Lady A Broad

Lady A Broad

It seems that brooches are making a big comeback, at least in the vintage world. What was once reserved for your mother and prim and proper ladies has been transformed elevated and recreated by talented hands. Hailing from the Yarra Valley in Australia, they create beautiful handcrafted brooches inspired by the the 40’s and the 50’s with a wonderful twist. It is this twist that first drew me to them. They play with the classic…

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Norma Jean Vintage LLC

Norma Jean Vintage LLC

We are continuing our exploration of the best and coolest Etsy has to offer with the fairly new and absolutely lovely shop called Norma Jean Vintage LLC. So far we mostly reviewed European brands and shops, so it is a real pleasure to be able to present to you an American brand for a change. Especially when it’s a vintage repro brand, which arealways near and dear to my heart.   Their name is, as…

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Rockabilly Pinup

Rockabilly Pinup

It’s no secret I am a big fan of vintage, despite my huge love for all things dark and gloomy. I think it happens to a lot of gothlings as they grow older: Most contemporary fashion is bland and uninteresting, and our clubbing gear isn’t all that well suited for work and an increasing number of formal occasions we end up attending. Being used to well-crafted and detailed clothing is also a drawback when faced…

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Greta the Time Warp Gal

Greta the Time Warp Gal

Greta MaCabre is an internationally published Pinup, Burlesque & Rockabilly model from Croatia. In the past years she has become a household name for many vintage brands, and her cooperation list as long as your arm.  She was sweet enough to grant us this interview.   Hello Greta! Thanks for joining us at AltVenger magazine. We’re very happy you found time off your travels and work to speak to us. 1. You have a very…

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Halloween sneaks in

Halloween sneaks in

For me, Halloween isn’t exactly every day, but October has always been Halloween month, and I look forward to it so much I can’t help but add horror themes to my wardrobe. And while I usually try to keep my love for all things dark, spooky and skeletonish subdued (though, I am not really fooling anyone), come Halloween I not only wear it proudly, but also in the most outrageous combinations. There is an infamous…

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