{PHOTOBLAST} HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!Trick or Treat?!

This is another REPOST of a popular topic here: HALLOWEEN!!!! We sure have a reputation for keeping it spooky (since 2011!) so THANK YOU to everyone who helped get us to where we are today with this humble treasure trove of vintage musings…TRICK or TREAT? It’s Halloween, and we thought that called for a special…

{PHOTOBLAST} +LAVARTUS PRODEO+ I wear a mask . . .

We’ve said it time and time again – “Don’t wear a mask, be yourself” There is so much power and pleasure in knowing who you are and literally wearing it on your sleeve, we really wouldn’t have life any other way than just being the real you! That’s why we always promote the joys of…

+ FAVOURITE FIND + VIVA MAGAZINE {circa. January 1976}

VIVA MAGAINE: The International Woman’s Magazine {circa. January 1977} Cover Photograph by the iconic HELMUT NEWTON (hence, the undoubtable chic-ness of this image).  Published by icons Bob Guccione and Kathy Keeton of PENTHOUSE fame, this is a prime piece of classic porn chic. First coined in a highly influential New York Times article in 1973, porno…

DING DONG CHARLIE MANSON IS DEAD!

We’re not in Wonderland anymore Alice -Charles Manson   Maybe we can all sleep a little more sound knowing that yesterday marked the passing of one of the world’s most notorious criminals – Charles Manson. Infamous for bringing a dark turn to 1969’s Summer of Love co-ordinating a string of horrific murders in the Hollywood…

BAD GIRL BEAUTY: Vintage Mugshot Makeup + Hair Inspiration

    The Mugshot. Definitely a work of art. We’ve had a few of them come into our possession over the years, and they are always full of so much fascinating mystery. They definitely have a special quality to them; you know that person did something “wrong” and then they paid for it. Most of…

Music Minute: Krzysztof Komeda “Rosemary’s Baby Interlude”

“A chance to sit quietly and find out who you are; where you’ve been and where you’re going.” -Ira Levin, Rosemary’s Baby {published in 1967}   I called this an interlude because of its sauntering sweet nature between the high stakes and drama that is”Rosemary’s Baby”. Polanski’s iconic film had many claiming he had beckoned the…

STYLE {WISE} Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages (1922)

Poor little hysterical witch! In the middle ages you were in conflict with the church. Now it is with the law. Title Card: “Häxan (1922)” We really ought to be saving this one for our own private inspiration board, but a higher wisdom has urged us to share.  We swear! This sinisterly beautiful Style {WISE} is…