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Adultizing Innocence

Adults are reverting to childhood themes, but with mature twists

Implications - Children’s literature is becoming wildly popular on the big screen and off. The adult world is starting to take refuge from its hardships by diving into child-like innocence while giving it a twist of adulthood by mixing in mature themes such as love, sex and horror.
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Famed tattoo artist and muse to many, Marina Storme, along with 'The Murder in Question' horror photography company, recently looked to children's book Alice in Wonderland for some inspiration. A literal… MORE
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Miwa Yanagi creates very unsettling yet intriguing photos by displaying disturbingly fightening images juxstaposed against familiar fairytale scenes. His ‘Fairytales’ series is his take on classic Western… MORE
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MAC and Hello Kitty Channel Alice in Wonderland
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Disney built up hype for Tom Binns' 'Alice in Wonderland' jewelry line just as anything worth seeing these days should be promoted: with a flash mob. Disney took over MAGIC Marketplace in Las Vegas with… MORE
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Tarina Tarantino may be known for her sparkling jewelry, but her latest “My Pretty” collection’s look book is shot in an over-the-top storybook style. The look book draws strongly from the Wizard… MORE
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Marcela Abal Acosta's 'Alice' Takes a Twisted Turn Down the Rabbit Hole
If you imagine a modern-day subculture version of the characters in Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland," you're likely to conjure up the same images Marcela Abal Acosta brings to life with 'Alice.' Marcela… MORE
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Johnny Depp Gets Tim Burton Touch in Alice In Wonderland
These portraits of the characters, including Johnny Depp, from the upcoming Tim Burton Alice in Wonderland movie remake, were recently released. It looks like the costume and make-up people were in overdrive… MORE
Movie-Inspired Retail Displays
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'Where The Wild Things Are' Pop-Up Shop Welcomes You Into the Wild
In anticipation of the premiere of the new ‘Where The Wild Things Are’ film, L.A. boutique Space 15 Twenty has set up a unique pop-up shop. Using sets and decorations inspired by the film, the retail setting… MORE
Psychedelic Fairytales
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LM Studios Lives Happily Ever After With This Collection
Once upon a time, there was a girl with red hair who came to know the mighty photography house known as LM Studios. They draped her in pretty frocks and curled her fiery locks, then took her to a land… MORE
Fairytale Weddings
Fairytale Weddings
Peter Pan and Tinkerbell Tie the Knot Complete With Pixie Dust
Peter Pan was a classic tale complete with action adventure and a love story where Peter is caught in a tangled love triangle with Wendy and Tinkerbell. In this story, however, Peter Pan chose Tinkerbell… MORE

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