Imagine just about anything you like that might be made into a Christmas Tree Ornament and chances are excellent that Cody Foster & Co has already beat you to the punch. Unfortunately, their website is wholesale only, so you need find a retailer to get your hands on one of these feather-embellished Pink Flamingos wearing little gold crowns!
Sears & Roebuck released this colorful set of Pink Flamingos bed sheets in 1972, and it mysteriously disappeared almost as quickly as it hit store shelves. The sheets were made available two weeks prior to the release of the film, and within two months they were nearly impossible to find. Continue reading Yes, It Exists: Pink Flamingos Bed Sheets→
The Goldberg Company (those responsible for the original 1978 Dolly Parton doll) fashioned an impressive set of four Divine character dolls in 1984. While the full line was on shelves in time for Christmas, most never made it under the tree. Most units were left unsold, even after being discounted as much as 90%. Goldberg was banking on Divine’s disco career creating the necessary interest to sustain the line, but it was an appeal that did not translate in the toy department. Continue reading Yes, It Exists: Divine Fashion Dolls→
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While I can’t admit to being fan of every singleJohn Waters‘ directed film (and I have seen most of them), I sure do appreciate his artistic aesthetic, and he seems like a cool person from what I hear. So, I was really excited to rush out to the Marianne Boesky Gallery in 15 degree weather to check out Waters‘ latest exhibit (and third at this gallery) which is called Beverly Hills John. This is an ambitious exhibit which showcases the director/artist’s work in a variety of mediums including photography, prints, collage, sculpture and film — all of which I found to be utterly delightful.