How To Be Pandemic Chic

How To Be Pandemic Chic

Hi Friends, We are still closed. We want to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has shopped online this week. Every single order is helping us get through these crazy times and we really appreciate your support. THANK YOU! Free shipping is still available in Canada if you want to support your local Goth/ ...
Hosiery and Help

Hosiery and Help

Hey friends, We hope you’re doing well in this tough time. Isolation can be really hard. It’s important that you do what you can to maintain your well being. For some people that might mean that you establish a routine that you stick to everyday, for others it might mean that you exercise regularly, and ...
How to Closet Cosplay 

How to Closet Cosplay 

Most of us are spending a lot more time at home right now. Some of you may be getting to the point where you’ve watched everything you want to watch on Netflix, your house is clean and organized, and you’ve read all your books – twice. It’s time to change things up. Let me introduce ...
What to Wear in Quarantine

What to Wear in Quarantine

We’re going through some uncertain times right now what with this global pandemic and all. It’s important and serious and everyone needs to do their part whether it’s washing your hands, social distancing or taking care of people who are vulnerable. It’s also a super anxious and stressful time and quarantine can be boring. Sometimes ...
Store Closure and COVID-19

Store Closure and COVID-19

Hey Friends,  As you may have noticed, we’ve closed the store. It was a difficult decision to make but we ultimately decided that it was the best option for our staff and our customers. If you can, we urge you to stay at home, practice social distancing and practice good hygiene (like washing your hands) ...
How to Steampunk at Any Price Point

How to Steampunk at Any Price Point

Steampunk is a really cool and interesting way to do a take on a costume but it can also get really expensive. We are here to help. Whether you’re going to a Halloween party or a convention, here is how to Steampunk at any price point. Cheap and Easy Steampunk Costume You probably already have ...

Venus & Mars is a small business located in the heart of Gastown, Vancouver, BC. We have been providing quality, handmade, alternative clothing since 1993. Everything Venus & Mars is designed by shop owner, Sanne Lambert, and made in Vancouver. We started out making Goth and Victorian alternative formal wear but over the past decade we have morphed into including pieces for steampunk, cosplay, festival costumes, and LARP gear. Now, we provide awesome people with clothing for weddings, grad, Burning Man, conventions are everyday life. We have also been featured in some film and television. Please visit our About Page for a comprehensive list. Want to stay up to date on what we’re up to? Join our mailing list to get weekly blog posts delivered to your inbox. Or follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.