“Dame Diana Rigg‘s career was all about showing women off in all their fabulous glory. From her iconic turn as super spy Emma Peel in the original Avengers to her acid-tongued (and Joffrey-poisoning) Olenna Tyrell on Game of Thrones, every one of Rigg’s performances provided an example of […]
‘Ware ye, there be spoilers below~ You ever love a sandwich? I mean, really love it. Love it like dropping it on the sidewalk makes you reflect what in your life led to you this moment? Because Harley Quinn has. And Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation […]
Artists Asya Kozina and Dmitriy Kozin create amazing Baroque and Rococo wigs out of paper. And some feature contemporary elements like airplanes and the Empire State Building.
At JSTOR Daily, Amelia Soth writes about fashionable Victorians and their insect jewelry. “The wing-cases of gold-enameled weevils hung from necklaces; muslin gowns were embroidered with the iridescent green elytra of jewel beetles. Tiny golden scarabs were glued to the petals of artificial flowers. Delicate moths were perched […]
Jonathan Katz writes about the power of activist drag: “[F]rom our current vantage point, the advent of sloganeering clothing seems vastly less of a defining break with the past than in fact it was. Queer fashion once spoke sotto voce to insiders, at once defining membership in a […]
Claire Napier has shared her digital zine anthology, Get Ready For The Big Chop: Digressions On When Pro-Wrestlers Change Their Hair And What It Means! You can read it for free here.