Ohio State University Libraries photostream on Flickr has an incredible assortment of vintage photos featuring burlesque and vaudeville performers from the Charles H. McCaghy Collection of Exotic Dance from Burlesque to Clubs. Not only do they have a fairly large collection, but they do an admirable job cataloging as much information they can about every picture. More [...]
Monthly Archives: July 2011
If you know me, you know I’m a history dork, and love love love fashion history and costuming. I also grew up a Disney and Princesses fan – and will say I’m glad that I was not surrounded by Princess garbage like little girls are now (it’s gotten a little out of hand, no?) I [...]
How beautiful are these? I will be ordering a few sets soon. You can purchase them here. via SwissMiss and thanks to Pete!
Yesterday I spent the day doing a photoshoot to finish up capturing all the pieces I had made for the Silk and Cyanide line at the pop-up shop. I needed these images to apply for L.E.S. Runway, a fully-funded Kickstarter project I had donated to. For the month of September (during New York Fashion Week), [...]
For a larger view and additional early 20th century NYC images, click here
Many of you know I lived in New Orleans during college and have been traveling there for a majority of my life. How To Be A Retronaut recently featured a post “New Orleans Amusement Park” with unspecified arguably creepy images of a dilapidated theme park. More images can be seen here. Without any notes about [...]
via A Curated Life via Dustjacket Attic (click for more incredible pictures from the shoot)
I believe this is from my pal Diana (an excellent graphic designer!)… Good inspiration if I do say so myself!
I love blogs and blogging, but it seems lately that I’ve been doing a fair bit of eye-rolling, mostly geared towards the sewing and fashion blogs I follow. I think blogging, YouTube, Googling, etc has really been a wonderful benefit to the sewing world and has gotten more people involved than had been before. But [...]
One of my favorite shots.