OOTD – Red & Black Week, Day 3

Here we are, Day 3 of Red & Black week.  There’s a sub-theme for today, which is Red, Black & White.  Go to Sophistiqué Noir and check out the different ways we goths are rocking this look!

Here is what I’m wearing today.  It’s raining, so that means it’s jeans and boots day.  My hair is already red, and the good news is this isn’t considered cheating (Ms. Kitty has said so herself! Ha!).  I also added a black collar with red jewels on it.  It’s new and today’s a good day to wear it.

The shirt’s a bit short, and I only show my belly when I’m on stage, but I don’t think it’s too bad.  It’s a good thing I’m not bloated today!

 

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Heart & Crossbones shirt: Marshall’s, Studded belt: Ebay, Jeans: Express, 20-eye boots: Dr. Martens

 

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I’m wearing glasses today (they’re red, too!), so my makeup’s on the light side:

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White flowers: Pyaara (Etsy), Black collar w/ red jewels: Ego Driven (Etsy)

 

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That’s all for now, Lovelies.  Let’s see what I can come up with for Day 4.

 

Love & Shimmies,

Dasia Denise

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OOTD – Red & Black Week, Day 2

 

Here is Day 2 of Red & Black week and it’s back to work.  I missed yesterday’s deadline (oops!) so I wasn’t able to post Day 1 on Victorian Kitty’s blog, Sophistiqué Noir.  If you want to take a look at what I wore on Day 1, you can click here.

Today, I wanted to wear my favorite 25-yard skirt.  I paired this with a pyramid-studded belt and my red & black AC/DC shirt.  Summer’s approaching, so I pulled out my calf-high, moccasin boots from Medieval Moccasins.

 

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Belt, skirt, hair scarf, & leggings: Ebay, AC/DC t-shirt : Star 500, Calf-high moccasins: Medieval Moccasins

 

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Here’s my makeup for today.  Ya’ll know the red sparkles had to be applied:

 

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And that’s all, folks.  At least for today.

 

Love & Shimmies,

Dasia Denise

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OOTD – Red & Black Week, Day 1

 

Yesterday was Day 1 of the 4th annual Red & Black week, hosted by Victorian Kitty of Sophistiqué Noir.  Unfortunately, I missed the deadline to post on Day 1, but I’ll still include it here.  I didn’t have a blog last year, so this is my first time participating. I’ve been following Sophistiqué Noir for about a year now and her style is impeccable!

I met up with Z for another art event, this time to see my good friend Sandra’s work.  I wanted to keep things simple, so I chose a red dress, black shoes, and a black feather for my hair: 

 

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Dress: Dragonesque, Shoes: Clarks, Hair Feather Clip: Beadazzled by Sharon (Etsy)

 

I wanted simple makeup for my face.  It was a chill, relaxed Sunday and I didn’t feel like wearing much makeup:

 

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See you on Day 2!

 

(ETA: Ms. Kitty was sweet enough to add this day to her Red & Black week.  Thanks, Ms. Kitty!)

 

Love & Shimmies,

Dasia Denise

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OOTD – Tribal Goth Makeup for Hump Day

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Hello, Lovelies!  Tuesday I went Trad Goth, so yesterday I decided to go with some belly dance flair.  The only thing belly dance though was my makeup, but my outfit had an early 20th-century-like vibe.

So, let’s start with my face:

 

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Most of my bindis and jewelry come from Etsy

 

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Most of my bindis, flowers, and jewelry come from Etsy

 

Here’s what I wore yesterday.  While most of my jewelry is bought on Etsy, a lot of clothing is bought on Ebay – except my Victorian boots.  I bought these boots from the Ladies Emporium, where they sell 19th century-style clothing.  I thought I would never find a quality pair of Victorian boots, at an affordable price:

 

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These are my “high heels”. With a 2-inch heel, these are enough to give me some height, but low enough to allow me to walk.

 

And if you can’t get enough of my sparkly face (tee hee!), here’s an Instagram pic in pretty pastel colors (please don’t barf):

 

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Love & Shimmies,

Dasia Denise

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Tuesday's Makeup – Siouxsie Eyes

 

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Siouxsie Sioux photos via Photobucket.

