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13

Jan

The question is, should I change t-shirts before I start on goth upkeep? (Once I finish my coffee, that is.) On the one hand, performing goth upkeep while wearing a Cure t-shirt from the 1992 Wish tour is thematically appropriate. On the other hand, this shirt is already really battered; should I risk hair chemical damage?

The question is, should I change t-shirts before I start on goth upkeep? (Once I finish my coffee, that is.) On the one hand, performing goth upkeep while wearing a Cure t-shirt from the 1992 Wish tour is thematically appropriate. On the other hand, this shirt is already really battered; should I risk hair chemical damage?

Dear Gothy Types: 

YES, you can listen to non-goth musicians. Stop worrying that you will “lose your gothyness”, and stop feeling like you need to justify what you enjoy.

highfashionhautecouture:

Thierry Mugler Haute Couture Spring Summer 1997

brennan-hartke:

tishvampire123:

tesla-in-space:

Just found this in my old folder. By someone called sharksden, so all credit to them.
And it’s pretty much the most magnificent gif ever, because ALL THREE OF THEM IN ONE PLACE.

This picture is so awesome 😄

"Unholy trinity"? Only God could have created this much awesome!! Swoon…

This … this gif is AMAZING.

brennan-hartke:

tishvampire123:

tesla-in-space:

Just found this in my old folder. By someone called sharksden, so all credit to them.

And it’s pretty much the most magnificent gif ever, because ALL THREE OF THEM IN ONE PLACE.

This picture is so awesome 😄

"Unholy trinity"? Only God could have created this much awesome!! Swoon…

This … this gif is AMAZING.

12

Jan

Is there a publication out there similar to the Gothic + Lolita Bible that features mostly Gothic / EGA / Dark Mori looks and brands?

skeletalroses:

burtons-nightmare:

cellothroughyourwindow:

makeupbag:

http://makeupbag.tumblr.com/

homegirl tho…

fucking need

Rosary or Vampira, which do I need more?

Homegirl is one of the lipsticks that is always in my purse. And maybe one of these days I should sample Rosary and see how that looks on me.

skeletalroses:

burtons-nightmare:

cellothroughyourwindow:

makeupbag:

http://makeupbag.tumblr.com/

homegirl tho…

fucking need

Rosary or Vampira, which do I need more?

Homegirl is one of the lipsticks that is always in my purse. And maybe one of these days I should sample Rosary and see how that looks on me.

odditiesoflife:

Highgate Cemetery - London’s Most Haunted

Highgate Cemetery is steeped in supernatural lore. Constructed out of need with six other cemeteries in the early 1800s, with London’s population nearing a million and the death toll rising, there was no more room to bury the dead. This cemetery is one of the most famous in the world, with many notable historic figures, such as Karl Marx, buried there.

The architecture of the cemetery is truly unique. In the heart of the grounds is an eccentric structure called the Egyptian Avenue which consists of sixteen vaults, entered via a great arch. Each vault fits twelve coffins, purchased and used by individual families. This avenue leads to the Circle of Lebanon which was built in the same style consisting of thirty six vaults. A separate gothic-styled catacomb, named the Terrace Catacombs, has an additional fifty five vaults.

But what lures most people to the cemetery are the legends and myths that include ghosts, a vampire and other unexplained phenomena. Spirits coming out of the mausoleums, a glowing woman who roams the paths in between the graves, a man in a top hat, and misty ghosts that hang around the tombs are just some of the the spirits that inhabit the cemetery. Its the account of the “Highgate Vampire” that makes the site legendary.

The first report was in 1970, when a young man reported that he had seen a dark figure resembling a vampire in the cemetery. Since then, hundreds of claims of suspected vampires continued to be reported. Helping the belief along was the fact that dead foxes, with their throats torn open, kept turning up on the grounds. Aside from ghosts and a resident vampire, Highgate Cemetery in London is a hauntingly beautiful place to visit, or spend eternity.

(Source: highgate-cemetery.org)

Anonymous asked: Please stop making Moon Moon jokes about the gothgoth tag! The Moon Moon meme is extremely ableist and it isn't funny at all. :/

… stops, thinks about it.

Well damn. You’re right, and I’m sorry. I apologize to anyone I upset with that. 

spookyloop:

About #gothgoth

I’m taking a slightly serious tone here because I have seen too many people get insecure about the “gothgoth” tag.

The point of #gothgoth is not to be an exclusive gallery of the gothest of goths. Its point is for us to be able to look at pretty, goth-y things and faces without having to scroll through dozens of photos of coloursplashed hamburgers, screenshots of the note pad on Windows 98, and melting smiley faces. #Gothgoth is a way for us to filter out all those things which clearly do not belong in the “goth” tag but end up clogging it. It is in no way a club where you “must be this goth to enter”. If you feel like your face belongs in the goth tag, then it also belongs in gothgoth. The only difference is that now it is easier for us to find it!

If someone tries to tell other goths that they "aren’t goth enough" to use the #gothgoth tag, laugh, and ignore them. #gothgoth is a tool, not a judgment.

(Yes, the whole #gothgoth thing makes me think of #moonmoon, which is why I’m willing to poke fun at myself with the #dammit gothgoth tag.)

Oh, this is LOVELY. And makes me think nightmarepunk, for some reason.

Oh, this is LOVELY. And makes me think nightmarepunk, for some reason.

(Source: groteleur)

11

Jan

misandry5ever:

justkiddingdouglasadams:

karenhallion:

gaminginyourunderwear:

jhameia:

I’m going to assume there’re some people besides me who haven’t seen this live version of Nightmare Before Christmas before and would like to.

How about that.

Woah

HIS BODY DOES JACK THINGS HOLY SMOKES

strangely aroused?????

THIS IS AMAZING. I need to go poke around ye olde youtubes and see if there’s more. 

princessnaphthalene asked: Dear Auntie Jilli, how do we know if we're goth enough for the #gothgoth tag? Is there an application? Do we have to go before some kind of committee? Is the Great Unseen Goth Cabal involved in any way? Please help us to understand this mysterious #gothgoth!

AHAHAHAHAHAHA. The Great Unseen Goth Cabal (which does not exist) has no ruling on the #gothgoth tag, other than to look at it and go "Awwww, look at them". However, the Goth Cabal does think that using the #dammit gothgoth tag works, too. 

Album Art
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white on white
translucent black capes
back on the rack
bela lugosi’s dead

(Source: socialist-cokehead)

datalaze:

"Beetlejuice" 1988. A Tim Burton film.

Alternative movie poster. ©datalaze MMXIV

How was I unaware that Cyberoptix started printing cravats?!

How was I unaware that Cyberoptix started printing cravats?!