Wednesday, 27 May 2009

Kit ?

I was surfing and started to browse a catwalk fashion blog. Usually vintage is much more my thing but I do enjoy the over the top style that is often on the cat walk: big make up and even bigger hair, outrageous outfits and often some sort of theme which as a costume lover is the main thing that attracts my attention to the cat walk.

When browsing I found this fabulously ridiculous Jeremy Scott/Schott leather jacket.

It is not something I would ever buy and in fact I think it is hideous but it reminded me of a friend (and ex boyfriend) and I thought he might have a fancy for this particular jacket. Kit had the oddest sense of style, in that he had no sense of style at all. He had a pair of silver jean trousers with big black Chinese characters all over, a ladies 80's shoulder padded navy blue leather jacket and one of his favourites, earthy orange net mesh shirt with a red tiger printed face/head on it.

He was loud and "out there" and his clothes reflected that greatly, I think you get the picture. As with many a child of the 80's, we have a fondness for the cartoons of when and Kit was no exception, I'm not entirely sure about the trolls but I am sure this jacket would make him chuckle.

Tuesday, 12 May 2009


There are many bookmarks in my collection, more often than not relating to costumes or fashion. Also more often and not they are thing I admire very much and would like to own.

On of those bookmarks is Elegant Gothic, it is a spectacular website with many Japanese gothic lolita related and inspired fashions. There are some great suits and shirts for gents and a vast collection of dresses. In particular I would love to own one of these blouses, I love the mutton top sleeves, the ties at the back on the waist and the removable cravats.

Maybe there is something a bit new romantic and vamp about it but I think they would be very eye catching with some shiny heels, smart black trousers and formal coat; for a dinner party of some such outing or maybe a trip to the theatre? There are lots of formal options and the simple elegance is something that greatly appeals to me.

I should also mention the many photo views and the vast amount of customisability this websites items have, often with many colour combinations, removable ruffles/fur/lace etc so you can dress up or down depending on your mood. I love a lot of things on here and hope to one day soon buy a coat or dress. (That blouse is a definite!)