Saturday, January 5, 2008

On being gothic...

To be considered a goth, entails living a gothic lifestyle. Being a gothic does not merely deal with the elaborate and uncustomary way of dressing. It is more of a passion for the unusual things and defying the dictates of the society. The exterior aspect is not a basis to be considered a goth.

Gothic Make Up: Look Pale and Dead
Have someone ever caught your attention because she just seemed to look like a walking corpse because of her make up? You may find her insane but her make up is in fact a symbolism of a lifestyle or a sense of fashion which is known as gothic fashion. Yes, a pale look combined with dark dark eye make up is called gothic make up. It goes with a remarkably out of this modern world clothing.
Gothic make up is in fact quite difficult to achieve as compared to any everyday make up. This is the reason why gothic people are considered creative and highly fashionable. The process of achieving a gothic look entails time and patience. Since gothic make up is basically focused on the eyes, still hands are important in achieving excellent goth eyes.

Gothic Jewelry: Accesories That Speak
Jewelry or accessories create an added impact in any clothing. Jewelry or accessories make a look more appealing. Although gothic clothing are already appealing on its own right, adding on accessories particularly jewelry, enhances the look, making it more appealing.
Gothic jewelery are not different to any other jewelry. They range from necklaces, rings, bracelets and earrings. However, what is unique and exceptional about gothic jewelry is the fact that they are more elaborate in designs, sizes, and shapes. In terms of design, Gothic jewelry are inclined to what can be said as "dark" or mysterious designs.

Gothic Hairstyle: Stand Out Hairstyle
Being gothic means being different and standing out from the crowd. It is more of a lifestyle than just mere fashion. It means living a life which defies gravity. Being gothic is a turning away from the dictates of the society, a reason why perhaps it shall remain as a mystery why they are so.
There is no such thing as half gothic or one fourth gothic. When you say gothic, you embrace the culture fully. You live it and dress like it from head to foot. When you speak of head to foot, it means including your crowning glory, the hair.

Gothic dressing means out of this world dressing. Others might even perceive these people as weird or insane. Some might even speak of them as people from the dark side or people who were born in the past but are living in the present. This is because their style of clothing can be inspired by the medieval or romantic periods.
When you talk about medieval or romantic period inspired clothing, this means black or dark elaborate dresses. This also includes tons and tons of laces.

Gothic Clothing: Creatively Uncustomary Clothing
A person's sense of fashion and style reflects his or her personality. It is a form of art which creatively expresses your personality and lifestyle all at the same time. The way you dress up speaks of individualism. It is something that is unique to you. Every person is given the right to self expression and fashion may just seem to be a perfect ground to practice such expression of one's self..
While most people would choose to dress up in cool colors, gothic people would rather wear black. They may seem to stand out and be perceived as a defiant of customary dressing, but this people are actually brave souls who are highly in touch with their beliefs and personality.

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