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gothiccharmschool:

blkstiletto:

Custom dyed #vintage #fluevog #swordfish boots 💜

Hello, boots of my dreams. 

Sooo, this is the style of boots that I won on eBay! ::coos “my precious” over them::

fucknofiretruck said: I will struggle to impress How excited I am for you right now. I’m sure I have a gif bit I’m in bed on my phone and it is warm. BUT really! That cheap! I how they are in God condition, any plans for them?

The ones I scored are in really good condition - only some minor scuffs on the toes! I’m probably going to replace the laces with black satin ribbons.

gothiccharmschool:

blkstiletto:

Custom dyed #vintage #fluevog #swordfish boots 💜

Hello, boots of my dreams. 

Sooo, this is the style of boots that I won on eBay! ::coos “my precious” over them::

fucknofiretruck said: I will struggle to impress How excited I am for you right now. I’m sure I have a gif bit I’m in bed on my phone and it is warm. BUT really! That cheap! I how they are in God condition, any plans for them?

The ones I scored are in really good condition - only some minor scuffs on the toes! I’m probably going to replace the laces with black satin ribbons.

heavydread:

http://m.vice.com/en_ca/read/tree-punk-0000256-v21n3?Contentpage=10

This is a gorgeous shot of the Suspiria gown by the sister of my heart, kambriel. Someday I will own that gown, oh yes. 

heavydread:

http://m.vice.com/en_ca/read/tree-punk-0000256-v21n3?Contentpage=10

This is a gorgeous shot of the Suspiria gown by the sister of my heart, kambriel. Someday I will own that gown, oh yes. 

To be filed under: I knew I should have purchased multiples of this! From the Newport News catalog in 2008-2009 -ish. I have one in black, and it’s one of my favorite blouses. This, Snarklings, is why we keep an eye on what mainstream fashion is doing; sometimes mainstream fashion follows our whims.

To be filed under: I knew I should have purchased multiples of this! From the Newport News catalog in 2008-2009 -ish. I have one in black, and it’s one of my favorite blouses. This, Snarklings, is why we keep an eye on what mainstream fashion is doing; sometimes mainstream fashion follows our whims.

Congratulations to Amy Crook! You are the lucky winner of the ten free listings on Velvet Garden! The clever and lovely Velvet Garden people will be contacting you about your prize.
Thank you to everyone who entered!
gothiccharmschool:

Gothic Charm School + Velvet Garden GIVEAWAY!
Velvet Garden is a clothing and accessories resale site run by gothy types for gothy types. They’ve been around for ages, and are one of my favorite window-shopping sites.
Now YOU, you lucky Snarkling, have the chance to win ten free listings on Velvet Garden! Yes, a chance to clear out your closet and sell your things to a huge audience of goths and other spooky types, without the listing fees!
HOW TO ENTER:
Favorite and/or reblog this post! (Reblog only the once, please, no flooding people’s dash.)
~and~
"Like" Velvet Garden on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Velvet-Garden/111834280226
~and~ 
Follow Velvet Garden on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Velvet_Garden
On Tuesday, April 8th,  the winner will be chosen randomly from the list of people who do all three of those things! So what are you waiting for? Do those things, then go browse Velvet Garden to find pretty things you certainly need. 

Congratulations to Amy Crook! You are the lucky winner of the ten free listings on Velvet GardenThe clever and lovely Velvet Garden people will be contacting you about your prize.

Thank you to everyone who entered!

gothiccharmschool:

Gothic Charm School + Velvet Garden GIVEAWAY!

Velvet Garden is a clothing and accessories resale site run by gothy types for gothy types. They’ve been around for ages, and are one of my favorite window-shopping sites.

Now YOU, you lucky Snarkling, have the chance to win ten free listings on Velvet Garden! Yes, a chance to clear out your closet and sell your things to a huge audience of goths and other spooky types, without the listing fees!

HOW TO ENTER:

Favorite and/or reblog this post! (Reblog only the once, please, no flooding people’s dash.)

~and~

"Like" Velvet Garden on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Velvet-Garden/111834280226

~and~ 

Follow Velvet Garden on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Velvet_Garden

On Tuesday, April 8th,  the winner will be chosen randomly from the list of people who do all three of those things! So what are you waiting for? Do those things, then go browse Velvet Garden to find pretty things you certainly need. 

