Fashion

the runway at FAT : Anastasia Lomonova

The runway shows at FAT, Toronto’s alternative fashion week. Anastasia Lomonova Models walked down the runway as sleek and slinking mummies wrapped in transparent gaze bandages from head to toe.  The designs of Anastasia Lomonova were a new find for me on the third day…

designer spotlight : BabyLove’s Latex

BabyLove’s Latex, just one of five Renee Masoomian lines of head designer Renee Masoomian and business coordinator Dean Troxell, turns up the fashion on a traditionally fetish material and throws in a vintage twist. Add a little latex to your wardrobe or stock up your…

the runway at FAT 2011 : Asphyxia

The runway shows at FAT, Toronto’s alternative fashion week. Asphyxia Alexandra De Francesco showed a new Asphyxia collection at the first night of FAT this year. There was lot of lace, black, and white as seen in past collections. Sheer fabrics revealing skin and mid-drifts were…

fashion editorial : lumiere

featuring designs by Anna Morph, Glamour Lush, and more photographer : Saryn Christina makeup artist : Erika Diehl / Glamour Lush hair stylist : Jeanna Kier models : Heather Carr & Sarah Marie Hilker view the full editorial in the April/May 2011 Issue

fashion editorial : saturnine

Ghostly apparitions in billows of mesh and lace. featuring designs by Rose Mortem, Kambriel, Raven Eve Jewelry, and more photographer : Zach Rose fashion stylist : Meagan Hendrickson makeup artist : Stephanie Signorelli hair stylist : Bryan Gunsell model : Sarah Wintle view the full…

item of the week : ghst rdr skirt by Zoetica Ebb and Plastik Wrap

Zoetica Ebb and Plastik Wrap’s GHST RDR Skirt image source plastikwrap.com The GHST RDR Skirt is a collaborative design by Zoetica Ebb and Plastik Wrap. If you’re not familiar with Zoetica Ebb, she is an artist, model, blogger, and co-founder of Coilhouse Magazine. It’s only…

item of the week : fibula ring by Spragwerks

Spragwerk’s Fibula Ring image source spragwerks.com I love Spragwerks and I’m equally in love with the Fibula Ring. The oxidized sterling silver is cast from a cat skeleton fibula bone that designer, Rich Sandomeno, found on his many adventures. This unisex ring would make a great accessory for the macabre…

item of the week : tiki toes platform heels by Iron Fist Clothing

Iron Fist Clothing’s Tiki Toes Platform Heels image source ironfistclothing.com Iron Fist Clothing really stole my tiki obsessed heart with the Tiki Toes Platform Heels. These heels will bring the marvelous kitsch factor to any summer dress, whilst you sip on a Mai Tai. The grass skirt detail…

item of the week : necromance hair combs by Ghostlove Jewelry

Ghostlove Jewelry’s Necromance Hair Combs image source ghostlove.com The lovely Necromance Hair Combs by Ghostlove Jewelry caught my eye, as I enjoy any accessory that reminds me of the Victorian era. Hair combs were found on Victorian ladies dressing tables, and were used as hair decor, and…

item of the week : armor glove by Skingraft

Skingraft’s Armor Glove in Black image source skingraftdesigns.com It’s a common theme while shopping for men’s accessories, that the choices can be limited. Men may have to get a creative when they want to make themselves stand out from the herd, and the Armor Gloves in black by…

item of the week : bat attack dress by Sourpuss Clothing

Sourpuss Clothing’s Bat Attack Dress image source sourpussclothing.com I have major spring fever and have been buying up dresses like a crazed women. One of my coveted purchases is the Bat Attack Dress in gray by Sourpuss Clothing. I’m in love with the batty print, the…

fashion editorial : savant

featuring designs by Logan Neitzel, Morgen Love, and more photographer : Erica Eichelkraut creative director : Molly Maureen Hoeltke fashion stylist : Molly Maureen Hoeltke makeup artist : Jodie McGuire hair stylist : Jodie McGuire models : Marie Vaccarello and Kaitlin Isabella assistant : Chris…

item of the week : odoke mono bloomers from Ichigo Black

Ichigo Black’s Odoke Mono Bloomers image source ichigoblack.com These adorable Odoke Mono Bloomers are a two-tone design that feature a harlequin diamond print. The bloomers will make a great alternative to shorts in the warmer months, paired with a babydoll top and summer sandals. The bow details on…

behind the scenes : April/May 2011 fashion editorial

The new April/May issue is almost here!  Here’s a sneak peak at one of the fashion editorials we did for the issue.  Luke Copping photographed, Jennifer Link styled designs by BabyLove’s Latex and United Nude, and Manchester was our lovely model. Luke Copping doing his…

designer spotlight : Hey Sailor!

