Dark Shadows is a tounge in cheek re-make of a 1960’s TV drama and stars Johnny Depp as Barnabas Collins, a vampire who comes back from the dead and wakes up in 1972.
Made by Tim Burton (obvs) Helena Bonham Carter plays herself , Dr Julia Hoffman an alcoholic psychologist.
The original Dark Shadows ran for 1,225 episodes between 1966 and 1971 and became cult viewing. It featured vampires, ghosts and werewolves in the days before Buffy, True Blood and Twilight and starred Grayson Hall as Dr Julia.
The fabulous 1970’s costumes, interiors and music are sure to inspire a whole host of retro inspired clothing and interiors and I am loving the tones of purple below.
Fashion, as you know, is a very strange thing, we try not to take it too seriously and have often been heard to say ‘Its only fashion, no ones going to die’, especially when called to an ’emergency trend meeting’…