Steampunkers take Victorian fashion back to the future [Beautiful]13/05/2013 09:03:52
Steampunkers take Victorian fashion back to the future say steampunk is what happens when Goths discover the color brown, jokes 20-year-old Isaiah Plovnick, a theater arts major at Salem State University. Dressed like the Mad Hatter by way of Jules Verne, Plovnick recently joined other stylistic time travelers (some of them pictured here) to celebrate the steampunk exhibition at Waltham Charles River Museum of Industry Innovation. trend originators were living during the Victorian era and predicting what it would be like in the future, says the museum executive director, Elln Hagney. Shelley wrote Frankenstein in 1818 about the use of electricity to stimulate a heart and the transplanting of organs, an unheard of concept. Today steampunkers romanticize and modernize that vision. For inspiration, check out the period costumes and gritty machinery in the recent Sherlock Holmes movie starring Robert Downey Jr., then punk it up with combat boots and assorted hardware. While devotees like Plovnick favor fantastical interpretations, Victoriana is a mainstream fashion trend as well. you go to H Anthropologie, or AllSaints, you literally see steampunk-inspired clothing, says Hagney, referring to updated 19th-century women classics like frock coats, ankle-length skirts, and period costume jewelry. Or look to high-end versions, such as Ralph Lauren bowler hats, Chanel fingerless gloves, and Jean Paul Gaultier leather corsets. But true steampunkers spend more time than money on their outfits, scouring flea markets for treasures.
Follow the Fashion and Style of First Lady Michelle Obama [Shop]05/05/2013 17:37:45
follow the fashion and style of first lady michelle obama In surprising fashion, thespian Terrance Howard might have revealed the scheduled start date for production of Iron Man 2. In an interview about his Col. The follow-up to last month's smash hit will once again star Robert Downey Jr., Terrance Howard and Gwyneth Paltrow. Fashion lab coats for women also come in a variety of colors. There are the fashionable light colors such as yellow, violet, pink, baby blue and pale green. And then there are the darker colors that are also in fashion, dark green, dark blue and brown and black. As fashion blogs continue to gain popularity, they are offering a wide range of opportunities for companies as well as the people behind the blogs. Many smaller clothing lines have turned to bloggers to help spread the word about their clothes, gifting them various pieces to style and post on their blog, and also holding giveaways for the blog's followers. Even multimillion-dollar companies like Jeffrey Campbell and Forever 21 feature bloggers on their websites. This year, 2013, the Fashion Museum celebrates its 50th anniversary in Bath. The 50 Fabulous Frocks exhibition will include the iconic and influential names of 20th century couture -- Schiaparelli, Poiret, Vionnet, Christian Dior and Yves Saint Laurent -- as well as today's most desired fashion designers and brands -- Erdem, Burberry, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Vivienne Westwood, Ossie Clark, Comme des Garçons and John Rocha. This display will show both the richness of the Fashion Museum's collection as well as key moments in fashion history that continue to provide inspiration for modern-day designers along with makers of period TV dramas and films such as Downton Abbey, The Great Gatsby and Anna Karenina.. The white fuzz at the top of the screen is still present. One of the benefits of writing these reviews is that I get some pretty interesting E-mail. Someone finally sent me an adequate explanation of the cause of the fuzz, which I had assumed was either static or some sort of photography issue. Fashion is also the Housewives' worst frenemy, serving to belittle them at every opportunity. They try so hard to frame fashion as business, as just reward for all their hard work, as charitable tool, as art. But ultimately their efforts are unconvincing and viewers are left with the impression that the women are wholly defined by self-indulgence, materialism and showmanship.. Both teams started the game at a fierce pace. Miami, led by a determined James (nine first-quarter points), used a 12-1 run to push out to a 20-11 lead with 6:15 to play. The Mavericks seemed to be in additional trouble when, with 5:11 to go in the first quarter, Nowitzki picked up his second foul and went to the bench.