Posts tagged "goth"

“Health Goth” Is A Thing; I Have Ideas For Other Subculture-Related Fitness Trends

Apparently “Health Goth” is something that I’ve kind of been doing without realizing it, because it basically consists of having a background in musical subcultures and wearing head-to-toe black when you work out. Cool beans! I hope I get a pass for the color of my shoes, though; I just wear whatever isn’t going to…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 18, 2014

On Slender Man & What It’s Really Like To Be Goth

At the beginning of seventh grade, my very, very preppy middle school got a new student. He was dour and lanky, he wore his hair in a bowl cut with two long pieces hanging around his face, and he wore a long black trenchcoat all the time, indoors and out. It was 1999 and the…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 13, 2014

Get Glamorous With Goth-Inspired Beauty This Winter

You know what they say about us former high school freaks always getting the last laugh, right? Case in point: this season’s most-wanted makeup is all about all things glamorously goth. (And no, we will not be drawing Robert Smith comparisons. Rather, think Morticia Addams meets Dita von Teese.) This is quite the boon for…

By: Rachel Krause / December 8, 2012

Beauty How-To: Get A Vampy Goth Halloween Makeup Look

Still struggling with what to dress up as for Halloween? Us, too. But even if your costume is a disaster, you can get your makeup game on lock with one of our easy-peasy makeup tutorials. Here, Rachel and Ami show you how to get a vampy, gothy, darkly sexy look. Throw this look on with…

By: The Frisky / October 26, 2012

How To Get Kristen Stewart’s Girly Goth Look

Is it just me or has Kristen Stewart been looking her best ever while doing the “Breaking Dawn” publicity circuit? She’s obviously very attractive, but some of her past appearances have made me cringe just because she looks so damn uncomfortable. I don’t keep up with “Twilight,” but I do keep up with celeb style,…

By: Rachel Krause / November 20, 2011

Adora BatBrat Would Like To Give You A Very Goth Makeup Tutorial

Meet Adora BatBrat, a Swedish gothic electro queen who wants you to rethink your look. Why do you insist upon brown eyeshadow and nude lip gloss, when Adora can show you how to style baby pink bangs, give yourself lace face, wear cat ears, or use scissors to make goth eyebrows? Also, she…

By: Susannah Breslin / September 24, 2010

If Laura Ashley Started A Goth Cult

Most of the time, goth kids are portrayed as the scary ones and Laura Ashley-wearing girls as the picture of innocence. But in this photo shoot from Dis Magazine, the angelic model in the floral dress seems way more demonic then a roomful of Marilyn Manson lovers. [I Love You Nonetheless]…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 19, 2010

New Alexander McQueen Ring Perfect For The Girl Feeling Bullish

New on the Alexander McQueen website, as part of the pre-fall/winter 2010 collection, this over-the-top-bold ring featuring a silver-tone brass Celtic warrior’s skull outfitted with a mohawked helmet, a pair of onyx horns, and twin Swarovski crystal eyes. If you’ve got a spare $280 lying around, this finger warrior can be your own. Also available…

By: Susannah Breslin / August 4, 2010

A Shirt That Shows Off Your Spine

Check out this spine-tingling singlet from PLAY by Sarah Reilly. This white, low-dipping tank features a vintage print of an exposed spinal column running down the middle of the racerback. The color? Well, bone, of course. It’ll set you back $79. We’d pair it with some creepy chic jewelry for maximum anatomical effect. [Street Anatomy]…

By: Susannah Breslin / July 28, 2010

Scare Everyone At The Beach With These Skeleton Bathing Suits

Haute Macabre wonders if these skeleton-themed, Black Milk bodysuits could double as bathing suits, to which we respond: why not? With styles named The Skull, The Ribs, and The Resurrection, you are certain to make a splash, or perhaps frighten the kiddies out of the pool. They’re made of polyester and elastane and cost $75.

By: Susannah Breslin / June 22, 2010

Teen Werewolf Gangs Running Wild At Texas High School

Ah, teenagers. One day they’re drinking vodka through their eyeballs. The next day they’re sexting each other to death. Now, teen werewolves are marauding through a high school in San Antonio, Texas. They like to chill out near the mall under a full moon, hang fake “wolf” tails from their bottoms and rock…

By: Susannah Breslin / May 24, 2010

Gareth Pugh’s Scythe Ring Will Cut A … Person

Lo and behold! Relentlessly weird and always goth-y designer Gareth Pugh has jewelry in his arsenal, and this Scythe ring looks as if it could really do some damage — if that’s what you’re looking for in a weapon-ring. Forget brass knuckles! This season, it’s all about the finger scythe. If you’re not clear o…

By: Susannah Breslin / May 22, 2010

Those Are Some Killer Heels You Have There, My Dear

Gianni Barbato’s boots with skulls at the top of the heels are some serious you-know-what kickers. Definitely a perfect fit for the upscale girl with a penchant for the gothic look, they ain’t cheap — marked down from a whopping $870 to a mere $609 — but they’re sure to score their fair share of…

By: Susannah Breslin / January 6, 2010

Cate Blanchett Has Lots To Say About Beauty Products

Ever wonder what’s behind Cate Blanchett’s totally flawless and always glowing complexion? Can you believe she’s freaking 40 years old? Forty. Whoa. Well, Cate’s opening up her own personal bag of beauty tricks and letting us all peek inside. After the jump, how she gets that luminous skin—and all about her goth stage.

By: Nina Carbone / December 17, 2009

Don’t Have Your Halloween Wedding In Sleepy Hollow

A few years ago, a vaguely goth friend of mine got engaged to her boyfriend, who is so gothtastic that his name might as well be Azrael. The two of them planned a pretty non-traditional wedding—they wanted to fly to Transylvania and get hitched in a haunted castle. But when they told their parents this,…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 29, 2009

Elvira: Then And Now

Does anyone around here remember Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, the valley girl/goth goddess who introduced B horror films on “Movie Macabre”? (Maybe, if your parents were cool enough to let you stay up and watch that much cleavage scary movies on late night TV.) Cassandra Peterson has been making the morning news rounds since…

By: Erin Flaherty / October 29, 2009

Quick Pic: Goth Martha Stewart Scares The Bejeezus Out Of Us

The cover of Martha Stewart Halloween magazine is ghoulish all right. The pink-ish eye makeup and purple lipstick are way goth. Cleary, Martha peeped our 8 Starlets Who’ve Gone Goth slideshow and wanted to join in! [BUST Magazine]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 11, 2009

The Bear Trap Necklace (For Girls Who Bite)

Feeling a little … bearish? If you’re looking to get your fierce on, nothing says, “Come here, no, wait, go away!” like a bear trap necklace. This fully functional (but we hope not too functional) pendant comes in oxidized black or polished sterling silver on a 25-inch chain and is, online store Lost at E…

By: Susannah Breslin / September 4, 2009

Quick Pic: Chuck and Blair Go Goth

Just because you’re not on one of those hot-right-now vampire shows doesn’t mean you can’t be inspired by the look. Leighton Meester and Ed Westwick give in to the power of the night in a leaked photo from an upcoming issue of Elle. [Gossip Girl Insider]…

By: Erin Flaherty / August 13, 2009

Topshop Goes Goth: Do We Like?

It’s Halloween in July, apparently. “Horror Girl” is a new, mostly black, mostly lacy collection at Topshop, the U.K. (and now U.S.) clothing store. They’ve got a white vest with “Be Afraid” across the front, a blazer with the words “Vampire Kiss” written in blood-red on the inside lining, and burgundy, five-inch studded platform heels

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 30, 2009
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