Monday, January 19, 2009 at 8 a.m.
Mark Ryden, he of the large headed girls and bees and meat, collaborated with Japanese designer/director/artist Nagi Noda on a fashion line called "Broken Label." The line is mostly about the prints, which are, you know, cheerful and uplifting if you are into serial killer chic. It's hard to tell from the photos, but those are little girls surrounded by bursts of blood and veins.
But how's this for creepy: Nagi Noda died last year in September. She was only 35. She is said
to have died wearing her Mark Ryden dress, Chanel boots, and "perfect make-up with Viktor & Rolf lace black eye lashes." It's a shame she died so young, with creativity like that. Though haters would say that's the divine being's way of nipping freakishness in the bud.
Here's the ad campaign for her line with Ryden: