At 6th and Walnut streets in downtown Bloomington, the storefront next to the old Subway sandwich shop is no longer shuttered.
Tuesday was opening day for Cayla Cloke’s new photography-based business called Era Vintage Photos.
On Tuesday afternoon, employees Madison Morgan and Rynn Zimmerman sauntered about on the sidewalk, modeling some fancy renaissance attire and Old West garb, talking to passers-by about the new business.
Cloke told The B Square it’s not just the photographic prints she’s selling—it’s the experience of dressing up in clothes from a different era, and maybe in a whole different guise. “We encourage gender swapping,” Cloke said. She continued, “We also include all sizes, all orientations—you can mix and match how you want.”
For visitors who might feel more comfortable as fairies, Era Vintage Photos has pointy ears on hand: “We don’t just do humans, we also do fae folk as well,” Cloke said. Continue reading “New Bloomington business: Era Vintage Photos invites downtown visitors to dress up for fun”