Monthly Archives: November 2011

Rick Owens Wedges

Rick Owens, Black, Wedges, Fur, Cut outs

I have craved a pair of Rick Owens wedges for so long, so it’s no surprise that when these popped up on Ebay, in my size, from a reputable seller, for a hell of a lot less than a new pair, I had to have them. They were samples, without box & the soles are pretty worn, but I always chuck the boxes & I was gonna wear the soles down myself eventually, so this doesn’t matter to me, I prefer things like this a little worn anyway, so I’m not so precious about them.

Despite the fact I cannot zip them all the way closed, due to my fat ankles (an unfortunate combination of, low blood pressure / bad circulation / cankle genes), they are the most comfortable pair of shoes I think I own & they look fine slightly unzipped. I’ve been wearing them out at every opportunity, they have even been worn for dog walking & to a few gigs, my feet are appreciating the comfort & I think they will look even better once they’re a little battered!

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Brooke Shaden

The work of Brooke Shaden literally took my breath away when I stumbled upon it whilst having a general browse on Flickr a few days ago, the otherwordly images are eerily beautiful, dreamy & painterly, but with a sense of uneasiness you can’t quite shake, they remind me of the works of Dali & Magritte, utterly haunting…

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Halloween Overspill

Mariell Amelie Skull
Connie Imboden Scream
Blood Bath

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Blank, Pristine, White Space…

Its always the most awkward to finally put something down when everythings so pristine & unmarked, It seems the same with everything, sketchbooks I have to scribble and doodle on the first blank page to let myself feel free to let loose and be my scruffy self on the rest of the pages, even new notebooks or diaries, I scrawl random words and thoughts just to get the first clean page out of the way with. Its just so, intimidating…

So, I am getting this first post out of the way with to get rid of the intimidating blank, pristine, white space! I’m aware this makes me sound like a bit of a nutter, but I’m sure there are others, probably other scruffy, creative types, who totally get what I’m talking about. I hope? Yeah, I’m sure there is!

The blog is basically going to be my place to pour out all my inspirations / obsessions / outfits / DIY & projects, mostly for my own benefit, as a way of collecting all these things for future reference, before they fall out of my head! And also to just generally show off anything I’m particularly proud of creating, hopefully as a way to encourage myself to sew more, DIY more & sketch more, like I’ve been saying I would for the past, oh, god knows how many years.

In the next couple of weeks I’ve got quite a few little projects I’ll be posting up, leggings, a draped leather jacket I’m particularly pleased with, some salvaged Ebay shoes DIY, maybe a few illustrations & I’m going to try to do some outfit posts too, I’m pretty awkward infront of a camera, but I think it’s a great way to keep yourself constantly evolving style wise, and I’m kinda stuck in a style rut at the moment, so I’m going to try & rise to the challenge! But bare with me on this!

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