Fashion

fashion editorial : anticipation

featuring fashion by Lip Service, Heavy Red, Ghostlove Jewelry, Blue Velvet Vintage, and more photographer : Jennifer Link fashion stylist : Meagan Hendrickson makeup artist : Leane Steck hair stylist : Erin Moser models : Kerry Quaile, Sarah Wintle, and Benn Pullis assistant : Zach…

item of the week : tokidoki x hello kitty die cut coin purse by Sanrio

Sanrio’s Tokidoki x Hello Kitty Die Cut Coin Purse image source sanrio.com Tokidoki and Sanrio have teamed up to once again make cute accessories that are quirky and fun! The black Die Cut Coin purse is a limited edition piece that features Hello Kitty among her…

item of the week : sparkling art deco drop earrings from Plasticland

Plasticland’s Sparkling Art Deco Drop Earrings image source shopplasticland.com When I saw these earrings my first thought was, “gimme, gimme, gimme!”  The Sparkling Art Deco Drop Earrings from Plasticland are a steal at the $18 price point, making these a great gift idea.  The “diamonds” are…

item of the week : pvc oilslick mini gloves by Plastik Wrap

Plastik Wrap’s PVC Oilslick Mini Gloves image source plastikwrap.com The motorcycle style PVC Oilslick Mini Gloves by Plastik Wrap in burgundy are made from high gloss PVC that gives the glove an awesome latex-like appearance. I like the sleek design of the gloves as it can be paired with other wrist jewelry or…

the PinUp : Mercy St Just

Emerging from the Australian burlesque scene is Mercy St Just, said to be the Australian equivalent to Dita Von Teese. With a varied background in Latin dance and burlesque performance, Mercy St Just is the essential 21st century pin up model. Mercy’s varied worldwide appearances…

designer spotlight : Loved to Death

Audra and Loved to Death’s approach to the macabre is one that truly offers a new perspective on wearable art. Perhaps the Victorian post-mortem practices and the term Memento Mori has never truly ended. San Francisco’s Loved to Death takes the art of taxidermy to…

fashion editorial : dentelle

featuring fashion by Eve Gravel, Unique Vintage, Rebecca Taylor, and more photographer : Luke Copping fashion stylist : Molly Hoeltke makeup artist : Stephanie Signorelli hair stylist : April Grigajtis models : Steph Rai and Stacey Caron assistant : Adam Rosina location : Buffalo Chophouse…

item of the week : denim spat pant by Serious Clothing

Serious Clothing’s Denim Spat Pants image source seriousclothingstore.com One of the newest rocker pants by Serious Clothing is the Spat Pants in denim. These pants are worn over your boots or shoes to give the look that you are wearing spats. I have to admit this…

item of the week : bewitched, bothered, and beruffled jacket by Clockwork Couture

Clockwork Couture’s Bewitched, Bothered, and Beruffled Jacket image source clockworkcouture.com I’m a serious sucker for ruffles, put them on a jacket and that equals major drool factor. I’ve been seeing ruffled jackets everywhere from Macy’s to Forever 21 and I’m giddy that I can leisurely find…

fashion find : Iron Fist fug boots

Iron Fist fug boots Iron Fist fug boots, Wolfbeater left, Motophyscho right image source shop.ironfistclothing.com I’m not going to deny it, I’ve been debating buying a pair of Uggs for this winter.  We get a lot of snow where I live, and I hate cold,…

item of the week : mutant bats cardigan by Sourpuss Clothing

Sourpuss Clothing’s Mutant Bats Cardigan image source sourpussclothing.com Halloween is over, yet Sourpuss Clothing is always serving up awesome B Movie graphic goodness perfect for anytime of the year. Check out the Mutant Bats Cardigan with the shiny teal button details, embroidered bats on the…

fashion editorial : monster mash up

remixing spooky prints to fashionable effect featuring fashion by Too Fast, Dungaree Dolly, Horribell, Spragwerks, Coffin Kitsch, and more photographer : Jennifer Link fashion stylist : Meagan Hendrickson makeup artist : SharonTK hair stylist : April Grigajtis model : SharonTK view the full editorial in…

item of the week : bario muertos jacket by Iron Fist

Iron Fist’s Bario Muertos Jacket image source bluebanana.net Iron Fist is mostly known for their zombie clad heels and graphic all over prints, yet they also make great men’s and women’s fashions. The Bairo Muertos men’s jacket really caught my eye because of the combination…

inspiration : Jessica Jean – aristocratic allure

photographer : Luke Copping hair stylist, makeup artist, and fashion stylist : Jessica Jean Meagan Hendrickson : The days of long ago when ladies had hats and gloves for every occasion and looked like they glided across the floor in long flowing gowns may appear…

item of the week : rolling death necklace by Hollywood Mirror

Hollywood Mirror’s Rolling Death Necklace image source catslikeus.com What can I say, it’s a hearse necklace, how cool is that!? I admit I’m a little bias towards this piece as I purchased it for myself. I did change the chain as I wanted the pendant for…

digital editorial : the Stars in Her Skies

Silk mohair machine knit dress with zipper trim, suede rooster feather neck corset, feather shoulder piece, and bondage strap with brass latch all by Heartless Revival. Vintage evening gloves with heart charm necklace by Guess with model’s own vintage bead and chain jewelry. Metallic leather…

