The Lady is a Vamp: Halloween Fashion Special

The Lady is a Vamp: Vivien of Holloway (Anna Fur Laxis)

Anna Fur Laxis models a 1950s Halterneck Luxury Dress (£98.00) from Vivien of Holloway. Also avilable in red.

Halloween is fast approaching, and although we realise that most of us need no excuse to  constantly dress up and splurge on accessories, we have decided to mark the occasion with a macabre fashion extravaganza!

Petrifying Pasties…

Petrifying Pasties ©Pearls and Swine

From left to right:
Sugar Me Pasties (£25.00);  Skeleton Hand Pasties (£25.00);  Dia de los Muertos Pasties (£25.00). All from Pearls and Swine.

Spooky Stockings…

©Unique Vintage

From left to right:
Thigh Hi Fishnet Bow Stockings ($7.00);  Rhinestone Skull Fishnet Thigh-High ($13.00);  Pitchfork Backseam Stockings ($8.00);  Net Skull and Bow Thigh-High ($10.00);  Striped Skull Bow Thigh-High ($8.00).  All Leg Avenue at Unique Vintage.

Ghoulish Jewellery…

Ghoulish Jewellery

From the top left, clockwise:
“Diamond Fangs” Pendant Necklace PinupGirlClothing ($26.00);  Sweet Romance Blasphemy Charm Bracelet Unique Vintage ($48.00);  Skull Heart
Vintage Inspired Bracelet by Ollipop Unique Vintage ($48.00);  Love At First Sight Anna Lou of London (£12.50);  Miss Monster Ring Torture Couture ($30.00);  Black Rose Ring Torture Couture ($15.00);  Hades Anna Lou of London (£30.00).

Deadly Dames…

Deadly Dames at PinupGirlClothing ©Laura ByrneDeadly Dames at PinupGirlClothing ©Laura Byrne

From top left, clockwise:
Rock & Roll Babydoll Dress in Skull Print ($89.00);  Troublemaker Dress in Green Leopard ($102.00);  Psychobilly Swing Dress ($120.00);  Psychobilly Halter Top ($56.00), Deadly Curves Bow Skirt in Leopard ($76.00). All  Deadly Dames at PinupGirlClothing. (Modelled by Doris MayDay and Micheline Pitt.)

Haunted Heels…

Haunted Heels - Bordello

From left to right: Bordello Red Black Knee Boots (£75.00)  Available at Love Burlesque;  Bordello Red Ribbons Teeze Shoes ($66.00) Available at Trashy.com in US / Available at Love Burlesque in UK;   Bordello Tempt  Shoes ($60.00) Available at Trashy.com .

Ever danced with a diva in the pale moonlight…?

©Kiss Me Deadly

Longline Bra (£30.00);  Deep Brief (£17.50);  Suspender Skirt (£60.00). Kiss Me Deadly. All available at La Magia.

Get into character in one of these eerie ensembles…

Costumes

From left to right:
Vampire Ensemble Trashy.com [We LOVE the gorgeous top hat – and it’s currently on sale for $75.00! Ed.] ;  Sexy Skeleton Costume (£55.00) Available at Love Burlesque;  Witch Ensemble
Trashy.com .

Horrifying Headwear…

Horrifying Headwear

From top left, clockwise:
Lilly Skull Fascinator (£55.00) Pearls and Swine at Love BurlesquePin Up White & Black Skull Bow Hair Clip ($10.00) Unique VintageGreen Poison Mini Beret (£30.00) Pearls and Swine at Love BurlesqueSkelehand Bow ($10.00) Torture CoutureVampires Kiss Fascinator (£50.00);  Doll Parts Bow ($15.00) Torture Couture.

Terrible Tees…

Terrible Tees ©Torture Couture

Zombie Pinup Tee ($16.00);  Beauty Queen Tee ($20.00) Torture Couture.

Happy Halloween!

21st Century Burlesque
21st Century Burlesque

Quoted in major international newspapers and held in high esteem and affection by the international burlesque community, 21st Century Burlesque Magazine has documented the contemporary burlesque scene since 2007. Founded and edited by Holli-Mae Johnson.

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