Hey Fab Bats! The weather’s warming up and we’re swapping velvet for fishnets. If it’s already blazing on your side of the globe then you know the struggle. Do you have scars you are uncomfortable showing? Now that’s an even stronger hustle. Whatever their origin (accident, mental or physical illness…) and no matter the reason you wish to conceal them (to preserve confidence, shield from the sun, avoid unwelcome questions…), here are some elegant ideas for protecting your skin…
If you’ve been looking for ‘goth’ makeup on dark skin, some of these tips and tutorials may be useful…
Hey Fab Bats! How you doing? Me, personally, I’m feeling a little on the grinchy side. You know, what with the state of the world. To counteract that, I’ve been looking at some pretty light content before getting back to the heavy stuff (so heavy it makes all the dead bodies I’ve hauled light as feathers in comparison). Lets take a break from the System n’ Stuff and countdown these top master face painters:
Calling all my Fat Bats! Don’t know about you, but although I appreciate a good scare, November’s Friday of fear is not my jug of Oolong. You know what is good? Cyber Monday.
Hey Fab Bats! With all the hoo-flippin-pla of everyone’s favorite 31st coming up, Dining with Dana is final-boss-level ready for the most important time of year: Post-Halloween. Any minute now life size skeletons will go for 15% off and bad imitation taxidermy animals (you know exactly what I’m talking about) will hit the clearance section. Mhm, all the good deals.
And now, the weather… Continue reading “Goth in the Heat ft. Marie Dauphine”
Hey Fab Bats! The weather’s beautiful, people are smiling and it is hawt. In this time of enlivening cheer, there is nothing more tempting than to add a little petulance to that perkiness. Lets chop the charm with some tips on how to keep your creep on in these times of terror: Continue reading “13 Ways to Stay Spooky this Summer”
Hey Fab Bats! It’s been quite busy in this cave like condo of mine what with upcoming events and the Dining with Dana shop. I have yet to release a couple bats for their night time stroll. In the meantime, my arachnid friends hover over my coils as I contemplate the meaning of time. On second thought, maybe you too have a wonderful web weaved into your scalp? I mean not to offend, of course. There is no higher compliment, my frenemy. And just how seriously must we take our curls? Here are a couple “lighten up for the love of Luce” vids: Continue reading “Favorite Black Do Videos, Comedy Edition”
Hey Fab Bats! Shopping without funds? I personally live off second hand and, mi amor, I adore sharing tips. You’ll recognize a lot of them from a previous post “Fancy for Bats on a Budget”. This is a snipped, snapped, updated version with new resources! Feel free to throw in your own ideas:
Jasmine, also known as nursery, can be seen strolling along web paths in search of the nearest cyber sandbox, traveling through kaleidoscopic childhood dreams and, on a good day, playing in the pit of a PEZ dispenser. Taking circa 1990-esque nostalgia to another level, she eats, sleeps and survives off of Play-Doh, crayons, balloon pools, propeller hats and primary colors through a personal aesthetic baptized Toywave. Let’s launch ourselves back to the past and take a trip into Jasmine’s Crayola-colored mind:
Seen this Bat Babe around? You may know this wicked witch of the web from this viral post, her mad music taste or sick style sense. An online body positive activist, who also goes by Alyssa Panda Eyes, she shouts her opinion through shades of matching blacks, various blues and obscure ornaments. I caught up with our favorite sorceress who laid out her plans to take over the media in Dining with Dana’s first ever interview: Continue reading “Bold Bat Speaks Through Style: Interview with Alyssa Thralls”