Kustom Style For The Kustom Kutie!

Car show season is in full swing and our Kustom Kutie Peggy Dress is the perfect way to show your love for the hot rods, led sleds, muscle, and classic cars you love!

Can we talk about this print?! Featuring everything from cars, pinstriping, vintage road signs and even flying eyeballs we’re sure it’s going to please any lead foot lady!The contrasting polka dots and ric rac detailing really help flatter the a-line frame and the adjustable halter ties and back rouching will help you get that cozy, kustom fit! Doesn’t @racheldoesthings look beautiful?!If you’re in love with this print as much as we are, you’ll be glad to hear we slapped it on some pretty awesome summer essentials. You can add some flair to your next updo with the Kustom Kutie Bad Girl Scarf. You can shield yourself from the high sun and heat with the Kustom Kutie Parasol and Fan!Your favorite car show pinup dress is back in stock, size S-3XL! You can get yours here! Doesn’t this display from @catslikeus look fantastic?! Show us you photos, use the hashtag #sourpussclothing.

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Everything’s Coming Up Roses!

Back in stock and better than ever is our Tattooed Roses 3/4 Sleeve Pointelle Cardigan!Our lovely Pointelle Cardigan gets a tattooed make over! Clusters of embroidered and colorful tattooed roses compliment the delicate features of this cardigan. The cropped style pairs great with anything but looks fantastic with higher waisted styles and gorgeous vintage dresses. The 3/4 sleeves and soft, lightweight design is perfect for those cooler summer nights!Don’t stop there, everything is coming up roses! We think this cardigan would go great with our Tattoo Roses Dolly Dresses! Available in black or aqua and perfect for summer, we are sure you’ll be pleased with your choice!If roses are your thing, you’ll absolutely love the western inspired Tattooed Roses Line Dance Dress and Tattooed Roses Western Top. These classic embroidered roses look fantastic against the buffalo plaid print and add the right touch of flair! Also, this lovely design is available on our classic Tattooed Roses Scoop Tee! How can these babes @stormyatx and @roadkill_ranch be wrong?!The Traditional Roses Cheap Thrills Purse is perfect for you rose-loving babes on the go! Adjustable straps so you’re hands free, lovely embroidered roses, faux leather and a spacious, yet not too large interior to hold all your goods. What’s not to love?! Sure to go great with all your summer outfits!Have you seen our Rose Enamel Pin? You’ll love the artistic tattoo design and detailing of the classic flash design. Even a bit of glitter in the rose to add some glitz and glamour! Slap it on your favorite jacket, vest, or bag for some instant sparkle!And if you love our Tattooed Roses Pointelle Cardigan, you’ll absolutely adore our new Rose Garden Cardigan due in a few months for our Fall 2017 season. You can pre order this cardigan now!You can find all things rosey here!

Let’s Spend The Day At The Shore!

A new Sourpuss fav, our Day At The Shore Dress is quintessentially hands down the best beach dress this summer. And the best part? It’s back in stock, sizes S-3XL!This light and airy dress is perfect for beach frolicking! The striped top is made from a soft, stretchy fabric for a customized fit and the bottom is made from a lightweight gauzy chiffon fabric which is great for those hotter summer days! The back bow detail in back adds the perfect feminine touch!

And how can you not love the fantastic vintage tattooed divers print courtesy of French tattoo artist Peggy Sue?! Even the details on the divers’ tattoos are incredible! And of course with the flowy, vintage cut of this gorgeous dress, it’s sure to flatter all body types!Don’t forget to accessorize! We’ve got this fabulous design on some great accessories too. Stay cool with the Tattooed Divers Parasol and Fan. Tame those beachy tresses with the Tattooed Divers Bad Girl Scarf.  And you can get this fabulous print on our best selling Tattooed Divers Bowler Bag! Looks like @vintagegaleria is all set for a day at the shore!Don’t let this sea fairing number get away, get your Day At The Shore Dress here today! Isn’t this shot from our friends @xalldolledx the cutest?!

Step Right Up – The Circus Cats June Dress Is Back In Stock!

Step right up and be shocked and amazed by our beautiful Circus Cats June Dress!You’ll absolutely fall in love with this print of tattooed, trapeze, strongman, and juggling cats! Circus tents, balls and popcorn also set the sideshow scene on this lovely lavender dress.You’ll love the vintage flair of the contrasting orange buttons, collar, and waist. An a-line frame and fully lined dress complete this classic look! Add that to one of our favorite retro-inspired silhouettes and you’ve got some fabulous summer style. And speaking of classy, how adorable is this photo from @catladiesforacause?We think our Floozy Blk/Lilac Purse would totally compliment this dress!! The retro design of this Sourpuss favorite is always in style and our new spring lilac color just enhances the beauty of the dress that much more!Who hates cats?! That’s right, nobody! This lovely summer favorite is now back in stock in size S-3XL Don’t miss out on a purrfect summer frock get yours today!

Time for Zombie Drinks!

