By Alliance Mintaka
Alliance Mintaka is a Europe-wide company specialising in the online sale of fashion clothing and accessories. Originally the company was only available in France, focussing on the gothic fashion market, but has since developed internationally and has incorporated other styles into its catalogue, so that it now covers all alternative trends: Steampunk, Biker, Grunge, Native American, Pinup or Lolita.
Alliance Mintaka distributes the world’s largest clothing, shoe and jewellery brands for different subcultures through their e-commerce boutiques. In total, its catalogue features over 10,000 items, with new additions added almost daily.
Presented below are Alliance Mintaka’s various online boutiques, available in French, English, Spanish, Italian and Polish. Each of these offers secure payment by card, cheque, bank transfer or postal order.
For over ten years, the online boutique l’Antre de Syria has specialised in alternative culture, from a starting point of gothic trends: romantic, Lolita and Victorian, cyber or dark, for both men and women. Here you will find the best known clothing, shoe and accessory brands, such as Queen of Darkness, Innocent Lifestyle, Demonia, New Rock, Steelground, Vixxsin, Burleska and even Alchemy Gothic for jewellery.
L’Antre de Syria also features a range of purchasing and maintenance tips to help you make the right choice and care for your clothes and shoes. Also, original publications on the news and history of subcultures are regularly displayed online.
With the Kementari store, Alliance Mintaka has begun an ecological shift that meets the expectations of a healthy and genuine well-being. There is in the same space a catalog of products for the majority natural, biological and ethical in the service of a peaceful and balanced life.
Kementari offers a collection of men's and women's clothing in bohemian and ethnic styles associated with stone and metal jewelery such as necklaces and pendants, bracelets and earrings. They are also ecological beauty and hygiene products, soaps, shower gels and organic body milk. For a zen and feng shui interior Kementari offers scented candles, incense, diffusers and decorative items such as indoor fountains. A section is entirely dedicated to lithotherapy with massage sticks, pebbles, minerals and semi-precious stones.
A guide to aromatherapy advice accompanies the surfer in the choice of essential oils, Bach flowers, elixirs and extracts of fresh plants.
With more than thirty years of experience in the manufacture of leather shoes and boots, initially for the army, Steelground has become a European-scale brand with around 40 specialized workers and designers.
It was in the punk rock and gothic circles that the brand quickly became known thanks to military boots leather Rangers inspiration, low and high up to 30 eyelets , Creepers round toe or pointy and thin sole or compensated (single, double and triple) and a collection of city shoes and sneakers, for both women and men. Children are not forgotten with vintage leather shoes or Creepers, Rangers in size 30/35 or baby ballerinas too cute.
Animal welfare is also part of the brand's values, so there are some forty models available in vegan leather. More recently, Steelground has earned a reputation in the world of bowling with a collection of leather and suede shoes with incomparable styles and finishes.
Alliance Mintaka is the official distributor of the Steelground brand for all of Europe.