Even in the uncertain economic climate of today, the old adage of “you get what you pay for” appears to hold as much weight as ever. If exquisitely opulent headwear is what your heart lusts after, it’s wisest to opt for an investment piece that…

item of the week : paris lucite box purse by Lux De Ville

Lux DeVille’s Paris Lucite Box Purse Red Pearl Swirl image source luxdeville.com Bringing back the 40s style of the lucite purse never looked so good as the Paris Lucite Box Red Pearl Swirl purse by Lux De Ville. Lucite is a high grade type of acrylic that is used to make not only…

fashion editorial : Harlequin Valentine

featuring designs by Betty Monroe, Ego Assassin, Karen von Oppen for KvO Designs, Purrfect Pineapples Lingerie, Starkers, Veruca Cyn, and more photographer : Stephanie Bell creative director : Pretty Deadly Stylz fashion stylist : Pretty Deadly Stylz makeup artist : Ainsley Graham hair stylist :…

item of the week : black leather rider belt by Wild Card

Wild Card’s Black Leather Rider Belt image source deliciousboutique.com The Black Leather Rider Belt by Wild Card has been on my “I want that” list for over a year and I wanted to share this awesome piece with you. This belt is a versatile accessory…

item of the week : rose vera swing dress by Hell Bunny

Hell Bunny’s Rose Vera Swing Dress image source catslikeus.com The item of the week is the Rose Vera Swing Dress by Hell Bunny, which is the lovely dress our editor-in-chief Jennifer Link wore to our 2 Year Auxiliary Magazine Anniversary Party. The Rose Vera Swing Dress is a perfect combination…

item of the week : natural cheetah jungle dress by Tripp NYC

Tripp NYC’s Natural Cheetah Jungle Dress image source toofastonline.com Tripp NYC has really impressed me with this hot little Natural Cheetah Jungle Dress. The strapless sweetheart design will hug your curves in all the right places, and it has boning in the bust to keep…

item of the week : fatal affection waist cincher by Heavy Red

Heavy Red’s Fatal Affection Waist Cincher image source heavyred.com Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but I’m sure you’re still in the spirit as you nibble on the last pieces of your chocolate heart. The Fatal Affection Waist Cincher by Heavy Red features a blood red…

new york fashion week : Rag & Bone fall 2011

  The designer duo known as Rag & Bone put their fall 2011 women’s collection down the runway at NY fashion week. Technically the first thing that comes to mind when I see this collection is it’s paneling. I know it’s very anti-climatic to most, but not…

Z Spoke by Zac Posen fall 2011

New York Fashion Week has begun and fall 2011 collections are being revealed.  The fall Z Spoke collection by Zac Posen is darker and more serious than previous collections.  I am liking what I see!  Many textures, but they are calm not busy, subdued colors, a mix of…

item of the week : mens holster pants by Steam Trunk

Steam Trunk’s Mens Holster Pants image source fiveanddiamond.com What can I say that isn’t obvious about the Mens Holster Pants by Steam Trunk? These pants have everything a guy needs in a sleek, antique-looking piece to add to his wardrobe. Pair these pants with a waistcoat,…

item of the week : brothel creepers blue shoe by London Underground

London Underground’s Brothel Creepers Blue Shoe image source topman.com Don’t step on my blue suede shoes, jerk! London Underground’s Brothel Creepers Blue Shoe are found on www.topman.com and these beauties would make Elvis proud. Brothel Creepers are commonly called, Creepers, and are one of my…

behind the scenes : Harlequin Valentine

A behind the scenes look at the photoshoot for the February/March 2011 Issue fashion editorial Harlequin Valentine.  Styled by Auxiliary’s Pretty Deadly Stylz, shot by Stephanie Bell of Emerging Design, and featuring designers Betty Monroe, Ego Assassin, Karen von Oppen for KvO Designs, Purrfect Pineapples…

item of the week : love tokens by RockLove Jewelry

RockLove Jewelry’s Love Tokens image source rocklove.com Valentine’s Day is around the corner and RockLove Jewelry has a unique way of declaring your love with a centuries old custom of giving love coins as tokens of affection.  RockLove has revamped this tradition and is introducing their love…

item of the week : dorian mens shirt by Gloomth

Gloomth’s Dorian Mens Shirt image source gloomth.com Gloomth has now introduced their men’s clothing line to their catalog.  The Dorian by Gloomth is a romantic medium weight cotton button up shirt that is available in white or black. The shirt is adorned with a front…

designer spotlight : Bibian Blue

Spain’s underground fashion can likely hold a torch to the tight lace, undulating ruffle, and arresting shades and colors of Bibian Blue.  Using the corset in so many interesting ways, including steampunk, couture, and glamour designs, the catalogue of style at Bibian Blue appeals as…

fashion editorial : fetish

featuring fashion by Iron Fist, Fluevog, Irregular Choice, and more photographer : Luke Copping fashion stylist : Molly Hoeltke models : Kate O’Connor and Marie Vaccarelo locations : Noir, Club Diablo, Buffalo Chop House, and Pearl Street Brewery view the full editorial in the December/January…

item of the week : platinum red leaf platform heels by T.U.K

T.U.K’s Platinum Red Leaf Platform Heels image source hottopic.com Don’t you roll your eyes when you see that this week’s item of the week is from Hot Topic.  These online exclusive Platinum Red Leaf Platform Heels by T.U.K can not be found in Hot Topic stores and…

fashion editorial : Stone and Shade

featuring fashion by Dominic Louis photographer : Franklin Thompson fashion stylist : Dominic Louis makeup artist : Christine Lewis hair stylist : Christine Lewis model : Dylan Monroe at Edge Models view the full editorial in the December/January 2010/2011 Issue

item of the week : bone stretch bracelet by Martha Rotten

Martha Rotten’s Bone Stretch Bracelet image source modemerr.com I discovered the Bone Stretch Bracelet by Martha Rotten in the jewelry section on the Mode Merr website and I feel in love.  The pewter bones are handmade by the designer Francene Yorko and you can tell there…