Want Your Dark Romance

Valentine's Day

Wed 5 Feb


Valentine’s Day isn’t all red and pink, sometimes it’s as dark as a black hole.

Romance nowadays its complicated spiderweb of “what are we?” But our gothic and alternative clothing boutiques will swiftly answer that question or treat yourself to a handcrafted corset for those clandestine burlesque shows you attend. We’ve put together a list of some devious gifts for that person (or people) in your life.

Black Widow
Model | @HarmonyCamden

Victoriana gothic fashion at its very best, with the occasional handmade pieces (which are rather hefty) and unique patterns. Steampunk, fetish wear and of course, gothic corsetry fill the walls across at both their North Yard and Stables shops. 

During Valentine’s weekend (14th – 16th) Black Widow will have a 10% discount in their Camden Market shops.

Vera Black

Run by Australian husband and wife duo Vera & Luke, Vera Black is inspired by the pairs music industry backgrounds as well as Vera’s Maori heritage. Vera Black’s dark bohemian style is adored by celebrity fans (including Tom Hardy), you’ll be spoilt for choice in their boutique.

Vera Black is offering a 10% discount up until the 14th A.K.A Valentine’s Day.


Burleska has been in the corsetry game for almost two decades and providing us with their neo-Victorian, burlesque, gothic and steampunk mastery. Stand out from the crowd or blend in with their devilish corsets and accessories, it’s up to you to make them your own. 

Burleska is offering a 10% discount up until Friday the 14th.

FAB London

An acronym for Fetish Alternative Boutique, FAB London is the hotspot for fetish wear, erotic artwork, towering heels (perfect for drag) and the occasional sex toy. Whether your dipping your toe or an expert, Max will show you the best designer fetish pieces in all of North London.

Dark Romance Florist

We’re known for our edgy style, and Valentine’s Day is no exception. Avoid the predictable and find individually hand-dipped dyed black roses at our Dark Romance Pop Up Florist. Traditional we are not!

Buy a rose stem for £4.50, bouquets are available upon request. 

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