Monday, November 1, 2010

Day of Dead, Mexico


Day of Dead, Mexico, originally uploaded by facesandplaces.

Photo note:

"MEXICO, Day of the dead, annual festival, dead, skeletons, day of the dead, skeleton, skull, skull head, El Día de los Muertos, All Souls Day, souls day, The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died. The celebration occurs on November 1st and 2nd in connection with the Catholic holiday of, All Saints' Day, which occurs on November 1st and All Souls' Day which occurs on November 2nd. Traditions include building private altars honoring the deceased, sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed, and visiting, graves, Scholars trace the origins of the modern holiday to indigenous observances dating back thousands of years, and to an, Aztec festival, dedicated to a goddess called, Mictecacihuatl, Similar holidays; Dia de Finados, in Brazil, where many Brazilians celebrate by visiting cemeteries and churches. In Spain, there are festivals and parades, and at the end of the day, people gather at cemeteries and pray for their loved ones who have died. Similar observances occur elsewhere in Europe and in the Philippines, and similarly-themed celebrations appear in many Asian and African cultures, A common symbol of the holiday is the skull, calavera, which celebrants represent in masks, called, calacas, or , skeleton, and foods such as sugar or, chocolate skulls, which are inscribed with the name of the recipient on the forehead. Sugar skulls are gifts that can be given to both the living and the dead. Other holiday foods include, pan de muerto, Catrina figures, catrinas, Day of the Dead observances, death mask, death mask, skull mask, mask of death, skull and bone, skeleton costume, skull & bone, skeleton, suits with big, papier-mâché, skull heads and carry banners with the moral cautions, death,
CODE No: DAY OF THE DEAD ,
Photography: © facesandplacespix.com/John Miles

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Halo Halloween!


Halo Halloween!, originally uploaded by boboniaa.

I love this photo~

Notes:

* 2tone neon tee dress 'ProjectEdit'
* neon lime scraf from Siam Sqaure
* black long knit cardigan 'Giodano'
* oversize orange tote 'Perfect Combination'
* new sparkle silver ballet shoes 'Farfalla'
* lego neon stripes watch 'LEGO' from chinatown thrift market

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Toronto Zombie Walk 2008-6436

Photographer's note:

"I love the "Nurse" stockings and the gas mask looked great when it was on. Three distinct Zombie styles."

Animal Fair Halloween Costume Party

I love it when dogs get into the Halloween action.

Photo note:

"A contestant walks the stage with her dog during the 9th Annual Animal Fair Magazine's Halloween Pet Costume Party on October 26, 2009. Credit: Damon Dahlen, AOL


Source: http://www.pawnation.com/2009/10/30/animal-fair-magazines-9th-annual-halloween-pet-costume-party/

Pierrotte Halloween Costume

This is a beautiful costume and photo. Here's the note, and a link to the blog:

"For Halloween I wanted a costume that people wore in the past before the packaged costumes that are consumed by masses today. After a little research I came upon the Pierrotte, a sad clown that was used as a stock character of mime and Commedia dell'Arte. I saw pictures of this clown everywhere - it was the hippie costume of its time! My location in this picture, the Exorcist Steps in Georgetown, D.C.

Dress: vintage 60's
Black Belt: no idea
Hat: handmade
Black Mary Jane Heels: Style & Co.

inbugsdrawers.blogspot.com"

Lady Gaga inspired Halloween costume 2008

Photo note:

"I decided to be Lady Gaga for Halloween in 2008, cause I had just fallen in love with her stuff a few months before, and couldn't help it. I didn't have $ to make the costume, so I just used whatever I already had. Hope some ppl like it."

Looks good to me~

LEGO Zombie halloween costume

Fraser K made a life-size version of my LEGO zombie artwork for his Halloween costume! Nice!

Kira Halloween Costume!

Love this one - it turned out really well. Nice job!

Photo note and link:

"SEE ALL MY COSPLAY @ http://www.cosplay.com/member/120381/ !!

I dressed as Kira the Gelfling this Halloween. All of the costume, including the Fizgig puppet was created by me! :D

I ended up winning the costume contest at my college LOL yay!"

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Kayla's getaway : fish stockings and Doc Martins

This could be an ad for Docs - Love it!

Tutu, fishnets, Doc Martins

Hair dressing in the street


Hair dressing in the street, originally uploaded by ALP-Lyon.
Fantastic shot, great street style~

Photo note and links:


Quick links : Portraits - Live music - Photo-manipulations - Various
 

a piercing drive


a piercing drive, originally uploaded by Dan Sievert.

Great photo!

Photo note:

"i was fascinated. asked him for a photo,
at first he was reluctant but in the end he agreed
after I gave him my contact details.

thanks a lot dude, hope you like the shot!"

Facial piercing

Cap with Stars on It :-) ( Snakebites Snakebite lip piercing new era cap emo hair scene, 4g tunnel stretch piercing )

Great look!

Photo note:

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snakebite piercing
lip piercing
black hair
straight hair
New era cap

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Vivienne Westwood V&A Exhibition

More fashion by Vivienne Westwood.

Photo note:

"Vivienne Westwood V&A Exhibition"

Vivienne Westwood V&A Exhibition

Not exactly street style, but I love the dress. And the color is fantastic.

Three Straps III - Vivienne Westwood

Vivienne Westwood Anglomania + Melissa Three Straps III - vermelho-cranber

Salmon colored low heeled shoes, three buckle straps.

Vivienne Westwood Active Restistance Latitude July 2009

Vivienne Westwood reading fom her manifesto Active Resistance

Vivienne Westwood


Vivienne Westwood, originally uploaded by Northampton Museum.

