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 bit of magic atop your outfits to make sure you’ll be the belle of the ball! Indeed I have attended a number of extravagant events sporting her feathers, horns and floral creations to aid the transformation from mundane to magical! Her work has a light, enchanted feel perfect for that fairy-goth look....

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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 really featured much on our British Alternative Festival calendars up until now with the majority of the crowd being pulled from Germany and neighbouring countries. But all that is about to change! Enter Ade Atkins, the driving force (excuse the pun!) behind the Goths on a Bus tour which facilitates the black...

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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...

15 Mar '14

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Alternative Models – Inspiring Indiv...

Alternative Models – Inspiring Individuals part II

The alternative look has always appealed to me and I am, and always have been...

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...

29 Apr '13

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World Goth Day “This Is Goth&#...

World Goth Day “This Is Goth”

World Goth Day is almost upon us once again, now in its fifth year – what...