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A friend sent The Vampire’s Wife this beautiful poem by the Persian poet Rumi and I thought I’d pass it...

When I met Kate Moss she was fourteen or maybe fifteen and a foot shorter than everybody else. Because I was a bit older and had some success...
What costume shall the poor girl wear, To all tomorrow's parties? A hand-me-down dress from who knows where, To all tomorrow's parties...

I bought the picture of the two children above, from a second-hand shop in Notting Hill in the mid-eighties and...

It should be known that we love Soko The Cat. It should be known that we love Soko The Cat....

"As if you were on fire from within. The moon lives in the lining of your skin." Pablo Neruda "Some...

Laura Bailey, model, Vampire’s Wife acolyte and all-round Supreme Being looks celestial in her diaphanous metallic pale blue silk chiffon...

On a snowy day in November 1972, a poor, badly crippled old man left his room on the third floor...

Did you know the Archangel Gabriel, who announced to the Virgin Mary that the Holy Ghost would impregnate her with...

I was standing in the vestibule of a little medieval chapel in Surrey waiting for my knickers to arrive. My...

Headlining the 6th annual Festival of Writing & Ideas in County Carlow, Ireland this weekend, Vampire’s Wife advocate, literary-warrior and...

For a year or so, I attended a school called Dartington Hall in Devon. It was what they called a...

My dress today was delivered by The Vampire’s Wife and I have never been happier with a garment. I’m saving...

I was sitting at the kitchen table brooding. I was worried about a new toile that I had made and...

We can’t stop listening to The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda, the new Alice Coltrane release here at The...

The erotic, the exaggerated and the elegant are interwoven in all the accounts of Dora Maar’s meeting with Picasso in...

We saw something truly humbling on Monday night. – The Gucci Cruise 2018 Show in Florence. Just the most beautiful...

Vampire’s Wife acolyte and general goddess Karen Elson wears the Vampire’s Wife Gold Lamé Street Sweeper at the Jo Malone...

One morning I woke up and found that my husband had spoken this poem into my iPhone while I was...

I am Nijinsky. I am a simple man. I have bad habits. But I want to get rid of them…...

Dear friends of The Vampire’s Wife, No good work is done in a vacuum. And we are essentially the sum...

Congratulations to the astonishing Florence Welch for winning the International Achievement Award at the Ivor Novello’s yesterday. Further congratulations for...

Abélard and Héloïse are one of the most celebrated couples of all time, known for their love affair and for...

I was driving up to London the other day and this song came on the radio and I had to...

Susie walks blissfully through the Ivor Novello Award ceremony in a silver lamé Vampire’s Wife Street Sweeper and a gorgeous...

Soon to be with us! We await it with baited breath! Susie plays with the hem of the new Gold...

The Dance of Life by Edvard Munch painted in 1900 takes place on a bright summer night along the shore...

We adore Victoria Principal here at the Vampire’s Wife. Some of us are even known to do Victoria’s Morning Workout....

The date was 8 May 1373 and in Norwich an obscure woman, now know as Julian, about 30 years old,...

The companion of the Saviour is Mary Magdalene. But Christ loved her more than all the disciples, and used to...

It’s the gorgeous colours of Renoir’s exquisite paintings that have had such an inspiration over us here at The Vampire’s...

We, who are not worthy, found this wonderful little movie about Azzadine Alaïa, fashion’s true genius and the greatest designer...

When Stevie Smith hits, she strikes to the heart’s core. She can sometimes take your breath away with a sudden...

Jan van Huysum was the last of the distinguished still life painters active in the Northern Netherlands in the 17th...

Dominique has worked with Susie for many years and taken the most beautiful and iconic pictures of her in existence....

The original version was never launched because Newton was forced to stop shooting due to personal family issues. Helmut Newton’s...

The Many Ways You Can Marry In ‘high Windows’ your arms are sunset sonnets made of pavement oak filling the...

Actress, model, and former Playboy bunny, Sara Lownds met Dylan while she was still married, but the two became romantically involved soon...

Six stately young women stand like sentinels on a marble parapet atop the Athenian Acropolis. Casual and relaxed, the women...

The amazing Polly Borland and Susie have worked together for years, creating strange and complex images. We love Polly here...

Here at The Vampire’s Wife we have solicited the talents of the notorious Sloan twins – two gifted ladies from...

Karen Dalton was a folk singer and musician who gained fame within the Greenwich Village Beat scene in New York...

“Dress arrived today - Oh my god I’m in LOVE!!!! I took it out of its box to sounds of rapture from my whole team - absolutely obsessed! Thank you!!

On February 26, 1956, Sylvia Plath describes in her journal her first meeting with Ted Hughes... "Then the worst thing...

The most beautiful dress on the most beautiful woman.  The costumes worn by Claudia Cardinale in Luchino Visconti’s 1963 period...

Jane Russell and Marilyn enter the ship ball room for dinner and everyone gasps. The creative union between costume designer...

Delicate, ethereal and feminine, Sissy Spacek’s character, Holly, in Terrence Malick’s 1973 film masterpiece, Badlands, is a pampered young teenager,...

Once I wanted to be the greatest. No wind or waterfall could stall me. And then came the rush of the flood. Stars at night turned deep to dust...

Always watching, always searching.  Miroslav Tichý, the Czech photographer, was a artist and inventor; creating his own cameras from cardboard...

Dakota Johnson on The Today Show in NYC wearing The Vampire's Wife Classic Cate Dress in Black Liberty print. The sign of...

'And although I was burning, you're the only light' Florence Welch  

Janet and Anne Johnstone were twin sisters and British children's book illustrators best known for their delicate, detailed prolific artwork. They...

The divine Florence Welch reading at Letters Live wearing The Vampire's Wife Bronze Fil Coupé Streetsweeper. 

Isabelle Adjani, the greatest of them all! Isabelle Adjani is nothing short of hypnotic, adorable, sexy and mysterious in the...

His ghost is reported to haunt our secret mill in Suffolk.