Gothic Dream: Sasha



Gothic Dream

Washington D.C.'s Goth Queen




Print, Runway, and Make-up artistry.

Sasha has been working in fashion for over 10 years and has done print work with John Abeta, Stan Swartz and Russel Tanoue. She has been in various fashion shows for Ala Moana, Like Water for Chocolate and Ward Warehouse. She has worked for both First Model Management and Models Inc. Hawaii and became the director for the latter in 1997. She has also worked for MAC, Christian Dior, Givenchy, and Smash Box as a freelance make up artist and as a resident artist for Estee Lauder.

In Sasha's free time, she sings opera. She has trained with Neva Rego and was recently selected to sing with the National Cathedral Choir. She enjoys various forms of dance. Her favorites are tribal fusion, modern and Latin. When she has free time she likes to spend time traveling. One of her favorite trips was to Convergence XII in NoLa. She has plans to go to DD FEST, Whitby and WGT in the next year, and eventually Scotland, India and Egypt.

Things Sasha loves to collect and shop for include coffin and bat shaped anything (her favorite is her coffin shaped jewelry case), bustle skirts, corsets, Victorian and Edwardian clothing, pointy boots, buckles on clothing and shoes, opulent and unusual jewelry, period hats and accessories, antique furniture, and her favorite color - Purple.

Favorite Music: Sarah Brightman, Conjure One, Iris, Mission UK, A-ha, Razed in Black, Schiller, Diary of Dreams, Delerium, Oingo Boingo, and The Last Dance

Favorite Movies and Theatre: Harold and Maude, 5th Element, Legend, Fear and Loathing, Moulin Rouge, Phantom of the Opera (London and Canadian Cast), The Hunger, Mel Brooks Movies, Monty Python and Spamalot (original cast).

Favorite Art: H.R. Giger, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Jessica Galbreth, Michael Parks, Escher, and John William Waterhouse.

Sasha likes to take day trips to local haunts like Harper's Ferry and Occoquan for high tea and antique shopping. Other favorite trips in the past include the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, NOLA, NYC, Spain and Korea.

(This is a B&W Infrared photo taken at the Franciscan Monestary in washington, D.c.)