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  Gothic Lolita - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gothic Lolita style is usually a combination of fl and white, often fl with white lace and typically decorated with ribbons and lace trims.
Gothic Lolita outfits may be accessorized with other props like conspicuous pocketbooks, hatboxes, handbags and other bags, sometimes in the shape of bats, coffins, and crucifixes.
Gothic Lolita magazines are widely available for purchase on the internet and at Japanese bookstores, which also deal in anime and manga.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gothic_Lolita   (1808 words)

  
 Gothic fashion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gothic fashion is a style of dress of individuals who identify themselves as goths.
The stereotypical gothic outfit, sometimes referred to jokingly as the "mopey" or "romantic" look, is limited only by what the wearer thinks he or she can pull off, and can (and frequently does) include elaborate gowns and corsets, veils, teased hair, eyeliner, fl fingernails, fishnets, and styles borrowed from the Elizabethans and Victorians.
Gothic fashion is a part of the identity practices of the goth subculture.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gothic_fashion   (1228 words)

  
 Lolita fashion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Influenced by certain elements of gothic fashion, this has probably become the most popular style within Lolita fashion and certainly the most recognized in the west.
Gothic Lolita clothes are usually fl, white, navy or burgundy in color with a dark theme.
Gothic Lolita was influenced and popularized by the imagery of more feminine Visual Kei (or "visual rock") bands.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lolita_fashion   (1279 words)

  
 Gothic fashion: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Punk fashion is a fashion style largely associated with the punk movement during the late 1970s and early 1980s....
Gothic fashion is a part of the identity practices[For more info, click on this link] of the goth[Click link for more facts about this topic] subculture subculture quick summary:
Bdsm fashion is typically very revealing fetishistic fl leather or metallic plastic or pvc outfits with high-heeled boots and fishnet tights, derived from costumes...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/g/go/gothic_fashion.htm   (1330 words)

  
 Gothic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
International Gothic, a subset of Gothic art developed in Burgundy, Bohemia and northern Italy in the late 1300s and early 1400s
Gothic (moth), a species of noctuid moth named after its patterns reminiscent of Gothic architecture
Gothic novel, a British literary genre from the late 18th and early 19th century, with a Victorian revival a hundred years later
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gothic   (259 words)

  
 A Study of Gothic Subculture - What Is Gothic?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Gothic: Of or pertaining to a literary style of fiction prevalent in the late 18th and early 19th centuries which emphasized the grotesque, mysterious, and desolate: a gothic novel.
There are things that some people think are gothic that are not gothic (bands like Marilyn Manson and Nine Inch Nails), and there are things that do not call themselves gothic even if they are considered gothic by most people (bands like Sisters of Mercy and Dead Can Dance).
However, there's no Grand Gothic Judge to decree what is truly Goth and what is not, although there are plenty of people who claim to be it.
www.darkwaver.com /subculture/what-is-gothic.php   (370 words)

  
 Stained Glass Elegance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Not even their target audience, since Lolita fashion is mainly for girls (plus Western/outside of Japan boys) and the lolita porn industry is for sick men.
The webmistress of "Gothic Lolita" has not given her consent to be quoted here.
Gothic lolita clothing may be expensive because retailers know that many girls can afford, and WILL pay high prices for Gothic Loilta garments that are brand name, by famous designers, or are mentioned in a magazine.
www.geocities.com /oisa_sinovi/gl/faq.html   (2218 words)

  
 Article 3 - Henry Langley and the Making of Gothic Guelph
But even this relatively superficial use of the Gothic style would have been considered unacceptable by several congregations in the 1840s and 1850s, for the Gothic was equated, in their view, with establishment religion and with Roman Catholicism in particular.
The details and the general conception were relatively formal Gothic, especially the separation of nave and chancel and the flanking aisles with their own roofline.
The overall design was described by the Mercury, as "Gothic throughout." including the ceiling which was an "open Gothic one of dressed timbers."[35] The layout was in the Protestant tradition.
www.uoguelph.ca /history/urban/article3.html   (5696 words)

  
 Gothic Lolita   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Gothic Lolita, as a more specific subset of Lolita fashion, has a great deal in common with Lolita style, in particular the nostalgic drive.
The linkage of recognition and disavowal describes what in psychoanalytic criticism is known as the logic of the fetish, the denial of a feared absence through its replacement with a substitute presence” (10).
Gothic and Lolita Bible, a series that provides how-to tips for achieving the Gothic and Lolita looks sets out the “rules” for EGL dressing.
www.uta.edu /english/tidwell/JapaneseFashion/JapaneseFashion--GothicLolita.htm   (1224 words)

