Photographer Deanna loves everything about the pin-up era and tries to re-create its timeless images with glamor shots of red-lipped models dressed in mid-century fashions. Her work has appeared in various publications, including Drive-In Magazine, which showcases pin-up girls, classic cars, and antiques. Plus, she's an official photographer for the pin-up magazine Delicious Dolls Magazine. During photo shoots, subjects sport cuffed cigarette jeans and heels and pose in yellow '56 Ford Thunderbirds or don tropical prints and a giant flower in their hair and play the ukelele. No matter what '40s or '50s persona the client wants to embody, Deanna suggests sultry poses and equips them with professional hair stylists and makeup artists.
Founded in April 1865, Spiegel is perhaps best known for its namesake Spiegel catalog, which it first issued in 1905 to capitalize on the interconnected country's love of mail-order deliveries. However, the most pivotal change came seven years later, when Spiegel first entered the world of ladies fashion.
Spiegel has been synonymous with style ever since. As women desired more of the latest fashions, Spiegel sent buyers to Paris fashion shows?the first catalog to bring European trends to American homes. They've been outfitting women for the roaring '20s and equipping them for an ascent up the corporate ladder during the '70s and '80s. Today, the company continues to adapt and innovate with high-quality, trend-setting products, from dresses and swimwear to shoes and accessories, distributing under brands such as Newport News and Shape FX. Spiegel also retains a steady source of tips from experts and designers, meaning women don't have to rely on a Magic 8 ball every time they update their wardrobe.
Family owned and operated for decades, Hornsby Tire & Service Center keeps axled warriors asphalt-ready at its year-old facility. Oil reservoirs encounter an understanding environment in which to release pent-up sludge, freeing suspended impurities and bewildered banshees from automotive inner workings to be replaced by up to five quarts of performance-scented lubrication for increased fuel efficiency. Tire rotation extends tire life with strategic rubber rearrangement so wheelie-popping back tires move up and feel the air in their treads for a change. Finally, a Hornsby Tire & Service Center mechanical maven inspects 24 points of import to ensure peak belt performances and identify potential pitfalls before car and driver unite once again to park dangerously.
A fully licensed, bonded, and insured cleaning company, Tidewater Cleaning Services employs dedicated full-time cleaners who bust out their broom arsenal every day of the year to transform dirty residences into dustless domiciles. The basic home cleaning involves teams of two or three cleaning commandos who parachute into the hot zone equipped with eco-friendly products and a strategic checklist of targets and objectives. The elite crew will stealthily dust all living areas, hallways, stairs, and secret passages and wipe down baseboards, windowsills, and appliances. Tidying experts can also apply their skills toward vacuuming, mopping, making beds, washing dishes, emptying trash, and organizing jumbled Pog collections.
Recognized throughout the area for their automotive know-how, the ASE-certified technicians at Tune Up Plus have been caring for and correcting wayward vehicles for more than 20 years. Their skill powers a wealth of services, from basic tune-ups and full-service oil changes to axle repairs and headlight restoration; they can also keep roadsters legit with state inspections and state-bird-shaped stickers. If the promise of Wynn's car-care products isn't enough to attract passing vehicles, Tune Up's technicians lure them off the road with free air-conditioning, engine-light, and brake inspections.
TNT Bootcamp of Hampton Roads has built a supportive exercise setting for students of every age and body type, earning a Silver ranking for Best Gym/Fitness Facility in the Virginian-Pilot's Best of Hampton Roads 2011 list. Each 45-minute meet-up features modifiable techniques and a communal feel, as owner Debra Cotton strives to shed weight alongside the camp's other attendees. Music infuses kickboxing strikes and weight-lifts with energized pizzazz as step aerobics, resistance bands, and stability balls condition physiques.
Unlike in a similarly titled section of a high-school yearbook, patrons strive to have their names posted in the website’s Biggest Losers section, many shedding 5, 6, or 8 pounds per week. With nutrition guidance, weekly weigh-ins, and supplementary wellness resources, the boot-camp regimen embraces a holistic approach to physical health and proffers Zumba sessions for those interested in a rhythmic change of pace.