A little Imbolc intro.

Blessed Imbolc! After a quiet winter, I’m feeling a little more like poking my head out. I’ve never really made an intro post on here, so I thought I would today! My name is Jenna Opsahl, and this is my little world called Scarlett and Giselle. Several years ago, I became obsessed with the topic…

Eiko Ishioka: Beautiful Costumes Never Die

“Love Never Dies,” reads the tagline of the 1992 film Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Well I say “Beautiful Costumes Never Die!” Francis Ford Coppola’s melodramatic avant-garde masterpiece, Bram Stoker’s Dracula is iconic the world-over because of its stunningly unique costumes. It dresses Dracula in blood-red armor and robes, and his…

Valentine Love Spells

It’s been a while since I last posted, but I finally have a little collection to share! Valentine’s Day just seems to work for Scarlett and Giselle: it’s a beautiful time to experiment with really feminine, dreamy themes and to focus on beautiful lingerie pieces. This Valentine’s Day, I…

Vintage Halloween Collection

The time has come! The Season of the Witch! I am so excited to share my new collection of embroidered pieces, inspired by all things vintage Halloween! One of my favorite parts of the Halloween season is listening to Halloween music. Things like Screamin’ Jay Hawkins’s “I Put a…

Katia Engell

Katia Engell is an artist and art instructor based in Toronto, Canada. We met through the blogging world a few years ago and since then, she has expanded her blog to an amazing vintage jewelry business called House of Ell. On top of that, she is a multidisciplinary artist,…

Old Love

This Valentine’s Day I was inspired by historical personifications of love and made two new re-worked vintage tops for the shop! I was specifically thinking about how artists represented love or heartbreak with a literal heart in medieval manuscripts.

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