6 May '17

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Prong – Jewellery with an Edge

Prong – Jewellery with an Edge

Made from materials such as rubber and spikes with beads festooning the items like drops of blood. Prong is for the power dressers, and while some are still very feminine, it’s the type of female allure you may have to kneel down to. The range varies in style but maintains that je ne sais quoi which makes it quintessentially and noticeably Prong throughout. From a steampunk...

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20 Nov '16

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Hysteria Machine

Hysteria Machine

A name that’s fast becoming de rigueur in the alternative fashionista circuit, Hysteria Machine can be seen adorning the bold and the beautiful at many a European festival or gotherati event. With the likes of musical elite such as Lindsay Schhoolcraft from Cradle of Filth, Dianne van Gierbergen from Schoolcraft Xandria, Niha-Ceta from Other Day, as well as the band Eleine. Then...

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19 Jun '16

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Faerie Tale Gothic

Faerie Tale Gothic

A Faerie Goth-mother if there ever was one, this lovely soul adds her little...

18 Feb '16

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Goths on a Bus to Mera Luna

Goths on a Bus to Mera Luna

M’era Luna sprung from the ashes of Zillo festival in 2000 and has not...

13 Jul '15

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A Morbid Fascination

A Morbid Fascination

Goth has always had the touch of macabre about it. The themes bubbling up...

29 Jun '15

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M’era Luna – a chat with...

M’era Luna – a chat with the organisers

Germany certainly seems to be the mecca for fans of alternative music these...

5 Jun '15

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Alchemy Artwork

Alchemy Artwork

Alchemy was established in England over 30 years ago (in 1977) and is one of...

11 Feb '15

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Kambriel – Twenty years of dar...

Kambriel – Twenty years of dark fashion

Kambriel is a well-known name and household fashion brand in the American Goth...

9 Jul '14

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Phaze Clothing Interview

Phaze Clothing Interview

While the ideal is to be cunningly adroit at wielding a sewing machine or have...

6 Apr '14

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Waisted Creations

Waisted Creations

Corsetry has always been a staple in my wardrobe, the mix and match options...

19 Feb '14

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Sinister Clothing Interview

Sinister Clothing Interview

Sinister clothing is a well-known brand which you’ll come across in almost...

11 Oct '13

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Eiko Ishioka’s Dracula Designs

Eiko Ishioka’s Dracula Designs

The vampire has become one of the most alluring and sensual screen monsters,...

28 Aug '13

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London Edge Preview

London Edge Preview

London Edge, now in its 14th year, is the biggest exhibition of alternative...

17 Aug '13

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Vampires: A Gothic Affair

Vampires: A Gothic Affair

The first recorded use of the term Vampire (or the interchangeable Vampyre) in...

10 Aug '13

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The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For ...

The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing

Steampunk. The newest genre to take the alternative world by storm since the...

16 Jul '13

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The Gothic Wedding Dress

The Gothic Wedding Dress

Until Queen Victoria popularised the white wedding gown in the 19th Century...