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ClaustroClothic #41: Strega Fashion

Hey guys, this is the first part of my “Stay warm in the winter” ClaustroClothic section. I’m just discovering how to dress myself in the winter so take this journey with me. Today, we tackle strega fashion. Strega is an Italian word for “witch.” Reminder: you don’t have to be pagan, Wiccan, or practice witchcraft to enjoy the style. I certainly do not do any of those things. This look was created in the spirit of fun and isn’t meant to offend anyone or any culture.

ClaustroClothic #41: Strega Fashion

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I just discovered the strega fashion side of Tumblr. If you have a Tumblr and you don’t think you know what this fashion is but you know who Psychara is, you’re well on your way. Other popular strega fashion gurus to follow include shortcuttothestars for my ladies and sepp-greywolf for the guys. There’s also a really dope Strega Lookbook Tumblr you can follow.

What inspired this outfit?

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Truth be told, when I ventured down the rabbithole of creating this look, I didn’t see too many people of color. However, I did see a lot of elements from my wardrobe in the style. I liked how the trend included layers which was something that I was learning to utilize in the colder seasons. Therefore, I was like.. “Let’s do this.”

What part of the outfit was the most challenging?

Strega Fashion - Jasemine Denise-2The most challenging part of this outfit was the layers. I created this look in 30-something degree weather so it was like a do or die effort for me. The scary part about it was that I had no idea how many layers would be too many layers in strega fashion.

It was also hard finding my socks but that’s just because I always lose them.

Favorite Part of This Outfit?

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Honestly, any excuse for me to wear my Demonia Boxers shoes makes a good favorite outfit. These are really great for the winter not only because they complete that killer goth look but also because they are warm and when you step in snow, you don’t completely flood your shoes. These were great!

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Wanna see more of my looks?!

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Why thank you, I’m honored! You can always follow my Instagram for my outfit of the day posts, you can subscribe to the blog for inside peeks of the next look, and you can check out Strega Look Book on Tumblr to make a similar look to this look happen for yourself.

Get the look!

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13 Comments

  • Reply
    Courtney
    January 31, 2016 at 2:11 pm

    Awesome article! And I love the pictures! They really bring the post to life!

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    Elizabeth (Plant Based Bride)
    January 31, 2016 at 2:14 pm

    What a cool outfit! I’d never heard of Strega before. Also, your hair is epic and amazing!

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    LaNeshe
    January 31, 2016 at 4:47 pm

    I love it!

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    Elanor
    January 31, 2016 at 4:47 pm

    I’m not usually good with fashion and had never heard of this style before… You’re outfit looks fantastic though! 🙂

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    MELISSA
    January 31, 2016 at 5:11 pm

    oh I love this look! I am also a sucker for an all black look. Those shoes are killer. I wish I still had my shoes like that.

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    Brandy
    February 1, 2016 at 6:50 am

    That is some pretty cool looking attire. Love how you did the photos for the post, thanks for sharing!

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    Sabrina
    February 1, 2016 at 6:52 am

    I’ve never heard of the style before but I actually am in love with those shoes and your whole look!!
    https://allaboutsabrina.wordpress.com/

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      Jasemine-Denise
      February 3, 2016 at 4:28 pm

      I found my way into the style through Tumblr which is kind of embarrassing to admit, but it was fun to try out!

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    Surekha @dreamingloud
    February 3, 2016 at 9:40 am

    I wanted to get my hands on that Rag and bone hat for so long now. Planning to get it in Summer. Love all black look

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      Jasemine-Denise
      February 3, 2016 at 4:27 pm

      I love ALL of your looks! I really hope you end up getting the hat!

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    Shannon
    February 3, 2016 at 4:18 pm

    You look great and so cozy!

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      Jasemine-Denise
      February 3, 2016 at 4:27 pm

      Haha, it was very cold that day but I wasn’t cold at all 😀

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    Candy
    February 4, 2016 at 10:42 pm

    The layers are working for you. Pictures are great.

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