Fashion

digital editorial : weep

Hood and corset by Damsel in This Dress. Hood by Damsel in This Dress. Hood and both corsets by Damsel in This Dress. photographer : Kilker Photography makeup artist : Anna DeMeo hair stylist : Anna DeMeo model : Nikki Murphy

runway : Bibian Blue fall/winter 2012/13

Bibian Blue’s fall/winter 2012/13 collection was shown at Valencia fashion week. I am happy to see that Bibian Blue has been designing more than just corsets but rather entire elegant ensembles. Every collection seems to go a step further in that direction. In this collection the corset…

item of the week : severed head vneck tshirt by Nervosa Clothing

image source nervosaclothing.com A good way to liven up your casual wardrobe is with a few stylish t-shirts. This v-neck t-shirt by Nervosa Clothing is unique and eye-catching. Nervosa Clothing is a newly launched t-shirt company with the goal of erasing the social stigmas of mental disorders…

editorial video : A World Reborn

An editorial video of our fashion editorial A World Reborn in the April/May 2012 Issue. See the looks and shots in motion!

item of the week : fishnet skirt by Iron Fist

Iron Fist’s Fishnet Skirt image source ironfistclothing.com It’s getting warmer out and you need a versatile skirt to get you through the season. The fishnet skirt by Iron Fist is comfy and relaxed so you can feel good about wearing a skirt more often because with this…

paris fashion week : Viktor & Rolf fall 2012

A giant full moon hung in the background of Viktor & Rolf’s fall 2012 collection shown at Paris Fashion Week. I was excited to see this collection as I intrigued by their pre-fall collection. But the runway collection seemed tacky in comparison, sheer lingerie like pieces and fur. Though…

fashion editorial : mad hatter

featuring fashions by Mother of London, S&G Clothing, Bubbles & Frown, and more photographer : Sequoia Emmanuelle art director : Alicia Drake fashion stylist : Ja’Niya Walker makeup artist : Teal Druda hair stylist : Jeanna Kier models : Alexandra Mathews, Lacy Soto, Jill Evyn,…

designer spotlight : Blood Milk

Designer JL Schnabel’s long-lived relationship with the supernatural combined with a strong fascination and a personal touch create the foundation for what lies  behind the jewelry of Philadelphia based Blood Milk. interview by : Vanity Kills photographer : Christina Brown fashion stylist : JL Schnabel…

style : death and the maiden

AUXILIARY ONLINE CONTENT[ additional images not seen in the February/March 2012 Issue ] Feb/March Issue Look : In this fun and flirty take on the theme, with a dress by Too Fast, we embrace many forms of death in many skeleton animals, even skeletal unicorns!…

fashion editorial : nightmares & fairytales

featuring designs by  Starkers Corsetry, Veruca Cyn Clothing, Dyrstropolis, Haphazard Clothing, and more AUXILIARY ONLINE CONTENT [ additional images not seen in the February/March 2012 Issue ] photographer : DerWei Chan creative director : Pretty Deadly Stylz fashion stylist : Pretty Deadly Stylz lighting tech : Steve Chokas…

fashion editorial : flame of the forest

featuring designs by Bibian Blue AUXILIARY ONLINE CONTENT [ additional images not seen in the February/March 2012 Issue ] photographer : Maria S. Varela makeup artist : Cervena Fox hair stylist : Cervena Fox model : Cervena Fox view the full editorial in the February/March…

fashion editorial : polish

AUXILIARY ONLINE CONTENT [ additional images not seen in the February/March 2012 Issue ] photographer : Saryn Christina fashion stylist : Nicole Burron makeup artist : Erika Diehl / Glamour Lush hair stylist : Jeanna Kier model : Merry Swain view the full editorial in…

behind the scenes : Nightmares & Fairytales and cover

A behind the scenes video of the shoot for our Nightmares & Fairytales fashion editorial and cover of the February/March 2012 Issue! Enjoy!

item of the week : Moon Raven Designs tiny bird skull ring

Moon Raven Design’s Tiny Bird Skull Adjustable Ring image source mrd74.etsy.com This teeny tiny white bronze cast bird skull ring would make a great everyday ring with a great subtly macabre feel. This little guy measures just 1/2″. The band is adjustable and silver plated. Moon Raven Designs,…

Hell Bunny spring/summer 2012 collection preview

A behind the scenes video of the photoshoot for Hell Bunny’s spring/summer 2012 collection. It’s filled with pastels, great floral prints, and of course tons of cute dresses! – Jennifer

item of the week : skulls wine & roses kiss lock purse by IHazABag

IHazABag’s Skulls Wine & Roses Kiss Lock Purse image source ihazabag.etsy.com This bag does it all. This bag can be casual or dressy, could fit for many looks from pinup to steampunk to Victorian, it can be spring with its floral print or winter with…

fashion editorial : flirt

featuring fashions by With Love Lingerie, Plastik Wrap, Blackiris Designs, and more photographer : Ema Suvajac creative director : Pretty Deadly Stylz fashion stylist : Pretty Deadly Stylz makeup artist : Carrie Tibbs hair stylist : Rachelle Gill model : Madaline Zanni view the full…

