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Text & Photos: Mattias Westfalk I met Uncle Allan many years ago in Tokyo for the first time, and we struck up a friendship back then that still holds true to this day. A brother from another mother, if you will. Due to travels and work around the globe, I

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Corey Weidmann is the Seattle-based mastermind behind one of my all-time favourite Etsy stores – Jewelry For The Dead. Using materials that he has sourced from antique stores, streams, forests, rivers and fields, Corey designs and handcrafts every piece himself. The fact that Corey actively hunts for his materials, and

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If you are long time reader of CVLT Nation, then you know that we love all things to do with putting patches or paint on jackets/vest. So it’s no surprise that our favorite instagram this week is Endless Blockades, which is full of awesome pictures of people expressing themselves with

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This time of year I don’t decorate my house, I don’t listen to Christmas music and drink hot apple cider by a roaring fire every night, I don’t wish every damn stranger a “Happy Holidays” or even the dreaded “Merry Christmas,” but I do agonize and stress over what to get

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You don’t want Halloween to end? Well, it doesn’t have to. I can attest to this because Halloween is really just the day on the calendar where “normal” people get on the same page as me. I am not the only one; a sub-group of “geek culture” cosplay has sprung

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It’s our first sale as the CVLT Nation Bizarre, and it’s a good one! From Friday, Nov. 27th to Monday, Nov 30th, more than 30 of our U.S. vendors will be offering FREE DOMESTIC SHIPPING on all of their items! This means free shipping on items like patches and pins,

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1983 to 1984 was a crazy year in my life and in the world. Apartheid was oppressing the non-whites of South Africa and had seemed like it would never end. The threat of Nuclear War was on all of our minds, especially with made for TV movies like The Day After being aired. The

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It’s not always about the family we are born into, it’s about the tribes we become a part of! It is interesting how you can find connections between subcultures, even if they don’t share the same decade or ideals. Case in point is the vest, which is an important piece of clothing not

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After 4 years, the CVLT Nation Store is closing its doors…but the CVLT Nation Bizarre is now open! Through CVLT Nation we have found so many immensely talented people from around the world who create music, art, clothing, jewellery and anything else you can imagine, all with a dark and

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Paris is once again two steps ahead of everyone – except perhaps Germany – when it comes to the world of kink; you can look back at my article on BDSM and the Marquis de Sade if you need a quick history class. Another installment in the Paris kink revolution came back

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As a participant in shows from an early age, I have always favored the house show, regardless of the fact that over the years, Arizona has at times lacked venues for the more underground taste in music, but things have actually gotten pretty awesome in the Valley of the Sun as of recent.

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So what happens when art and devotion collides? You get battle jackets and battle vests. I have three different ones, because I collect band patches and can never stop my elf from sewing them on to something. I also can never get enough of looking at vests made by other

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