Cut and Print: An Ode to Ed Wood Jr.

Greetings, Wornettes! You are interested in the unknown. The mysterious. The unexplainable. The fashionable. That is why you are here, on the WORN Fashion Journal blog.

Now, for the first time, we are bringing you the full story of what happened behind the scenes of Issue 14‘s Ed Wood-inspired photo shoot, Cut and Print. We are giving you all the evidence based only on the secret testimony of the miserable stylists, photographers, and models who survived this terrifying ordeal. The incidents, the shoes, the beautiful Gladstone Hotel.

My friends, we cannot keep this a secret any longer. Purchase Issue 14 here and now to find out the TRUTH. Can your heart stand the shocking video of the photo shoot inspired by Edward D. Wood Jr.?

text by Haley Mlotek, with some help from Tim Burton
video by Daniel Reis

Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice

I have no recollection of how Tim Burton’s Beetlejuice ended up in my family’s rotation of films to be watched while decorating the Christmas tree—Edward Scissorhands was also in the mix—but almost every second Christmas we’d call his name three times and wait for him to appear. Since I moved away from my childhood home and my parents started decorating the tree without me, the film’s plot has begun to fade in my memory. However, the costumes and make-up—from Lydia Deetz’s all-black, “Life Is A Dark Room”-style ensembles, to Beetlejuice’s wide-striped suit and altogether crazier-than-thou appearance—will forever be burned into my mind.


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