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Japanese Goth

After the success of Shoichi Aoki’s 2001’s Fruits, I figured it wouldn’t be too long until we had a good picture book of Gothic Lolita style in hand, too. I was wrong. Fruits was followed by Fresh Fruits, and it was cute but still mostly focused on kids that made candy ravers look understated. A […]

h.NAOTO Runway Enchantment

Tokyo’s h.NAOTO is post Punk…post Goth…post Lolita… His otherworldly designs are like a folkloric-punk-victorian-tribal-gothic-fantasy mash-up that will leave you spellbound! Here are some tastings from his Spring/Summer 2009 collection! Make sure to check out h.NAOTO’s enchantment and doom live on the runway. ’09 Spring / Summer By Guest Blogger Lady Lavone of Cabinet of Curiosities

Button Up Bootie

A much younger version of myself once went up to my mother and said, “I want witch shoes”.   “Well, Samantha, Halloween is a few months off.” “No, Mom, I want witch shoes to wear every day.” And so it began.  Before I could even reach the drug store shelf that had the black hair […]

Clothing Drop

Clothing Drop is very likely to turn into a new obsession for me.  It is a new and used Gothic and Lolita shop, with consignments available.  Prices are a TON lower than if you were to purchase directly from the designer, so I’ll be bookmarking it for sure. Some items that caught my eye: H. […]