Monday, July 1, 2013

Summer Inspo: Theda Bara 2013

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As a long time goth girl, I'd been familiar with Theda Bara photographs.  A spooky, alluring woman in the early 1900's posing with skeletons and massive amounts of eyeliner? Of course!  I recently discovered that she was actually from the same city in Ohio as me, as well as an alumni of the same college I went to!  I began exploring her photographs and getting inspired by the aesthetic of her costuming and public persona.  As with all things visual, I took to Pinterest to collection products, inspirational images, and vintage gear to get an idea of how this might translate to my actual wardrobe.

Key points:
  • Flowy, cleavage enhancing maxi dresses
  • Beading, particularly on scarves, shawls, collars
  • Heavily adorned headbands
  • Huge decorated hair combs
  • Egyptian revival style necklaces and bracelets
  • Serpent Iconography
  • Kohl Eyeliner
Color Scheme:
  • Black
  • Gold
  • Olive Green
  • Copper
  • Hematite
Clothing Inspirations:
Theda Bara 2013: Clothing/Shoes

Theda Bara 2013: Clothing/Shoes by pinkbot featuring mossimo

Accessory Inspiration:

Theda Bara 2013: Accessories


  1. great blog and thanks for your love for plus size ladies:) I print some plus size tops too: what do you think? Thank you! Keep up the awesome work!

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  3. I LOVE her! This is such a great inspo post. You're such a stylish lady, i'm a big fan xx

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