Gothing Clothing : A distinct fashion choice
Gothic fashion came into existence for the first time in 1200 AD and kept flourishing till 1450 AD. It again reappeared in England in early 1980 and was much graceful in comparison to the Romanesque period. Gothic Apparels are usually stiff, with leg-o-mutton sleeves, adorned with tight belts and crisp pleat. These apparels are available in dark shades instead of extravagant colors to match up with the dark mood.
Sailors and other people related to the churches and cathedrals use to wear this type of clothing during the âGothic Clothing Eraâ of the middle ages. A Gothic dress was considered incomplete without a large tricorn hat, a long black coat, knee length breeches, knee length high buckled shoes, bloody red flat boots or bucket topped boots in dark shades. In Middle Ages, Gothic Apparels were mostly tailored using scarlet shaded dark leather, dark velvets, dark colored fishnets, dark laces and allied fabrics.
One of the most fashionable Gothic costumes for women in the Medieval and Victorian era was Gothic Corset, which ameliorated the female body by giving it a perfect hourglass shape. Though the prominence of corset dress is till intact today, but it has become much comfortable and softer. Gothic Gowns were equally popular and are still sought after amongst bold young women.
During the early days of Gothic subculture, people dressed up in black clothes with black dyed hair, black eyeliner, black painted nails and were not considered as a part of mainstream. However, situation has changed dramatically and today Gothic Clothing, Gothic subculture and its music has gained huge popularity.
In modern era, varied types of Gothic outfits available in domestic and International markets include Large dark hats, Loose fit and frilly pirate shirts with drooping shoulders and billowing sleeves tied at the cuff, Dark trousers which are slightly short in length, Dark Corset Frocks and Gothic Gowns with elaborated necklines, Light natural fiber shirts with ruffles, PVC Skirts, PVC Corsets etc.
There are various accessories to go with these Gothic dresses such as Black umbrellas, Silver ornaments, Bandoliers, Sash, Bandanna, Black and Purple Charm Bag, Gloves with pointed tips, Wand in hand etc. Available in quality lustrous fabrics such as satin, silk, leather and rayon, these can add an exotic charm to personality of the wearer.
Though the line of Gothic Clothing belongs to a different era yet people love to wear these in modern times owing to their bold styles and mysterious appeal. Formal Gothic dresses can be worn by both the sexes in formal occasion with elan.
One of the best places to find Gothic Dresses is the smaller shops where you can find vintage & unique cloths. Fashionable men and women can find a wide spectrum of Gothic Clothing online which includes Cotton Cloak, Hooded Regency Robes, Midnight Fantasy Cloak, PVC Corsets, Gothic Gowns, Velvet Gothic Corsets, Medieval Cloak, Thigh High Boots and so on.
Few people tend to make their own innovative Gothic Garments by writing a poetry in white color on a black shirt or by printing a photograph on a black pant etc. By creating their own gothic clothing, one can express his or her distinct personality. Furthermore, bright colors have been added to traditional black color and people following this trend call themselves âcyber-gothsâ
The Gothic Clothing Line has gone through a lot of changes, but one fact remains the same that it's undoubtedly one of the most favored clothing line amongst the fashionable youth across the globe till date.