PSA for gothy types on a budget

Make sure you take a look at cheapassgoth. Because maybe by looking at one of the auctions they’ve found, you end up looking at other auctions by the same seller, and then you manage to score a pair of vintage Fluevog Swordfish boots for under $10. 

(It was a miracle. A miracle being a seller who took really bad photos, had no idea what the boots actually were, and listed them as “pointy-toe goth boots, used”. When the universe presents you with this sort of opportunity, you scrape together whatever available cash you have, beseech the Dread Spirits of Ebay, and obsessively watch the auction.)

FLUEVOG SWORDFISH BOOTS! These boots are older than some of you. Oh, how I longed for them when they hit the stores, and OH, how they were out of my budget. WELL THEY’RE MINE NOW!

What a darkly-elegant bouquet!

What a darkly-elegant bouquet!

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But sometimes the pouty bat face is the only appropriate response!

Happy International Sir Terry Pratchett Day!

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Art by Paul Kidby

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michaelmontoure:

To be filed under: Things that Auntie Jillie ( gothiccharmschool ) would not appreciate as a Christmas gift.

YOU ARE SO RIGHT. 
Why? People, spiders are perfectly capable of building webs ANYWHERE. They do not need pre-fab homes!
(Yes, I know that spiders are helpful creatures and not really out to terrorize me. This knowledge does nothing to lessen my phobia.) 

michaelmontoure:

To be filed under: Things that Auntie Jillie ( gothiccharmschool ) would not appreciate as a Christmas gift.

YOU ARE SO RIGHT. 

Why? People, spiders are perfectly capable of building webs ANYWHERE. They do not need pre-fab homes!

(Yes, I know that spiders are helpful creatures and not really out to terrorize me. This knowledge does nothing to lessen my phobia.) 

But on the fall 2014 runways, a new aspect of the 1990s was highlighted. Gothic looks reminiscent of those seen in the 1996 film “The Craft” were seen left and right at the shows of top designers and labels, such as Erdem, Marios Schwab, Emporio Armani, Katie Gallagher and Mark and Estel. These gothic looks included a lot of black dresses, boots, tights and choker necklaces.
Fashion Times, flagged for me by my “gothic” alert on Google News. Now to hope this trend trickles down to the mainstream retailers, and then to the clearance racks!
theundead80s:

Beautiful!!!

And here we have Actual Elder Vampire Dave Vanian, surveying his assembled court and deciding who lives and who dies.

theundead80s:

Beautiful!!!

And here we have Actual Elder Vampire Dave Vanian, surveying his assembled court and deciding who lives and who dies.

(Source: tranzylvanian)

littlemisscodeless said: I hope this isn´t too nosy, but do you dress differently for job interviews? Have you ever been turned down for your look? (I am a gothling who is still 1-2 lucky years away from job hunting, but it´s worth being informed.)

I dress slightly differently for job interviews. No hat, no visible jewelry that is overtly goth or morbid (except for the rings, I always wear those when I leave the house), and a more of an eccentric Victorian governess style in general. But I still wear full skirts with petticoats, some sort of frock coat or not-your-standard-blazer, and I don’t hide the pink streaks in my hair. 

I believe in presenting yourself truthfully, which means showing potential employers what I look like. I also make it clear during the interview that I’m good at communication partially because of my appearance; I work at being approachable and polite, and no one I’ve worked with has ever been able to get away with the "I don’t remember who I was supposed to have review this" excuse. (One developer tried it, and his manager said, "Really? Goth Mary Poppins? You don’t remember her?”)

As far as I know, I’ve never been turned down for a job because of my appearance. Because I’m not up-to-the-second knowledgable about certain technologies, yes, but because I look odd, no.

(Hey, anyone need a kick-ass technical editor/writer?)

jenniferlovely:

Instead of getting dressed for daycare my daughter decided to plan for her glamrock future.

One of my goddaughters, making the right sort of decisions.

jenniferlovely:

Instead of getting dressed for daycare my daughter decided to plan for her glamrock future.

One of my goddaughters, making the right sort of decisions.

evilsupplyco:

April 8, 1966: The Addams Family is cancelled. Because darkness is kind to mortal souls, it remains in syndication on TV and internet streaming.

evilsupplyco:

April 8, 1966: The Addams Family is cancelled. Because darkness is kind to mortal souls, it remains in syndication on TV and internet streaming.