Gloomth Xmas Deadline and Holidays

plus size lolita outfit

It’s the holiday season! The nauseating blend of fake cinnamon scents, spray glittered everything, and papercuts from cheap wrapping paper have worn us out so we’re planning a little holiday.😉

First off our deadline for in time for Dec 25th orders is DECEMBER 9th. After that we can’t guarantee arrival in time for the holidays on anything but in-stock items (coloring books, cards, hair accessories etc).

Gloomth’s production will be closed from December 22nd to January 2nd. We’ll still be answering emails and such but we won’t be sewing or mailing anything during that time.


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Alternative Holiday Party Outfit Ideas

Tis the season to attend countless events you have almost no interest in! Work parties, spouse’s work parties, family get-together’s with people you won’t see the rest of the year etc. These events are a great chance to dress up a little and enjoy the season where extra sparkle and glitter aren’t “over-doing-it”.😉

Here are some outfit ideas using Gloomth designs that’ll keep your alternative and unique style intact while attending every holiday soiree!

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A little red, a little black- Gloomth’s “Ember” dress is the perfect go-to style for the holiday season. In it’s lush red crinkle taffeta it suits the season beautifully, and it has lots of Gothic details to make it really special. For a holiday party we’d pair it with loads of black sparkling jewelry, maybe a show stopping tiered beaded choker and matching black satin gloves! Finish with black patent heels and lace stockings for a decadent, and classy Gothic party outfit.

gothic lolita dress with grey lace

Silvery December MoonlightGloomth’s “Seance” dress is a gorgeous piece for a seasonal soiree. With it’s silvery lace details it works beautifully paired with silver or pewter sparkling jewelry. Layer a black velvet shrug or faux fur stole for a vintage touch and black seamed stockings. Finish with black heels and dark red lipstick.

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Holiday Flapper Style– We love blending historical fashions with alternative ones here! Our “Charlotte” dress would be adorable in a flapper inspired style. Load on the black eye makeup and pair it with long dangling necklaces and short gloves. Finish with t-strap pumps for a dance-all-night vibe.

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Holiday Doll- Gloomth’s “Carmilla” dress is the ultimate holiday party look. Lush velvet paired with black cotton and heaps of decadent details! We love it for a holiday event paired with lace stockings, platform dolly shoes, and lace gloves. Finish with a veiled party hat and dark makeup for a devastating party ensemble.

What are you wearing this season?


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All about our new “Seaside” photoshoot!

sailor lolita outfit with boater hat by gloomth

Our “Seaside” photoshoot was the third look of the day, and probably my favorite of the 3. The sun was just beginning to set over the duck pond and the light became liquid and warm. It was absolutely beautiful and Hexcelle looked adorable in our updated “Nautical” dress!

retro sailor dress by gloomth

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You can see how much fun we were having in these photos I think! Lots of laughing and movement, exactly the best way to spend a work afternoon.🙂

sailor lolita dress by gloomth

There are so many more photos in this series which you can see in our flickr album! I’m so thrilled with how these turned out.🙂

Thank you to Alchemy of England for the stunning bracelet shown in the outfit and to Hexcelle for marathon shooting with me.


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Our “Gauntlet” Photoshoot

gothic dress by gloomth with skull armor

On what seems like it may have been the last really warm day of 2016 we did a whole afternoon of photoshoots with Gloomth Girl Hexcelle! It was so great to get outside and try and capture so many outfits and concepts in one day. The result is 3 different looks and so many great photos! I’m going to write a bit about the inspirations and looks we created for these shoots this week.🙂

steel gauntlet armor photoshoot gloomth

Our “Gauntlet” shoot was the first of the 3 looks we did that day! I layered our new “Chapel” dress over intricate fishnet sleeves for some extra detail (and warmth). The gorgeous black skull shoulder-piece was created by Hexcelle for her Halloween outfit and when I saw it I just knew it had to be in one of our shoots! You maybe recognize my metal armor gauntlet from previous photoshoots, it’s appeared semi-frequently.

For the makeup in these shoots I wanted to create 1 look that could be updated easily on location that’d suit 3 different concepts. I went with a soft black eyeshadow with a white accent, as well as several layers of lashes. For the “Gauntlet” series we incorporated a pair of vampire fangs and green lipstick from NYX.  The gorgeous choker shown was provided by Alchemy of England.

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When shooting this series I wanted to find natural backdrops in soft reds/golds/greys to really make the black dress and details pop. The light was simply beautiful and we really lucked out with a nearly empty park near my home!🙂

There are lots more photos in this series in our flickr album.

Thanks to Hexcelle and Alchemy of England for making this shoot so amazing!!!!


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New “Vintage Toy” Print Leggings!

vintage toy print leggings by gloomth

We are slowly expanding our print collection! Today we’re excited to introduce our new “Vintage Toy” print leggings!!!!

Available in sizes xs-5xl these super soft full color leggings are comfortable and exclusive to Gloomth! They feature a print designed using actual images of designer Taeden Hall’s vintage and antique toy collection- and of course our bunny mascot makes an appearance too. Alongside bandaids, eyeballs, bows, and all sorts of creepy details.

retro creepy toy print leggings gloomth

They’re packed with colors to coordinate with them but we like them best with black, pink, or white!

Available now on our site $48.


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Black Friday/Weekend Discount Code!

gothic dress with cross mourning glory

Happy American Thanksgiving! We decided to do a little Black Friday/Weekend sale to participate in all the excitement. It’s also our last discount/sale of 2016!!!!

Get 20% off your total order (on any item in our website shop but not including shipping) from Thursday, November 24th to Monday, the 28th at 11:59pm.🙂

Code: blackweekend

Valid once per order (can’t be combined with other discount codes). Just put the code in at checkout to activate your discount (can’t be applied to existing orders). Questions? Email us!


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New “Every Day is Halloween” Print Dress!

vintage halloween print skater dress

Every day might not be October 31st but there’s no reason you can’t bring a little of October’s magic into every month of the year!🙂

We are so thrilled to announce our newest addition to Gloomth’s new line of casual printed dresses- the “Every Day is Halloween” dress! We’re going to be selling this dress year round, because we like a little spookiness the other 364 days.

halloween print dress plus size gloomth

This dress features a whirlwind collage of Halloween things! I used photographs of the House of Pomegranates vintage and retro Halloween collection as well as my own pieces, autumn leaves, and some Halloween candy favorites. All against a backdrop of glittering orange!

retro halloween fabric dress

We offer this dress in sizes xs-5xl for only $72!

It coordinates beautifully with greens and black, but is packed with colors to match and play with for a variety of styles.

See more photos of it in our “Autumnal” photoshoot!


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