Monthly Archives: July 2011

In Loving Memory: The Cosmetology of Death

Death is inevitable. Especially on this blog. If I could write about death and botanical symbolism all day, I would be over the moon. So imagine my delight when, earlier this month, the fashion-forward U.K. beauty brand Illamasqua teamed up … Continue reading

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Hieronymus Bosch = Katy Perry (or What I Talk About When I Drink)

You know The Garden of Earthly Delights. Hieronymus Bosch’s insane masterpiece is a real fan favorite, whether you’re analyzing the artist’s views on medieval religious order or you just like that it’s a highbrow “where’s Waldo?” It is important to … Continue reading

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