Yesterday in Coleoptera Couture…

Because sometimes there are days you know you'll only truly feel like yourself if you're wearing a 19th century tiara, necklace, and earrings adorned with iridescent green beetle bodies. This dazzling set of Victorian adornments is Lady Granville's beetle parure, an Egyptian-style set of jewelry made in London by the Phillips Brothers in 1884-1885. The tiara, …

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Today in Chainmail Cephalopod Couture….

Because sometimes what you need most is an aluminum chainmail octopus to wear upon your head, their shiny metal tentacles draped around your body in a manner that's at once elegant, mysterious, protective, and singularly serene. Stop passersby in their tracks with your tentacular couture and possibly summon a Great Old One simply by walking …

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Yesterday In Squirrel-themed Fashion…

I love stylish hats. Pretty much anyone looks good in the right hat, in part because the perfect hat makes you feel fabulous. I can't watch period films or tv shows without quietly mourning the fact that people simply don't wear hats like they used to. In my imagination there was once an Ollivanders just for …

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