Edward Gorey

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In praise of Edward Gorey, style icon.

Today marks 21 years since the death of Edward Gorey, known for his playfully macabre illustrated books. His crosshatched style warped Edwardian settings into worlds so distinctive they’re now described as “Goreyesque”—and today, we’re celebrating how he carried his heightened aesthetic off the page into his personal style. Gorey favored...
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