Friday, December 30, 2011

Edwardian Ball Preparation Party January 13th

 
Victoria Dagger and Dollymop designer Kalico Delafay back stage at the Edwardian Ball

 Come play dress up!  
We are having a styling party at Dark Garden to help you prepare your outfit for the Edwardian Ball. Start, add to, or do the finishing touches on your costume for the ball. Get your whole ensemble or that one special accessory. We will supply ample skilled advice and libations as well as skirts, blouses, stockings, hats, fans, gloves, jewelry and of course CORSETS.
Special discounts and dressing up expertease!

January, Friday the 13th
6:00 to 9:00 PM
321 Linden Street S.F. CA 94102

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Friday, December 23, 2011

Gift Idea: Gift Certificate


Corsets, hats, stockings, panties, jewelery, skirts, tops and dresses!!
Neck corsets, sock garters, fascinators and scarves!
Something for everyone.
We are open Friday the 23rd until 7:00 and the 24th until 5:00. 
Hope to see you, and Happy Holidays.



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Friday, December 16, 2011

Leather Applique Corset and a Gift Idea: Neck Corset

Anthea is modeling a customer's Black Leather Sweetheart with 
Flame Applique in copper and pale blue metalic leather and 
A Black Leather Neck Corset available in the shop right now for $125.
Merry Christmas!
Photos by Kali Lambson Bloom
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Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Gift Ideas: Panties, Garter Belts and Lingerie Skirts!!


Garter belt $34 shown with a Risque' Waist Cincher Corset
Jezebel panties $34 shown with a Risque' Waist Cincher Corset
Jezebel lingerie skirt $31 shown with a Risque' Waist Cincher Corset
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Friday, December 9, 2011

Link: A Dark Garden Wedding Ensemble featured on SF Gate

  Michele Ronsen (in an ensemble by Dark Garden in orange dupioni) and 
Tony Marcell at their wedding.Photo: MarlaChristina.com 

Michele Ronsen, Tony Marcell; Love Thy Neighbor
This is a story about the birds and the bees, love and marriage. And also, the shuttle bus.
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Friday, November 25, 2011

Lady Lovelace Photography Parlour at the Dickens Fair


This is Dark Garden's second year of bringing you a boudoir photo service at the Dickens Fair. Lady Lovelace's Photography Parlour offers portraits of you dressed in Dark Garden finery. You can be completely outfitted by our Dark Garden dressers or photographed in your own corset.  What a beautiful gift for yourself or an appreciative someone!



All photos by Jude Mooney
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Saturday, November 19, 2011

Dickens Fair Time!


Come join us at the Dickens Christmas Fair weekends November 25 through December 18th. The Dark Garden shop at the fair naturally has our amazing corsets, but also stunning jewelry, stockings, clothes and hats for holiday gifts or yourself! Our shop windows featuring live models have been a favorite at the fair for years.
Now you can model Dark Garden wares at Lady Lovelace's Photography Parlour! More to follow...
photo by faeofdoom

Live models in the shop window at the Dickens Fair
photo by Raymond Van Tassel
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Monday, November 7, 2011

Rock n' Royalty Jewels

 
Crystal Spikes $288 20% off till November 26th

We are happy to introduce an exclusive new local jewelry designer, Rock n’ Royalty Jewels.  This is Judy Sachs’ first new Holiday line and is available exclusively at Dark Garden.  Judy designs beautiful one of a kind Victorian, Romantic and Fantasy necklaces and earrings in antiqued gold brass filigree, Vintage findings and Swarovski crystals using colors of the Season - perfect for Dickens Fair! Mention that you saw this posting, as she is graciously offering a 20% discount on all Rock n’ Royalty Jewels, necklaces and earrings now through November 26th.  Or visit her complete line available at www.RocknRoyaltySF.com

Victorian Rose $158 20% off till November 26th
Golden Shadow $172 20% off till November 26th

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Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Link: Bowes Museum Film, The Art of Dressing in the 1870s

 This is a film, The Art of Dressing in the 1870s by Luca Costigliolo, shows a complete and authentic recreation outfit from bloomers to bustle! It is beautifully done.
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Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Halloween Ideas: The Queen Of Halloween


Model Penny McDish is the Queen of Halloween! 
in a Dollymop one of a kind witch ensemble. 
This amazing outfit is ready to go for Halloween parties this weekend 
and will take you to the Edwardian Balls in January!
Come in and play dress up....
 
