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6 gorgeous Easter-themed retro pinups for your Sunday

Before dismissing sexy ladies in bunny ears as flippant, know that I am of course aware of the significance of Easter as an event on the religious calendar. Yes I spent my Easter Sunday morning at a historically and architecturally fascinating Portuguese church, listening to mass in a language I couldn’t quite understand. Outside the pews the original message is, as with every major Christian…

6 adorable Halloween-themed retro pin-ups

Halloween-lovers, today is your day: you can go all out in flesh-rotting zombie makeup (or maybe try some of these pretty halloween makeup looks instead), you can eat candy and carve pumpkins. We at Fashionising.com won’t be doing much of the pumpkin carving, but as for the costume part – well, we at least have time to admire some Halloween-themed vintage pinups. After the break,…

5 Halloween makeup tutorials that are actually pretty

Wicked costumes, free candy, wild parties and a whole lot of fun. With Halloween rapidly approaching, that’s pretty much what everyone is thinking these days. But celebrating while getting into the Halloween spirit, doesn’t necessarily imply going crazy on the guise. If the scary dolls, the evil zombies and the sugar skull faces aren’t your thing, there’s no need to be stepping outside of your…

Red Valentino’s fall fairytale

There’s a fine line between an outfit that feels like a Halloween costume, and an outfit that feels like pure, fantastical, fairytale magic. Luckily for Pierpaolo Piccioli and Maria Grazia Chiuri, they walk it often – and always manage to keep their balance. And so for Red Valentino’s fall / winter 2013 collection – with its gingerbread prints and folkish charm – it’s damn near…

What models do on Halloween: costume round-up

Zombie eyes and vampire bites, Raggedy-Annes and leather-clad clowns. Halloween is like a free pass to either sex it up or get ultra gory, and the fashion world was doing both this week. We’re not entirely sure who Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, in lingerie and a Dello Russo sized serving of accessories, was dressed up as – but she couldn’t go unnoticed. Natasha Poly, meanwhile, makes for…
Model Halloween costumes '12
Model Halloween costumes '12
Model Halloween costumes '12
Model Halloween costumes '12
Model Halloween costumes '12
Model Halloween costumes '12
Model Halloween costumes '12
Model Halloween costumes '12

True terror is of the soul

With Halloween upon us, we’re caught up in the costumed side of horror. Fake blood trickling from the corners of mouths that sport plastic vampire teeth, ghostly apparitions made from white sheets (and plenty of imagination), invasions of makeup-covered zombies. But, to paraphrase Edgar Allan Poe, terror is not of any stories, but of the soul. Sometimes the greatest horrors are not supernatural, but the…
Horror by Luca Meneghel
Horror by Luca Meneghel
Horror by Luca Meneghel
Horror by Luca Meneghel
Horror by Luca Meneghel
Horror by Luca Meneghel
Horror by Luca Meneghel

5 sixties-inspired makeup tutorials to try this week

Whether you’re considering spending Halloween dressed up as Twiggy, or if you just want an excuse to delve into your vinyl collection and pump up some Stones – there’s nothing quite like a mod 1960s style makeup look to change your whole mood. And so that’s what we’re rounding up today. Big lashes, graphic lines, and plenty of mascara: watch the videos after the break…

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