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Jayne Mansfield At The Roulette Wheel In Vegas

Jayne Mansfield plays roulette in Vegas, 1958; photo by Frank Worth.

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Scantily Clad Casino Employees: Sex Sells, Right?

Have you ever wondered why casinos often employ scantily clad waitresses? I’m not making this up as some sort of feminist attack or even a complaint. Many casinos, like the Rio in Vegas, do more than appear to vie for … Continue reading

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Playing Card Corsets

I found this image awhile ago, but no credits or instructions on how to make it… However, it seems to be as easy as it looks; just sew playing cards together to “suit” your needs. *wink* If you’d prefer corset … Continue reading

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All That Giltters

Whether you win or lose, wouldn’t it be grande and glamorous to carry this vintage golden purse?

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Dames, Enter To Win A Glam $100 Shopping Spree

Lingerie blogger Slip of a Girl has a contest to win a $100 shopping spree at ShopBop. If I won, I’d blow the whole gift card on the Marlies Dekkers Dame De Paris Push Up Bra — because if that … Continue reading

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When What You Bring To Vegas Isn’t What Stays In Vegas

What could be more brilliant to bring to Las Vegas than this vintage red nightgown with “Las Vegas” embroidered on it?! It also has embroidered travel stamps for “Monte Carlo” and “Palm Springs” too. Just remember to pack it back … Continue reading

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Looking Up In Vegas

When I spotted this photo of burlesque dancer Nejla Ates and her fiance over at Vintage Gal, I once again wondered why show girls in Las Vegas have such huge headdresses…   You’d think it would be counter-productive — if … Continue reading

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Casino Fashions: Dressing Up To The Nines

One of the things we dames love most about casinos, even our local casinos, is the ability to suspend time… It’s not just the way you can get sucked into pulling the slots until you can’t feel your arm (or … Continue reading

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Casino Royale’s Winning Pair

Bond films can be kind of corny… But that’s part of the fun. Especially when the locations include truly glamorous locations like casinos. And some romance. (We are girls, after all.) In fact, 007 films are about as “chick flick” … Continue reading

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