For more than 7 years now, Julie Bonnefoi has taken on the look of a pin-up from the 1950s. At the end of June, a woman who calls herself Miss Shy will be participating in the regional competition for a possibly Miss Pin-up award. Occitanie.
Julie Bonnevoy is 36 years old. A mother of two, she lives with her husband in Canals. Jolie also clicked at the birth of her second daughter. She decides to throw her entire wardrobe in the trash and embrace her flair for vintage and her love of pins. Besides, it was also decided that she would now only wear as a pin outfit! Miss was born shy!
“I’ve always really liked this style, I remember the young lady. And it was really when my second daughter was born, I told myself that in the end I didn’t care what other people thought! From that moment on, they only wear vintage or vintage clothes,” she admits.
“J’aime élégance des femmes dans les années 40 et 50, poursuit Julie. Je trouve que c’est une mode qui est faite pour toutes les morphologies, ça met les femmes en valeur. Ça m’aide à me sentir bien dans mon” the body”.
Pencil skirts, gingham patterns, and polka dots are everywhere, not to mention hair accessories, scarves, and makeup. Nothing is left to chance! Thanks to her, the 40’s and 50’s are coming back to life!
Garage sales, flea markets, and Emmaüs are some of their top suppliers, not to mention the popular Vinted app.
Miss Pin-up, especially not Miss
For the first time this year, Jolie will be participating in the Miss Pin-up Occitanie contest. She hopes to win!
“It will take place on Saturday 25 June in Amelie-les-bains, in the Pyrénées-Orientales. It will take place during an old antique event. If I can win this competition, I will be able to participate in the Miss Pin competition Ab France”, she begins to dream.
To achieve this, the 10 contestants will be evaluated based solely on their appearance, hairstyle and makeup. The size of a mannequin cannot be respected, quite the contrary. “Miss Pin-up, it’s not a beauty contest,” confirms Mshe Timid.