Anybody who ever stole their aunt’s lipstick to play dress-up as a kid can understand the sheer joy of donning ridiculously excessive amounts of makeup just for the hell of it. Avyn Wornette visited a promo event last winter that resulted in this Manga-inspired makeover. She says: “The feathery black lashes really tickled my fancy. And my cheeks.” We say: she looks pretty darn cute.
“Nancy Drew is as immaculate and self-possessed as a Miss America on tour. She is as cool as Mata Hari and as sweet as Betty Crocker.” – Bobbie Ann Mason
On a steaming hot Monday in Toronto’s High Park, a bunch of Wornettes and friends got together to pay tribute to 3 notorious girls who gather clues and solve crime, all in swishy skirts and lacy gloves. Issue 9 is starting to come together and I can shamelessly say I think it’s going to be the best pages yet, not the least of which is Esme Wornette‘s brilliant adaptation of the Nancy Drew mysteries. Just a little sneak peek at how I spent my Monday…
Events intern Chelsea got wrangled into being our George.
Wearing comfy shoes for as long as possible!