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Couture Corset Body "The Empress"

"The Empress" is a richly embroidered couture corset body, with extravagant spikey collar and hip-pieces.

It is made from rose coloured satin, with elaborate burgundy lace appliqué, antique gold synthetic leather cutwork, beading and Swarovski crystal decoration.
The body has built in bra-cups and is closed with lacing down the entire backside.

The collar and hip pieces are made from sturdy thermoplast and are also decorated with Swarovski crystals and golden metal spikes. 
A detachable silk train can be added to the collar on request.

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Couture Outfit “The Crown Princess”

"The Crown Princess" is a richly embroidered couture outfit, consisting of an underbust corset panty, a matching neck corset and strapless bra.

The corset pieces are made from sheer strong mesh and are elaborately decorated with synthetic leather cutwork, silver beads and Swarovski crystals.

The epaulettes and hip pieces are made from sturdy thermoplast and are also decorated with beads and Swarovski crystals, as well as silver metal spikes.

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The Interiors of Wes Anderson’ in the latest issue of Apartamento #13

“You could compare Wes Anderson to an interior decorator,”says  Apartamento’s Editor-in-Chief Marco Velardi of today’s enchanting series, taken from the bi-annual title’s latest issue. With the director and screenwriter’s private house strictly off limits, the magazine traces the meticulously considered art of set design in his filmography: miniature brownstone apartments, nostalgic color schemes and embroidered and elaborate costumes. “I always say that a picture of someone’s home tells you a lot more about that person than any portrait possibly can,” muses Nacho Alegre, director and co-founder of Apartamento. “I imagine in a movie the time you have to describe a character is limited, so using the interiors to do so probably becomes something of a necessity.” An intricate visual language has become Anderson’s trademark; in his hands, set design becomes both a storytelling device and character trope, from his shot-on-a-shoestring debut, Bottle Rocket, to his latest saccharine fantasia, The Grand Budapest Hotel. Velardi adds: “Ultimately, if you look at his work there are a lot of interiors, with very peculiar and very precise work on the spaces and what people wear; Wes is passionate about every single detail, and that’s why it’s fascinating for us.”  

h/t nowness

As much as I was Team Sharon Needles for the win in RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 4, I was spiritually linked to Miss Latrice Muthaf@&$in’ Royale.

Every word or phrase that came out of her mouth was gold and I truly was inspired by her bon mots of encouragement. This piece was inspired by my favorite saying of hers. I will play this over and over and over again on repeat. I giggle uncontrollably and I get teared up hearing her delivery during the RPDRs04 Reunion Special.

A truly unique human being.

LOVE YOU LATRICE! Thanks for your strength and courage Momma!!!!!

Pencil scanned into Photoshop, then taken into Illustrator, then BACK into Photoshop, bitches!

May 16, 2012

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