The Beginners Guide To Clothing (Chapter 1)
Elements of Goth Culture
Goth culture has its origin from ancient Europe. It was developed by people who desired to be free from the social norms dictated by society. They considered themselves rebels. More countries have since adopted this culture while others relate it to evil. It is mainly associated with pirates. The culture is also put in use during Halloween. There are countries in which goth culture is still considered. Its popularity has with time declined. There are various characteristics of the goth culture.
The goth culture is associated with black clothing. The clothes are laced at the bottom or top. Free and oversize clothes are commonly worn. They are also made of complex designs that make those wearing them stand out. During social functions, it is easy to notice people who have embraced the goth culture. The black clothing can at times be mixed with other colors. Some bright colors such as red and yellow can be included to complete their look. This is so that they keep up with changing trends. The colors are also mixed y the designers so that other people are attracted to the clothes.
Goth makeup is generally dark. Dark lipstick or eyeliner is worn. Females and males who embrace the goth culture can have this. The makeup is also highlighted. They can as well add tattoos to complement their look. They also use dark nail polish. Most times, the nails are maintained very long. Black dye is also used on their hair. These make it easy to identify people who embrace the goth culture. People can also differentiate gothic people from those just putting on black makeup.
Specific types of jewelry I also worn by gothic people. They prefer jewelry made from oxidized silver to complete their look. Loosely hanging jewelry is also used. It also consists of long chains. Having jewelry is most times not an option from them. White powder is also applied on their faces most times. They can also have black gloves on. They ensure that they have clothing that makes it possible for them to adjust to different weather conditions. Adjusting to different regions becomes easy for them.
Goth culture has been around for a long time. In some communities, it is associated with mourning. People therefore have this type of fashion during funerals. It is however most of the times complemented by other types of fashion. Many changes have occurred to the goth culture as a result of interaction with various cultures and time lapse. It has therefore lost its originality and uniqueness. There are however those who have remained true to this culture. The goth culture can easily be embraced by people. All they need is to embrace dark colors.