Goths, I love 'em! I even used to be one for a bit (well, I was a Didi-Goth for at least 6 months). But there's one thing that troubles me about our cheery friends: what to do they do in summer? All that makeup, long black leather and rubber must get very sticky. I think we should show our respect for these poor unfortunates, struggling to stand out from the vanilla crowd despite blazing temperatures and sunshine that puts the rest of us in shorts and vest tops. Join me in celebrating the majesty of the Goth, who, eschewing any practicality whatever, still has the commitment to don a full length leather trenchcoat, stupid New Rock boots, and half a Superdrug counter of makeup. All hail the Hot Goth!

Glamour Goth

Thanks to Kerry Lunt
IMG_6378, originally uploaded by Lunt Photography.
Gothiness: 5 Sweatiness: 3
This is what they wear to funerals in Liverpool


Kerry said...

As a Scouser myself, that is funny

Crumpet said...

Damn! I must have missed out on some good funerals!

Anonymous said...

She looks like she missed it by a *un&hair and was trying for porn. Poor, sad demi-goth.

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