Striped taffeta corset with fringed straps & back panel 26" $550
Matching taffeta skirt with detachable draped bustle bow $650
  Hand sculpted felt hat 
with vintage polka dot veiling & baby raven $400
  czech beaded necklaces $55 each


Dollymop for Dark Garden is designed by Kalico Delafay
Photos by Kristin Argue, Styled by Holly Bobisuthi. Modeled by Penny McDish 
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Monday, October 24, 2011

Halloween Idea: Dandy

 Halloween costume #4, A Dapper Dandy! 
We have all these items in the store right now. 
Come get ready for Trick or Treat. 
We have so many ideas...

Cat is wearing: 
Wild Card sock garters $48 & long bloomers in red $80 
Dark Garden waist cincher in black and red pinstripe wool $350 
Dollymop one of a kind necktie $75 
House of Nines fedora $300 
Teahorse mustache in wool felt $30
Pinstripe umbrella ON SALE $52


Photos by Kristin Argue, Styled by Holly Bobisuthi.  
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Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Masqerotica October 22



Dark Garden, Dollymop, Lust Designs team up with many others for Dark Kabaret hosted by Paul Nathan with music by Eric McFadden at the first annual Masquerotica this Saturday October 22nd at the Concourse in San Francisco. Our show is at 9:30!


Dark Garden
Dollymop Designs. Model and designer, Kalico Delafay. Photo by Mr Nightshade.

Lust Designs Model, Miss Conduct Photographer, Stephen McClure

Eric McFadden
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Friday, December 30, 2011

Edwardian Ball Preparation Party January 13th

 
Victoria Dagger and Dollymop designer Kalico Delafay back stage at the Edwardian Ball

 Come play dress up!  
We are having a styling party at Dark Garden to help you prepare your outfit for the Edwardian Ball. Start, add to, or do the finishing touches on your costume for the ball. Get your whole ensemble or that one special accessory. We will supply ample skilled advice and libations as well as skirts, blouses, stockings, hats, fans, gloves, jewelry and of course CORSETS.
Special discounts and dressing up expertease!

January, Friday the 13th
6:00 to 9:00 PM
321 Linden Street S.F. CA 94102

Friday, December 23, 2011

Gift Idea: Gift Certificate


Corsets, hats, stockings, panties, jewelery, skirts, tops and dresses!!
Neck corsets, sock garters, fascinators and scarves!
Something for everyone.
We are open Friday the 23rd until 7:00 and the 24th until 5:00. 
Hope to see you, and Happy Holidays.



Friday, December 16, 2011

Leather Applique Corset and a Gift Idea: Neck Corset

Anthea is modeling a customer's Black Leather Sweetheart with 
Flame Applique in copper and pale blue metalic leather and 
A Black Leather Neck Corset available in the shop right now for $125.
Merry Christmas!
Photos by Kali Lambson Bloom

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Gift Ideas: Panties, Garter Belts and Lingerie Skirts!!


Garter belt $34 shown with a Risque' Waist Cincher Corset
Jezebel panties $34 shown with a Risque' Waist Cincher Corset
Jezebel lingerie skirt $31 shown with a Risque' Waist Cincher Corset

Friday, December 9, 2011

Link: A Dark Garden Wedding Ensemble featured on SF Gate

  Michele Ronsen (in an ensemble by Dark Garden in orange dupioni) and 
Tony Marcell at their wedding.Photo: MarlaChristina.com 

Michele Ronsen, Tony Marcell; Love Thy Neighbor
This is a story about the birds and the bees, love and marriage. And also, the shuttle bus.

