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FAQ: What is Cosplay?

In less than 2 weeks, we will be vending at one of our favourite events, Anime Revolution! We also have so much fun at anime events: everyone is super friendly and happy to be there, we get to learn about the latest news in geek culture and best of all we get to see everyone’s […]

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How to Tie Your Own Corset (a refresher course)

Hey Guys! We posted this way back in January but it’s still one of our most frequently asked questions. I thought I’d re-post it to give everyone a refresher. Happy corseting! Love, Devon How to tie your own corset The most frequently question I get asked when selling a corset is: “Do you come with […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Gothic High Tea and Vicky Walks

Happy Victoria Day! I hope that you got the day off and that you’re relaxing on a patio in the sun somewhere. We will be open for our holidays hours (11am – 5pm) so if you’re in the area you should drop by and say hello.  If you’re not in the area then you should […]

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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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Fresh New Handmade: Tails Pocket Belt

I love to be fancy.  Bring on the gowns, tuxedos and cloaks.  There isn’t a pair of long gloves and tiara in the world that I would turn down. Do you know what I hate?  Having nowhere to put my things.  My phone is basically another limb, I need my lipstick with me at all […]

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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 […]

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Make It Vancouver is less than One Month Away!

Holy smokes, Make It Vancouver is less than one month away.  We are so excited to be participating in the Make It show for the first time ever.  Sanne has been super busy making all kinds of new things and restocking sold out things.  What kind of things?  How about underbust holster vests, tails pocket […]

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New Fresh Handmade: Side Skirt with Lace

Do you ever put on a piece of clothing and immediately feel transported to another time and place?  That’s how I felt when I first tried on the side skirt with lace.  There is something about the asymmetry of that skirt that screams elvish princess to me. I stepped into the dressing room as Devon […]