There’s nothing quite like enjoying a nice Mai Tai or Pina Colada at the tiki bar in the summertime. And of course you want to look good while doing it so welcome our Zombie Drinks Collection!We absolutely love the vintage feel of our Zombie Drinks Playsuit featuring a fabulous print of zombies, drinks, flowers, umbrellas, and fruits on an oh so lovely lilac background! The playsuit is light and flowy, has adjustable straps, and dangle trim. A must have for any summer shindig!We’ve even slapped this amazing print on our best selling bowler purses! The Zombie Drinks Bowler Purse is nice and roomy with plenty of storage for your summer needs. Totally adds a bit of pop to your summer digs, a conversation piece for sure!No better way to keep the sun at bay than with our Zombie Drinks Parasol! This awesome print is featured on non oiled paper and has a sturdy wooden handle like a proper vintage parasol. The gorgeous @ashestoashely13 is an adorable vintage babe with the parasol!Our Zombie Drinks Fan is the perfect compact size to fit in your purse. You’ll absolutely love the die cut wood and print design and it’s sure to help you beat the heat at the beach, flea market, car show or wherever your summer fun takes you! We are happy that @_j34n1n3_ is loving her new fan!The Zombie Drinks Rosie Scarf makes a fabulous hair accessory or handkerchief. The silky feel and bold and bright print sure can bring any drab outfit back to life! We still have a few of our Zombie Drinks One Piece Swimsuits in stock but they won’t be around for long! How can you loose with a flattering silhouette complete with hip rouching, padded busts and adjustable halter ties? The print is really the icing on the cake! You’re sure to be the envy of everyone at the pool with this swimsuit! @rock_rose_boutique knows what we mean!Got any awesome Sourpuss displays or photos you’d like to share?! We’d love to see them! Make sure to tag us on Instagram with #sourpussclothing just like @retrovixenkc did with their awesome Zombie Drinks display! You can find these gorgeous ghoul goodies here!

Back In Stock- Sourpuss and Kustom Kreeps Pins and Patches!

They’re baaaack! Your favorite Kustom Kreeps and Sourpuss pins that is!If you haven’t already, check out our Kustom Kreeps Enamel Pins! You will not be disappointed with these kreepy designs. Add a little flair to your digs with our classic, best selling designs featuring Razor, Switchblade, Creep, and Skull ‘N Bones pins!If that wasn’t enough you’ll be happy to hear that our old favorite Candy Hearts Pin is finally back in stock to say how you really feel!

And while you are stocking up on one of our most popular pins, our new favorite Hearse Pin is back in stock as well. Both designs fly out of here so get your orders in now before they are gone again!While you’re checking out all the awesome pins, we’ve got new horror and fink inspired pins and patches! With several  patch designs to choose from such as Greasy, Oddball, Ghost, Ghoul, Vampire, and Wolfman we’re sure there’s a special ghoul for you!You bet we got new pins too! Take your pic from the Shrunken Head, Drop Dead, X-Ray Specs, Chompers, and Monster Hand!Don’t forget to show us where you put your new pins and patches! Tag us on Instagram, #kustomkreeps and #sourpussclothing, we’d love to see your collection! You can find these, and so much more here!

RESTOCK ALERT!!

Just in time for the Summer Solstice, we are fully restocked on one our top sellers for all of 2017 so far, our compact folding fans! Perfect for carrying around in your purse, these are great for summer car shows, flea markets and other excursions.

Also back on our shelves, is our Kraken Parasol. Our Kraken Parasol is a must have for any deep sea-loving, sun-shy pinup! It features a large print of our Kraken design on tan, non-oiled paper.

Let’s Go Swimming!

It’s official, our Sourpuss swimsuits have been a huge success this season! Good news is we still have some in stock. Don’t miss your opportunity to get in on some amazing swimwear before they sell out!Whether you’re a tattooed beach babe, retro pool beauty or horror hottie, we definitely have a swimsuit for everybody! Our vintage inspired One Piece Swimsuits come with a halter tie top and padded bust for a custom fit. Rouching along the hips and a sweetheart neckline complete the look for a ton of flattering style!There is nothing we love more here at Sourpuss than tattooed ladies! Featuring classic tattoo flash artwork by Patt Whelan and Louis Montgomery, our Love Cherries and Sailor One Piece swimsuits are perfect for all the ink loving gals out there!Looking for more of a vintage look? You will absolutely love our Twinkletoes One Piece. Featuring one of our favorite Sourpuss diamond prints, you will be the queen of all things vintage! What a gorgeous lookin’ gal, thanks for the great photo @rock_rose_boutique!You’ll be sure to turn heads at your next tiki party with our Zombie Drinks One Piece featuring zombie headed drinks, hibiscus flowers, drink umbrellas, pineapples, and cherries. Looks like the glamorous @carliemichelle66 is ready for a day by the pool!And how can we forget about the mighty Kraken? Pay homage to the notorious creature of the deep with our popular Tentacles One Piece featuring tentacles along the bottom border! Officially approved by our very own gorgeous Sourpuss staff, photo courtesy of @mojo_licious! And of course we have Two Piece Swimsuits to die for!  Featuring high-waisted swim bottoms and a halter style bra top with removable pads, we are sure you’ll be the best dressed vixen on the beach!The classic bikini design of the Twinkletoes Two Piece is pinup perfection! You’ll absolutely adore this all over print. Slap on some cat eye sunglasses and you’ll be good to go! The lowbrow Fink Faces Two Piece will certainly get you noticed with it’s bright, bold design and faces only a mother could love! And our Junk Food Two Piece is full of all the boardwalk junk food favorites like pizza, ice cream, hot dogs, and burgers! We’re glad @nakedcityclothing loves these swimsuits just as much as we do!With these flattering silhouettes and unique prints, we’ve got something for everyone! You can find these lovelies, and more, here.

