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Is Goth Becoming Cool?

March 17th, 2017|0 Comments

I missed goth the first time round, being born in late 1981 I was too young. By the time I donned my first (second-hand) leather trench and plum lipstick it was definitely not cool. At least not as far as I was concerned. Young lads would shout ‘GOTH!!’ at me [...]

VNV Nation in Norwich

February 26th, 2017|0 Comments

I reviewed the recent VNV Nation gig in Norwich. Yes. VNV. In Norwich. It was a belter -  “I’ve always wanted to say this…HELLO NORFOLK!!” When most bands say that, it’s debatable whether they’re being genuine or not, but when Ronan Harris from VNV Nation says something, he means it [...]

London Edge Alternative Fashion Trade Show

February 21st, 2017|0 Comments

London Edge is a bi-annual trade show for alternative fashion brands and stockists. It is intended for shop owners to browse new designs and place wholesale orders for their shops direct from the designer. I've attended the shows numerous times, as a buyer for Kate's Clothing, as a seller for [...]

Gothic Label PunkRave

January 30th, 2017|0 Comments

I interview a lot of gothic fashion designers. I hear a lot of the same answers (as I've said before, there are only so many questions one can ask about the colour black) but occasionally I get responses I've not had before. This interview with PunkRave was a tricky one [...]