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!


Cor Blimey Gothy Poppins!

Thanks to Jillian Venters

Gothiness: 7 Sweatiness: 6
One of these ladies is a fully paid up Goth (the lovely author of Gothic Charm School, no less!). The other is Mary Poppins. They both look like they could use a drink.

10 comments:

Photographer Leia said...

Jillian Venters always looks lovely

Anonymous said...

Mrs. Venters for the win!

gnomethang said...

//They both look like they could used a drink. //
Make that a cold drink made mainly from Apples and Blackcurrants.

Luvverly Photo!.

Anonymous said...

They look like they'd have a good drink together and then sing something bawdy.

The Steampunk said...

Julie Andrews was a mega-MEGA-hottie, but this chick does a great homage. I'd love to sip Green Fairies all night with the both of them, and perhaps after we could engage in some decidedly UN-victorian pleasures...

SteveFtGreene said...

I believe that would un-Edwardian pleasures. :-)

The Steampunk said...

Damn, left my anachronism engine running all night again...I hate waking up to the smell of burnt ozone. Thanx Mr. Greene, I'll get under the hood and take a look (probably a loose flywheel in my medulla again).

The Steampunk said...

Excepting, perhaps, the fact that what I had in mind might be a bit less un-Edwardian, than un-Victorian... Positively Roman, if I daresay...

(*clickclickclickwhiIIIIIRRRRRRRrRrRrRrRrRrRrRrR* There she goes, looks like I fixed it... *screwing my temple closed*)

Ashbet said...

Awww, it's Jilli at Disneyland!! I'm really getting the warm fuzzies going through the archives today ^__^

disney_witch said...

Poppins does love her rum punch.

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