31 Oct '11

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Illamasqua Halloween Ball & Freak Perfume Lau...

Illamasqua Halloween Ball & Freak Perfume Launch

A fitting time to launch their first fragrance, Halloween and their third birthday, Illamasqua partnered with The Last Tuesday Society to help fill the Georgian tunnels beneath the Strand with the sights and scents of Freaky Fashionistas. Joe Corre, Joint MD of Illamasqua, opened the proceedings and then gave the stage to what can only be described as a dancing octopus. Indeed with...

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23 Sep '11

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London Edge Autumn 2011

London Edge Autumn 2011

Things seemed a bit slower starting this year but by the end of it many of the traders were beaming. Another good year for sales to all corners of the globe proving the alternative doesn’t go out of fashion! Managing Director of LondonEdge, Carole Hunter, noted particular trends in the origin of the buyers: “we’ve noticed sharp increases this season from nations such as...

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24 Aug '11

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Mina’s Red Gown returns to Whi...

Mina’s Red Gown returns to Whitby

There is no doubt that Mina Harker’s red bustle dress that splashes its...

15 Aug '11

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Running an Alternative Business

Running an Alternative Business

Goth has always championed the DIY ethic and incubated the creative talents of...

28 Jul '11

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Interview with Dave Vanian

Interview with Dave Vanian

Dave Vanian needs no introduction, he is a legend as much for his...

21 Jul '11

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Not just skin deep – stories in alte...

Not just skin deep – stories in alternative adornment

Maternity ward seedlings, row by row, each tagged and largely homogeneous in...

18 Jul '11

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Interview with Alex Box

Interview with Alex Box

Alex Box talks about her goth roots, her visions and ideas of the alternative...

7 Jul '11

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Illamasqua – making-up history

Illamasqua – making-up history

From the First Dynasty in Egypt where the woman lined their eyes with khol...

6 Jul '11

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Illamasqua – An alternative to...

Illamasqua – An alternative to make-up

In the two and a half short years of its life Illamasqua has become a beacon...

30 Jun '11

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Worldwide Gothic by Natasha Scharf

Worldwide Gothic by Natasha Scharf

Last Thursday I headed into town to the private viewing of Worldwide Gothic,...

20 Jun '11

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Wave Gotik Treffen – The Gothi...

Wave Gotik Treffen – The Gothic Pilgrimage

Wave Gotik Treffen in Leipzig is one of those things you can’t really...

2 May '11

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Oh I do like to be beside the Seasid...

Oh I do like to be beside the Seaside

Promanading on Brighton beach is nothing without a hat! So it was with this in...

29 Apr '11

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Brute Force Corsetry

Brute Force Corsetry

If you go to festivals and are into corsets chances are Thomas has clasped...

27 Apr '11

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Dracula Clothing

Dracula Clothing

Dracula Clothing is fast becoming a name in accessible, affordable steampunk...

15 Apr '11

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Berít New York’s Fall collection

Berít New York’s Fall collection

I caught my first glimpse of Berít New York’s Fall collection at London...

29 Mar '11

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Getting Steamy at London Edge

Getting Steamy at London Edge

There was a definite buzz around London Edge this year. Even on the first day...