gift guide

EauMG’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide for Your Favorite Goth

goth gift guide

Every year I put together a holiday gift guide for the freaks, goths, post-punk dames, vintage vamps and alt-chics – my favorite types of people. This is one of my favorite gift guides to put together as I never outgrew that “phase”. So, it includes all the stuff that I want. Here’s my guide for all those that fancy the vampy:

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1. Blackbird Square Soap in Nightshade – Here’s handmade in Seattle soaps with active… Continue reading | 18 Comments

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EauMG’s Holiday 2013 Gift Guide for Your Favorite Goth

Elvira Christmas

This is one of my favorite gift guides to put together. Goth is its own subculture with similar cultural influence but the final product over the years has resulted in a diverse aesthetic. I don’t claim to be a goth expert. I’m just a grown-up that never outgrew my collection of Fields of Nephilim leather hats.  This is my gift guide for those that find beauty in the dark, complex and eerie. This is the gift guide for all those beautiful weird girls, freaks and misfits… Continue reading | 1 Comment

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Esscentual Alchemy Hokkabaz Natural Perfume Review

Esscentual Alchemy Hokkabaz is a tribute to Guerlain’s Djedi, an epic Guerlain launched in 1926 that had a heavy Orientalist overtone. Now if you’re involved in the online perfume community, you quickly find out that Djedi is some sort of perfume unicorn, a mystical and magical thing that you can’t and won’t get your hands on. I mean, it does exist but I don’t have the finances or the time to hunt unicorns.

Hokkabaz is inspired by the 1920’s Orientalism obsession. And this makes sense. Djedi was most likely inspired by the unveiling of the wonders found… Continue reading | 9 Comments

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Kitty Korvette Faust Purr-Fume Perfume Oil Review

Kitty Korvette Faust perfume

The gorgeous Kitty Korvette created the perfume Faust for vampire novelist, Gabrielle Faust. Gabrielle Faust is the author of the Eternal Vigilance Series as well as a few other vampire novels.

Here is what Gabrielle wanted from the fragrance:
I pride myself on being unique and the perfume an individual wears says quite a bit about how they define themselves and how they want the world to perceive them. I wanted to create a fragrance that was bold and daring, yet deliciously sexy, a… Continue reading

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EauMG’s 2011 Holiday Gift Guide for Your Favorite Goth

Jane Winton

I’ve always been attracted to a bit of vampy drama. Keeping up with EauMG holiday gift guide tradition, I put together this holiday guide for all of the goths, alt-chic, vintage vamps and post-punk dames on your list. This year I went a little more high-end luxury with this gift guide, indulging my inner silent film star. And obviously indulging my 2011 obsession with nail polish. I apologize for all of the nail polish. All of the wonderful nail polish.