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FAQ: What is Steampunk?

FAQ: What is Steampunk?

This has been the summer of the steampunk wedding here at Venus & Mars.  We’ve had so many awesome couples looking for outfits or accessories to steampunk their wedding.  We’ve also had a lot of wedding guest looking for ensembles and answers.  So many people want to know, what exactly is steampunk? I have some […]
Join Me on the Corner of Fashion and Function: Festival Pocket Belt

Join Me on the Corner of Fashion and Function: Festival Pocket Belt

I grew up in Mission. Every August there was a big folk music festival in Heritage Park. Everyone would go. My drama class would fund raise by running the parking and as an added bonus we got to get into the festival for free.  There were dozens of booths selling all kinds of interesting trinkets […]
Problem: It’s Hot. Solution: KILTS

Problem: It’s Hot. Solution: KILTS

Problem: Summer is here and it’s hot.  Solution: KILTS. Seriously, kilts are amazing. They look great with everything, they’re super manly (and sexy) and when there’s a breeze they’re your own personal air conditioner. Luckily for you we have a variety of styles and colours of kilts.  Bonus they’re designed by Sanne and made right […]
Where Do I Wear This?

Where Do I Wear This?

One of our most frequently asked question is “where do you wear this?”. It’s a question that comes in many forms.  Some people ask “who wears this stuff” and others ask “how would you describe what you’re selling”. The bottom line is that we do not carry what H&M carries and it confuses people. I […]
Go Stealth Goth with the New Lace-Up Crop Top

Go Stealth Goth with the New Lace-Up Crop Top

Guys, I have a new favourite thing from Venus & Mars. Seriously, I had to get one before they were even tagged and out for sale.  And I have been wearing it non-stop since I got it. Are you ready for this life changing accessory?  It’s the fresh new handmade lace-up crop top. If you’ve […]