Musical Vampire Mermaids? Yes plz!

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What do you get when you mix the mischievous nature of mythical mermaids with a modern twist a la 80’s?

The Lure.

This trailer starts off pretty grim, reminiscent of the Odyssey with the captivating mermaids that attracted the sailors to their deaths with their songs. It quickly ripples off into a gleam of fab imagination, one floating in a bleak ocean of an exotic club reality.

There’s tons of glitter, glamour and a pinch of horror, but the musical sing along aspect of the film relieves that dark tension.

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Personally, I much prefer European films as they offer a sophisticated glimpse into revisiting the mermaid idea without making it corny and PG, so I wasn’t surprised to learn this was shot in Poland (plus the subtitles gave it away).

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Who else is excited to see this movie? Let’s bring a little show girl goth-ness into the mer-world!

Dudeoir x Mermaids

If you’ve never heard of Joshua Varozza listen up merbaes, because this guy definitely caught my attention like a fish out of water!

You may remember him from his previous epic photo-shoot collection that went viral, it had an America theme. But now he dove a bit deeper and decided to come out with this little number.

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I can’t decide if it’s funny or cute, but one thing’s for sure – Merman Power!

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Would personally love to see more photo-shoots like this even if they are meant for humour, what about you my fishy friends?

 

 

This Jewellery Is As Pretty As The Ocean!

When I came across Japanese artist Mariko Kusumoto’s delicately detailed necklaces, I thought I was peering into another world. One filled with whimsy, lightness and magic.

At first glimpse, you would think these pieces are made from environmental treasures that were found in nature. Familiar forms of sea urchins, shells and flourishing anemones instantly came to my mind.

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After all, they look so organic and ever- so fragile, like majestic organisms plucked from right under the sea.

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Kusumoto is inspired by anything that may stimulate, inthrall and delight the senses, when creating her designs.

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She does this by heating translucent fabric, then molding and shaping it into perfect, synthetic magical eye-gasms.

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The level of sophistication is near perfection, fit for a mermaid queen to wear and style.

If you had one of Mariko’s pieces, where would you wear it out first?

 

Here kitty, kitty.

Shaving your head into a shape or random, somewhat cool pattern has been a trend for a while now, but for the ultimate cat lovers, you can now get purrfect peeking kitties!

Meet Katichka, the instagrammer that made this a trend!

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Katichka is most definitely some NEXT LEVEL cat lady..

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Oh gosh, so many ideas… colour combinations…

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Mind= blown!

Would you try this? Comment and let me know 🙂

Fin-Tastic Mermaid Tights (You Need These)

So today a friend shared with me this incredible and unique idea of scattered realistic scales on tights..

 

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I know right?

Literally the best thing I have seen in the last few months.

These beautifully made, delicate and feminine stockings made from  Etsy’s  Tinkercast.

Their shop is full of magical accessories that will delight and enthrall any mer-bae to splurge and fork over their moolah. They even makes some with branching off fins, for a more fishy appearance.

 

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The touch of delicate glimmer, those peek a boo curved lines and the strategic placement makes these perfect for any cosplayer and aspiring mer- to use for a wearable everyday alluring siren look!

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And now I totally need a pair, so I can add it to my ever growing fishy collection!

 

You can buy this Item from Tinkercast on Etsy, link above or here:

https://www.etsy.com/

Deathly Art: Bali Skulls

I recently came across this amazing photo of a crocodile skull engraved with hand made carvings of embellishments and a sitting Buddah..

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Pretty amazing right? I know. It’s almost surreal! 

The dedication this work of art must have taken is unimaginable. So I searched the web’s nooks and crannies to find the artist and give credit to this glorious art work. Low and behold I found“Bali Organic Arts”!

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They source their skulls ethically, as mentioned on their etsy page and facebook, which is really great and comforting.

The best part? They are affordable!

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They range from 300 $ and up, which is standard taxidermy pricing for something even basic. Needless to say, I’m keeping my eye on this company, they are very talented and unique!

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What do you think about these skulls? Which is your favourite? 

You can buy them from Bali Organic Arts! I don’t sell them.

Mermaid Monday

Hello  mer-babes! It’s Mermaid Monday.

I know i’ve delayed my posts as of late, been trying to thoroughly gather some fin-worthy material for you all this week.

TBH I’ve already started gawking after some of these for christmas birthday inspiration, just between us mermaids.

 

 

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Slippers are sooo 2014
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Shake A Feather

 

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Scale-worthy warmth!
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If you happen to find yourself on land..
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Holiday letters to make your fishy friends jelly..
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Shrimp pillow.. Need I say more?
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All Aboard the Sushi  Train!
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Sparkle for days
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For The Biking Mermaids..
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Some Ariel coffee lovin’
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And, finally, for LOLS.

Which one will you add to your list this year? And no, that cute angry cat is not for sale.

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So we all know that shedding that beautiful tail and fins can be quite a shock to us and to the urban world. So why not pick some styles that will compliment your inner persona, while discovering your whole new world 😉

Fintastic tights!
Fintastic tights!
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Ombre merskirt
She's got that merglow
She’s got that merglow
Eat my shark!
Eat my shark!
Jumpsuit mer
Jumpsuit mer
Leggy mer
Leggy mer
Pastel mer
Pastel mer
Lolita mer
Lolita mer
Glamazon mer
Glamazon mer
..I just had to share this last one!
..I just had to share this last one!
See you on Mermaid Monday XO
See you on Mermaid Monday XO