  
 A Study of Gothic Subculture - What Is Gothic? - Common Culture
It becomes a matter of fashion rather than awareness of what the symbol means and why they wear it.
Gothic tends to be a very androgynous thing, where some of the straight guys like to look or dress feminine, either to challenge social gender barriers, to show that they have an open mind, or as just a fashion thing.
However, it is one of the few movies that has a goth chick as a main character, not that she is portrayed in a realistically Goth way.
www.darkwaver.com /subculture/common-culture.php   (1683 words)

  
 Community Info
The style is largely based on the old fashioned dolls with their frilly clothing, but is not limited to that.
One of the more outstanding qualities of this Japanese fashion is that the skirt is generally shorter, from above the knee to mid-calf.
Gothic Lolita a perfect mixture of gothic and lolita, it incorporates monocolors (fl/white), knee-length poofy skirts, lace/ribbons and platform mary janes
www.blurty.com /userinfo.bml?user=egl   (324 words)

  
 Gothic Lolita Bible subscriptions, Elegant Gothic from Japan
Stating the current in Japanese fashion counterculture within the kogal and gothic lolita subcultures, it doesn't bother to judge.
Fashion as worn by the fashion-sensible and the fashion-senseless.
Covering a variety of themes, from punk to Harajuku grunge to Gothic Lolita, this magazine gives the reader an excellent idea of the fringe, hip fashions that are currently taking Japanese youth by storm.
www.jlist.com /SEARCHES/gothic_lolita   (2824 words)

  
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The word "gothic" is derived from the name of an early European tribe called the Visigoths, who enjoyed pillaging and raping and were famous for being uneducated and lacking in artistic taste.
Use of "gothic" to describe the music and social subculture began in the late 1970's with Punk and New Romantic, but origins can be traced back Egyptian times and before.
Although there are actual gothic clothes shops and manufacturers where you can buy off-the-peg velvet dresses, lace skirts, and what-have-you, many goths do not live near them and cannot afford forty pounds for a fl crushed-velvet dress that lots of other goths have already bought.
www.penddraig.co.uk /pendragon/upgfaq.txt   (10478 words)

  
 Cyberpunk Fashion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
...It combines aspects of Industrial fashion, Gothic fashion, and BDSM fashion with post modern computer.....Cyberprep fashion is a derogatory term used to refer to yuppie trends that...
Cyberpunk fashion [Categories: Fashion, Cyberpunk] Cyberpunk fashion is a modern fashion movement, seen mostly in underground night clubs.
...cyberpunk fashion This article or section should be merged with cyber subculture Cyberpunk fashion.....It combines aspects of Industrial fashion, Gothic fashion, and BDSM fashion with...
www.silkwebware.com /cyberpunk-fashion.html   (255 words)

  
 Zenzibar Alternative Culture Directory
BlueBlood.net covers Gothic fashion, music, horror, literature, and more, as the web presence of the largest circulation Gothic print magazine in America.
Gothic Scents Resin Incense is the ultimate in resin stick incense, hand made of 100% pure aromatic resins, Dragons blood, frankincense, sacred sage.
Atlanta Gothic dot Net was created to give Atlanta goths and visitors to the Atlanta scene a resource, and a home, on the web.
www.zenzibar.com /beta/directory.asp?cat=LGO   (757 words)

  
 Morbid Outlook - Elegant Gothic Lolita
An elegant Gothic Lolita, EGL or Gothic Lolita for short, is a Japanese teen or young adult who dresses in amazingly elaborate Gothic looking babydoll costumes.
Dir en Grey and Malice Mizer are the most popular and authentic of the bands the Gothic Lolitas follow.
Many stores and magazines like the Gothic and Lolita Bible (Issues 1 through 4 can be purchased at Fujisan.com, just click on “English” at the top center) cater to the women who want to dress in the Gothic Lolita style.
www.morbidoutlook.com /fashion/articles/2002_07_gothiclolita.html   (1435 words)

  
 gothfashion links
Gothic clothing and accessories for men and women.
Romantic fashion from the medieval and tudor eras for the Rennie in all of us.
A head-spinning resource of supplies for period fashion, corsets, patterns, and notions.
www.ncgoth.com /gothfashion/links.html   (1539 words)

  
 Gothic Clothing Store-Heavy Red
From the underground street Styles of Japanese Goth, the delicate and flirtatious styles of Gothic Lolita, the sinister style of wicked Goth, The Romantic, classic and undying style of handmade steel boned corsets, Heavy Red brings with every new fashion collection, clothing that is at the height of Gothic Couture.
Be you a Gothic Fairy or a beautiful group of tenacious gothic fairies, a stunning pale girl with dark eyes who loves to wear dark gothic dresses and surround herself with ghoulish imagery, full to the ground or doll-like with a perfect bow.
Gothic men, who become Gothic art as they swagger down the street in their Gothic boots and coats, their gothic anime hair-cut, their engraved pocket watch, their top-hat, the gothic girls on their arms.
www.heavyred.com   (369 words)

