April Showers Bring May Umbrella And Parasol Sales!

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Its just like the old saying goes, April showers bring May umbrella and parasol sales. To keep that spirit alive, now through June 5th you save 35% on ALL umbrellas and parasols. No code needed for this one! Just place your order and the discount is taken out at check out. Not valid on any existing orders, back orders, or pre-booked orders.

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Sourpuss Summer Essentials!

As we prepare to officially kick off summer this Memorial Day weekend, we’ve prepared some of our favorite Sourpuss summer essentials to to get you in the mood for fun in the sun!

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Our Sourpuss Carry All is step one to keeping you organized. This satin lined canvas tote features secure zippered pockets and original screen printed artwork in a variety of fun summer prints! You can choose your favorite one here.

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Flaunt your personal style at the pool or beach with our Sourpuss Beach Towels! Style and function, a summer must have! The Adventure Beach towel was perfect for our friends @beadesaurus on holiday!

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Weather at a car show, beach, or a lovely walk in the park, our colorful printed Sourpuss parasols will add some style and shade during those long dog days of summer. We have multiple designs too, there is something for everyone! These gorgeous gals @apbailey_tattoos, @alice_meow_wang, and @sadiesfab50style prove this is the perfect summer pinup accessory!

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Need to keep your hair in place and out of the way? Check out or Sourpuss Scarves! The Rosie Scarves are bandana size while the Bad Girl Scarves are longer. We have a huge selection of prints to choose from too! Check out these amazing vintage updos from @poppythemakeupvixen and @daisy_dahl for the perfect vintage look!

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Be prepared when that random summer storm hits and don’t forget to pack your favorite Sourpuss Umbrella. No rainy day will keep you down with our colorfully printed designs! We’re sure @erin_micklow would totally agree!

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Don’t leave home without your Sourpuss summer essentials! Let the summer shenanigans begin!

Featured Sourpuss Retailer: ROWENA!

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What is your name, and what is your job title at ROWENA?
Wendy – also known as Boss Lady

Tell us more about ROWENA! When did you open and what’s changed since then?  
Our brick and mortar Rowena opened in 1998 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on the fabulous Whyte Ave shopping strip the best place to shop in Edmonton! Our website www.retroglam.com was launched in 2012 and our biggest change is we just moved 2 blocks east to our new location at 10544A – Whyte Ave.

What did you do before ROWENA?
School, school, more school to get a BFA then straight to having a store so basically  I’ve had no life ever : haha!

What’s the best part about your job?
Supporting a body positive environment by bringing in clothing XS-4XL as we believe every lady is beautiful this includes men too except they are handsome.  I love seeing the smiles of someone finding the perfect fitting wonderful items to help make them feel good and pretty!

What is your favorite thing to eat for breakfast?
Hands down Coffee..I am a zombie in the morning

What is the most important appliance in your home?
Well that would be the coffee maker see above

Do you have any irrational fears?
Car washes and closed shower curtains as you never know who may be lurking on the other side

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Do you like Sci-Fi movies?

Yes

What’s your favorite?
Blade Runner, I love the 40s feel in it and it’s just an amazing movie still to this day

Have you ever walked a cat on a leash?
No everyone knows there is no walking a cat on a leash but I have walked a ferret on a leash..that’s kind of like a cat right?

What are you most excited about in the coming months?  
Finishing getting our new location prettied up (we are still working on it..the store will look amazing!) and projects finished in here then re-starting our hair classes we haven’t had since the old location which will also be expanded to include make-up, posing and photography sessions

Anything we forgot to ask?  
Support indie business and come on down to your local brick & mortar or shop online with us if you can’t!  It’s a hard life for brick & mortars at this economic time so we need all the support we can get to keep our doors open.  There is nothing like trying on the clothing for yourself and the personal experience of shopping in a store.  And do we love Sourpuss?  Yes we do very much!

ROWENA’S Instagram? retroglamclothing
ROWENA’S Twitter?  rowenaedmonton
ROWENA’S Facebook? rowenaedmonton

You’ll Fall In Love With Our Suzie Skirts!

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You’ll fall in love with our Suzie Skirts! These fun, bold, knee-length skirts are made from a very stretchy, yet firm, cotton blend and features a pair of either anchors or octopuses embroidered on the patch pockets. Don’t be fooled, either – that’s not ric rac trim! That’s full embroidery! These skirts have a back zipper and sit at the natural waist for a perfectly tucked-in nautical look.

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Do You Like Pina Coladas?

Nothing kicks off the summer quite like a proper Pina Colada or Mai Tai. We’ve got the perfect collection featuring one of our favorite summer prints for your next trip to the Tiki Bar!

