GIFTS OF DOOM

I got the coolest package in the mail yesterday.

It was from one of my favorite bloggers, Eugenia Semjonova, the genius behind one of my favorite blogs out there, Doom.
Eugenia has, for very sound and understandable reasons, stopped blogging at Doom. 
R.I.P. Doom, I’m gonna miss you a lot…you were so right about so many things.
 At least you can haunt the Doom archives, living as a ghost in the Doomed world.

Eugenia has some awesome projects going on-she tells me she is currently on tour and has a children’s CD out and an Italo-disco album in the works. Sounds like a blast and I can’t wait to hear more!

The package itself was almost as exciting as its contents.

In the package were various adornments that Eugenia has handmade.

They all look like they possess some kind of magical power, right?
Eugenia also did this amazing picture of me!! Love it soo much! 
Today I wore two of these special gifts, the spiked necklace & the flowered braid made of natural blond human hair.
 
Worn with a very old men’s chambray shirt, Hysteric Glamour jeans, and my Martin Margiela sandal boots.
Thank you for your beautiful gifts Eugenia, and thank you for sharing the power of Doom. Best of luck in all of your ventures.
Good night all, I have to wake up early tomorrow-I’ll be spending a few days in Los Angeles and New York over the next week and a half. I apologize if my posts become sporadic during this time, but I will try to keep you updated!
xo Jane
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  1. Paige says:

    wow thats so cool

  2. WJ says:

    Holy shit I was just thinking when you were going to wear the Margiela open-toe boots again! I’ve got them in pastel purple and I’m always dumbfounded as to how to wear them. You, on the otherhand, always look amazing. This has to be my favourite outfit from you: simple, elegant, and with twist. Keep up the awesome work Jane!
    P.s. have a look at my blog, I’ve just started, going to do a post about the aforementioned boot soon.

  3. syd vicious says:

    Wow fantastic items! And I love Italo Disco.

  4. nikki says:

    that headband is ingenius! i love the way this outfit turned out. i was actually eyeballing my dads jean oversized button-down shirt! your top looks fabulous
    http://www.theavenuea.blogspot.com

  5. Fitz says:

    Say Doom one more time.
    But srsly, spikes and real human hair? So interesting and wonderful and a little bizarre….of course you are all over them. Lookin’ good Jane.

  6. You had me at those Margiela boots! Love the headband, it’s so ethereal.
    xo,
    Sarah
    http://www.lipglossmanetoss.blogspot.com

  7. Melissa says:

    It’s safe to say, I have never received a package so full of incredibly unique gifts! You adorn them very well!

  8. I love it! Sort of like a twisted flowerchild. (:
    I like third picture of you. Your left foot disappeared O.o

  9. Jen Tarte says:

    I am obsessed with that cuff with the stones!

  10. amber says:

    WOW! i love your hair, LOVE THE BOOTS and love the spike necklace! All such an amazing feat – now I should get packages like that too!!
    Amber
    ambersmouthwash.blogspot.com

  11. anastassia says:

    Some sweet gift. Especially loving the braid headband.

  12. Christine says:

    Very nice gifts, can’t wait to check out her blog.

  13. jamie clare says:

    only you could sport margiela sandals with distressed denim. i love it more than anything, and those gifts are precious.

  14. Rachel says:

    The shoes are genious, period.
    & that stuff looks like it be used to make a style potion in harry potter.

  15. Sher says:

    The braid headband is sweetness!

  16. xAZD says:

    wow! the human hair matches yours really well. + its nice as a fb profile pic :P
    http://xazddesign.com

  17. Stella says:

    those pieces are so amazing! but I’d be a bit scared of wearing the spikes, they look like they can hurt =)
    http://missmillecrepes.blogspot.com

  18. Ofelia says:

    Oh! I like the box! So nice with all of those stickers!

  19. Josephine says:

    Great gift! That hair matches your own, looks so seamless
    thequeenjosephine.blogspot.com

  20. EMILIE says:

    Amazing pictures! And I love the Margiela open-toe boots !!!!

