Gothic Lolita outfit & make-up for the Pandimensional Halloween Syndicate

I haven’t dressed up in aaaages, and this club certainly warranted it. The flyer said to come dressed in 15th to 19th Century Halloween gear – but said that aliens and time travellers would be allowed in. Hence, pretty much any costume would fit in OK!

For my make-up I channelled a bit of Pat McGrath (MUA for Dior, Galliano etc), a bit of Johnny Depp as Mad Hatter, and a lot of Japanese goth.

The outfit was sort of Neo-Victorian Spooky Gothic lolita, with big pouffy PVC ballgown skirt and puff-sleeved Victorian shrug from Artifice Clothing. AC is just amazing, so if you’re into clubwear and PVC, or just out there fashion, go take a look. I wore a big tutu skirt underneath to puff the skirt out more.
Frilled collar: No Wear UK
EGL brooch at throat: Fan Plus Friend
Corset: Louise Black
Victorian Boots: Pleaser
Cosplay wig: eBay
Straw hat with beaded lace overlay: me

I will do some follow-up posts – one a make-up tutorial to ‘get the look’, and another on the club itself, with pics of other patrons, the performers and fab band “Barons of Tang” (who bill themselves as ‘Gypsy deathcore’!)

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Comments

  1. Another great hat. And I still love that corset. Your eye makeup is incredible here. You look like you would scare the crap out of anyone who saw you in the 19th century. Awesome!

  2. I love the look, makes me miss my gothy days. That corset is beyond amazing. Couture-esque!

    I remembered your cocoon shirt post and ran across this DIY while blog hopping
    http://msvintagevirgin.blogspot.com/2010/06/3-bangin-chick.html

    and this etsy store that offered them
    http://www.etsy.com/listing/49787192/supadupa-shredded-kukkoon-line-t-shirt

    I think I'll have to do the DIY ♥

  3. Haha, yeah I look a bit consumptive, to say the least!! And thanks!! The make-up looks better from further away, IMO.

  4. Mitsu – thanks so much for that link – that is AWESOME!!! We should do a DIY shred-off!!

    And I never knew you used to be goff :) I guess anyone into non-mainstream fashion passes through that kind of territory at some point. I dabble in gal but am still drawn to the dark side, muahaha…

  5. Wow! This costume is amazing. You look stunning in a super creepy kinda way!

  6. Oh thank you :) I make sure I smile a lot when I'm out so I don't come across as a creepy goff ;)

  7. You creepy goff you :P You know how much I looooove that corset and it works beautifully with everything else!

  8. Hehe!! It IS a beautiful corset and so ladylike, I can see why everyone loves them. Thanks for your lovely comments too – I know how busy you are responding to your OWN comments!! I really appreciate it, you sweetie, you xx

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