Posted on Leave a comment

FAQ – Do you have a Website?

FAQ – Do you have a Website?

Why yes, yes we do.  Prepare for your mind to be blown, you’re on it right now!

Seriously though guys,  we do have a website.  Like all the clothing, it is designed and put together by the shop’s rock star owner,  Sanne Lambert.

All the pictures are taken by Sanne and the staff.  All the product descriptions and blogs are written by Sanne and me (Devon).

So what do you think of the website?  Is there anything that could make it better?  Let us know in the comments below.

Also if you dig it, why not share it on Facebook and Twitter and Instagram?

Keep being awesome,

Devon Dale: Lady Adventurer for Hire

Posted on 1 Comment

VICKY WALKS! QUEEN VICTORIA DAY VENUS & MARS ONLINE FASHION SHOW

VICKY WALKS! QUEEN VICTORIA DAY VENUS & MARS ONLINE FASHION SHOW

Welcome to the future nerdlings!

Here at Venus & Mars we really dig Victoria Day. The weather is gorgeous, the birds are chirping and it’s just a fabulous time to wear a corset.

This year we decided to have a fashion show in good old Vicky’s honour.

Typical fashion shows are rad but we decided to one up it and premier our Vicky Walks on Google Hangouts so the idea was that you can watch from your bed in your pjs while eating an entire tub of ice cream. Because it’s 2014 and the future is now!

It didn’t quite go according to plan…

 

Good Intended Victoria Day Fashion Show Hangout:

 

Victoria Day Fashion Show Hangout Debacle. Skip ahead to 15:30 for our comments:

 

You’re welcome.

Know someone else who might enjoy this? Share it on Facebook and Twitter.

See you in the interwebz,

Devon Dale: Lady Adventurer for Hire

Posted on Leave a comment

#TBT – The JOP Threatens to Leave the Ceremony!

#TBT – The JOP Threatens to Leave the Ceremony!

Happy Throwback Thursday!

Weddings can be stressful especially when the person performing the ceremony threatens to leave before the bride can even get there!

Gather ‘round children for Sanne to tell us a story of hotrods, alternative lifestyle prejudice and her super sister.

Check out part 3 of  Sanne and Walter’s “Crash Our Wedding”  Throwback Thursday in the video below:

What’s the most alternative wedding you’ve ever been to?  Let us know about it in the comments below!

Make sure you catch the rest of the story by signing up for the Venus & Mars Steampunk Tempest!

Until next time,

Devon Dale: Lady Adventurer for Hire

PS: Only five more sleeps til  VICKY WALKS  Monday May 19. 2014  Victoria Day at High Noon. You in?

 

Posted on Leave a comment

Who Wears this Stuff Wednesdays: Jenna

Who Wears this Stuff Wednesdays: Jenna

Inquiring minds want to know: who exactly wears this stuff?

Meet Jenna (#yayJenna).  She is 27 different shades of awesome and we love her.  She is an accomplished cosplayer, artist, writer, model and all around wicked awesome human being.

Not only has Jenna been a fan of the store for 8 years (she got her grad dress from us) but she is also one of our Living Mannequins.  You may recognize her from the ‘Ladies’  icon on our homepage.

Check out our VM-terview below in which Jenna tells us about her experience being a living mannequin:

 

Do you want to be featured on Who Wears This Stuff Wednesdays?  Let us know in the comments below.

Digging this? Share it out on Facebook or Twitter.

Want to make sure you never miss a VM-terview?  Sign up for our e- list here.

Until next time,

Devon Dale: Lady Adventurer for Hire

PS: ALERT! Coming up next Monday May 19. 2014  Victoria Day at High Noon: Venus&Mars Presents VICKY WALKS an online fashion show.

Posted on Leave a comment

Mystery Monday #2 May 5, 2014

Mystery Monday #2 May 12, 2014

Interwebs Activate!!!   FORM OF… a Sleuth:

From VM’s inception in 1993 until the closing of our 2nd location in New Westminster BC , Canada  (July 2009)  Venus&Mars has sold thousands of gowns.

Consequently, we have hundreds pictures of mystery beauties in their vm swag.

Can you help indentify them?

Check out the photos below…

Mystery Monday 2 Mystery Monday 2

 

Is this you or do you know this person?

Let us know in the comments below or better yet email us: devon@venusandmars.biz

This would be late 90’s or early millennia.

I can’t remember taking this photo, but it’s possible that staff took it. (Colleen, maybe?)

Were you going to a masquerade or did you wear it for grad or a special wedding? Inquiring minds want to know…

I’m very nostalgic about the gown. Ooohh look at that fabric and the trim and it hangs so nicely ahhh and the cloak…

Can you help find this mystery beauty? Search it out on Facebook or Twitter.

Want to know more about VM?  Join our e-list.

All the love,

Sanné

Designer, Owner & Founder of Vancouver’s Goth Nirvana – Venus&Mars Clothing

PS: ALERT! Coming up next Monday May 19. 2014  Victoria Day at High Noon: Venus&Mars Presents VICKY WALKS an online fashion show.