  21. sheryl says:

    you look awesome in the flower braid dear!

  22. Brooke says:

    What an amazing package. I also love your outfit. I’m really craving some oversized men’s shirts. However, my fiance is 6’9″. That’s a bit too oversized :)

  23. Pearl says:

    Thats very sweet of her, I do love great packaging! The boots look fab dressed down x
    http://fashionpearlsofwisdom.blogspot.com/

  24. rika says:

    love that flowered braid made of natural blond human hair !!!

  25. quelle says:

    omg i can’t believe she decorated the box with garbage pail kids stickers!!!!! eeeeee!!!!!
    love this outfit!

  26. wow the hair band looks lovely and the necklace is so different. What special gifts to recieve! you lucky thing!
    Rianna Bethany xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

  27. Brigadeiro says:

    *sigh* those Margiela’s…make my heart sing :)
    xx

  28. PCDE says:

    really gorgeous in that headband. The headband’s so pretty and I love that it has a darker element to it, being made with real human hair.

  29. Ina says:

    Beautiful, really beautiful!
    fashionhotpot.blogspot.com

  30. LOL..she gave you a Garbage Pail Kids card, too? That’s awesome!
    http://stylescientist.blogspot.com/

  31. Roz says:

    What an amazing packageto get through the post.. Very exciting! There is just something so much nicer about recieving a letter, as opposed to just an email. I think everyone should write a letter to someone else (:
    What beautiful pieces you got sent! So creative and pretty. Obviously you carry them off so well too..
    I like the way paired such interesting items with a relatively laid back outfit so that you really notice them. Lovely post!
    http://clothescamerasandcoffee.blogspot.com/

  32. monika poppy says:

    those boots are like the coolest thing ever
    x
    http://www.monikapoppy.com
    LOVE FROM POPPY
    LIVING AND LOVING LONDON TOWN

  33. Naiara says:

    Your legs look really long and with those boots. Perfect combination. Naive yet powerfull.
    NL.
    http://jesuislaenfantterrible.blogspot.com/

  34. Clare says:

    This one is beyond amazing, Jane. I love it.

  35. God I love those Margielas. You look stunning. Those gifts are extremely unique. The headband made of human hair is really cool albeit a little creepy.
    http://fashionroadkill-halifax.blogspot.com

  36. Wow, I love your outfit!

  37. I feel you says:

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  38. Alexandra says:

    What lovely gifts! The flower braid looks gorgeous on you.

  39. Your looks and stature allow you to be so versatile in how you dress, that I believe you can pull off any ensemble! Hippie/boho chic one day, 80s glam the other…impressive.
    I’m wondering what those spikes are made from…metal…plastic…real thorns? I am wowed by these gifts of Doom!
    Your MM boots are killer. I have black MM “ovine wedges” that I’m currently wearing with nearly everything! My blog fans might get tired of seeing them, I’m afraid!
    The photo of you putting on the boots: Something about the scale, maybe it’s the short door frame to the right…plus angle of the shoot…anyway, it’s quite eye-catching. :)

  40. Nini's Style says:

    That’s so nice of them to do that for you.
    I love the head piece on you ;). It’s super cute !!!
    Nini

  41. raven says:

    that outfit is perfect, not overdone like you usually do!

  42. Jennifer says:

    Lovely outfit! I love the headpiece! What lipstick or lipgloss do you have on in these photos? It is gorgeous! LOVE!! XOXO

  43. Joy D. says:

    I really enjoy the work she sent you but her blog does not have a lot of dialogue about any subject, it is kind of boring.

  44. Biscotti says:

    Super cool headband!
    U go girl!!!

  45. Elizabeth says:

    Lovely!! I love all the things she sent you, and how precious is that box? So cute.

  46. Orchid Grey says:

    Oh my goodness, I have to say that Eugenia’s creations are breathtaking! They look like a cross between fine art, sculpture, and witchcraft, with a little Norwegian folk lore thrown in. Beautiful! Love your whole ensemble!

