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Ree Ree Phillips: Photos + Interview

Ree Ree Phillips: Photos + Interview

Ree Ree Phillips is a beautiful alternative model/blogger/makeup artist from Australia who caught my eye with her amazing style and artistry.Below are images of Ree in our Abigail blouse shot by @alterd_mind (instagram) along with some serious and fun interview questions she answered including pointers she has given for others wanting to be an alternative model! Follow Ree on:Instagram: @reereephillipsYoutube: Ree Ree PhillipsFacebook: facebook.com/reereephillipsofficial  1. To start off with tell me a little bit about yourself? I guess I'll start with the absolute basics. I am a young mother, who makes a living through makeup and alternative modelling. I am also 110%...

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2015 overview

2015 overview

2015 has been a pretty crazy and life changing year for Dark Thorn Clothing. At the end of 2014 I decided it was time to take Dark Thorn Clothing into the direction i originally wanted to go in. This meant extensive work and research went into what i had to do next. On October 30th it was finally revealed to the open what Dark Thorn Clothing is going to be and where it is going from here on in. On November 1st it was then released online to online buyers.  After my label sitting at a still for such a...

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The Death and Rebirth of Dark Thorn Clothing Fashion Show Launch

The Death and Rebirth of Dark Thorn Clothing Fashion Show Launch

Dark Thorn Clothing's Death and Rebirth fashion show launched on the 30th of October 2015. I know its been over a month since the launch but i thought i would recap my first fashion show along with images and behind the scene images from the night.  As the new begging for Dark Thorn Clothing was approaching i thought it would be fitting to include all of my previous designs from previous collection on the runway. The show started off with these designs coming out to grunge rock music. Once all the designs had come out the real fun began. The...

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Photoshoot part #1 Martindale Hall

Photoshoot part #1 Martindale Hall

Martindale hall is a huge part of South Australia's history. The beautiful Georgian building resides in Mintaro in the Clare Valley and has had films such as Picnic at Hanging Rock filmed on its premises.  I have attended Martindale hall numerous times just to wonder its corridors and soak in its beautiful history and just to sit back and think 'imagine what it would have been like living here or attending one of the many balls held there'. When designing for the relaunch of Dark Thorn Clothing i knew in the back of my mind the whole time the first...

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10 Interesting facts about the Victorian Era

1. They take mourning seriously. Women often wore mourning rings which were usually made from onyx or jet and featured hair from the deceased person. Some would even bottle their mourning tears. Often, women were hired to stand at a bachelors grave site, usually blonde, to cry inconsolably so that he seemed adored.  2. Hypnotism, divination and spiritualism were huge. They would attend many events where they could get their future read, speak to the deceased or be hypnotised. This was a big money industry in this Era which was usually filled with greatly paid actors. 3. Taxidermy was also...

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Inspiration Pt #1 Reign

Inspiration Pt #1 Reign

An insight into what inspires me when i design and portray Dark Thorn Clothing. Keep an eye out for future blogs to come which will detail exactly what it is that inspires Dark Thorn Clothing. Reign. Reign is a television show based on Mary Queen of Scots. Even though the costuming and styling isn't historically accurate i still obsess over the styling of this show. I'm so obsessed that I'm even watching it while i write this.. All the beautiful detailing, colours and designs are what fuel me when i design my own. Even the jewellery inspires me, hey maybe...

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