Archive for the ‘Anachronism’ Category


Stylish Gent Roundup – April 2009

May 3rd, 2009

Stylish Gent had a good month – a month light on thedaniel, but we managed to struggle through somehow. “Bespoke” is the word of the month – can you be a stylish super secret agent without having at least one custom item? NAY I SAY. And now, the picks: Shirts My Way It’s fairly important […]

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In the Year 2000

April 15th, 2009

…an electric headlight, to help her to find an honest man…

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Medieval Times

January 30th, 2009

This entire entry probably has to do with sitting around the house too much reading the boyfriend’s S.M Stirling collection, or maybe it’s just Beyonce’s armored glove, but it seems to me that I’m seeing a lot of King Arthur’s influence in fashion lately.  Although it hasn’t gone as medieval on us all as it […]

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Think You’re Emo Enough?

January 29th, 2009

So much of Gothic Fashion is dependent on reminiscing on the past.  We have our Victorian, Steampunk (the brown Victorian goth), our Ren Faire, the ’80s…  Well, what about the future?  Sure, there’s Cyber Punk, but really, that’s about it.  This might not necessarily be “Goth”, but frankly, it’s too weird and cool to pass up.   […]

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Button Up Bootie

January 28th, 2009

A much younger version of myself once went up to my mother and said, “I want witch shoes”.   “Well, Samantha, Halloween is a few months off.” “No, Mom, I want witch shoes to wear every day.” And so it began.  Before I could even reach the drug store shelf that had the black hair […]

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Happy Birthday Lewis Carroll

January 27th, 2009

Lewis Carroll turns 111 today, and in celebration, we would like to share a few leaked images from the upcoming “Alice in Wonderland”, directed by Tim Burton.  We are absolutely dying to see the rest of the costumes from this, so if anyone has come across better pics, please share! The last coat reminds me […]

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The (Old) New Look

January 21st, 2009

After covering Dior’s Winter collection based on his 1947 New Look, I thought it might be good to  look back and check out what exactly the New Look WAS. Dior’s 1947 collection made a more significant impact on fashion history than any other single collection. The world was coming out of WWII, and for years […]

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Happy 200th Birthday, Edgar Allan Poe!

January 19th, 2009

Edgar Allan Poe turns 200 today, so Haute Macabre would like to wish this icon a very Haute Bicentennial.  Poe was born Edgar Poe in 1809, and was soon after abandoned by his father and orphaned by his mother.  The Allan family took him in, and gave him his middle name.  After the estrangement of […]

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