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One of the largest alternative subcultures of fashion worldwide is gothic clothing style, which is easily recognisable from its dark, bold statement colours combined with a mysterious edge that is sometimes regarded as exotic. The complex nature of gothic fashion as a subculture of clothing means it is often related with death and morbid feelings, with many people who opt to wear this type of alternative fashion matching their style with black hair, dark cosmetics and black nail polish.
The influences of the fashion labelled as gothic clothing are a mixture of Victorian, Elizabethan and punk styles, but it is often said, wrongly, that emo and heavy metal music have been a factor in the development of gothic fashion. In reality, gothic is a much stronger subculture than these, with less influence drawn from other genres. Instead, it is a huge factor in the development of other styles including rockabilly, scene, emo and indie clothing.
Gothic Origins Date Back To Victorian Mourning Clothing
The real influx of gothic clothing was influenced heavily by mourning fashion worn during the Victorian period, where it was traditional to dress extremely somberly when attending a funeral and remembering the life of a person who had passed on, quite in contrast to some of the celebrations of life that are seen in the modern day. More recently, gothic fashion has evolved as a revolution against the fashion of the 1970s disco generation, attempting to fight back against the huge influx of colour and crazy clothing that lasted through the 1980s too.
With such a huge host of gothic icons sporting this huge fashion trend, it’s little wonder that there has been such an influx of modern day gothic style from big designer brands including Spiral Direct, Hell Bunny and Banned.
Get A Head To Toe Gothic Style
Gothic evening dresses and gothic prom dresses are rising in popularity as the style is being more widely accepted and catered for. We have a range of visually striking dresses that will give the shape and elegance of an evening dress but will keep your Goth origins. Pair with gothic jackets for a complete makeover.
Wear your style proudly to show off your style. With plenty of smart styles to choose from, particularly garments of Victorian gothic clothing you will find an outfit for every occasion. The men's gothic coats in a military style are particularly smart and give a gentlemanly appearance to the wearer. Combined with a stylish pair of gothic shoes or New Rock boots, you are sure to look like dashing and mysterious.
If you love putting together your own unique outfits then you are sure to enjoy pairing gothic skirts with something from our range of gothic T shirts and gothic tops. With so many styles of tee to choose from you could try a regular crew neck top or a beautiful flowing blouse.
Whatever your shape or size we have something for you including a plus size gothic clothing uk range. There really is no better place to come for a gothic clothing sale with Blue Banana’s extensive collection which is sure to rival Amazon and eBay gothic clothing. Blue Banana is sure to become your shop of choice for gothic clothing uk so get shopping and spice up your wardrobe.