Death Becomes Her at the MET

The Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC has just announced their fall exhibition this year will be entitled Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire. Approximately 30 ensembles will be on display, exploring the aesthetic development and cultural implications of mourning fashions of the 19th and 20th centuries. Running late […]

Jasmine Worth’s Sacred Feminine

Opening June Sixth at Los Angeles’ La Luz de Jesus Gallery in Hollywood is Jasmine Worth’s Sacred Feminine. Focused on the dark and surreal side of the Mother Goddess, she explores the ever changing role of the female in spirituality in her oil paintings. Available to view online if you cannot make it to the […]

San Francisco Event :: From The Black Lodge + 5 & Diamond

  If you’re in San Francisco this Friday night, be sure to stop by our awesome advertiser’s shop, Five & Diamond to check out not only all of their stock, but also the traveling pop-up, From the Black Lodge! Can’t make it to SF? Check their tour schedule to see if they’ll be in your […]

Chaos to Couture

The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents PUNK: Chaos to Couture, on view from May 9 through August 14, 2013. The exhibit will “examine punk’s impact on high fashion from the movement’s birth in the 1970s through its continuing influence today.”, and features a swath of designers inculding Yohji Yamamoto,  Gareth Pugh, Martin Margiela and Vivienne Westwood. […]

Shoe Obsession

Janina Alleyne’s “Exoskeleton” The Fashion Institute of Technology Museum in New York presents “Shoe Obsession”, running now through April 13th. Showcasing over 150 pairs of “the most extraordinary shoe styles of the 21st-century”, the exhibit presents shoes from top names (Givenchy, Alexander McQueen, and Prada) as well as avant-garde  and up-and-coming designers, and includes shoes from the personal […]

Obscura Day 2012

The wonderful travel site, Atlas Obscura, is hosting its annual Obscura Day on April 28, with events around the world. I want to attend nearly every event listed!

This Saturday in LA: Chet Zar’s Conjoined 2

This Saturday, Bergamot Station’s Copro Nason gallery will host the second installment of Conjoined. The event announcement reads: The Sequel picks up where Conjoined 1 left off last year at this time. More classic sculptures, Life like models, Surreal assemblages, mixed media paintings, life sized toys and other conjoined works in 3-D. From the twisted […]

Ritual

One of my favorite artists, Charmaine Olivia, is presenting a new piece this Saturday night at The Shooting Gallery in San Francisco.  I haven’t seen any of paintings in person, yet, but have been buying up her silhouettes to decorate my new home. [ad name=”post ad image”]

Bay Area Event: Material Posession

San Francisco Bay Area, it is time to finish your holiday shopping. Dec. 17th: shop local, shop indie, and support some of our favorite Bay Area artists and designers:   [ad name=”post ad image”]

NYC & LA Event : Lomography’s Fashion’s Night Out

New York City & Los Angeles Lomography will be hosting Fashion’s Night Out events on Thursday, September 8. New York designers Rebecca Turbow, Samantha Pleet, Hayden-Harnett, and Janet Kim of Graey were all given Lomography cameras and film to highlight their upcoming collections through photographic storyboards.  The final products and original pieces will be highlighted […]

Toronto Event : The Bazaar of the Bizarre

Join Plastik Wrap this Sunday, March 20, in Toronto, for their spring 2011 Bazaar of the Bizarre. 6 Noble Street at the Pia Bowman Ballet Room, 11am – 7pm Vendors include artists, designers, publishers, & other indie businesses Performances by Serpentina North Ensemble & Music by DJs Jonah K & DJ Dummatix Six Free entrance! […]

Savage Beauty

The Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art will be exhibiting Alexander McQueen : Savage Beauty, opening to the public May 4.  The exhibit will contain approximately 100 pieces, celebrating a retrospective of the late designer’s full career.  If you don’t find yourself in New York City for the show, the accompanying book will […]

Tonight : Los Angeles Alchemy

Tonight, Wednesday January 26 in West Hollywood, CA our dear little heathens Clint Catalyst and Zoetica Ebb will be hosting and participating in ALCHEMY. Palihouse † 8465 Holloway Drive † West Hollywood, CA 10 PM – 2 AM Be sure to RSVP as soon as you read this to Rich Royal [at] Palihouse [dot] com […]

It’s that time of year again….

