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June 23rd, 2020 Loading Comments...

This rainbow version of the popular eye choker is specially designed for Pride month, and 100% of the proceeds will be split and donated to two organizations:  Gender Justice League (@genderjusticewa) and The Solutions Not Punishment Collaborative (@snap4freedom).


“Gender Justice League’s mission is to empower all people to eliminate discrimination and prejudice based on sex, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation in Washington State, and to ensure that trans and gender diverse people can live their lives safely, true to themselves, and free from discrimination.”


“THE SOLUTIONS NOT PUNISHMENT COLLABORATIVE IS A BLACK, TRANS-LED, BROAD BASED COLLABORATIVE TO RESTORE AN ATLANTA WHERE EVERY PERSON HAS THE OPPORTUNITY TO GROW AND THRIVE WITHOUT FACING UNFAIR BARRIERS, ESPECIALLY FROM THE CRIMINAL LEGAL SYSTEM.”


The Rainbow Eye Choker is inspired by Surrealism, pop art, and an admiration for understated oddness. Bold and graphic, yet sleek and easy for anyone to wear. 


Link in bio to purchase! ❤
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#rainbowchoker #eyeball #eye #eyechoker #rainbowcollar #rainbow #fashion #handmade #surrealism #surrealiststyle #allseeingeye #apatico #allthecolors #gothgoth #gothicfashion #eyeballchoker #pride (at Seattle, Washington)
https://www.instagram.com/p/CBysarrpbjF/?igshid=1qc9w4qk1wa3w

June 15th, 2020 Loading Comments...

🖤 My dear friend @samanthareiofficial and I did a collaboration a few years ago and we wanted to find more ways to raise money for charities. We are selling our headbands, wrist cuff and harness collaboration with 100% proceeds to benefit the Tamir Rice foundation.


🖤 The Tamir Rice Foundation invests in the growth and enrichment of all children through after-school programs in arts and culture by allowing them to express their truth to improve their lives as they grow into young adults.


🖤 The Tamir Rice Foundation also seeks to advocate for police reform by advocating to change laws and implement new policies for the system with community oversight for police accountability and community reform dialogue.


🖤 To get a piece of your own, check out the accessories section of Samantha Rei’s website, SamanthaRei.com (direct link in my stories!) 100% custom sizing is available for all pieces!
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#SamanthaRei #Minneapolis #projectrunway #fashion #smallbusiness #shopsmall #shopblack #leather
#headband #cuffbracelet #gothic #fashionwitch #plussize #harness #apatico #gothgoth #darkaesthetic #gothicfashion #leatherharness #leatheraccessories (at Minneapolis, Minnesota)
https://www.instagram.com/p/CBeZJ15JBup/?igshid=1m5yqoi79uu4z

May 27th, 2020 Loading Comments...

In between orders and trying to get caught up, I’ve been making new things here and there - like this spiked leo collar. Right now I’m really into clear pvc paired with gold hardware. For years and years, it was silver hardware or nothing for me. Trying to source the same hardware across multiple finishes is close to impossible, but I try to offer both (or more) when I can. If it isn’t listed in the ordering options, just ask! I’ll do my best to make it happen.
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#choker #collar #necklace #lioncollar
#lionchoker #vinylcollar #clearpvc #goldspikes #baroque #baroquepunk #fashion #statementaccessories #opulent #goldlion #apatico #editorialfashion #seattlefashion #gothgoth #alternativefashion #spikedcollar (at Seattle, Washington)
https://www.instagram.com/p/CAtJQWWJY0b/?igshid=k74u81n594v6

May 26th, 2020 Loading Comments...

Repost @newo_imagery of stunning @rosalimonata wearing the harness mini crown!


“What better way to beat away the creative blues than to take a break from self portraits and remote shoot with some fellow creatives!


Made a mini shrine to @rosalimonata for this one! Nothing like a love of candles and some gorgeous purple 💜”


Model: @rosalimonata
Corset: @twilight_siren_lingerie
Backdrop: @katebackdropuk
Crown: @apatico
Lit by: @interfitphotouk
Photo: @newo_imagery
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#shrine #alteditorial #lockdownportrait #remoteshooting #wishyouwerehere #creativesinlockdown #corset #apatico #harness #headpiece #gothgoth #darkaesthetic #fashion
https://www.instagram.com/p/CAqyqekpMNJ/?igshid=1qgvtwqk571wn

May 17th, 2020 Loading Comments...

