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Black Tweed Renaissance

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Hello, Darklings!

Autumn is finally upon us (yes, I know this post comes kind of late, but my professional life has been booming lately and taking up all of my time), and especially Halloween!

That’s why I decided to quickly pop in here and share this “unleash your classy inner witch” outfit with all of you worldwide witches! It’s perfect for the office (tweed is very in this autumn/winter season), this way you can stay spooky no matter where you are!

Hope you enjoy it!

Dark Kisses ~

Gothic/Black Metal Song of the Day: The Seductiveness of Decay by Cradle of Filth

In this outfit: Zara black tweed skirt; Zara puffy sleeves shirt; Dolls Kill vegan leather oversized biker jacket; Current Mood platform boots; Killstar witch brim hat; Karl Lagerfeld bag; Karl Lagerfeld watch; Swarovski/Jean-Paul Gaultier bracelet; Wild Fox shades.

Pictures by Vincent; editing by me.

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Modern Darkness

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Hello, Darklings!

How’s your summer going so far? Long time no see!

I decided to take pictures of this Gothy/Witchy elegant summer outfit, while I was having my black coffee on an early Saturday morning! The calm is priceless! As you might have already noticed, I’m a raging caffeine addict and any coffee-related activity gets me excited like hell!

So there, I enjoyed wearing this wonderful flowy Disturbia dress a lot. It’s perfect for the summer, give it a try!

Dark Kisses ~

Gothic metal song of the day: Angels by Within Temptation

In this outfit: Disturbia dress; Current Mood chunky platform sandals; & Other Stories Broom Hat; Killstar bag; Versace sunglasses; Killstar skull pendant.

Pictures by Vincent; editing by me.

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Farewell Tribute to the band of my heart: HIM

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Hello Darklings!

A few days ago, a very sad news came to my attention. My favourite band – HIM – announced their farewell tour for 2017! This came as a complete shock, but also kind of expected. The truth is, the band’s two last albums took a very long time to release (average of three years) and they marked a breaking point with the band’s musical identity. It was just not the same anymore. The dark, melancholic, melodic and heavy essence of HIM was missing. Nonetheless, I will always cherish the wonderful moments I’ve shared with this band for the past 10 years and will continue to do so.

On that note, I’d like to share my personal message to the band with you:

“I’m devastated, you have played such a major part in my life and still do. You give me strength, hope and drive. “You’re gone with the sin my baby, and beautiful you are”. For me, you are eternal. I love you Ville, thank you for making my life one full Heartagram. See you one last time in Luxembourg. I love you.”

Dark Kisses ~

In this outfit: Custom-made “Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell” Ville Valo/HIM blazer; Cheap Monday fishnet top; Pepe Jeans black jeans; Dr Martens Molly patent boots; Killstar Allegra handbag.

Pictures by Vincent; Editing by me.

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Military Witch

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Hello, Darklings!

I have previously mentioned in another post, how much I absolutely love military fashion, especially military jackets & coats! That’s why laying my hands on this gorgeous Marks & Spencer military coat, was one of the best moments this winter! I’ve been eyeing several military outwear pieces since the beginning of autumn, but never came across something that really spoke to me. It has definitely become my statement piece for most of my winter witchy outfits. The simple straight cut and the placement of the buttons, make it so elegant and badass at the same time (yes you can be an elegant badass!).

Taking pictures for this outfit took place on the perfect cold day. Like most Goths, I dread the sun, but I sometimes do not mind it when it’s hiding behind a covered sky, rendering it grey and icy.

I hope you are enjoying your Sunday, cocooning with a cup of hot black coffee!

Atmospheric/Gothic Doom song of the day: Black Winds by Lethian Dreams

Dark Kisses ~

In this outfit: black M&S military coat; Restyle crescent moon shirt; Sisley jumper; black velvet Zara shorts; Dr Martens patent Molly boots; Karl Lagerfeld handbag; Versace sunglasses; Asos fedora hat.

Pictures by Vincent; Editing by me.

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Bvlgari: Mon Jasmin Noir – l’Elixir (review)

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Hello Darklings!

It’s been a while since my last perfume review! As you know, I’m a perfume-addict, so every once and a while I have to sneak into the blog, a fragrance I’m currently obsessed about. This time it’s the: Bvlgari – Mon Jasmin Noir, L’Elixir, that has taken my breath away.

If you are looking for the perfect sophisticated and refined gift for this Holiday season, trust me, you won’t regret investing into this gem. Now, I’m sure you are all well acquainted with the classic “Bvlgari – Jasmin Noir” perfume, which has the most perfect musky/jasmine/woody notes. Well, imagine this captivating and mysterious fragrance being refreshed and rendered even more refined and sensual with a touch of Lily and musky Nougatine. If you were already a fan of “Jasmin Noir”, you would fall over the hills for this enchantress of the night! It is a truly addictive scent, and it will definitely go into my ‘timeless signature perfumes’ collection.

Bvlgari has always been the definition of refinement and sophisticated taste. Their perfumes are a must-have.

Gothic Metal song of the day: Love Decay by Liv Kristine

Dark Kisses ~

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Dark & Jockey

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Hello, Darklings!

This blog post is dedicated to my obsession with the ‘Jockey’ style. I’ve always had a weakness for the hats, boots, blazers and trousers in this kind of outfit. And since the ‘brown’ colour is predominant in this style, I decided to give it a ‘Dark’ vibe by combining several black clothing pieces with a nice Jockey hat from ‘& Other Stories’ (it was love at first sight), a clear shirt and one my favourite pairs of patent oxfords. The truth is, this is one of my favourite elegant/casual autumn outfits, hope you like it!

Industrial/Gothic/Chamber song of the day: Shalott by Emilie Autumn

Dark Kisses ~

In this outfit: Uniqlo black cardigan and taupe shirt; Levi’s black jeans; & Other Stories Jockey hat; Versace sunglasses; Salamander red & black patent oxfords; Sandro velvet backpack

Pictures by Vincent; Editing by me.

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Velvet Autumn

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Hello, Darklings!

Autumn (and Winter of course) has always been the “Gothiest” season of them all! I couldn’t be happier to be able to post Autumn outfit ideas for you guys! There’s such a peaceful and beautiful melancholic darkness in this season, that one wishes to snuggle in it forever. I really wanted to feel extra Goth today, so I decided to take the pictures for this post in the most Gothic town in Alsace: Sélestat, the Gothic vibe in it is extremely strong. If you ever happen to be visiting Alsace, definitely stop by this adorable medieval little town!

When I think of Gothic elegance in Autumn, I cannot help but run to my favourite fabric ever: Velvet! Just cover me from head to toe in velvet, and I’ll be the happiest person ever. There’s such an exquisite sophistication in any kind of velvet clothing especially when it’s either black, dark red or dark purple (the inevitable Gothic trio, I know right?). The key piece here is this gorgeous Victorian black velvet coat, it is simply outstanding and extremely flattering.

I’m also a quite big fan of plaid dresses and skirts, so there wouldn’t be a better idea than to combine my velvet passion with my plaid one all in one post! This outfit is definitely one of my most elegant and classiest ones. I simply love it. Hope it is to your liking too!

Gothic Metal song of the day: Seductora by Beyond the Void

Dark Kisses ~

In this outfit: Mod Dolly plaid dress; Angel clothing velvet coat; Etsy velvet hat; Public Desire boots; Versace sunglasses; Sandro velvet backpack; Dyrberg Kern necklace

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