There are zillions of blogs referencing retro fashion, using found photos and allowing us to pay tribute to the fashions of yesteryear - but here's one with a twist! You know that feeling when you're rummaging around your parents house and you find a box or album of pictures of their lives before you existed? I bet you've stared deep into your mother's eyes and wondered 'how did you get your hair SO big?' - you've probably also despaired that she threw away all ... Read More

Paper Doll!

BY Claire Hamilton in Artsy |

Now I think I'm pretty handy with scissors and paper - but I've got nothing on artist Eloise Corr Danch who crafted this beautiful dress completely from newspaper and book pages! Called 'Ruffian Paper Doll', the dress was exhibited in October at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York for the gala opening of the exhibition SLASH! Paper Under the Knife. The Victorian era–inspired dress features pages of the book Ruffian: Inside Out, and Le Monde newspapers ... Read More
Singer-songwriter extraordinaire, Patty Griffin, releases a new album today of Inspirational material called Downtown Church (Credential/EMI).  I’m lovin’ it so much that I need to testify to you all about how great it is. Let’s face it, not alot of white girls (the great Neko Case aside) can sing this type of material and pull it off but, but then again, they ain’t Patty Griffin. The songs found here run the gamut from hymn style ... Read More
Check out this video of Karin Dreijer Andersson aka Fever Ray accepting an award in Sweden for best dance record. Known for never showing her face, I love how she keeps outdo-ing herself each time she goes on stage, this makes it sooo much more interesting, don't you think? This woman makes Gaga look positively tame! (plus her music is 100x more interesting, IMHO)  LOVE IT. You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this ... Read More
The tireless twosome, bffs John Roberts and the delightful Debbie Harry are back for more in this New Years sketch. This night in feels eerily similar to several of my own New Years celebrations, right down to the wii fit fumbling and over indulging. Happy New Year indeed! You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this ... Read More