The soft, flowy fabric of our Pina Colada June Dress features a bright pineapple print sure to get you noticed! The embroidered pineapple on the collar adds the perfect touch to the a flattering empire waist.  We love these gorgeous photos of @miss_cheeseburger and @miss_sneakytiki looking lovely in our dress!

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Are you a pinup on the go? We recommend the Pina Colada Sweetie Pie shorts. These high waisted shorts are made from a soft, bengaline fabric sure to keep your silhouette flawless while hugging all the right curves. Structured yet comfortable. Pair them with your favorite top and wedges for an adorable, effortless look. Looks like these pretty ladies  @pinuppples and @stylelyfe_loni are showing us how it’s done!12950249_618539248303628_1285084421_n

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And for those breezy beach nights, don’t forget your Bella Pina Colada Cardigan. Embroidered pineapples, white lace detail, and yellow rhinestone buttons, what’s not to love? SPCA61_3

Don’t forget to check out our lovely Pina Colada Rosie scarf. Whether it’s for your next vintage ‘do, or to add a flair to any outfit, this scarf is sure to get you noticed! The Pina Colada collection will get you in the right mood for summer cocktails with the gals!

Spruce Up That Boring Bathroom With A Stray Cats Shower Curtain

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Spruce up that boring bathroom with this great shower curtain featuring a larger than life Stray Cats logo! This polyester shower curtain from Sourpuss features a black background and comes with plastic attachment rings so it’s ready to hang up as soon as you get it.

Music, Mayhem, and Motors!

Whether you are showing your ride at the latest car show, attending a gig, or having a beer at your local pub, Kustom Kreeps will keep you lookin’ good for whatever adventures await this season!

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You can’t go wrong with any of our classic Kustom Kreeps tees. Original, screen printed artwork sure to get you noticed on comfy 100% cotton. Style and comfort, it’s that easy! Our hats off to @nattyboh13 and @hookuptattoos for their Kustom style!

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Don’t forget about yer hair! Our famous Kustom Kreeps hair pomade is sure to keep your locks in check. With a variety of holds and scents, these have quickly become a favorite among pomade connoisseurs. We love these dapper do’s from @xtuck3rx, @adhie_bur and @pomadebro.

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We have plenty of accessories to customize any wardrobe including Kustom Kreeps patches, wallets, and even ties for your next formal event. Because you know, someone is always getting married! We love @pdelarocka and @funnsized33 showing off their Kustom Kreeps (And Sourpuss!) patch collection!

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Looking for something stylish and useful? Of course you are! If you have not already, check out our new Kustom Kreeps shop rags, a perfect shop addition for all you gear heads out there!

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And of course we know fun in the sun is not fun without some booze! We got your covered with our Kustom Kreeps stainless steel flasks and pint glasses. You’ll be the envy of your friends when you whip our your switchblade bottle opener!

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Men, we got you covered for whatever trouble you are getting into this spring! Get all your favorite Kustom Kreeps gear here.

If You’re Going To Hell, You May As Well have A Great Purse To Take Along!

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“Your pretty face is going straight…to hell!” And hey…if you’re going there, you may as well have a great purse to take along! This black, vinyl Sourpuss Burlesk bowler purse features vintage advertisement artwork for one devilish Cabaret. It’s roomy enough for anything you’d like to carry with you and its interior pouches and zipper pocket will keep you well organized. With sturdy handles, zip-top closure, an outside pocket and pink contrast piping/details, this bag has more than enough attributes to make it a must-have here or in the Underworld.

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That Which Lives, Must Also Die

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These adorably dark matryoshka dolls are sweetly reminding you that what lives must also die. Our black vinyl Momento Mori Bowler Purse features sturdy handles, zip top closure and an outside pocket with magnetic snap. It’s roomy enough for anything you’d like to carry with you and its interior pouches and zipper pocket will keep you well organized.

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Hello Dollface!

We are excited here Sourpuss HQ for the highly anticipated Sourpuss Doll Parts Dress and are absolutely in love with this photo shoot from our very own amazing Sourpuss  photographer@madamezombiephoto featuring the lovely@rubyvonvanity showcasing our latest and greatest little number. Beautifully macabre indeed!

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Everything from doll heads, arms, legs, hands, and even torsos make for a very creepy print on a lovely antiqued cream chiffon fabric. Adjustable straps and black bows accent the dress while the stretch waist flatters the figure in all the right places. Lightweight with a sheer overlay, this dress will keep you cool during those hot summer days and nights!

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Summer is here ladies of darkness. Time to get out of the black, stay spooky, and into our new Dolls Parts Dress!