Topic: Goth Goings On

My Love/Hate Relationship With Drop-Crotch Pants

My Love/Hate Relationship With Drop-Crotch Pants

For Love/Hate Week, TheGloss‘ editors are documenting all the things we’re ambivalent about: big breasts, Valentine’s Day, other stuff. I don’t usually experience contradictory attitudes toward things, I’m pretty all or nothing. There’s one thing that came to mind, though, one thing that could probably tarnish my otherwise completely stellar reputation as fashion editor of this site: I fucking love drop-crotch pants. More »

Friday Style Icon: Lydia Deetz From ‘Beetlejuice’

Friday Style Icon: Lydia Deetz From 'Beetlejuice'

Like we need to justify loving Lydia Deetz. She’s one of the best wryly imbalanced teenagers ever to hate her oblivious parents on the silver screen. And she’s one of many things to love about Beetle Juice*: in the catalog of Good Tim Burton Movies, it is second only to Edward Scissorhands… and there’s tons of hot Baldwin as a nerd fox who becomes a well-meaning ghost (a ghost nerd fox). But wait, there’s More »

Friday Style Icon: PJ Harvey

Friday Style Icon: PJ Harvey

I might take some flak for this one, but I don’t care. Not all people have to like what you wear for you to be a style icon, you can also just be unique, visceral, compelling, or intensely original. The trick of a lot of icons is the ability to wear anything but always managing to look like themselves. I wouldn’t say Harvey’s a style icon because she has cool clothes, I’d say she’s a style icon because More »

Lust Object: Rosette-Embellished Cotton-Blend Jacket

Lust Object: Rosette-Embellished Cotton-Blend Jacket

All of the Lust Objects I’ve written have primarily reflected my style; i.e. somber friendless goth kid from the future who really admires Keith Richards (or at least, that’s how I want to dress). Consequently, today I was thinking I need to branch out, get a little Italian sex and glamour in my Lust Object life. But surprise! In order to look sexy and glamorous you apparently More »

Halloween Gallery: Best Goth Looks From Spring 2011

Halloween Gallery: Best Goth Looks From Spring 2011

Need some runway inspiration for the spookiest weekend of the year? Need a distraction from the bowls of waxy American chocolate scattered about your office? Are you sick of people incorporating words like “spooky” into casual conversation? What about “boo” puns? I suggest you throw on some headphones, ignore the pervasive nausea you’re feeling from all those (allegedly) “fun-size” Twix bars and More »