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Alice takes a trip

Gorgeous alternative finds a plenty; who to visit at LondonEdge.


With September's show fast around the corner we can't wait to see what's in-store with the new look of the show, with a change of venue and a fresh new approach, it's certainly set to keep it's alternative aesthetics at heart, but with a very new direction. As it's all change you can expect a handful of new exhibitors alongside firm favourites at the show, so we've hand picked a few of our favourites to look out for as you browse the stands.


We've been keeping our eyes on Voodoo Vixen for some time, their approach at pin up attire has been spot on with plenty of pencil dresses, slinky frocks and pretty tight knit cardigans to send you back in time to the 50's, we can't wait to see their new season designs.


Alice takes a trip have merged the perfect mix of gothic and streetwear, with occult print baggy t-shirts, sweet velvet dresses and suspender leggings in their latest collection.


For more pin up attire Pin up girl clothing are a must, this U.S label has been designing drop dead gorgeous attire for years and with plus size designs to boot they really are worth a look.


Voodoo vixen

Steampunk is still on a high, Golden steampunk will be showcasing their vast range of mens and womens steampunk attire at the show, with plenty of bustles, frills and corsets on show. To accessorize the look Cou Cou Heart have a sweet range of steampunk and vintage inspired jewellery, alongside Hades for gorgeous footwear.


An old favourite makes a return to the show, Cyberdog are always worth a look at, and as the Cybergoth look has made quite a return this year they've been at the forefront with more cutting edge designs, vibrant prints and futuristic attire.


Alongside these exhibitors there's an abundance of traders, from firm favourites such as Alchemy, Sourpuss, Phaze and Queen of Darkness, to newer labels to the show such as Ivory Jar, Born bad betty and 20th Century Foxy. Everything from gothic to cyber, and rockabilly to punk will be on show.


LondonEdge opens its doors on September 7th-9th at The Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 0QH. To find out more and register for your passes visit www.londonedge.com, entrance is strictly trade only.