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Three MORE Things you NEED at a Festival

Okay listen up kids, a few weeks ago we discussed Three Things You Need at a Festival. Well, I’ve been thinking and I’m pretty sure I missed a couple of keys things in that list so here we go, Three More Things You Need at a Festival. Proper Footwear You will probably be spending the […]

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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 […]

Alternative bride gown

Help! I’m an Alternative Bride who doesn’t want a Traditional Dress!

Hey alternative, punk, steampunk, goth and indie brides I’m talking to you. Wedding dress shopping is hard and dumb.  Trust me, I know. Last October, I got married.  I ended up with a very traditional dress and I hated it.  I still hate it. Other people’s opinions of what I should wear steered me away […]

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Be a Goddess, Get a Gown

As of July 1, 2017 we have been in business for 24 years. Back in the day we used to specialize in grad and wedding gowns.  We still have a ton of really awesome gowns but we’ve diversified to include more festival and steampunk gear. What does that mean?  Well basically, if you know someone […]

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Featured Product: Crinolines

The morning is grey.  There is a light drizzle that seems like the sky can’t decide whether it wants to explode in a rainstorm or lighten up to a sunny day.  Everyone walks with the heads down, umbrellas up and black jackets zipped up.  Today feels like an angsty teenager.  It’s not bad and it’s […]

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4 Easy Steps to Convince your Boss to have Tutu Tuesdays

Working in an office sucks when you’re not a muggle.  You have to come and go according to someone else’s schedule.  You have to sit at a computer without browsing the internet.  You have to make small talk with people who have no idea that you are secretly a weirdo.  Worst of all, you have […]

Ladies Steampunk Tails Pocket Vest

Feature Product: Steampunk Vests

Is there anything better than a vest? I’m serious.  I mean chocolate is great and I love movies as much as the next person but when it comes to clothing the vest has a special place in my heart. Maybe its my bias toward steampunk, maybe it’s my love of gentlemen. But either way it […]

Gentleman Vest

Learn to be a Gentleman (in 3 easy steps)

Hey guys, it’s time for some real talk.  In a world full of negativity it’s easy to behave like a cad when you should be acting like a gentleman.  But, trust me, you will feel so much better if you take the gentlemanly road. A gentleman isn’t defined by gender.  I think anyone can be […]

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Buy VM Gear Without Putting on Pants

Put on your imagination caps, I’m going to take you on a magical journey. Let’s pretend you live in Hope, BC. You want to have an awesome steampunk party to celebrate your birthday. You don’t have a car or means of getting out of Hope so you cruise around the local shops but you can’t […]