  47. Ginger says:

    When are you going to wear those shoes you “designed” for UO? I just thought of them when I saw you wearing these boots that have a similar vibe to the ones you designed

  48. z o di a c says:

    NICE! love your hair♥

  49. Eli says:

    What an awesome array of gifts, the headband especially!

  50. Dea says:

    Jane, what is that lipgloss you’re wearing??? I want!

  51. Maya says:

    Jane, I adore your blog and I always look forward to your new post.
    I have a question:Are you a member of Fashion Spot? If yes, could you please possibly send me an invitation to join them?
    Thank you so much and have a great summer!

  52. Oh my God! All of the gifts are beautiful. I’m so amazed.

  53. KD says:

    Eugenia is very talented! That is one super headband.

  54. Ohh those boots are fabulous. I want the shredded boots Maison has out right now! God they are gorgeous!
    xoxo
    J
    http://www.talkprettytome.blogspot.com

  55. Midge says:

    Those boots are siiiiiiick! Love them… and everything else in this post!

  56. Isabel says:

    That hair braid is so cool! Wow, she’s really creative.

  57. Lisa says:

    Gorgeous! She is super talented and you look beautiful! :)

  58. Love the headband & the casual outfit

  59. fashion fletcher X says:

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  60. Jennifer says:

    Garbage pail kids? Awesomesauce!

  61. wow that human hair headband is incredible.

  62. Jen says:

    I absolutely love this outfit. One of my favorites I’ve seen you in!

  63. Christine says:

    really. really cool pieces from her. they are really a work of art.

  64. Florent says:

    Girl friend your style is awe…wait for it : some!
    It’s just plain gorgeouq ; some people have something more; well you do! Just discovered your blog and I’m deliiiiiighted! Gonna follow you on my google reader!
    Love it all!
    Florent – http://lhabitfaitledandy.com

  65. Carol says:

    The necklace and headband are truely amazing. Eugina is very talented :]

  66. Anne says:

    Sooo beautifall ! The collours of the pictures are amazing. And the illustration is so great, really like it !

  67. Kate says:

    hmm…. thats, um….interesting… haha i love getting stuff in the mail tho! ;)
    http://www.getobsessed.blogspot.com

  68. Oooh, I want all the stuff you got in that package. :)

  69. Amalia says:

    You look absolutely beautiful in this get up – the headband is genius. Love it. You look like you have an invisible foot in one of the pics tee-hee.

  70. Omg, i thought what’s with the trash-looking package :D Very unexpected. i would say Eugenia’s handywork is very out of the box, unique. Not sure whether i like it BUT it is really one of a kind. That headband with human hair gave a fairytale effect. Luckily you are able to match it with a suitable outfit and as usual, the boots overwrites everything. Boldness!
    p/s: Eugenia’s blog is artistic. Thanks for sharing with us all.

  71. clickclock says:

    Sweet voodoo doll in the making. gorgeous =)

  72. Sandra says:

    You have such a beatiful look! I’m wondering how you do your make-up? What do you use and so on? Love your blog by the way, I’m a relative new reader bur I love it already!

  73. Aliceee says:

    It is amazing how well that braid matches your real hair!
    But my favourite item has to be the earrings! They are amazingly cute!
    http://coinoperatedblogg.blogspot.com/

  74. Vina says:

    this time i don’t really agree with for using that boots. they’re just.. don’t get along with the other outfit i think. a little bit too high maybe?
    i like your gifts. you are so lucky. :)

  75. Tiffany says:

    I love them all, especially the head peice! It looks really good with the red lips!

  76. jules says:

    I love the necklace!

  77. M.E. says:

    Love the accessories. And I’ve been on the fence about open-toed boots for fall. You’ve convinced me. I’ll be rockin them with a dress. Time to get shopping!

  78. Emily says:

    That necklace looks so dainty and delicate yet ferociously painful!
    You are picture perfect Jane, and I hope your style will carry on evolving and growing, as yours is by far the best blog I have stumbled across…
    x

  79. Jess says:

    The headband is so beautiful!

