The Lust List is a bi-weekly roundup of treasures and trinkets that the Dear Darkling staff has been lusting after. These are our staff picks, real purchases, and deepest darkling desires.

Hooded Elvish Vest

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It’s never too early to get ready for next year’s dark winter, and this vest, complete with a cozy hood, is just the thing. Ember And Ash Co//$200

Mythos Candle in Lycanthrope

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While we suspect a werewolf may not actually smell of leather, black sea, amber, and vanilla, we’re glad this candle does. Steam Wolf//$12

Rosemary Bralette

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Can you tell we have a thing for red lingerie? Bonus points when it’s inspired by Beetlejuice. Hopeless Lingerie//$65

Geometric Copper Cuff

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This geometric copper cuff is perfect sacred armor. Jamie Spinello//$85

Sex Whip Long Sleeve

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If we have to explain why we’re obsessed with a whip spelling out our favorite three letter word, we’re not entirely sure what you’re doing here. King Dude//$30

Alycia Black Boots

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A modern twist on a staple in any darkling wardrobe, the witchy boot. Miista//$375

Absinthe Lips

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The sweet taste of absinthe on your lips, without the hallucinations. For Strange Women//$7

Black Skogr

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You can never have too many black cloaks, and this is one of the best. Sisters of the Black Moon//$348

Double Raven Claw Necklace

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Cast from the carrion crow claw, these sharp talons are a bold and dangerous statement piece. skeletos//$84

Alternative Scouting Merit Badges

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We probably would have been way more into Girl Scouts if we earned badges in cryptozoology, necromancy, and hexes. LukeDrozd//$5

Fang Cuff

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Because nothing says “do not touch me” like black leather wrapped spider fangs. AnuTera//$133

Miaow Heel

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We’ll make an exception to #allblackeverything if it means brocade and cats. Irregular Choice//$148

Roselle Long Dress

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Our favorite classic Deandri staple is now available in a midi length. We’ll be living in this dress.  Deandri//$100

Difficult Women by Roxane Gay

This book is a collection of stories celebrating womanhood in all its messy, difficult glory. The stories aren’t always easy to read, and not all have happy endings, but they’re incredibly well-written for women who persist in spite of the obstacles they all face. Amazon//$16.50


Check back every other week for the latest trinkets, treasures, and talismans catching our discerning eyes.

Haleigh Schiafo

Haleigh Schiafo

Haleigh is a lover of all things dark and magical. She works in fashion, is the co-founder of Babe Coven, and editor-in-chief of Dear Darkling. Follow her on IG to keep up with her latest darkling musings and desires, her all black everything wardrobe, and no shortage of cat photos.

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