fashion editorial : jazz age

featuring designs from Unique Vintage, Blue Velvet Vintage, Pooka Queen, Sweet Romance, and more photographer : Zach Rose fashion stylist : Meagan Hendrickson makeup artist : Leana Christine Artistry hair stylist : Jason Tuttle models : Paige Carson and Anatomy view the full editorial in…

the PinUp : Marlo Marquise

With roots as a model and burlesque performer, Marlo Marquise is always expanding her creative horizons, she recently relocated to Los Angeles from New York City, starting the studio and production company House of Virtue with Billy Vahan of Antiseptic Fashion and a couture fashion…

fashion editorial : life of the party

featuring fashions by Iron Fist, Hell Bunny, Spin Doctor, Rose Mortem, RockLove Jewelry, and more photographer : Joey Buczek fashion stylist : Jennifer Link makeup artist : Jodie McGuire hair stylist : Tasha Wagner models : Queenie Lafeenie and Marie Christina Queenie Lafeenie’s hair style…

designer spotlight : Gallery Serpentine

With a few new endeavors on the horizon, the famous fashion design company and Sydney, Australia boutique known for their corsets and alternative couture, Gallery Serpentine, is still going strong after 15 years. interview by : Vanity Kills & Jennifer Link photographer : Zelko Nedic…

item of the week : black chained antler necklace by A is for Arsenic

A is for Arsenic’s Black Chained Antler Necklace image source aisforarsenic.com Back in the summer when we interviewed Amelia Arsenic in our June/July 2011 Issue, she was already brewing up this collection. The long-awaited Taxidermia collection from A for Arsenic is finally out, described as,…

item of the week : vog socks by Fluevog

Fluevog’s Vog Socks image source fluevog.com Need a last minute gift or a stocking stuffer? Pick up a pair of the new Vog Socks by Fluevog or pick up a couple! These socks are unisex and the classic look of them would make them work for most any gift…

item of week : insomnia necktie by Cyberoptix Tie Lab

Cyberoptix Tie Lab’s Insomnia Necktie image source cyberoptix.com My personal favorite ties that my husband wears are the ones from Cyberoptix Tie Lab. Cyberoptix infuses the elegance of men’s neck wear with a creative modern twist, don’t ever wear a boring necktie again! Check out the silkscreen Insomnia…

item of the week : silver filigree bat cameo choker by Sinister Vanity

Sinister Vanity’s Silver Filigree Bat Cameo Choker image source sinistervanity.etsy.com It’s hard to think that Thanksgiving is less than a week away and then it’s officially “holiday shopping time”. Beat the long lines and general shopping pandemonium by purchasing items from independent designers like Sinister…

item of the week : juliet gown by Rose Mortem

Rose Mortem’s Juliet Gown image source rosemortem.com The Juliet Gown by Rose Mortem combines stretch mesh and lace into an elegant and dramatic design. As Rose Mortem says, “tragic innocence was never so well-dressed,” and I couldn’t agree more. The gown is offered in black or…

item of the week : gracie dress in gonebad print by Too Fast

Too Fast’s Gracie Dress in Gonebad Print image source toofastonline.com Too Fast designs a lot of their own fashions and the Gracie Dress in the Gonebad print caught my eye as I like the bright colors and unique fabric. The Gracie Dress gives the look…

fashion editorial : the passion of lovers is for death

featuring designs by Rockin’ Bones Clothing, Noir Leather, Scavenged Art by Suzanne Talmadge, and more photographer : Zach Rose fashion stylist : Meagan Hendrickson hair stylist : Bryan Gunsell models : Anna Cadaverous and Jiffy Decay view the full editorial in the October/November 2011 Issue

item of the week : frankenstein necklace by Peter Von Erickson

Peter Von Erickson’s Frankenstein Necklace image source vonerickson.etsy.com Halloween is just a few days away, but everyday can be Halloween with the Frankenstein Necklace by Peter Von Erickson. This unique choker style necklace was sculpted and cast from durable vinyl by Mr. Peter Von Erickson…

fashion editorial : spellbound

Captivating gowns that transcend this earthly plane. featuring designs by Romantic Threads photographer : Saryn Christina models : Sarah Marie Hilker and Lacy Soto location : El Mirage view the full editorial in the October/November 2011 Issue

item of the week : motley sailor 50s dress by Hell Bunny

Hell Bunny’s Motley Sailor 50s Dress image source catslikeus.com The Motley Sailor 50s Dress by Hell Bunny can be found at the retro lifestyle store Cats Like Us. This cute little sailor styled dress would make an adorable Halloween costume when paired with a little…

inspiration : hometown rebel – Toxic Vision

photographer : Chris Visual model : Kimber Lee makeup artist : Damelza Davies hair stylist : Rebecca Taylor fashion designer : Toxic Vision hair accessories : Janine Basil Jennifer Link : As the weather turns crisp, it’s time to pull out the garments made of…

item of the week : cyber pvc leeloo costume by Artifice Clothing

Artifice Clothing’s Cyber PVC Leeloo Costume image source artificeclothing.com The futuristic and campy movie, The Fifth Element, may be best known for the character Leeloo, played by actress Milla Jovovich. While most of us may not remember most of the plot or even the other…