Archive for the ‘Anachronism’ Category

 

Fashion Victims: The Pleasures and Perils of Dress in the 19th Century

November 21st, 2014

Victorian fashion continues to amaze with its’ macabre overtones: while we’re all familiar with the Mourning rituals of the era and the long term perils of tight-laced corsets,  now we can add arsenic poisoning to the list. Both the wearer and the maker of many Victorian garments were at risk: from prolonged arsenic and mercury […]

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Some Wear Leather Some Wear Lace

November 12th, 2014

One of Haute Macabre’s favorite Tumblrs, Now This is Gothic, released Some Wear Leather Some Wear Lace: The Worldwide Compendium of Postpunk and Goth in the 1980s, a collection of select images from their incredible collection of throwback images of Goths in the 80s. We featured the Tumblr blog once before, and are still deeply in […]

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The Butcher’s Boy

October 14th, 2014

Meticulously detailed Victorian miniature butcher shops. Totally not creepy, right? via Collector’s Weekly.  

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The Maid of Orleans

November 19th, 2010

I’m not sure what these pictures were taken for, or who they were taken by. I found them while poking around in New York makeup artist Deborah Altizio‘s portfolio, and liked the combination of warm, smokey makeup and Joan of Arc styling. I especially like the use of a metallic sweater with an even knit, […]

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The Anachronism

April 27th, 2010

Unfortunately, I have not had the time to watch this in its entirety, so it is now your job to watch it for me and tell me how awesome it is.

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BookBook

January 24th, 2010

The BookBook Hardback Leather Case for the MacBook and the MacBook Pro might be the coolest laptop cover of all time.  Each handmade, hardback leather case is available in Classic Black or Vibrant Red, and disguises and protects your laptop. Pretty spiffy, eh? Found via Trend.Land!

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Metropolis

January 12th, 2010

Metropolis by Karl Lagerfeld for Vogue Germany, Feb 2010 One of my favorite movies ever!

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Flutter

December 28th, 2009

Earlier this month, I spent a week in Portland, OR, one of my favorite cities in the United States.  I did very little shopping, outside of spending a massive amount of time and money at Powell’s Books, but one place I did stop in was Flutter.  The first thing I noticed when I walked in […]

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