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Come to the Masquerade Macabre Oct. 29th

18 Oct

Looking for something to do Halloween Weekend? Look no further!

A marvellous and mysterious event…a Halloween celebration of the extravagant and the grotesque…an all-night spectacle of atmosphere, costumery and diverse entertainments…an explosion of live music, dancing, dark arts, fire and late-night revelry, snake-charmed into an absinthe-fueled early-morning speakeasy.”

Gilding Primal Instinct will be putting up an arrangement of frightening finery in their Cabinet of Curiosities. Be sure not to miss it along with some other great artists and performances!

Halloween Saturday, Oct 29, 21+
8-9:30pm VIP tea salon, $30-50; 9:30pm-5am party, $20; after 2am, $10
Irondale Center, 85 S Oxford, Fort Greene, BK


PluzUltra Magazine Editorial

11 Sep

The most recent issue of online magazine PluzUltra features an editorial by photographer Gretchen Heinel, which includes my Predator Rings.  Gretchen has beautiful and unique photographic style, and I was happy to have been a part of this.

Here’s the Full Editorial

Take a look at the rest of the issue here:

New Feature: Got Character?

20 Apr

To spice up the blog, I wanted to add a couple regular features to give you some insight into my inspiration and creative process.

I’m starting things off with one titled Got Character? that will explore character design in film.  When I first began creating my collection I was very inspired by how costume and accessories are meticulously designed to support the development of a character’s personality in these mediums.  In so many ways their appearance is just as important as the writing and direction.  In my collection, the pieces are designed to immediately transform the wearer into a character and create a visceral reaction in the viewer.  The films I feature in this section are ones that created the very same reaction in me.

New Retail Location: Gothic Renaissance

10 Apr

Hi All,

Exciting news, Gilding Primal Instinct now has its first retail location!  Gothic Renaissance is a New York City boutique that caters to lovers of macabre and alternative fashion; a perfect place for my jewelry.

Gothic Renaissance

108 4th Ave

New York, NY 10003

Ready to Wear

10 Apr

Gilding Primal Instinct is now available ready-to-wear! The new collection was released this past Monday, April 4th, and has received a great response!


This collection, lovingly nicknamed Everyday Primals, is aesthetically and thematically based on The Hunter and The Surgeon characters.  However, unlike their dramatic counterparts, these are better suited for everyday wear!  Each piece in the collection is being released as a limited production series of 100 pieces.  At the end of each series the pieces will be reviewed for re-release, a slightly altered design will be made, and a second series will be released.  Get some series I pieces while you can!

The entire collection can be seen at my new revamped website:

Upcoming Events: QAS

21 Mar

Hi All!

Time for another update!

Webster Hall is putting on another Quarterly Art Soireé this Sunday, March 27th, from 12pm-2am.  There will be great art and entertainment all day long! I’ll be there with some old favorites as well as a selection of items to preview my new ready-to-wear collection being released April 4th.  I’ll be accepting pre-orders and there just might be a special giveaway… Check back later in the week for more details!

Danielle Nicole Adornments is Back in Full Swing!

16 Nov

Hi All!

It’s been quite a while since I’ve put up a post on here. Between formally registering my business as Danielle Nicole Adornments, LLC, planning my fabulous wedding, and participating in another Quarterly Arts Soirée things have been quite hectic. Although, I’m back to let you know that things are back in full swing here and I’m very excited to get cracking!

There are a lot of exciting new changes coming soon including and online store on my website, holiday sales, and new jewelry items!

Stay Tuned for more details!

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