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Will You Be Joining RebelsMarket at Broccoli City Festival?

Steph Simpson April 22, 2017
Will You Be Joining RebelsMarket at Broccoli City Festival?

This year will be the 5th annual Broccoli City Festival - and RebelsMarket will be there to join in the fun!

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Your Summer Reading List: Musician Autobiographies

Andi Harriman April 20, 2017
Your Summer Reading List: Musician Autobiographies

The following musician autobiographies—from punk, to new wave, to metal—prove that rockstars are more like us than it may seem: they loved and lost, tried and failed, succeeded and found themselves at rock bottom (with lots of sex and drugs in between).

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A Girlfriend's Guide to Getting the Super-Short Hair You Crave

Margaret Dunham April 18, 2017
A Girlfriend's Guide to Getting the Super-Short Hair You Crave

All the advice your best friend would give you if your best friend had a pixie cut!

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40 Years of Goth Style in Under 4 Minutes

Steph Simpson April 18, 2017
40 Years of Goth Style in Under 4 Minutes

Check out how Gothic style has evolved over the last four decades! From punk fashion to the gothic romantic, cyber goth to steampunk - it's likely then next four decades will see the style reinvent itself yet again.

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2017 Festival Fashion Guide: Alternative Clothing & Accessories

Kelsey Foster April 15, 2017
2017 Festival Fashion Guide: Alternative Clothing & Accessories

Are you heading to a festival this spring or summer? Check out our best outfit inspiration to keep you dancing all day and night!

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The Political and Prejudiced History of Pockets

Margaret Dunham April 12, 2017
The Political and Prejudiced History of Pockets

Pockets have always been about self-sufficiency and privacy - this has automatically made them political, particularly when it comes to gender in fashion.

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Sleazy, Grungy Punk Rock Style from Day to Night with Alice Dellal

Andi Harriman April 10, 2017
Sleazy, Grungy Punk Rock Style from Day to Night with Alice Dellal

We’ve collected some of Alice’s best looks; both on the street and out on the town—her 70s punk meets 90s grunge style is awesomely unforgettable.

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How to Host a Perfectly Steampunk Baby Shower

Margaret Dunham April 05, 2017
How to Host a Perfectly Steampunk Baby Shower

Throw a steampunk baby shower that will wow every time traveler, monster hunter, and airship captain from here to Victorian London!

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Diary of Dreams in Sofia – “Beauty of Ugliness”

Nevena Bjelic April 03, 2017
Diary of Dreams in Sofia – “Beauty of Ugliness”

Get a glimpse of Diary of Dreams, and their standout performance in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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The Art of Rebellion - Historic Moments of Media Censorship

Andi Harriman March 29, 2017
The Art of Rebellion - Historic Moments of Media Censorship

From naked wrestling to sadomasochistic photography, we’ve gathered some of our favorite and most controversial moments in media censorship.

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A Trend That is Here To Stay In 2017 (Hint: It Works Wonders For Your Waist)

Kelsey Foster March 23, 2017
A Trend That is Here To Stay In 2017 (Hint: It Works Wonders For Your Waist)

Refresh your 2017 style with a trend that's here to stay- corsets! Check out our favorite ways to style corsets to flatter your figure.

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The Hunger: Bauhaus, Bowie and vampires

Andi Harriman March 21, 2017
The Hunger: Bauhaus, Bowie and vampires

Why the opening scene of Tony Scott's 1983 movie The Hunger starring David Bowie and Catherine Deneuve is one of the most important moments in goth history.

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Macabre But True: 9 Surprising Victorian Era Traditions

Kristi Pahr March 18, 2017
Macabre But True: 9 Surprising Victorian Era Traditions

The Victorians did not mess around with their creepiness; they took the macabre to a whole new level, which is evidenced in some of the lingering remnants of their penchant for all things weird.

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90s Nostalgia Steals the Show at ShamrockFest 2017

Teri Bildstein March 17, 2017
90s Nostalgia Steals the Show at ShamrockFest 2017

ShamrockFest is The Nation's largest St. Patrick's Day celebration. 2017's event featured all of the traditional shenanigans with the added bonus of 90s nostalgia. Check out our favorite moments here -

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Good Witch or Bad Witch: How To Get The Look

Kelsey Foster March 15, 2017
Good Witch or Bad Witch: How To Get The Look

Naughty or nice? This is your ultimate style guide for witch-inspired styles. Create spellbinding looks with these witchy fashions.

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The Art of Suspension: Is Hanging from Hooks Through the Skin Becoming Mainstream?

Kristi Pahr March 13, 2017
The Art of Suspension: Is Hanging from Hooks Through the Skin Becoming Mainstream?

There is no one reason people perform suspension; some folks find it relaxing, providing a huge release of tension. For others, it’s an epic adrenaline rush. Suspending oneself above ground with hooks through the skin is a pretty niche activity, but it's now gaining more visibility in pop culture.

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How to Style Leather Leggings like a Pro

Jessinta Smith March 10, 2017
How to Style Leather Leggings like a Pro

Everything you need to know about styling leather leggings and pants. Rock your leather leggings anytime, any day.

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ShamrockFest 2017 - Are You Ready for America's Largest St. Patrick's Day Festival?

Teri Bildstein March 09, 2017
ShamrockFest 2017 - Are You Ready for America's Largest St. Patrick's Day Festival?

Bands, Kilts, Beards, and Beer - ShamrockFest is Descending on DC once again! Check Out This Year's Lineup Here -

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A Day Without Women...But Not Really

Kristi Pahr March 08, 2017
A Day Without Women...But Not Really

For many of us women, the Women's Strike will be just another day where women do the heavy lifting in our invisible way. It will be just another day of caring for others before we care for ourselves.

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5 Reasons We Love Spike: Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s Antihero

Andi Harriman March 08, 2017
5 Reasons We Love Spike: Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s Antihero

In celebration of Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s 20th anniversary, we list the reasons why we are obsessed with the brooding, dangerous and gorgeous Spike.

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