Alternative Fashion by Banned Apparel

Banned Apparel’s Alternative Fashion Collection In case you might have missed the news on social media, we now have a retail site for our alternative fashion collection, ‘Banned Alternative‘! “About time” we hear you shout and we couldn’t agree more. […]

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AW17 Trade Shows

Bannd Apparel AW17 Trade Shows. Phew ! We have had a crazy but amazing past few weeks exhibiting at various trade shows from Las Vegas to London. We kicked off our AW17 trade show season by heading over to Las […]

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Black Cats

Black Cats You may have noticed that, here at Banned Apparel HQ, we have a love of not only all things vintage but for the darker side too. Whoever said black is boring could not be further away from the […]

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History of the Petticoat

History of the Petticoat The petticoat, petycote (probably derived from the Old French petite cote, “little coat”) appeared in literature in the 15th century in reference to a kind of padded waistcoat, or undercoat, worn for warmth over the shirt by […]

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Halloween Outfit

Halloween Outfit Inspiration.   There are less than two weeks to go until, what many would consider to be, the best season ever; Halloween(!), a time for many of us grown ups to play dress up and channel our inner Wednesday […]

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Occult Fashion

The Occult Fashion Movement. The Occult fashion movement is making a fierce comeback but, unlike the 90’s, it is a lot more subtle, with touches of darkness and Gothic undertones attracting a much wider audience. Today’s Occult fashion features symbols […]

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