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The Best Summer Goth Skirt

The Best Summer Goth Skirt

If you’re living in Vancouver, you’ve probably been basking in the glorious heat wave we’ve had this May.  It’s nearly Summer now and while we love patio drinks, us pale goth kids are getting concerned once again about what we can wear in the blazing heat.

Fear not, children of the night,  I have a solution for you.

Let me introduce you to the circle square skirt.  It comes in both a long and short variation.

The lightweight fabric is breezy and comfortable in like, you know, a dark and mysterious sort of way.  The kerchief hem is just the right amount of Morticia Addams without being too costumey. You can wear it with a corset or a tank top and it still looks awesome.

Best of all they’re a little bit like the jeans in the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants: they fit everyone.  The elastic wait means they’re as comfortable as yoga pants (not that I own yoga pants…) and that your skirt will fit your size 12 booty and your bestie’s size 6 booty.

So do not hide in the depth of basement all summer long fellow gothlings, get your butt down to 324 West Hastings and grab yourself a circle square skirt.

How do you alter your goth clothing to beat the heat?  Let us know in the comments below.

Do you know someone who needs a circle square skirt?   Why not share this with them on facebook or twitter?

Until next time,

Devon Dale: Lady Adventurer for Hire

 

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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

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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.

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See you in the interwebz,

Devon Dale: Lady Adventurer for Hire

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#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?

 

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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.

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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.