Lex Gurst

Inside a designer's mind.

How profound.

Costume designer, former roller derby player; likes long walks on the beach and poking dead things with a stick.
Concrete baby heads…

Concrete baby heads…

novocainelipstick:

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biggayron:

Naoko Takeuchi is an avid fan of fashion, the following are a few inspirations fukufashion has discovered.

Setsuna - Chanel 1992

Hotaru - Thierry Mugler Fashion Week 1992 

Calaveras - Christian LaCroix Fashion Week 1992 and 1993

Koan - Christian LaCroix Fashion Week 1992

Black Lady - Yves Saint Laurent Opium perfume

Serenity - Christian Dior 1992

Naoko, my queen

I have been SLAYED in the name of the moon

(Source: biggayron)

omgthatdress:

Summer Corset
1872
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

omgthatdress:

Summer Corset

1872

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Nita Naldi as a cobra, 1925.

Nita Naldi as a cobra, 1925.

Plague Doctor

'The clothing identifies the person as a “plague doctor” and is intended as protection. Descriptions indicate that the gown was made from heavy fabric or leather and was usually waxed. The beak contained pungent substances like herbs or perfumes, thought at the time to purify the air and helpful in relieving the stench. The person also carries a pointer or rod to keep patients at a distance. (Library of Medicine)'
—CDC

Plague Doctor

'The clothing identifies the person as a “plague doctor” and is intended as protection. Descriptions indicate that the gown was made from heavy fabric or leather and was usually waxed. The beak contained pungent substances like herbs or perfumes, thought at the time to purify the air and helpful in relieving the stench. The person also carries a pointer or rod to keep patients at a distance. (Library of Medicine)'

CDC