Day: 30 October, 2015

I Am Featured (Holler)

Elated. Ecstatic. Beyond happy.   When your peers recognise the quality of your written work and choose to highlight it. When your review of what’s currently happening in the sheet masking playground is chosen for the weekly IFB link round-up. Epic sigh of bliss. Links à la Mode, October 29 A Handful of Stories: Two Unbelievable Makeup Looks for Halloween Anakin and His Angel: Star Wars Cover Girl | Kylo Ren Inspired Makeup A Preponderance of Fashion: DIY Halloween Costumes for Women Banarsi Designs: 7 Street Style Scarf Looks to Steal Now Cat Eyes & Skinny Jeans: {Beauty Boards} Magic Wands Dresscode:HighFashion: 10 High Fashion Looks for Halloween 2015 Epouser La Mode: One Sweater 4 Styles! Fashion Blender: Sandals of Love Greige Market: How to Dress Like a Grown Up Happy. Pretty. Sweet.: Halloween in Your Closet | Dorothy Gale La Vintage Vida: The Fitting Room Chronicles | Channeling Stevie Nicks Lil Miss JB Style: Longline Vest Mama in Heels: How to Wear Faux Fur without Looking Like Chewbacca Modavracha: Stoles | Will Get You …

The Fab 40s Does Goth

I’ve always leaned more towards the punk and the rock n roll when it came to the clothes I wore.  And yet, I had fun playing with the morbid for this month’s Fab 40s theme, Goth (duh).  It was particularly interesting dodging the line between costumey and what I might actually wear although I do know that for some, Halloween happens all year long. { random : Eve just said my sole, lone sock is dirty because clean socks are never apart } A subculture born in the early 1980s, Goth has its origins in the British rock scene as an offshoot of the post-punk genre.  Names such as Robert Smith, Siouxsie & The Banshees and Nick Cave come immediately to mind when I think of that era.  From a stylistic viewpoint, Gothic fashion means Black Hair, Dark Eyeliner, Black Nails, piercings, pagan or other religious imagery, and period-style clothing.  Dark, eerie, mysterious, complex and exotic vibes. Piercings optional. When it came to exercising my creative muscles for this month’s theme, I decided I’d take …