Category Archive: Extra Lifestyle

Observations of the Geek Aesthetician

Aug 08

Do You Wear Your Clothes or Do They Wear You?

Photo by StepOne Photography

NOTE: Originally, I was trying to take on too much and I got overwhelmed. So hopefully I narrowed this down to the point where I was able to give it proper attention and be coherent. Pictures may require to be clicked to see full detail. TL(And trust me, it is)DR: Karma explains, by sharing her …

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Aug 01

Firefly Frippery – Kaylee Frye


So you may recall back in June I did a breakdown of the Doctor’s costume so that it could be used and emulated in every day wear. Earlier this week I participated in the GeekGirlCon Status Update Event on Facebook where essentially we talked about our favorite “Geek Girl”. Mine? Kaylee Frye. Or at least …

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Jul 25

A peek at Steampunk and Weddings


So, you’ll notice… this is late. I stumbled out of bed around 11am, muscles aching, head pounding and grateful that my ribs could expand to their full capacity. Why? Well, I spent most of my waking hours yesterday dressed like this: Pretty dang snazzy, right? Unfortunately wearing that corset and the boots, which you regretfully …

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Jul 18

Costume Theory – Steampunk Edition

Steampunk 5 by KatBretPhotography on deviantArt

So lately what little free time I have has been spent sewing in preparation for a Chinese steampunk themed wedding happening in… oh… little under a week? Geeze, that’s terrifying. Still have a pile of things to get done. So why am I taking some of that precious time to talk to you? Well, for …

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Jul 11

I [blank] the 80s – A Karmic Rant

Photo by Capitol Records (Katy Perry looking kinda fucking psycho0

TLDR: Karma attempts to explain a few reasons why she is not on board with the 80s making a comeback in fasihon. You remember that VH1 show, “I Love the (insert decade, but you seemed to always turn on the channel when it was talking about the 80s)”? For the longest time, I was almost …

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Jul 04

“Booth Babe” Make-Over

TL;DR:Karma argues in favor of a new kind of “Booth Babe”. Women and Men who are not objects and who actually contribute to the marketing/selling process. The fantastic folks at Bitmob recently put out a video where host Chloe Dykstra quizzed multiple E3 “Booth Babes” about some pretty basic video game knowledge. Okay, I will …

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Jun 29

A Soundtrack for My Life

Life needs a soundtrack—of that, at the very least, I am certain. Now admittedly, had I my way, the world would be more akin to a musical. Whenever your emotions were high or the moment moved you, you’d burst into song. However, taking into account that some people are tone deaf, and that there may …

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