope to have the opportunity to meet some of you! I am just too stoked! Yay!
Note: As of 1-22-11, My blog, "Betty's Vintage Musings," is now "The DC Metro Retro."
I was born in the mid-70s in Richmond, Virginia to two fabulous European-born parents. My Norwegian father father taught me to be intelligent and kind, while my Irish mother instilled a sense of fierce strength and independence. Growing up in the 80s, my friends pined for Poison tickets and Guess jeans yet I loved The Cure and wanted vintage wool cardigans and black satin bullet bras. I prided myself on standing apart from the mainstream and having the "audacity" to think for myself.
So, here I am, 15-20 years later. I am still in vintage and still questioning everything. I went to college, got married, and earned a Master's Degree. I am a linguist, artist, amateur makeup artist, and business owner. Yet no matter what my job title is or what style I wear, the one thing that matters to me the most is to be kind to everyone.
Fight for what you believe in, family and friends come first, and use logic and reason always.