Juuuuust prototyping. Don’t get excited. Perfecting a new design can take years of experimentation and testing. Yes they work on the beaches of Long Island, but will they perform on a Carribean beach in exactly the same way? – so the it’s off to Bahamas for more testing. Its exhausting. We dont do it for ourselves – we do it for you. We do it all for you. 


“We’re not exactly real”

Another Form Of Modeling

Carol Merrill (born Carol Lue Hiller c. 1940) was the model[1] for the television game show Let’s Make a Deal during the show’s original run between 1963 and 1977.

The lovely Carol Merrill seen here via an original animated gif that took way too long to make.

Classic But Possibly Crazy Making Style Choices

Malachite walls may make your studio look bigger…assuming you can still see after the series of seizures it will cause. Do you literally disappear in this room when you wear your hooded malachite cat suit? Do you change your name to Malachite? Or do you never mention malachite but wear only lemon yellow for a year or until it feels right?


….but when Agate Mylar is an option, who wouldn’t go with AGATE MYLAR??

Fashion Underground: The World of Susanne Bartsch Symposium 2015

Thursday and Friday, October 22 and 23
Morris W. and Fannie B. Haft Auditorium
Marvin Feldman Center, Second Floor
The fifteenth annual fashion symposium, Fashion Underground: The World of Susanne Bartsch,  will explore the creative links between Bartsch’s 30 years of sartorial self-expression and its influence on the global fashion scene.

Twenty speakers will discuss the impact and the influence that Susanne Bartsch has had on fashion and nightlife. Speakers include Simon Doonan (Creative Ambassador-at-Large of Barneys New York), Stephen Jones (milliner), and Peter McNeil (professor at University of Technology Sydney and at Stockholm University).

Admission to the symposium is free!

Checkout the Brochure

Oct 23rd – 2-5pm

Dr. Ann Ilan Alter, “Costumes, Cross-Dressing, and Masquerades at Parisian Carnival Balls: Transgressive, Reactionary, or Fashion as Usual?”
Joey Arias and Dr. Peter McNeil, in conversation”
Zaldy and Dr. Valerie Steele, in conversation
Waleed Khairzada and Jessica Grindstaff, in conversation
Jeffrey Hinton and Billy Beyond (Erb), in conversation, followed by a screening of the film 80’s Is a Blur, by Jeffrey Hinton

Calling All Kim Sisters Fans

Does ANYBODY have any music files to share with the Kim Sisters’ hungry fans? Does anybody remember the Kim Sisters besides me, Dino and Brett? Hello? Is this thing on??

Kim Sisters? Anybody?…



Love em.


A Week-long ABBA Web Event is Being Scheduled!!!

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A certain Euro-compatible voltage of musical excitement and anticipation has been zapping around our headquarters as we begin to envision and to schedule our biggest Web Based Web Event to date.

The Week-long ABBA Web Event presented by™© and blue eyeshadow.


UPDATE: A date for our upcoming ABBA Week-long Web Event has been firmed up  after nearly five unanswered telegrams from BBHQ to the Ledendary Scando Quartet. It is with great pleasure that we can now announce that this seminal (to some) WLWE ( Week Long Web Event ) will begin pretty soon.

ABBA – the original yabba zabba


ABBA – In the industry, the result of their  inventive approach to the very sound of recorded music became a technique known simply as “Perfect  Production.”


ABBA – Is it true they own Sweden? Find out during our WLWE!!!





Fashion and Sugar Free Tab

Our roving reporter, Christy Minstrel has alerted us to this vital bit of TAB fluff.

Meanwhile at Fashion Week Birmingham, Alabama… ( for real ) tab tops and Pepsi skirts-535c1a388bfea20d

Grape Knee-hi?