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All Dolled Up: Meet Ypsilanti's Alex Tinsley

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Alex Tinsley resides in Ypsilanti, where she maintains her fair complexion by working on patterns for her knitting website dull-roar.com and, less frequently, writing for her fashion and lifestyle blog, bombasine.com. Tinsley says she dabbles in the dark arts — fortune telling, tarot cards, crystals, and the like — although she confesses that she "doesn't actually believe a whiff of it." Of her style, she cites Marceline the Vampire Queen as her fashion icon, and adds "it's midnight somewhere."

Top, TJ Maxx: $9

Pants, Anthropologie: $40

Shoes, thrift shop: $12

Hat: Hand-knit, pattern available at dull-roar.com

Quill Necklace, New York street vendor: $15

Bat Skull Necklace, Fab.com: $32

Crystal Necklace, Precious Hardware at the Rust Belt Market: $45

Bag, Navali: $99

Sunglasses, garage sale: $3

TOTAL...$255

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