Even if you can’t make one the balls,  keep in mind that Saturday daytime is free admission to the vendor’s hall- and this year’s vendor lineup looks fantastic. [ad# post ad image]

London Event: Vivianne Westwood Retrospective

Selfridges London opened a retrospective of Vivienne Westwood footwear on August 26th. Vivienne Westwood Shoes, An Exhibition 1973 – 2010 runs through September 22nd in the Ultralounge, on the lower ground floor. Does the phrase “Hilarious Drag Queen Crime Caper” come to mind for anyone else? I think there’s a movie to be made in […]

Plastik Wrap’s Midnight Madness Sale

Twice a year, Plastik Wrap holds a super Midnight Madness sale at their Toronto boutique.  Every Plastik Wrap item will be marked down, including some one of a kind pieces on the sample rack.  And yes, there will be punch and pie. If you’re in the Toronto area, be sure to stop by the shop […]

Psychopomps

According to Don’t Panic Magazine, I’ve had my head in the sand for the past six months, but thankfully, they have pulled me out.  Yesterday, a fantastic interview with my brand new favorite artist, Polly Morgan, was posted, discussing her religious background, taxidermy experience, and her vicar grandfather. Four pieces of Polly’s work will be […]

Salt Lake City Event: Dark Arts Festival

For anyone in the SLC area this weekend, our very own Zoetica Ebb and Clint Catalyst will be performing on Friday night. They’re keeping pretty tight wraps on exactly WHAT they’re performing, but knowing these two I suspect it will be well worth showing up for.

Hey Slackers, Get to It!

Here’s a few pictures from the Giant Ridiculous Clothing Swap Flickr Pool. Overall, the event was a great success. However, we have had dozens of emails telling us that people flaked. While there is really nothing we can do but urge those of you who have not yet mailed out to do so, or at […]

Giant Ridiculous Clothing Swap- And They’re Off!

All right, folks. It has begun. Some of you have already gotten your buddy assignments by now- the rest of you don’t panic! I should have everyone sorted by the end of the week. It’s a daunting job- We had over 200 individuals participate, and many of you went for multiple buddies. There may be […]

Haute Macabre’s Giant Ridiculous Clothing Swap

It is Spring Cleaning time, my little darkling avacados. It is time to venture into the depths of your closets, machete in hand, and cull the dead wood from the tree of fashion. It is time to admit that those pants never actually fit you,  a good sale can get out of hand, and if […]

Worldwide Event: Obscura Day!

Anatomical Venus, Semmelweis Medical Museum (Budapest, Hungary) For once, an event everyone can go to! The great folks at Atlas Obscura are organizing a worldwide “day of expeditions, back-room tours, and hidden treasures in your own home town” on March 20th. From a private cabinet of curiosities in Elkin, North Carolina to a tour of […]

On Your Marks

With San Francisco’s Edwardian Ball approaching, here is a lovely collection of ideas for outrageous outfits with a vintage feel. Photos by Emir Eralp for Zoot.

Induced Epidemics Recap

Mitosis I- V, needle felted dividing bunnies by Zoe Williams Thanks to everyone who came out and made our first event, Induced Epidemics, a rousing success! You overflowed the Chaos Gallery almost from the moment we opened, drank all the booze (twice!), bough some art, and looked damn good doing it. Here are a few […]

Tonight, Tonight

Tonight : Saturday, December 5 at 8PM The Chaos Gallery at the Museum of Death Hollywood, California After Party hosted by Bar Sinister : Password for 50% off admission

S&G Store Opening Today!

S&G Clothing, the line from Sequoia Emmanuelle and Gita (who may or may not have a last name), is opening their own store today! Sequoia, who incidentally has work in our Induced Epidemics show, passed along these photos of their current line.  The new store celebrates it’s opening today from 6-11 pm at 7414 Melrose […]