Sourpuss Featured Retailer: Cobalt Heights!


What is your name, and what is your job title at Cobalt Heights?
Hi Guys! My name is Sian (Pronounced “Sharn” – Im half Welsh and its a nightmare!) Francis and I am the Owner / Operator / Rubbish Bin Emptier at Cobalt Heights. I’m a one woman operation so I do everything from the buying to the boring accounting.

Tell us more about Cobalt Heights! When did you open and what’s changed since then?
Cobalt Heights was formed in 2011 after the birth of my first son. He was one of those fabled “Dream Babies”….. you know the kind that sleep all night and behave themselves during the day? I was bored. I started out small, initially we sold costume jewellery, by 2013 I decided to start venturing into handbags and wallets (my true love) and our range has gradually expanded to include clothing and shoes as well. We prefer to stick to the “alternative” side of thing and I often describe our range as “Pretty/Creepy”, preferring to leave the demure florals and whimsical prints to the girls who do it so much better. Give me skulls and zombies over pansies and daisies any day!  Sourpuss was one of our first suppliers to come on board and I’m super proud to be a New Zealand stockist of their amazing range.

**Disclaimer – Before you start hating, my second child? Total opposite to his big brother. I am the proud owner of a dream baby and a devil baby. The universe has a funny way of arranging these things.

What did you do before Cobalt Heights ?
I have always enjoyed working with people. I left school around 16 and held various jobs in retail stores during the day and waitressing after hours. Prior to having my children I was selling new and used vehicles for a prestigious brand here in New Zealand. It was an exciting and challenging job, one that I really enjoyed and one that I like to think I was quite good at. Unfortunately it isn’t really a “family friendly” career and once my first son was born I knew deep down that it would be a long time before I returned to work outside of the home.

What’s the best part about your job?
THE PRETTIES! I am a total handbag whore and ordering and opening new stock never gets old. We are very active in the show and expo scene here in New Zealand and attend all of the major shows like Beach Hop, The Tattoo Expos, Armageddon and The Very Vintage Day Out as well as a bunch of smaller markets and shows throughout the North Island. I love nothing more than getting out into the real world and meeting up with new and old customers. Bonus points for the fact that I no longer have to worry about visible tattoos and piercings (and as a result have assembled quite an impressive collection of both in the last 5-6 years) .

What is your favorite thing to eat for breakfast?
Eeek! Im a little naughty. Most days I forgo breakfast in favor of around 20 cups of tea (English Breakfast, Milk, No Sugar). However, on occasion I will make a full fry up my bitch – Mushrooms are my fave!

What is the most important appliance in your home?
Hands down, my cell phone charger! Oven not needed if I can order pizza.

Do you have any irrational fears?
I keep and occasionally breed tropical fish…..But I am terrified of fish in the water if I’m in the water with them. I like aquariums etc but scuba diving? NOPE!


Do you like Sci-Fi movies?
-If yes-What’s your favorite?
-If no-What would you rather watch?
Do zombies count as Sci-Fi? If so then YUP! Im also really into apocalyptic end of the world stuff too. Its been a long time since I’ve watched a good movie but I’m a big TV binger. At the moment I am currently working my way through The 100 but The Walking Dead is my fave show in the whole world!

Have you ever ridden an elephant?
No, I haven’t and to be totally honest even if I was presented with the opportunity to do so I would say no. I feel sorry for the poor little guys.

What are you most excited about in the coming months? (Feel free to answer for yourself or for 
Cobalt Heights )
This year we have 2 exciting new events we will vending at. The first is Armageddon in Auckland which is our equivalent to “Comic-Con”. The second is The Very Vintage Day Out. They are being held back to back, one weekend after the other in October this year and its going to be crazy! Cobalt Heights will NOT be f*cking around and I plan to bring our A Game to both shows.

Anything we forgot to ask?
Nope, I think we are good. I would like to add though that I am very thankful for the opportunity to be a featured retailer, it was such an honor to be asked. Sourpuss is one of our core brands at Cobalt Heights and that’s something that will never change. Over the coming months we will have new and exciting stock arriving all the time.