How to wear flat brogues with a vintage and alternative wardrobe

How to wear flat brogues with a vintage and alternative wardrobe

I recently got a beautiful pair of brogues as a present. This proved to be a bit of a boggle, as side from the occasional combat boot, basball shoe or ballet flat, I usually prefer higher heels, and the brogue style shoes I do own all sport a varying degree of high heel. How to style vintage brogue without looking like either a wallflower or playing dress-up in my dad’s shoes? Since the Internet gave…

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Mrs. V. discovers Belsira

Mrs. V. discovers Belsira

  Oh gentle reader, do I have a treat for you today! A month or so ago, I stumbled upon the website of Belsira, a brand with their own unique twist on the pinup and retro fashion. While a lot of brands and shops get their inspiration from past times and classical cuts, it mostly stays just that, an inspiration, and you kind of have to squint your eyes very hard to see where their…

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Interview with Silky

Interview with Silky

Last week we sat down with Silky, a lovely alt model with a dreamy smile, and asked her a lot of questions. She was very gracious and gave us her time and opened the doors of her world for us.  Hello Silky! Thank you very much for sitting down with us for this interview! Thank you for inviting me! I feel honored to be here and share a bit about myself. So, tell us, how…

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Interview with Dragonfly

Interview with Dragonfly

A little while ago we sat down for an interview with Dragonfly, an amazing lady who is as at home in front of the camera as she is behind it, and wanted to find out everything about her. She was kind enough to set some time aside from us and answer a few questions. Hello Dragonfly thank you for finding the time to answer some of our questions. First things first: How did you choose…

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Interview with Obsidian Kerttu

Interview with Obsidian Kerttu

  1. Hello Jovana, nice to have you here and thank you for agreeing to the interview. Many people however don’t know you by your real name, but by your modelling name Obsidian Kerttu. How did you come up with that name and does it have some special meaning? Left: Headpiece and chestpiece: Hysteria Machine, Photo: Martina Špoljarić photography Right: Outfit and headpiece: Brocade Budoir, Photo: Martina Špoljarić photography Hello! Well sure, it is my…

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Lady Anna Calypso

Lady Anna Calypso

Hello! Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to talk to us! You are very much unlike most alternative models, and we’d like to know more about you and your life. You only started modelling recently, what was the trigger that pushed you into pursuing that dream?   First of all I would like to say thank you for interviewing me. I am truly honoured. Twelve years ago I got severely…

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Interview with Lady Macbeth

Interview with Lady Macbeth

  Hello Lady Macbeth, so nice you agreed to the interview, and many thanks for that. Even though I know you personally, I really wanted to share your words as I am sure you have a lot to say about the world of alt modeling and other stuff you do in life, so let’s start right away. 1. For those who don’t know, you originally come from Bosnia, and you currently live in Graz, Austria….

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Mrs. V. and the Summertime Sadness

Mrs. V. and the Summertime Sadness

  In theory, I love summer. The streets are empty here in the city, the nights are warm, and the morning light has a special, dreamlike quality. In practice, it gets scorching hot, the air is full of hot asphalt smell, and I burn incredibly easy. The only way to survive it is by either not leaving the house, or making sure that the clothes you do wear are comfortable and cover as much of…

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Atomic Lace

Atomic Lace

Oh gentle reader, do I have a thing for glitter, and for all those things creepy and cute. And if you give me creepy and cute at the same time, I am prone to high-pitched noises of delight. It is no wonder then that I fell in love with Atomic Lace the moment I saw what they have to offer. Atomic lace is just about everything you ever wanted in quirky jewellery. It is an…

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The Seamstress of Bloomsbury

The Seamstress of Bloomsbury

  Growing up with my grandparents, who were both tailors, gave me a special love for vintage fashion, be it original pieces or reproductions. And companies that specialize in authentic vintage reproduction pieces have a very special place in my heart. The seamstress of Bloomsbury is one such company. Named for the famous seamstress Lilian Wells, and based on her experience and designs, The Seamstress design and create authentic reproductions of 1940’s pieces.  And by…

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