Pair of women's brown leather and crocodile leather Rocking Horse golf shoes. Crocodile leather covering toe, heel and tongue. Four pairs of eyelets, front lace fastening. Large fringed tongue extending over laces and vamp, attached to shoe by brown lace. Pale pink sock stamped in gold: Vivienne Westwood, London. Thick natural wood sole, cut away at heel to form right angle. Size 8.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Tattoo Artist Ralf


Tattoo Artist Ralf, originally uploaded by _MissAgentCooper.
And one more:

"Tattoo Convention Vaduz 2010

His homepage: www.freibeuter-tattoo.ch/"

Seriously, check out this site.  The tattoo art galleries are amazing, and this guy is really good.  

My "To Do" List: Yay for functional tattoos!

Photo note:

"Tattooed by the awesome and wonderful Lelia at The Needle's Kiss in Townsville (http://tnkstudio.com.au/townsville-tattoos.html) on 18/5/2010 as an anniversary gift from Rob (because I'd been talking about having it done for 2 years)."

10 and a half hours in.


10 and a half hours in., originally uploaded by Amber Dawn.
Photo note:

"Coming along nicely. One more session for some additional white flower highlights and detail, filling in some more leaves, and whispy background effects. See the first five hours here - www.flickr.com/photos/dahliablack/294710242/

I uploaded it huge, so check out the large and original sizes if you want to see all the insane details in it.

Work by James Kern at Optic Nerve Arts."

1st Tattoo Show in Singapore


1st Tattoo Show in Singapore, originally uploaded by williamcho.

This is amazing!

Photo note:

"The 1st Singapore Tattoo Show brings together the international practitioners, tradesmen and enthusiasts of tattoo art in a 3-day show to be held for the first time in Singapore. Enjoy!"

Tattoo


Tattoo 3, originally uploaded by ⚓ ✯ Four Eyed Monϟter ☂.

Focusing on art tattoos right now. This one is beautifully done.

Photographer's note:

"I treated myself to a new tattoo on Halloween :-)"

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Monday, September 6, 2010

Steampunk Fett in Utilikilt


Steampunk Fett in Utilikilt, originally uploaded by utilikilts.

Another great use for Utilikilts! Love this photo~

Utilikilt on the Isle of Man


Utilikilt on the Isle of Man, originally uploaded by utilikilts.

Just got back from Bumbershoot (Seattle) where Utilikilts were sold. Also be sure to visit their shop in Pioneer Square~

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Lindsey Vonn's Vail Photo Shoot

Lindsey style - beautiful~

Photo note:

"Lindsey's photo shoot in her hometown of Vail, CO.
Photo by Jack Affleck, Vail Resorts."

Oakley Event 2010


Oakley Event 2010, originally uploaded by mariskar.

Shaun White dons a pair of Oakley shades

Oakley Event 2010


Oakley Event 2010, originally uploaded by mariskar.

Holt Renfrew window display


Holt Renfrew window display, originally uploaded by plasticgator.

Fashion at the Olympics, Vancouver 2010

Oakley Event 2010


Oakley Event 2010, originally uploaded by mariskar.

Winter white parkas and boots

Canada's Olympic Hockey Team?


Canada's Olympic Hockey Team?, originally uploaded by Harry2010.

Photo note:

"The 2010 olympic hockey team makes a fashion statement at Holt Renfrew on Granville St."

SHAUN WHITE


SHAUN WHITE, originally uploaded by mardzy11-KG.

Love this photo -

Photo note:

"obozavam snowboard-ing(za to su krivi moji drugari..HVALA IM VELIKO) a Shaun White je olimpijski prvak u half pajp disciplini......CAR"

Shaun White


Shaun White, originally uploaded by naden.

Photo note:

"Olympic Gold Medalist - en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shaun_White"

Lindsey Vonn Pep Rally in Minneapolis

Vibrant! Lindsey Vonn, Womens' Downhill gold medal winner.

Photo note:

"Lindsey Vonn Pep Rally in Minneapolis

Lindsey is cheered on by some of her young fans at a pep rally in Minneapolis on 10/2/09.
Photo by Jack Affleck, Vail Resorts"

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Tuesday Tattoo - Mobius


Mobius Tattoo, originally uploaded by Spacemanbobby.

Photo note:

""A twist in the fabric of space where time becomes a loop"

This is the Mobius Tattoo. A scientific calculation that can be used in Astrophysics to describe a closed system if gravity is strong enough to bend spacetime into a loop. Basically meaning that if you travel far enough, you will end up where you began without really knowing it.

This is my first Tattoo and it turned out great. This is on the inside of my Right Bicep. I will be adding another space or scientific tattoo to my other bicep next year. And yes... certain parts of the Tattoo process hurt like a son of a gun...Look at the note to where it hurt a lot. :)"

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

GRAFFITI . art and poetry necklaces

Photo note:

"Adorn yourself with poetry and art!

poetry and art necklaces

Vancouver artist Tanis Alexis Laird and Québec jewelers Guylaine & Isabelle Martineau have collaborated to create this limited edition signature series.

the poetry is .tomate d'épingles.
the art is Tanis Alexis

These beautifull necklaces are simply art that you wear!

Each art and poetry piece is set on precious metals, and carefully matched with vintage and recycled beads, crystals and various shiny baubles

Monday, January 25, 2010

Betsey Jonhson


Betsey Jonhson, originally uploaded by patbeat2000.

We love the Betsey Johnson store in Seattle~

Photo note:

"vintage dress, sandals and fishnet socks"

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