• Visual Kei, cosplay, and other dark fashion musings. Also news, upcoming events, and information for the d.Kei Etsy store.

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Name Eddie Borgo. Education Born in Columbus OH, Eddie lived up and down the East Coast of the US until arriving in New York 12 years ago, intending to become a fashion designer. While attending art history classes at Hunter College, he started showing an interest in the history…

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Photo: Marcus Tondo / InDigital | GoRunway

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Hellen van Rees was born in Gouda, the Netherlands and finished her BA Fashion design in 2009. Her collection was nominated for several international desing competitions. Following her graduatios she worked as a freelance designer while continuing to work on a new collection under her own name. In…

Brighter than Sunshine

As the weather gets warmer(supposedly), so are the color trends. Yellow takes center stage in all its bright, fiery glory. It’s one of my favorite colors to pair with black, because it really kicks Visual Kei and punk fashion up a notch. For more items see the Etsy Treasury here. Brighter Than Sunshine by dkei … Continue reading

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“There has been no other counterculture with as much influence on fashion,” said Andrew Bolton, curator of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute on this rainy Monday morning. Standing in front of a frozen image of the Sex Pistols’ Johnny Rotten, he was referring to the movement inspiring this year’s show,…

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Elvira ‘T Hart ,a recent fashion graduate whose latest collection puts 2D sketches to 3D garments. Elvira ‘T Hart on her creations: “A lot of details contained within the first sketches are lost during the process of designing and executing clothing. By literally creating clothing patterns from the lines…

Valentine’s Day Picks/New Arrivals

With Valentine’s day creeping ever closer, I rifled through store inventory and picked some favorite pieces, and even found some time in between prom dress fittings and cosplay commission to make a few new ones. ^_^ On my latest excursion to the local beads stores in my area I stumbled across these awesome resin rose … Continue reading

Things We Love: Painting the Roses Red

Fear not! While pastels are still flying full-speed ahead into Spring fashion, the darker side has not been left behind. Rich reds and blacks are still going strong, with a romantic twist: roses are in full bloom. Is it perhaps because of Valentine’s day? I’ll leave that one up to you. 🙂 Painting the Roses … Continue reading

Prom Season(and other randomness)

I’m back from Cali and I’m working on quite a few things, mainly more tops, and getting the Hatatose pants shot and put in the Etsy store. TaiyouCon is this weekend! …unfortunately I will not be there, as I am still fighting a stubborn cold that will not leave. Oh well. It gives me time … Continue reading