Thursday, August 23, 2012

Showgirl headpiece for Miss Anne Thropy

Vintage style showgirl headpiece i designed and made for the wonderful burlesque star Miss Anne Thropy. Old school millinery techniques, ostrich feathers, rhinestones.... I love my job.

Friday, August 17, 2012

Abandoned building that would make a wonderful little hatfactory

Vintage hat from fleamarket
Second hand 90's shirt
Second hand culottes
Bag, gift from my mom
50's jacket from Fida
Shoes (german) from army store

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Fiona in Elle Magazine (Finland)

Read more from the latest Elle magazine (Finnish version) or

Photo Marek Sabogal
Story Eeva Neuvonen

Gaga, FAME.

Wow. Just amazing.

Inspiration, Divina

Vogue Italia August 2012, photos by Vincent Peters

Great costumes, marvelous headpieces, wonderful dancers and one of the best songs ever!

Right now, this!

 Giambattista Valli Haute Couture. Gloves Maison Fabre

Even though it's form 2011 (Vogue Italia, September by Paolo Roversi) More photos and making of video here.  Fashion editor Lori Goldstein. Set design by Jean­hugues De Chatillon.

Dior Haute Couture. Jewels Lydia Courteille.

Valentino Haute Couture. Jewels Lydia Courteille.

Left: Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci. Earrings and ring, Lydia Courteille.
Right:  Elie Saab Haute Couture. 

Left: Chanel Haute Couture. Jewels Lydia Courteille. Right: Valentino Haute Couture. 

  Left: Giorgio Armani Privé. Gloves Sermoneta.
Right: Dior Haute Couture. Earrings and rings, Lydia Courteille.

 Valentino Haute Couture.

 Giambattista Valli Haute Couture. Gloves Maison Fabre.

Left: Atelier Versace. Rings Lydia Courteille. Right:  Chanel Haute Couture.

Left: Giambattista Valli Haute Couture. Right:Valentino Haute Couture. Jewels Lydia Courteille.

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Cute! Two more Leopard Bowies on sale!

Then they are all gone...untill i can get more of those marvelous leopard felts! So get yours now while you still can... 

Model: the sweet sweet Bernie Dexter
Photo: Levi Dexter

Friday, August 10, 2012

FT hats in Anna magazine

Today when i got home from work, this magazine was here waiting for me. The 

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Few of my favourites from the Varusteleka pin-up calendar

These are some of my favourites, though i think all the girls look great! They did a swell job, some of them had no modeling experiece what so ever. It was fun to create the looks combining army stuff and pieces from my vintage collection. 
Make-up Miia Magia, Photos Saara Salmi.
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Hell Broke Luce! Tom Waits

Monday, August 6, 2012

Marlene & Edith

Marlene Dietrich and Edith Piaf, 1940s

PinUpHelsinki featuring Varusteleka!

The most stylish pin-up studio in Finland, PinUpHelsinki, and the best army store Varusteleka did something wonderful together! 
I did the hair and styling, Miia Magia did the make-up and Saara Salmi took the photos. The army stuff is ofcourse from Varusteleka and the models too. All the wonderful corsets are from Belle Modeste.
(But guess whos behind is on the cover.. ;)

Sunday, August 5, 2012