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Betty Ann with Lady Luck Car Club

Betty Ann with Lady Luck Car Club

For our featured pin up of the month we bring you the lovely Betty Ann.  We have found you the blonde bombshell who also wrenches on her own car!  With a love for cars, vintage lifestyle and a drive to succeed she has turned her passion into so many different ventures.  Charity for our veterans, [...]


Art’N'Ink Festival June 28-30, 2013

Art'N'Ink Festival   June 28-30, 2013

For more information visit their website lvartink.com
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FRIDAY

Vendor Village 3-11 pm:

Lifestyle apparel, art and accessories combine with dozens of top tattoo artists inking clients in the convention center.

Food Truck FanFest 4-8 pm:

The first 300 attendees receive a complimentary food truck entree.
(Participating food trucks will be announced one month before the event.)

Burlesque:

Enjoy the [...]


Janesko

Janesko

We are thrilled to have the talented Jennifer Janesko as our artist feature.  Capturing the beauty of women where gorgeous sex appeal meets stunning artwork.  I love the style a woman brings to pinup art, sexy can be classy, artistic and beautiful without going too far.  Janesko teases you just enough to keep you coming [...]


Motography by Phil Clark

Motography by Phil Clark

We have the talented Phil Clark of Motography as our Art Feature this week.  Phil’s work instantly caught our attention, we love his unique edge and artistic approach to the automobile.  Capturing cars in motion, in different lighting, accenting their own characteristics gives each image a personality of its’ own.  Turning a passion into an [...]


Ruby Franco

Ruby Franco

This week we have the flirty fun Ruby Franco as our Pin-Up Feature!  We were instantly drawn in by her charismatic appeal, able to swing cute and sexy in the same photo.  Her photogenic style is wonderfully unique, a modern twist on a vintage canvas.
BIO:  I love all things Pin-Up! FAMILY & FRIENDS!! Anything Vintage, [...]


Super Run Car Show (Henderson, Nevada)

Super Run Car Show (Henderson, Nevada)

September 20, 2012 – September 23, 2012

Location: Water Street and The Water Street District Canada to US trucking
Address: 200 South Water Street
Contact Name: Cultural Arts & Tourism Department
Phone: 702.267.2171
13th Annual Super Run Classic Car Show!
Downtown Henderson’s Water Street District is revving up their engines!
Join us for THE LARGEST CLASSIC CAR SHOW IN SOUTHERN NEVADA!  Over [...]


Billetproof Nor-Cal: September 15, 2012

Billetproof Nor-Cal: September 15, 2012

What is Billetproof?
Billetproof is about HOT RODS and CUSTOMS and is for those who appreciate the skill, ingenuity and creativity that went into building them during the early days of the hobby. A time when hot rods and customs were about what you could do in your garage rather than with your checkbook. A time [...]


Happy Birthday Buddy Holly!!

Happy Birthday Buddy Holly!!

Buddy Holly was one of the greatest pioneers of Rock ‘n’ Roll, at the young age of 22 he left behind a legacy that rock bands have strive to achieve for decades.  His talent in all aspects of the music industry and his experimental recording hours lead to a number of timeless hits that we [...]


10th Annual Ventura Nationals Hotrod & Motorcycle Show

10th Annual Ventura Nationals Hotrod & Motorcycle Show

LABOR DAY WEEKEND
SEPTEMBER 1st & 2nd, 2012
WHERE: Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 West Harbor Blvd., Ventura, CA 93001 (Go to venturacountyfair.org for directions)
WHEN: September 1st and 2nd, 2012
GATES: Car/Motorcycle participants 7AM. General Admission 9AM
ADMISSION: $15 Active military with valid ID $10 Children 12 and under with paid adult are FREE with two can foods donated [...]


Kathleen Raye

Kathleen Raye

Photograph by Set Apart Photography WEB / FB
 This week we have the lovely Kathleen Raye as our featured pin-up.  Her photos look as though they popped right off of a 1950′s movie cover!  With class, style and a ’50s hollywood glamour appeal, Kathleen embraces her pin up career.  We are excited to add her as [...]


Happy Birthday Henry Ford!

Happy Birthday Henry Ford!

Happy Birthday Henry Ford!
Today we celebrate one of the automotive industries greatest contributors, Henry Ford.  Along with several master minds of their time, Ford was part of an inspiring, innovative group of peers that lead the way in revolutionizing the  American Industry.
EARLY LIFE:  Automobile manufacturer Henry Ford was born on July 30, 1863, on his [...]