  80. Your outfit is perfect in every way. I love the natural hair headband!!! Genius!
    http://fabulousfindsandco.blogspot.com

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  82. stylista says:

    Those presents are so- wow! The headband is really amazing. Check out my blog at allthingsvogue.blospot.com

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  84. Mollly Rose says:

    Sounds like an amazing package! I can’t believe that the headband is actually made of human hair!

  85. hanna says:

    woah I really love that jewelry! Especially the spiked necklace. does she sell it somewhere?

  86. Slegna says:

    Love love that headband. It just sits well on your hair! Perfect casual outfit, made me smile!

  87. Andrew J says:

    Really cool spiked necklace. Not going to lie though loved the headband until I read what it was made of and then it kinda freaked me out a little lol. Still looks bomb on you though. Have fun in LA and NYC!
    -Andrew J
    Me & Marisa
    http://meandmarisa.wordpress.com

  88. Karin says:

    I love the headband. It’s very pretty!

  89. casey says:

    love it alllll!! expecially the necklace:)

  90. Nata says:

    Once again, you look gorgeous. How you manage to sport an oversized button down shirt with distressed denim and those shoes is beyond me, but you look wonderful. And your blog is just inspiring, and makes someone want to go out there, and chases their dreams. Those handmade creations from Eugenia are enchanting, and seems like they hold a bit of legend in them. (: The headband is divine.
    If you have the time, I have a blog as well.
    XOXO,
    Nata.
    http://www.louisdiamondshoes.blogspot.com

  91. kate says:

    I like this look! Very simple and elegant. :)
    Cheers,
    Kate
    theleftlook.com

  92. Nice outfit. I adore your shoes as usual!

  93. Tiphaine says:

    Beautiful !
    mainchicavenue.blogspot.com

  94. I believe that could be the most splendrous package I have ever laid eyes on. And the photos of you are spot on. Those boots. That chambray men’s shirt. Those Hysteric Glamour jeans. This ensemble is the epitome of perfection. :)

  95. deb says:

    Looks, style, and most important a kind heart.

  96. Snoblak says:

    amazing…how nice of her. love your blog.
    http://snoblak.blogspot.com/

  97. Kim says:

    Your outfit is fantastic! I can’t believe that headband is made from real human hair! It looks wonderful!

  98. Hey Jane,
    i have briefly feaured you in my blog post dated 17 August. Do drop by.
    Keep it cool always!

  99. kimvee says:

    Adorable headband, it’s so cool it looks like your hair color :)

  100. Mepa says:

    Really feeling these gifts! Hey I made a post of my favourite blogs, hope you don’t mind for using you’r foto! You can check it out here http://maalattunumeroilla.blogspot.com/

  101. CoaFA says:

    love the accessories and your look! the real hair kinda creeps me out though

  102. Kate says:

    Those are so epic! the hair headband strikes just the right balance between pretty and creepy…

  103. thesydne says:

    the headband is absolutely
    beautiful!!! ♥

  104. Amalina says:

    Wowww those are some pretty sick stuffs especially the necklace :D

  105. Erica says:

    very cool post and wonderful open boots!

  106. Monika says:

    you shoe collection is just best ever:) Lucky girl:) I love shoes so much:)

  107. This is such an AMAZING outfit on you. Its so simple yet so perfect.

  108. This is such an AMAZING outfit on you. Its so simple yet so perfect.

  109. This is such an AMAZING outfit on you. Its so simple yet so perfect.

  110. anna says:

    love these pieces. she’s obviously very talented. thank you so much for sharing!

  111. Smelly Cat says:

    gorgeous headband. g-o-r-g-e-o-u-s.

  112. dreamsequins says:

    I like it! You and your mom definitely gravitate towards the “tribal” looking accessories/jewelry. Have a wonderful time in LA and NY. Will we be seeing you at Fashion Week? :)

  113. Imogen says:

    wow. I love all of these. So different. It’s beautiful that she made them. You can’t ever buy anything like this. They’re just so quirky and charming.
    I love those boots as well. I never been a great fan of sandal boots but you may have just changed my mind. I love the shoes you did for Urban Outfitters too. I’ve been staring at the boots longingly for weeks. So much so that I even featured you in my first ever blog post. You inspired me to start blogging. Keep it up! xx

  114. Lilli says:

    Hey! I tagged that photo of your shoe wall on my blog. Thanks!