I wanted to try something new with my face.  I saw this picture on one of my favorite Tumblrs, The Witch and the Wardrobe (if you click on the picture link, you’ll see it’s from a different Tumblr).   Unfortunately, I couldn’t add the photo to my post.  Crazy daggone artists and their copyrights!  Oh well, no biggie.  You can click the link or just look at the one and only, whom I’m sure the photo was inspired from:

 

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The Grande Dame herself

 

In all of my years as a goth, I have never worn my eye makeup like Siouxsie Sioux.  I wasn’t sure if I could pull it off.  Plus, it seemed like it would take a long time to do.

But I had some extra time yesterday morning, so I decided to give it a try.  Besides, if I’m going to try my hand at makeup artistry, I need to experiment with different styles.  So, here’s how it turned out:

 

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I think I did a pretty good job.  One thing I would change is my eyebrows. I think I could have shaded them in a bit more, making them blend in more with the black eyeshadow.  I could also use a bit more black eyeshadow along the crease of my eyelids.

 

Here’s what I wore.  Just jeans, boots, and a lace shirt.  Not spectacular, but definitely old school:

 

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So, I would say that my Siouxsie eyes went pretty well.  I will definitely do this again and probably switch it up a bit in the near future.

 

Love & Shimmies,

Dasia Denise

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Happy World Goth Day!

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This is a quick post, wishing all of you dark lovelies a Happy World Goth Day.  This day kind of snuck up on me, but I was accidentally prepared.  I’ll be attending an art exhibit later with my bff, Z.  There will be a longer post tomorrow.
 

So, until then…

 

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You can click here to view the official World Goth Day website.
 

Love & Shimmies,

Dasia Denise

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OOTD – New Sneakers For Tuesday

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Here is a mix of tribal goth and whatever goth.  Who knows?  This is why a lot of goths just say to hell with these categories.  Either way, it’s a beautiful, sunny day – a perfect day to break in my new platform sneakers, which I bought last year (!).

 

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Sneakers: Jeffrey Campbell,  Jeans & Shirt: Express,  Skull pendant: online thrift store

 

Here’s my face and jewelry for today.  Not too blingy.  I guess today’s theme is bones:
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OOTD – Tribal Goth For Monday

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Hello, all!  Today is the first good Monday I’ve had in I don’t know how many years.  My work schedule has changed from the dreaded earlier morning to a more doable (and late) morning, 11 am to 7 pm. I also started ATS classes this past Saturday, so I’m actually in a good mood today!

Since I’ve started ATS, I was in the mood for a tribal goth outfit today:

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Heart & Crossbones shirt: Marshall’s,  Basic long sleeve shirt: The Gap,  Hip Belt: Ebay,  25-yard skirt: Ebay

 

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Here’s today’s face.  Dark eyelids and a single bindi:
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That’s all for now.  I have started taking ATS (American Tribal Style®) belly dance classes and I’m so excited!  I will do a post on my ATS adventures soon.

 

Love & Shimmies,

Dasia Denise

OOTD – White Dress For Tuesday

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It got pretty toasty here in the DC metro area, yesterday.  It went up to 90° Fahrenheit (32° Celsius), so I wanted to wear something light and easy.

I received a lot of compliments on my dress.  There was nothing special about the dress, but this is what usually happens when I wear white.  That, or people ask me, “what’s wrong?”.  It always tickles me how I can throw people off, simply by not wearing black.

Anyhoo, where’s what I wore yesterday.  I finally found thigh-high socks that stay up and doesn’t make my thighs look like muffin-tops:

I bought this little summer dress in Costa Rica, while attending a dance retreat.
I bought this little summer dress in Costa Rica, while attending a belly dance retreat.

 

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Thigh-high socks: Sock Dreams, Boots: Steve Madden

 

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And here’s how I wore my face.  I’ve been pleased with myself for turning up the volume on the makeup.  It’s been a bit on the conservative side.  My awesome friend, Matt, had suggested that I line and darken my eyebrows more.  He said that would make my eyes pop, and he was right:

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OOTD – Corporate Goth for Tuesday (sort of)

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It’s not really Corporate Goth, but for me it is.  Long skirt + black blazer = corporate.  This is as corporate as I get while still being myself:

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Velvet blazer: H&M, Burned out lace top: Ebay, Long skirt: Ebay

 

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Striped socks: Sock Dreams, Boots: Steve Madden

 

 

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Skull necklace: Kreepsville 666

 

 

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As you can see, I don’t have much to say today.  A few pics, a few words.  That’s it for now.

 

Love & Shimmies,

Dasia Denise