Count’s Kustoms New TV Show Counting Cars on History

Count's Kustoms New TV Show Counting Cars on History

Danny ‘The Count’ Koker is in the Driver’s Seat
When New Car-Loving Series Premieres on HISTORY®
 
COUNTING CARS
 
July 25, 2012, New York, NY – Most people in Las Vegas bet with chips. Freight to Canada Danny “The Count” Koker bets with cars. He’s a Sin City legend with an insatiable appetite for anything on wheels. Danny [...]


Little Big Shot

Little Big Shot

Little Big Shot by James Schupp

This custom build is an original 1960’s AMF pedal car that isn’t so original anymore. The body, steering wheel and the front wheels are all that are left. The idea of the build was my brain child and the actual fabrication came from my father, Roy. The pedals have been [...]


Amy Starr

Amy Starr

This week we have Amy Starr as our Pin-up Feature.  These blue eyes and blonde hair come to us all the way from Ohio.  With a spark in her eye and a go for it personality, Amy makes a move toward pin up passion  for a fun vintage photo shoot.

Hey There! My name is Amy [...]


Happy Independence Day America!

Happy Independence Day America!

 In Celebration of our Great Nation we wanted to share some of our favorite patriotic photos submitted by 53D’s featured Pin-Ups & Photographers!
Have a Safe & Happy 4th of July!!
” In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.” –Franklin D. Roosevelt
“We must always remember that America is a great nation today [...]


Happy Birthday to the Legendary GI pin-up Jane Russell!

Happy Birthday to the Legendary GI pin-up Jane Russell!

This week we would like to celebrate the life of Jane Russell (June 21, 1921 – February 28, 2011). Jane stole hearts in the 40′s and 50′s with her smoldering beauty and vivacious figure. She was a popular GI Hottie during World War II, adored by many and discovered by none other then legendary billionaire [...]


Kelly Maryanski

Kelly Maryanski

Kelly is a musical theatre performer and choreographer from Chicago and recently received a BFA cum laude from Denison University in Granville, Ohio.  She has performed with numerous Chicago theatre companies as well as Dance Chicago’s Best of New Dances and Valentine Dances, the AAHPERD National Convention, The Wexner Center for the Arts, and Walt [...]


Willow Schneider

Willow Schneider

 

Willow Schneider has been performing in musical theater productions since she was six years old, and from then on, knew it was what she wanted to do for the rest of her life. She has been in numerous amounts of musicals all across the Chicago area. Aside from her musical theater career, Willow is also [...]


Happy Birthday to the beautiful Marilyn Monroe!

Happy Birthday to the beautiful Marilyn Monroe!

Happy Birthday Marilyn!
Marilyn Monroe…the name is synonymous with stunning beauty, larger then life personality, sensuality, independence and glamor.  Marilyn Monroe overcame a challenging start at life to become the icon starlet of the 20th century.  She was a sensation that swept the globe off their feet with her effortless sex appeal,  fun, flirty, free spirit [...]


Angelina Ivy

Angelina Ivy

Bio: My name is Angelina Ivy! I am 25 years old, born and raised in  California. I am Swedish and Chilean. When I am not modeling, recording music , creating art or dancing for special events. I like to spend most of my time at dog beach and practicing my serve at the  tennis courts. [...]


Gulf Coast MotorSports / 53deluxe in Print

Gulf Coast MotorSports / 53deluxe in Print

We are very happy to have teamed up with Jimbo Perkins and Mike Redinger of Gulf Coast Motorsports Magazine! We will be working together in 2012 on some projects and will keep the online magazine updated here.
Go to their facebook page and hit like for us! www.facebook.com/GulfCoastMotorSports
www.gulfcoastmotorsports.com

Open publication – Free publishing – More car shows

Open [...]


Motorgrrrl Studios Photography

Motorgrrrl Studios Photography

From Horses to Horsepower

Heather Dawn, founder of Motorgrrrl Studios Photography,  gravitates towards creating expressive visual forms.  She is inspired to innovate and create entirely new images.  She works within existing photographic traditions contributing her own vision to what has come before.
Some of her most intriguing work involves two of her favorite subjects, Classic American Muscle [...]


Sunday O’dare

Sunday O’dare

Hello! My name is Sunday O’dare I’m a 5’1″ Southern Belle currently living in Orlando, FL. I’ve been a vintage pinup model for a couple of years now. I started out in the burlesque scene, then made my way behind the camera and loving every minute of it! My weaknesses include side burns, sense of [...]


Viva Las Vegas Car Show (Post 2)

Viva Las Vegas Car Show (Post 2)

Here is some more of our Coverage from the Viva Las Vegas Car Show 2012.  The Show is held at The Orleans Hotel here in Las Vegas. Cars are strictly pre-63 and must be in a style from that era. There are Over 700 cars registered this year with more than 20,000 attending to view [...]


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