item of the week : apollo cockpit bow tie by Cyberoptix Tie Lab

Cyberoptix Tie Lab’s Apollo Cockpit Bow Tie image source cyberoptix.com Dear Great Pumpkin, I’ve been a good girl this year and along side all the delicious candied treats you bring, I’d like an Apollo Cockpit Bow Tie by Cyberoptix Tie Lab. Please! Please! Please! I…

style editorial : complete & utter self restraint

featuring fashion by Skingraft, Audra Jean, Garbage Dress, Jeffrey Campbell, Irregular Choice, and more photographer : Carbon Decay fashion stylist and art director : W.H. Muse makeup artist : Diana D’Angelo hair stylist : Brian-David D’aigle models : A.W. Hill and Dorothy Johanna view the full…

fashion editorial : bullets and glory

featuring fashion by Steam Trunk, S&G, Dace, Astali, and more photographer : Erica Eichelkraut art director : Molly Hoeltke and Jennifer Link fashion stylist : Molly Hoeltke makeup artist : Jodie McGuire hair stylist : Maria Taylor and Jeffrey Flynn models : Guy William III,…

item of the week : tragic alice in wonderland costume by Heavy Red

Heavy Red’s Tragic Alice in Wonderland Costume image source heavyred.com I implore you to think outside of the “sexy” bagged Halloween costume this year and take a look at what Heavy Red has been cooking up in terms of costuming. The Tragic Alice in Wonderland…

inspiration : Jessica Darwin – sleek sophisticate

photographer : Luke Copping fashions : Jessica Darwin fashion stylist : Molly Hoeltke makeup artist : Shianne Valetta hair stylist : Kristin Draudt model : Kerry Quaile Meagan Hendrickson : Break out of the “little black dress” syndrome of the past and push forward to…

item of the week : red uglydoll tote bag by Uglydoll

Red Uglydoll Tote Bag image source uglydolls.com I am a firm believer in reusable tote bags and you certainly can’t have enough bags. The red Uglydoll Tote Bag steals my heart because it has a giant Ice Bat one side and a whole crew of Uglydolls…

item of the week : blue button beauty boot by Jeffrey Campbell

Jeffrey Campbell’s Blue Button Beauty Boot image source modcloth.com I’ve been giddy these past few seasons in regards to the fact that Victorian-esque shoes and boots have been in style and thus easy to find. Our Auxiliary Magazine crew have been a buzz about the…

item of the week : lynette love birds dress by Dolly Valentine

Dolly Valentine’s Lynette Love Birds Dress image source catslikeus.com The Lynette Love Birds Dress is the second exclusive release by Dolly Valentine for Cats Like Us. This darling dress features cute little love birds with pink hearts on a black background, a modified sweet heart neck line, and…

item of the week : 40S military jacket by Kane & Unke

Kane & Unke’s 40S Military Jacket image source metroparkusa.com One of my favorite fashion stylings for men is the military aesthetic and the 40S Military Jacket by Kane & Unke is a great example.  Metropark has the exclusive on Kane & Unke’s contemporary collection, in…

inspiration : Collective Chaos Design – the risqué latex dress

photographer : Corrupt Image Data fashions : Collective Chaos Design model : Crash Jennifer Link : Latex is the material to turn to, to bring a larger than life and fetish, obviously, feel to any outfit.  My personal taste lean toward latex pieces that can be…

item of the week : Elvis 1970s sunglasses

Elvis 1970s Sunglasses image source shopelvis.com This week’s item is in honor of the anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death on August 16th.  We at Auxiliary take the King of Rock-n-Roll’s passing very seriously. Luke is rockin’ the King’s look. You can honor Elvis in your own way…

item of the week : butcher stick pin by spragwerks

Spragwerks’ Butcher Stick Pin image source spragwerks.com Spragwerks is the brain child of Rich Sandomeno and he is one of my favorite jewelry designers. His designs are solid, the craftsmanship is tip top and the style of Spragwerks is post-industrial meets the macabre. The Butcher Stick…

item of the week : tattoo mermaid parasol by Retro-a-go-go!

Retro-a-go-go’s Tattoo Mermaid Parasol image source retroagogo.com Ohhhhhh ahhhhh!  Look at this beautiful paper parasol in tattoo mermaid design by Retro-a-go-go!  I’m a delicate flower who easily gets sun stroke while being in direct sun for hours.  I want to be able to frolick at; car…

behind the scenes : Aug/Sept 2010 fashion editorial

A little sneak peak at what’s in store for the August/September 2010 Issue’s fashion editorial.

item of the week : deliliah dress by Dolly Valentine

Cats Like Us exclusive Dolly Valentine’s Deliliah Dress image source catslikeus.com, photo on left by Luke Copping Stop the presses! Miss Beth a.k.a Dolly of Dolly Bag fame is now making dresses?!  Here is a Cats Like Us exclusive dress from Dolly’s new dress line called Dolly Valentine. …

fashion editorial : junk

rock out with your… patch, pin, tee… out! featuring fashion by Playdead Cult, Futurestate, Sick On Sin, and more photographer : Stephanie Bell creative director & fashion stylist : Pretty Deadly Stylz makeup artist : Genavieve White hair stylist : Matthew James Genser models :…

item of the week : oxide 3/4 length riding pants by Plastik Wrap

Plastik Wrap’s Oxide 3/4 Length Riding Pants image source plastikarmy.com Plastik Wrap’s newest addition to their amazing designs, the Oxide ¾ Length Riding Pants have really got Jennifer and I excited! We’re excited because not only are they made for summer with breathable material, but they…