Gothic Fashion – The emerging trend

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The Gothic style can be acknowledged by its stark black or dark clothing. The look is incomplete without dark makeup and dark hair. This style was associated with the members of Goth subculture. Both male and female members of the community sported dark eyes liner, dyed black hair and dark painted nails. The typical gothic fashion included dark leather clothes with dark make up and accessories with icons of skulls or pentagrams, which made a person, look distinctive and reticent.


Goth fashion is at times confounded with heavy metal fashion. Heavy metal is a genre of rock music where the artist performs with massive sounds, extended guitars and drums and lots of energy. Heavy metal fashion essentially depicts the image of the rock band and is followed by their fans. It encompasses jeans or leather pants, the band shirt with the logo of the band, black leather jacket and boots. Metal fans also wear accessories like metal studs, chains, skulls or cross. This appearance of the metal fans or bands is confused with gothic fashion.


Gothic style of dressing was always limited to quite a few people. But with up and coming designers it has come into the limelight. The gothic makeup which includes dark eyes and hair is rather popular among youngsters. The gothic dress, fish net stockings, black leather thigh boots or leather jackets are totally in vogue. With the increasing trend of accessorizing, the gothic symbols such as skull, pentagram and angel can be found in various accessory stores.


The gothic dresses worn by women look very modish especially the corset. It enhances the hourglass shape of a woman and makes them look chic. They seem more intriguing and enticing. With dark clothing one appears to be mysterious. The men are not left behind in this trend. Gothic fashion offers stylish clothing for men, which includes band shirt; leather jackets, pants and boots with metal chains and bracelets for add ons.


With the combination of both gothic and current trends, it is very easy to include it in one’s wardrobe. This fashion encompasses the best of the gothic style clothing which can be worn in the present times. The best part of this new emerging style is that it is not limited to dark or black colors only. One can incorporate different colors and still follow this look.

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This article was published on 2012/03/28