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05

Feb

Refurbishing part of the Stereotype Technology collection. #EmbraceYourCliches

Refurbishing part of the Stereotype Technology collection. #EmbraceYourCliches

29

Oct

Via undeadmachinery, a gorgeous set of outfits on Polyvore.

Modern Mourning - Good Grief, a collection of Victorianesque mourning outfits adapted for this century. View the full set here as part of today’s Halloween Countdown Calendar surprise.

24

May

I am filled with the urge to put my fangs on while at the office. For no reason, mind you, I don’t feel the need to go snarl at anyone. I just want to wear my fangs. ::rummages in purse::

23

May

Why, WHY won’t the kitties let me put little bat wings on them? It would be adorable!

Why, WHY won’t the kitties let me put little bat wings on them? It would be adorable!

06

May

To be listed under “Things from Alchemy Gothic I don’t need, but oh my do I covet”. 

To be listed under “Things from Alchemy Gothic I don’t need, but oh my do I covet”. 

23

Apr

During times of stress, some people read really bad fic. ::coughcough minim coughcough:: I window-shop for gothtastic bling from Alchemy Gothic. 

During times of stress, some people read really bad fic. ::coughcough minim coughcough:: I window-shop for gothtastic bling from Alchemy Gothic. 

17

Apr

Look, I’m not going to fib: if this necklace were still in stock at ReStyle, I’d probably buy it. It’s so gloriously over-the-top!

Look, I’m not going to fib: if this necklace were still in stock at ReStyle, I’d probably buy it. It’s so gloriously over-the-top!

(Source: gothic-culture)

09

Mar

Layers of black ruffles and wandering through abandoned graveyards … I don’t care if they’re cliches, I love them.

Layers of black ruffles and wandering through abandoned graveyards … I don’t care if they’re cliches, I love them.

03

Feb

I don’t care if they’re cliche, I still want them. 

I don’t care if they’re cliche, I still want them. 

(Source: the--dark-gift)

29

Nov

Tho’ really, if we’re talking about coffin handbags I covet, I will ALWAYS want the “bone casket” handbag from Alchemy Gothic. ::sigh::

Tho’ really, if we’re talking about coffin handbags I covet, I will ALWAYS want the “bone casket” handbag from Alchemy Gothic. ::sigh::

28

Aug

theeverydaygoth:

Am I the only one who thinks a somewhat decent get up with skulls or bat accessory is extremely cheesy?

Not in the slightest! But I like cheesy as you can probably tell from my two most recent Polyvore sets so my opinion is invalid.

It depends on the skull or bat accessory! ::Looks down at giant vintage Alchemy Gothic necklace laying on my cravat:: But then, since I have gleefully crashed through the cliche barrier and camped out somewhere on the other side of it, my opinion is possibly suspect.

(Also, I have a large black lace bat applique on the back of the blazer I’m wearing today. BECAUSE I CAN.)

28

May

marypsue:

gothconfessions:

submitted by anon

Wait, since when was ‘cartoonish’ a bad thing? I’d love to live a cartoonish life! My room would be all red and purple with wrought-iron fixtures and I could actually light all of my candles, there’d be a spooky bookstore in town with lots of books on mythology from around the world and a goth-themed teahouse that hosts regular poetry slams, and I could have all kinds of fabulous and illogical clothing that would never wear out or fade or get ripped or stained (and if it did, I’d have a closet full of identical items just in case).
That said, there really isn’t a ‘goth lifestyle’. Sure, some people (like the Lady of the Manners) may seem to incorporate a Halloween vibe into their every waking moment, but most people don’t really spend all their time listening to Bauhaus in graveyards or painting blood splatters onto their fingernails in a pink-and-black themed room full of incense and Monster High dolls. Everybody has to do basic human things (cooking, cleaning, and working included), and not everybody wants to make those basic human things spooky all the time. It’s up to you how you incorporate your goth side into your everyday life - or if you do at all.

Dear marypsue, thank you for writing this reply to the GothConfessions post, because you are absolutely correct. And for the record, I (and my other ElderGoth friends) don’t expect ANYONE to be uber-gothy at all times, least of all ourselves. Do the things that make you happy, folks, not because you feel you have to mark them off an Official Goth Checklist.

marypsue:

gothconfessions:

submitted by anon

Wait, since when was ‘cartoonish’ a bad thing? I’d love to live a cartoonish life! My room would be all red and purple with wrought-iron fixtures and I could actually light all of my candles, there’d be a spooky bookstore in town with lots of books on mythology from around the world and a goth-themed teahouse that hosts regular poetry slams, and I could have all kinds of fabulous and illogical clothing that would never wear out or fade or get ripped or stained (and if it did, I’d have a closet full of identical items just in case).

That said, there really isn’t a ‘goth lifestyle’. Sure, some people (like the Lady of the Manners) may seem to incorporate a Halloween vibe into their every waking moment, but most people don’t really spend all their time listening to Bauhaus in graveyards or painting blood splatters onto their fingernails in a pink-and-black themed room full of incense and Monster High dolls. Everybody has to do basic human things (cooking, cleaning, and working included), and not everybody wants to make those basic human things spooky all the time. It’s up to you how you incorporate your goth side into your everyday life - or if you do at all.

Dear marypsue, thank you for writing this reply to the GothConfessions post, because you are absolutely correct. And for the record, I (and my other ElderGoth friends) don’t expect ANYONE to be uber-gothy at all times, least of all ourselves. Do the things that make you happy, folks, not because you feel you have to mark them off an Official Goth Checklist.

27

Aug

Hello, gothy cliche skirt! I think I need you. Yes. Via draculaclothing:

New Skirts on DraculaClothing

30

Jul

I … I kinda do want glow-in-the-dark nail polish. I admit it.
365daysofhalloween:

China Glaze Halloween nail polish collection 2011  Including, from left to right : Haunting, Crimson, Near Dark, It’s Alive, Goulish Glow : glow in the dark polish re-edition, Black Mesh : black crackle re-edition. Haunting : Availability 13th Aug 2011

I … I kinda do want glow-in-the-dark nail polish. I admit it.

365daysofhalloween:

China Glaze Halloween nail polish collection 2011

Including, from left to right : Haunting, Crimson, Near Dark, It’s Alive, Goulish Glow : glow in the dark polish re-edition, Black Mesh : black crackle re-edition.

Haunting : Availability 13th Aug 2011

05

Jul

Undead undead undead.
americangothgirl:

Red velvet lines the black box.

Undead undead undead.

americangothgirl:

Red velvet lines the black box.