If ever a word could sum up a collective #currentmood - the Fxxk Choker Collar in collaboration with @anhedonie_ - 20% of the sales of this collaboration are donated to #raices
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#choker #collar #necklace #purplepvc #yellowpvc #yellowaesthetic #purpleaesthetic #apatico #anhedonie #gothgoth #clubkids #editorialfashion #fashion #accessories #itsamood #productphotography
https://www.instagram.com/p/CATZv6ZJQka/?igshid=ljswj2riqk6l

May 13th, 2020 Loading Comments...

Repost from the talented, amazing @tentaclehaus wearing the FXXK Choker in purple, a collaboration with @anhedonie - 20% of purchase price is donated to #raices


FUCK wearing purple metallic eyeshadows and going on a walk with all the spring pollen in the air made my eyes freak the FUCK out yesterday. I don’t miss going to work like that. But I do love purple eyeshadow. #purplemakeup #purpleeyeshadow #purplehaze
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#choker #collar #purple #purplepvc #apatico #anhedonie #fashion #gothgoth #alternativefashion #statementnecklace #accessories (at Seattle, Washington)
https://www.instagram.com/p/CAI774QJnJe/?igshid=ye8vbp1j6pqa

May 10th, 2020 Loading Comments...

Tfw you finally get the fog machine working. 💖☁️


These are the hands that make every single item, every order. Not the prettiest hands, and they’re certainly dry right now from all the handwashing (wash your hands!), but they’re mine. The press-on nails make me feel a little bit more elegant.


Wearing the holographic cuff o ring bracelets in pink.
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#bracelet #cuffbracelet #holographic #iridescent #clearpvc #rainbow #holo #pastelaesthetic #gothgoth #alternativefashion #gothaccessories #witchyfashion #magical #instafashion #productphotography #fashion #statementaccessories #apatico #wardrobestylist #kawaiigoth #editorial
(at Seattle, Washington)
https://www.instagram.com/p/CABX4YIJTkZ/?igshid=4pkgz54oroei

May 6th, 2020 Loading Comments...

Eye See You choker collar. How do you like the pink? I think I need to make this in every color 👀 #apatico (at Seattle, Washington)
https://www.instagram.com/p/B_2sGu-J89r/?igshid=1bdyok95nhj0i

May 5th, 2020 Loading Comments...

💖💖💖 Some might know this, some might not, but I do almost all of the @apatico product photography myself. On May 1st I was supposed to move all photography equipment into a designated, secondary studio space. Unfortunately that is delayed because the current tenant of that space is an installation artist. With museums closed, her work is in limbo, and so we’ve all agreed to delay all the moving. I’m super lucky to have a rad business landlord; super lucky to have a designated workspace at all. In the meantime though I’ve been playing with party lights and smoke machines in my living room. These were shot at the beginning of WA stay home order.

This is the Centaurus Choker Collar in iridescent PVC, with AB glass crystals. (at Seattle, Washington)
https://www.instagram.com/p/B_0vKKgpbde/?igshid=19dnhzl2apeg5

May 3rd, 2020 Loading Comments...

❤ Hello, it’s been a bit! It’s been very difficult to work on orders the past few weeks, with limited access to my studio space. What orders I could bring home to work on, I did. Some orders were impossible to work on at home (primarily leather items as the equipment I use is not portable) and I am very sorry for the delay on those, and very thankful for your patience. In the meantime, I kept busy making face masks like many other creatives and played around with product photography in my living room.

My state, WA, has extended the stay at home order to May 31st. However, tomorrow begins phase one of the plan to as allow some businesses to reopen. I will be resuming work in my studio, alone, and begin making, processing, and shipping all orders as normal. I’ll also be looking into a more streamlined local pickup option.

It’s a really scary and uncertain time for so many small businesses and I’m no exception - dealing with anxiety, lack of motivation, imposter syndrome, and depression all heightened by the current state of things as well. I’m so grateful for every bit of support, always, but especially now.

Shown here is the Heart Shaped Harness Bra, which is one of the orders I was able to make and ship out in the past few weeks. I love it in the translucent red pvc.

Xoxo, Megan ❤❤❤ (at Seattle, Washington)
https://www.instagram.com/p/B_vdKG5pQk7/?igshid=jy0j4834wc9h

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