Feria Smokey Pastels Smokey Blue Fail

When I finally decided on a Feria Smokey Pastels color, Smokey Blue, I was so very disappointed that, like all Feria Boxed colors, it did not deliver.  I was given this deep bold blue, not the silvery pastel blue shown on the box.  Each and every time I have tried Feria boxed hair colors, it’s…

Kawaii Jewelry By Perry Uwanawich

Kawaii and Pastel Goth Accessories designed by fashion and accessories designer Perry Uwanawich.  They’re Hand-made and painted: I didn’t use any molds.  Kawaii is an Asian trend, it means “Cute.”  Pastel Goth is another trend that has been around for several years, it contrasts pastel colors and cute accessories with dark gothic elements, which I…

Going Makeup Mad

Yes, this is part of my Parsons Teen Vogue course.  I’m experimenting with color story, OTT make-up and beauty, colored brows and lashes here as part of my 4th course, Fashion Media. I’m creating a pin board which is to show the inspiration of my color story, the beauty and make-up looks that inspire me,…

Fashion Rebel: American Gypsy 

  Gypsy Personified: as I am an American Gypsy, I was inspired by New Age & Occult Symbolism, referencing the pop culture notion of the Gypsy. Tools of divination in my outfit: Ouija Planchett Necklace, Ouija & Palm Reader Tank Top, Crystal Ball Necklace, contrasted by the whimsy of the pastel goth inspiration, ring pop ring,…

Neo Nineties: Reinventing Retro

The nineties are back in full swing, and we see many different references to a time gone bye. Plaid, leather pants, goth, grunge, smudged eyeliner- not to mention the subculture play on the era, with pastel goth, soft grunge, neo goth. For my Parsons Teen Vogue Assignment, I created a Pinterest with the same title…

New Heights: Platform Sneakers

The view from up here is fabulous.  I feel as if I’ve gained a whole new perspective.  If you read my post, A Platform for Platforms, you’ll know that platform shoes and sneakers have long been a staple of alternative style gurus of London, America, and Asia of course.  Although they’re nothing new, the trends…

I (Black)Heart It All!

I honestly feel like I need everything on BlackHeart’s website…ok maybe not the women’s lingerie, but most of the ready to wear looks.  Mesh and sheer hi-lo tops, wide brimmed and bowler hats…from the shag vest to the faux leather pants, I want to relive the 90’s in grunge and goth fabulosity. What I wouldn’t…

Pastel Goth

   Ouija Planchette Necklace by The Bee’s Knees Bracelettes BCBG Generation RingPop Ring by Glitter Glitz N Glam  Collar: Repurposed & hand sewn by me.

DIY Bold Hair Colors: Blue Hair (Or any color)

    I bleached her hair using 30vol developer and L’Oréal Super Oreal Blanc Powder Bleach, then dyed using Color Jamz in Not So Shy Violet (I find it deposits color more boldly than Manic Panic). We broke up the color by  creating an ombré effect, applying bleach higher up midway through the bleaching process. The…