Alice Auaa is a dark couture house we have long loved here at Haute Macabre, having featured many of their fantastical, phantasmagorical runway shows and collections over the years. Avant-garde, romantic designs that deal in dualities such as beauty and decay, light and shadow, designer Yasutaka Funakoshi of Alice Auaa filters these concepts through a […]
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 […]
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
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 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. […]
Thank, you, Japan. Eyepatches from Supparate System.