Friday, November 25, 2011

Lady Lovelace Photography Parlour at the Dickens Fair


This is Dark Garden's second year of bringing you a boudoir photo service at the Dickens Fair. Lady Lovelace's Photography Parlour offers portraits of you dressed in Dark Garden finery. You can be completely outfitted by our Dark Garden dressers or photographed in your own corset.  What a beautiful gift for yourself or an appreciative someone!



All photos by Jude Mooney

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Dickens Fair Time!


Come join us at the Dickens Christmas Fair weekends November 25 through December 18th. The Dark Garden shop at the fair naturally has our amazing corsets, but also stunning jewelry, stockings, clothes and hats for holiday gifts or yourself! Our shop windows featuring live models have been a favorite at the fair for years.
Now you can model Dark Garden wares at Lady Lovelace's Photography Parlour! More to follow...
photo by faeofdoom

Live models in the shop window at the Dickens Fair
photo by Raymond Van Tassel

Monday, November 7, 2011

Rock n' Royalty Jewels

 
Crystal Spikes $288 20% off till November 26th

We are happy to introduce an exclusive new local jewelry designer, Rock n’ Royalty Jewels.  This is Judy Sachs’ first new Holiday line and is available exclusively at Dark Garden.  Judy designs beautiful one of a kind Victorian, Romantic and Fantasy necklaces and earrings in antiqued gold brass filigree, Vintage findings and Swarovski crystals using colors of the Season - perfect for Dickens Fair! Mention that you saw this posting, as she is graciously offering a 20% discount on all Rock n’ Royalty Jewels, necklaces and earrings now through November 26th.  Or visit her complete line available at www.RocknRoyaltySF.com

Victorian Rose $158 20% off till November 26th
Golden Shadow $172 20% off till November 26th

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Link: Bowes Museum Film, The Art of Dressing in the 1870s

 This is a film, The Art of Dressing in the 1870s by Luca Costigliolo, shows a complete and authentic recreation outfit from bloomers to bustle! It is beautifully done.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Halloween Ideas: The Queen Of Halloween


Model Penny McDish is the Queen of Halloween! 
in a Dollymop one of a kind witch ensemble. 
This amazing outfit is ready to go for Halloween parties this weekend 
and will take you to the Edwardian Balls in January!
Come in and play dress up....
 
Striped taffeta corset with fringed straps & back panel 26" $550
Matching taffeta skirt with detachable draped bustle bow $650
  Hand sculpted felt hat 
with vintage polka dot veiling & baby raven $400
  czech beaded necklaces $55 each


Dollymop for Dark Garden is designed by Kalico Delafay
Photos by Kristin Argue, Styled by Holly Bobisuthi. Modeled by Penny McDish 

Monday, October 24, 2011

Halloween Idea: Dandy

 Halloween costume #4, A Dapper Dandy! 
We have all these items in the store right now. 
Come get ready for Trick or Treat. 
We have so many ideas...

Cat is wearing: 
Wild Card sock garters $48 & long bloomers in red $80 
Dark Garden waist cincher in black and red pinstripe wool $350 
Dollymop one of a kind necktie $75 
House of Nines fedora $300 
Teahorse mustache in wool felt $30
Pinstripe umbrella ON SALE $52


Photos by Kristin Argue, Styled by Holly Bobisuthi.  

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Masqerotica October 22



Dark Garden, Dollymop, Lust Designs team up with many others for Dark Kabaret hosted by Paul Nathan with music by Eric McFadden at the first annual Masquerotica this Saturday October 22nd at the Concourse in San Francisco. Our show is at 9:30!


Dark Garden
Dollymop Designs. Model and designer, Kalico Delafay. Photo by Mr Nightshade.

Lust Designs Model, Miss Conduct Photographer, Stephen McClure

Eric McFadden