Candlelight Thriller: The Nightmare Before Christmas Gothic Velvet Dress

Candlelight Thriller: The Nightmare Before Christmas Gothic Velvet Dress

Flickering candles, creaking wood, and dark, warm outfits – who claims Halloween couldn’t be cosy? Just like last year, I’m going to spend the 31st October at home watching “Nightmare Before Christmas”. My dress in this blogpost is inspired by exactly this movie, and even better, the Gothic Velvet Dress from Nastrovje Potsdam (NAPO Shop) is perfect for Halloween.

RetroCat mit dem Nightmare Before Christmas Velvet Gothic Kleid vom Napo-Shop

Halloween with the Nightmare Before Christmas Gothic Velvet Dress

The Nightmare Before Christmas Gothic Velvet Dress lives up to its name: The black satin fabric is decorated with countless Jack Skellington velvet skulls while lacings on the upper part of the dress make it even more dramatic.

Since it can be quite cold at the end of October, I teamed the dress with a true vintage cape. Long nylon gloves as well as dark fishnet tights match the spooky look quite well. Accessories like a hairflower with pumpkins as well as ring and earrings with bats finish my Halloween outfit.

Speaking of bats: A bat brushed my hair during this shoot, unfortunately she was too fast for the camera. ūüėČ

RetroCat mit Halloween-Haarblume und Vintage-Cape

RetroCat mit dem Gothic Velvet Kleid und einer Laterne

RetroCat mit Vintage-Cape, Laterne und Kerzen auf einer alten Veranda

RetroCat mit einem Halloween-Outfit im Vintage-Stil vor einer alten T√ľr

RetroCat in einem Halloween-Kleid mit Jack-Skellington-Schädeln

Vintage-Mode-Bloggerin RetroCat beim Auspusten einer alten Kerze

A Retro Halloween Makeup

My makeup this time is rather classy. First, I use a light foundation and lots of powder for a matte finish. Strong contours are very important as well. On my lids, I apply warm shades and aditionally loose orange pigments. Afterwards, I use eyeliner as well a lots of mascara. Blush and a blood-red lipstick finish my Halloween makeup.

RetroCat mit einem klassischen Vintage-Make-up f√ľr Halloween

Beauty-Bloggerin RetroCat mit dramatischem Eyeliner und rotem Lippenstift

RetroCat mit einem schwarzen Satin-Kleid, Nylon-Handschuhen und einer Laterne

By the way: Use the code retrocat10 to get 10 % off your whole order at NAPO Shop or the Vive Maria online-shop! Valid until 30th April 2018.

Halloween Outfit – the Details:

Nightmare Before Christmas Gothic Velvet Dress: c/o Napo Shop

Cape: Vintage, similar here

Gloves: Secrets in Lace Europe

Hairflower: Sophisticated Lady

Earrings: Glitter Paradise

Tights: similar here

Pumps: Mojo Moxy, similar here

Halloween Makeup – the Details:

Foundation: Chanel Perfection Lumière Velvet Foundation

Eyeshadow:¬†Chanel Les 4 Ombres¬†in ‚ÄěCandeur et Experience‚Äú (No. 268)

Pigments: Catrice, similar here

Eyeliner: NYX Matte Liquid Liner

Contouring Stick: Diorblush Duo Stick (no longer available)

Mascara: Kat Von D Immortal Lash 24 Hour Mascara

Blush:¬†Chanel Rouge Joues Contraste¬†in ‚ÄěRouge Profond‚Äú (No. 320)

Lipstick:¬†MAC Ultimate Lipstick in ‚ÄěDangerously Chic‚Äú

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