Float Like a Butterfly — Sting Like a Dirty Martini

Float Like a Butterfly — Sting Like a Dirty Martini

I freely admit being obsessed with butterflies. They make any image immediately look more light and magical. So I added these wings to a portrait of Dirty Martini, a Burlesque Hall of Famer and former Miss Exotic World winner who also recently toured with Dita Von...
Paging Miss Bettie

Paging Miss Bettie

  Featured here is a portrait of Bettie Page, the 1950s alternative pinup queen, without whom we would have no Dita Von Teese, let alone the legions of other glamorous pinup types Page has inspired over the decades. This piece was created for an upcoming show at...
Pinup Girl Clothing Leopard SwimSuit as Modeled by Masuimi Max

Pinup Girl Clothing Leopard SwimSuit as Modeled by Masuimi Max

Although I don’t dress this way too often, I do happen to be a big fan of the 1950s, rockabilly, pinup girl look, and I recently re-discovered an online retail shop for clothes of that style, which I’m certain is going to be the death of me. Or at least my...
Amy Winehouse: Before

Amy Winehouse: Before

As the title of this post states, the theme here is Amy Winehouse: Before. That is, before she was overtaken by her demons: drugs and fame. I won’t bother with an Amy: After picture, since the internet is littered with photos just like that of her, appearing at...
Polka your eyes out. (or fun with Modcloth’s website)

Polka your eyes out. (or fun with Modcloth’s website)

I know I don’t usually post pictures of myself, but sometimes… well… I just feel like it, okay? Probably those reading this who like to wear vintage clothes and clothes that are vintage-looking know about Modcloth, a great e-tailer for new clothes...