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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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Darkly Retrolicious!

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Hello, Darklings!

This post, as you may have noticed, is largely inspired by Audrey Hepburn’s exquisite style! I’ve always had a weakness for dark vintage outfits, and this Newspaper Black & White dress from Modcloth couldn’t be more perfect for such looks! As I’m always looking for the classiest and most elegant combination for all of my Dark/Goth outfits, I find cinematic icons such as Ms Hepburn, Morticia Addams and Cruella Deville pretty inspiring!

The simplicity & yet mystery in this kind of style is IRRESISTIBLE! Just give me the perfect black sunglasses and hat, and I couldn’t feel darker & classier!

“Elegance is the only beauty that never fades.” Audrey Hepburn

Gothic Metal song of the day: Lower the Flags by Sentenced.

Dark Kisses ~

In this outfit: Modcloth Dress; River Island hat; Asos platform sandals; Mango velvet kimono; Prada sunglasses.

Pictures by Vincent; Editing by me.

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Rosemary Velour Dress

Hello Darklings, and welcome to the very first post on this blog! Too much excitement going on!

If there ever had to exist a fabric synonymous of elegance and class, it would definitely have to be Velvet. And what better way to affirm our Dark style in the office than wearing a gorgeous & chic velour dress?

I have stumbled upon Disturbia’s Rosemary Velour Dress a few months ago, and it immediately drew my attention to its eccentric elegance, especially within its creative ‘Alien’ buttons (close-up down below). I then thought to myself: “now there’s a dress with a strong dark character”. Unfortunately, it was sold out. I wanted it so bad that I requested a restock. The customer service told me that it won’t be part of the following collection, and they are not planning on restocking it. I was so disappointed that I ended up looking for the dress on every other retail website, or for a similar one. Without success, though. I only knew one thing: this amazing fabric, the white collar and the sublime alien buttons filled with character are meant for me, for my quite affirmed gothic personality. And then, just when I had already given up, it was up and selling on the website again! I ordered it right away, and decided to share my victory with you as my first post on this blog adventure!

Hope it is to your liking!

Dark Kisses~

Pictures by Vincent. All the editing is done by me.

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In this look:

Rosemary Velour Dress ~ Disturbia

Hat ~ Asos

Bag ~ Heyraud

Ankle platform boots, creeper style ~ Karl Lagerfeld

Tights ~ Bonnie Boon

Sunglasses ~ Karen Walker

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