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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.

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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.

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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.

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Throw Back Thursday: Walt’s Proposal

Walt’s Proposal My Wedding Symposium Episode #2

Greetings My Interweb Friends!

Would you like to hear about how Walt asked me to marry him for this week’s #tbt?

We got together over time as we played in the Sanné Lambert Trio.

A lot of the shows were at the Railway Club here in Vancouver.

We spent quite a bit of time in the back bar on what we dubbed the ‘kissing bench’ and when it came time for the big question, Walt choose the Railway as the location.

Check out this video for more:


What’s  your proposal story? Let me know in the comments below.

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IHS (I have spoken)

Sanné Lambert

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

Walter Brady’s Wife

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FAQ Who wears this stuff?

FAQ Who wears this stuff?

The short answer is you.

Or at least you could be.  We have so many awesome separate pieces that are easily incorporated into anyone’s wardrobe.

Gents, why not wear a VM pocket vest with your suit to the office?

Ladies, perhaps you could mix things up with a long kilt pin skirt and blouse?

If going over the top and standing out in a crowd is your goal, we can help with that too.  Try a corset, crinoline, goggles and stompy boots for maximum impact.

But to get back to the original question, we have a wide and wild client base.

In a single afternoon we could be putting together a steampunk Harley Quinn cosplay,  an alternative grad outfit, a medieval bridal look, something to wear to a fetish night and Burning Man costumes.

Steampunk Outfit

We also do a lot of business with the film industry in Vancouver.  Venus & Mars gear has been used in Supernatural, Once Upon a Time, and Underworld to name a few.  Try not the fangasm too much, nerds.

Oh and of course we are solidly busy for the month of HALLOWEEN.

We have a pile of photos of people in the Venus & Mars outfits but we don’t know who they are.  So starting this week, we premiere Mystery Monday.  We will be picking a picture and posting it.  If you who know who it is, let us know.

AND starting next week,  Who Wears This Stuff Wednesday.  We’ll feature a picture and/or a note from the owners of  VM gear.

Are you someone who wears this stuff?  Let us know in the comments below or better yet, send us a picture and you could be featured!

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Have an excellent Friday,

Devon Dale: Lady Adventurer for Hire