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That’s right, peeps, it’s time for another episode of Auntie Jilli Is Horrified By What Is In The Goth Tag On Etsy!

Is this what the Kids Today <tm> mean by “Soft Grunge”? “90s pastel goth nu grunge raver" WHAT DOES THAT EVEN MEAN? And I *like* pink. But not that. 

Tropical Goth? I know lovely people who identify with that style. They would not be caught (un)dead in a bright yellow short sleeved shirt that says “Fun in the Sun!

1. This is not a corset, it’s a lightly-boned bustier. 2. Yellow. Yes, I’m biased against that color, but I have yet to see a Goth ensemble that really works with yellow. 3. Oh gracious, the tag spam “steampunk- goth- rocker- hipster- harajuku”. 

Acid. Washed. Denim. Dress. One of you be a love and bring your Auntie Jilli the laudanum, she feels an attack of the vapors coming on.  

I think I need to do a post of vintage gothy things from Etsy that I approve of, just to cleanse my brain after these things. 

  1. undeadmachinery reblogged this from mszombi and added:
    "Fun in the Sun" Tropical goth? Sorry, but I have to draw that.
  2. kveldulf reblogged this from mszombi and added:
    Maybe it’s various shades of black and grey Hawaiian shirts, etc with huge combat boots or studded thongs.
  3. mszombi reblogged this from gothiccharmschool and added:
    Tropical Goth is a legitimate style that some people actually identify with? Can someone show me what kinds of things a...
  4. gargoylesandgourmet said: Searching for ” goth ” on eBay is worse.
  5. melwaseaten said: I’ve seen some cybergoths who can really pull off yellow. But I agree with you, yellow is an obnoxious color.
  6. ophelia-pain said: Waitwaitwait…tropical goth? That’s a thing? Can you explain this? Because I live in southern florida and I am excited at the prospect of there being some special way of dressing goth without dying of heatstroke.
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  10. shewassurprised said: ….what on earth?!
  11. absinthecorpse said: I whole heartedly agree and wish you would post actual vintage gothic decor. Makes my head ache looking through those mistitled tags on Etsy
  12. yelhsaadnama said: 19thcenturyartofmournin…
  13. screaming-towards-apotheosis said: the problem with yellow and goth is, I think, the fact that you can’t really do stripey yellow without unfortunate bumblebee-like effect….