  115. Amalie says:

    I am looking so much forward to your next post – you’re my only true inspiration, from the real, big, world!

  116. aimy says:

    Awesome stuff! Especially the spike necklace.

  117. Delmy says:

    Love the boots!

  118. J A N E says:

    Hi. My name is Jane. I’m super rich and it rocks. My mom, totally wishes she were young again and lives through me and my fame. I don’t mind because she provides me with my $40,000 shoe closet and $100,000 wardrobe. Yeah, it is definitely awesome to be me. I’m 17 and have every single thing I’ve ever wanted…but that wasn’t enough. I had to make a blog so I could show everyone in the world how awesome I am. I mean, if you were the daughter millionaires, wouldn’t you want to show it off too? And please, vendors of the greater Texas area, send me free stuff. I heart free things and I deserve it. And if you don’t want to send it to me, that’s okay. I can just buy it. Black Amex all the freaking way.

  119. Lauren says:

    Hi! You are soooo pretty! And Love the entire look! What are your absolute favorite pair of jeans and shoes? And can you make a post on your skin care routine????

  120. crystal says:

    OMG…I LOVE those boots. Sandals. Boots. Whatever they are. :P

  121. Kristen Sara says:

    Getting mail is so much fun… especially when it comes packaged like this! And I saw a garbage pail kid… i loved collecting those! And your headband and boots and outfit are incredible. In my next life I will look this fabulous…

  122. Ah, the boots are back! Don’t you love parcels? They make my year. One time, I got a mysterious parcel of necklaces from oman, signed off in arabic, and it took two weeks of forsenic investigation to work out where/who they were from!

  123. mayk says:

    fucking AWESOME

  124. Becca says:

    a magical quality indeed! the headband is so unique!
    Loving the margiela boots as always.

  125. Sasi says:

    That flowered braid is adorable!

  126. uti says:

    oh my god!!!!! you’re soooooo beautiful jane,like a princess :)

  127. Paula says:

    Aaah! You are so beautiful and inspiratonal! :)
    I made a short article about You in my blog of inspirations as well. Check it out http://paulaligere.blogspot.com/2009/08/fashionista-of-week-jane-aldridge.html
    It’s quite new still, but I felt almost obligated to write about you! :)
    All the best,
    Paula

  128. monikapl says:

    These shoes are awful. I just cant look at them. Bleeeeeeeee But I like the rest of your clothes and your style. But please reconsider these shoes

  129. Summer says:

    I’m in l-o-v-e with the thorn necklace! So unique!
    Those are just plain genious also- and you know how to wear them!

  130. Munique says:

    Those tan boots are really fab. Practically I would love to have my toes enclosed in winter but stylewise I know those boots will be turning heads.

  131. Sarade says:

    Very curious creations…I enjoyed looking at them and imagining what inspired them!

  132. Annie says:

    shirt and jeans. possibly m,y favourite classic combination…

  133. CZ says:

    i love th spiked necklace ohmy i wnt one toooooooooo
    http://www.jetblackdye.blogspot.com

  134. Well, your so lucky to have those gift. I also love that headband so cute. Wish somebody also send me like that. Anyway, thanks for sharing this post.
    -fern-

  135. Anonymous says:

    You have a wicked style! And so does the girl that made those accesories. AWESOME!!
    Ps. If you could tell what gloss/lipstick you’re wearing I’d be mighty thankful

  136. Wow! this is great good you share this its gonna be a perfect gift so lovely.
    vee

  137. T. says:

    OMG, love this outfit !!

  138. Claire Horridge says:

    I love the open toe boots, your feet look so good in them, you have really cute toes!

  139. Simply beautiful, you mean! This would make an awesome gift. :)
    zaijan

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