Reason #1,375 why I love Halloween so much - there are so many creepy-cute accessories and jewelry pieces that are styled with a gothic aesthetic! I love stocking up this time of year because not only are they perfect for Halloween, but also year-round for spooky little girls like me!
Below you will find several independent companies that make the spookiest, most beautiful gothic accessories! Many are local to Orange County and almost all are owned by women (with the exception of an incredible candle company). I love supporting local, independent companies, especially when they make gorgeously gothic products!
Please note that these handmade wares go fast, so the items pictured below might not be available by the time you click through, but commissions are always available from these fantastic creators!
Salem Couture specializes in adorable Peter Pan collars that come in all kinds of shapes, sizes, and patterns! From basic white, to Halloween witches to neon bats, this eerie Etsy store has you covered! Check out some of the collars below:
Gothcupcake is your one-stop Etsy shop for "all things spooky, cute, weird and vegan." I love the hair-raising hairbows and jaw-dropping jewelry this shop makes, just take a look at some of the designs below:
Bijou Vixens makes stunning fascinators and other hair accessories that are perfect for your next costume ball or for running errands in. They will elevate any outfit and make you feel fancy! They create many different styles, from gothic to rockabilly to tiki-inspired! View a few of their products below:
Frightwares is a brand-new, local company that I adore!! Their horror- and Halloween-inspired necklaces and other accessories have me drooling big time! They have beautiful cameos, skull necklaces, vintage Halloween pins, and much more to come! Right now you can order whatever catches your fancy through their Instagram, but they are also working on an online store, which is coming soon.
Black Candle Company - I know it isn't exactly jewelry or accessories (though candles are pretty much a necessary accessory, at least for me!), but Black Candle Company makes some amazing-smelling black candles that are cruelty-free and vegan! Plus, they are local to Orange County and all their candles are made by hand. A lot of their items are in hot demand and so are sold out, but keep an eye out for new candles soon! Fun fact: The owners of Frightwares and Black Candle Company are married - how cute is that?!