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Lilly Lewis Hats


I did a wonderful photo shoot with the VERY talented Candee Photography, modelling a few of Lilly Lewis’ fine creations. From showgirl chic to Ascot ready, we had a superb time in the studio! I don’t get to do my dramatic 1930’s makeup that often, so reveled in the chance to test out my basic skills for the film noir era.

Here are some of the images I have managed to work on so far. All effects and backgrounds (yes, even Metropolis!) have been created from scratch by myself and balance Candee’s wonderful camera skills.

 

Enjoy!

 

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My version of ‘Mewtropolis’!

 

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Art Deco inspired movie poster of Cleopatra. The hieroglyphics actually spell out ‘Lilly Lewis Hats’!!!

 

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Modelling what we have nicknamed ‘The Mermaid Hat’ with strings of pearls attached

There is more to come, so stay tuned!!! All image copyright is Candee Photography and Kitten von Mew. Please DO NOT use these images without prior persmission from ourselves, thank you!

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Kitten Von Mew in Military World Magazine Issue 10


As many of you know, I regularly write articles for the magazine, but issue 10 has a rather big surprise in the middle! Taken by Candee Photography and modelling the Heyday Mary Dress, this pinup poster is perfect for your reenactment camp and already has an aged look to it!

Kitten von Mew with Military World Mag Issue 10

Kitten von Mew with Issue 10 of Military World Magazine

Heyday Online’s New Spring Range for 2013!


It’s what sooooo many of us have been waiting for! Shona at Heyday Online has been working tirelessly to bring some new lines into her fabulous collection for 2013. PaPa Mew took some lovely shots in the garden and Candee Photography and I did a wonderful shoot just before Christmas. Mr Mew and I took some snaps this January for the men’s line too!

Here are some of the exciting styles that you could be wondering around War and Peace Revival in this year…and yes….the purple dress is THAT yummy…

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Kitten von Mew modelling Heyday’s 50’s dress. Taken by Candee Photography

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Kitten von Mew modelling Heyday Online’s 1950’s style dress. Taken by Candee Photography

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Heyday Online’s new 1940’s style dress modelled by Kitten von Mew. Photograph by Candee Photography

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Kitten von Mew modelling Heyday’s New long sleeved blouse. Taken by Malcolm Davis

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Kitten von Mew modelling new long sleeved blouse by Heyday Online! Taken by Malcolm Davis

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Heyday Online’s new pinstripe trousers, modelled by Richard von Mew. Photo by Kitten von Mew

So start saving up those ration stamps now and treat yourself to some incredible new trousers, blouses or dresses for this year’s events. Keep checking the Heyday website for new items!

Halloween 2012


With so much preparation, I can hardly believe it is all over (although slightly glad that I can have a vaguely clean house before the Christmas decorations go up!).

This year was so much fun thanks to visiting friends AND trying pumpkin engraving for the first time and loving the effect. We went mad decorating the cottage and it looked amazing. Here are some photos of our best bits, costumes and decorations!

 

Bex and Trampy Halloween 2012

Bex and Trampy with AMAZING makeup and costumes on Saturday! Taken by KvM

 

Corpse Bride Costume by Kitten von Mew

My Corpse Bride Costume Completed!

Finally a picture of my Corpse Bride outfit! The makeup was very uncomfortable, but Im trying a lighter finish for Dr Sketchy’s in late November!

Halloween Decor in the Bathroom

Halloween Decorations in our Bathroom!

Haunted House Halloween Decorations

Our spooky cobwebs and dead flowers really gave the place a chilling touch!

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Spooky cobwebs covered the living room

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Our Corpse Bride sitting at the buffet table on Halloween night 2012

Halloween Fish Tank

Even the fish got a Halloween theme!

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Our engagement photo was transformed thanks to a couple of Frankenweenie characters

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My 1st attempt at pumpkin engraving! You need stronger candles for the light to shine through, but WOW! Amazing effect!

 

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HP Saucy and Dai on Wednesday

 

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My Bride of Frankenstein special FX makeup that I wore to work and on Wednesday evening! And yes, apart from the white streak that is all my real hair!

 

Pumpking Carving Competition

Pumpking Carving Competition with Anna, Ollie, Bex and Trampy. Trampy won!

 

Richard and Kitten Halloween 2012

Corpse Bride Kitten and ‘James Boned’ Mr Moo on Saturday

Stay Puft and Ghostbuster

Hilarious Ghostbuster and Stay Puft on Wednesday. Most hilarious thing I have seen in ages!!!!

 

Kitten and Richard, Halloween 2012

Having a giggle with our brilliant gingerbread bat lolly! How cool is that?!

Kitten von Mew’s 2013 Pinup Calendar!


Kitten von Mew as Rosie The Rivetter

As some of you may know, I have been working on a 2013 pinup calendar, which will be released late May! Due to the last calendar being so popular (thank you so much for your support!) and selling out before Christmas, I wanted to find out whether anyone would like to pre-order their copy. You will receive yours hot off the press!

The format will be much like the 2011 version – A3, metal spiral bound and you can frame the pictures afterwards!

I have been working with the amazing Candee of Candee Photography to create this extra special, limited edition calendar and we are so excited about it! My friend Neil Howard (Puffer Nutter Extraordinaire) has done an absolutely stirling job with helping us organise shooting locations we would have completely overlooked or not been allowed into under normal circumstances too!

Some images (like the one above) from our shoots have been released, but we aren’t releasing any more until the calendar is ready!

So if you would like to pre-order your 2013 Kitten von Mew calendar, get in touch at kvm@email.com with the email heading ‘CALENDAR’ with the quantity and an address and I will keep your details until they are released! If you would like a signed copy, remember to let me have a name or message you want putting on the front!