  
 Northanger Abbey Plot   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
There Catherine's imagination runs wild: she becomes convinced that Northanger Abbey is like the setting of a gothic novel and that General Tilney had murdered his late wife.
Jane Austen sold the manuscript to a publisher in 1803, but it was never printed, perhaps because the fashion for gothic fiction was already declining.
It is one of the deeper ironies of Northanger Abbey that the gothic violence that Catherine imagines is dispelled, only to be replaced by a more rational view of the world that is almost as dark.
www.vanderbilt.edu /AnS/english/English151W-03/austen[naplot].htm   (649 words)

  
 gothic fashion
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Original gothic fashion utilizing vibrant shades of red, blue and...
Gothic fashion is a style of dress of young people...
www.fashion-megasite.com /articles/25/gothic-fashion.html   (241 words)

  
 Nocturna Fashion, Nosferatu Fashion, Gothic clothing, hair falls, cyberfiber
There are certainly many different Gothic clothing labels to choose from today, especially in places like Europe where there is a huge market for it.
Sadly, many of the bigger fashion labels produce clothes on a mass scale, without putting much time or craftsmanship into each garment.
Nocturna Fashion believes that the true value of a garment should be measured by the satisfaction of the person wearing it, rather than the name on the label.
www.nocturnafashion.com   (494 words)

  
 Open Directory - Shopping: Niche: Gothic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Gothic - Clothing and accessories split into categories with pictures and pricing information.
Gothic Outfitters - Jewelry and home and garden items.
Gothic Queen - Offers perfume oils for men and women.
dmoz.org /Shopping/Niche/Gothic   (448 words)

  
 Graveyard Chic: Gothic Lolita Complex - · Darkness Forums
There are standard Lolitas-like Ren's audience-and more macabre Gothic Lolitas, as compared to EGLs, (Elegant Gothic Lolitas), EGAs (Elegant Gothic Aristocrats) and plain and simple Goths, with whom they often associate.
I've been a fan of the gothic lolita fashion scene and japanese rock music for about three years now.
Since then, I've collected a multitude of sites that are informative on the subject consisting of pictures, how the fashion came to be, and the jrock artists that are known for their styles.
forum.darkness.com /index.php?act=ST&f=30&t=14676   (407 words)

  
 Boing Boing: NYT on Gothic fashion
In the world of Goth, nature itself lurks as a malign protagonist, causing flesh to rot, rivers to flood, monuments to crumble and women to turn into slatterns, their hair streaming and lipstick askew.
Some scholars see the Gothic mood as especially resonant in periods of uncertainty.
Allen Grove, an associate professor of English at Alfred University in Alfred, N.Y., theorizes that during war or in the aftermath of disaster, whether wrought by a hurricane or a terrorist cell, dark themes surface in part as a way to confront society's worst fears.
www.boingboing.net /2005/10/30/nyt_on_gothic_fashio.html   (301 words)

  
 Cosplay.com - Foriegn Lolitas in Japan? How is the experience?
EGA is Elegant Gothic Aristocrat and that is mostly seen on people who are over the age of 18.
It should not be used to describe the entire fashion "movement", unless you specifically meant the EGL style that Mana sports/created.
I do thank Mana because he did make the fashion popular in Japan and in other countries due to the above mentioned traits on his dresses or else it would always be in the realm of fringe, underground fashions in Japan.
forums.cosplay.com /printthread.php?t=51409&pp=40   (2978 words)

  
 Japanese Fashion - Fashion.3Yen.com - Fashion in Japan - Harajuku - Shibuya
To promote the project, a fashion show was put on for the media, 30m underground, showing off construction-worker-inspired designs by German Bernard Willhelm.
It is known for boutique shopping and galleries, fashionable young things and down near Meiji Shrine, the bridge where all the cosplayers and street fashion creators show off and hang out.
But since they seem to be making these sandals the old fashion way, and out of love rather than on a large scale, I am sure you can still order some ($19.99 a pair).
fashion.3yen.com   (3203 words)

  
 Gothic Fashion Site
Gothic dresses inspired by spiders, latin mystery, medieval fancies and reptillian flavours.
Gothic, Period and fantasy garb, corsets and accessories.
Original gothic fashion utilizing vibrant shades of red, blue and purple
www.milieux.com /goth/clothes.html   (1158 words)

  
 Hair accessory for Men and Women with long hair styles.
If you are a fashion conscious guy, if you want the girls to notice you, then you have to stand out in everything, including your hair.
What is also good about them is that you can use it as a simple ponytail holder but can also use them as a gothic hair style for gothic fashion or as the gothic accessories.
Would you like something for gothic hair styles or teen hair styles or just for a women a little bit on the wild side, the silver Spider Floog is perfect.
www.spider-jones.com   (441 words)

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