New Collection in the Works!

I’m currently working on a new collection! Since the deadline is so tight it might just be a mini-collection, but we’ll see. The collection will have both clothing and jewelry, and the main colors will be gold, silver, crimson, purple, and yellow, with hits of turquoise, lots of Visual Kei references, and a ton of … Continue reading

Weekly Visual Kei Picks – October 1, 2012

Weekly Visual Kei Picks – October 1, 2012 by dkei featuring fishnet gloves Fishnet glove / Olympic 2012 Retro Vintage union Jack Blazer Jacket by NadiaPini, $120 / Vampire Dress Sleeveless gothic crow raven noir by RolandMode, $34 / vintage Rocker or Goth fitted flared mini skirt by VintageHomage / Red green tartan punk visual … Continue reading

New Arrivals/Coming Soon – August 22, 2012

What’s new in the Etsy store this week:  Here’s a rundown of the newest listings in the shop! I finished these last week, but I haven’t gotten a chance to post until now.  Visual Kei Kyo Bracelet, $18. Etsy listing. This was a collaboration with a client. Inspired by Kyo from Fruits Basket, this is … Continue reading

Weekly Visual Kei Picks – August 11, 2012

Away we go into this week’s visual kei picks!  Punky Gray Velcro Pouch, $13.50 USD, DxDCloset. Etsy listing. I love this piece. I love it because it’s edgy and sophisticated, and because it’s made from repurposed fabric, so it’s eco-friendly. 10% of the profits gets donated to earthquake reconstruction in Japan.  Black Kimi Jacket, $55, … Continue reading

Weekly Visual Kei Finds – August 5, 2012

It’s time for another weekly round of Visual Kei picks!This week I’m featuring a lot more pieces. 🙂 This week they all came from Etsy, since I spend so much time on Etsy working on my shop and promoting other Etsians’ work. Bracelet, $23 USD, ZIPPERjewelry. Etsy listing.  I’m starting off this week with a men’s … Continue reading

Non-Spiked Inventory!

This week’s challenge: make Visual Kei pieces that do NOT contain spikes, for my customers that want something a little more understated and less in-your-face. I was rooting around through my vintage stash and came across a 3-strand vintage chain necklace I’d made awhile back. I decided it was doing nothing for me as is, … Continue reading

This week’s Visual Kei Finds: 7/28/2012

In my online travels I often stumble across a lot of pieces of jewelry and clothing that, while aren’t specifically tagged or marketed as Visual Kei pieces, could easily fit the bill. After all, VK fashion started as a meshing of punk and Victorian styles. 🙂 I’ve decided to start posting what I find, in … Continue reading

New Necklaces!

The fabric store down the street from my house has all sorts of goodies, and among them is a big cardboard box that has scraps of mesh and netting, which I snapped up greedily some time ago, even though I had no idea what on earth I was going to do with them. (I’d like … Continue reading