inspired by tim burton's white queen.
the trick to doing goth is not going the prepackaged predictable route. yes, goth lacks color, but instead of black, try white. focus on drawing from the actual gothic period. do it right & people might not even notice you did it.
|the white queen from alice|
she's lovely, but the look is a bit harsh for reality.
so, soften the lines by using a red lip stain instead of a lipstick. leave them matte & keep the eyes soft.
|i prefer revlon's just bitten in gothic|
few people think to do gothic out in the sun. that means you should.
edward scissorhands would be perfectly happy in a topiary garden.
|topiary park in columbus, oh|
step away from the plastic spiders! you know who else hangs out in dark abandoned castles? moths!
|snow moth comb via bhldn|
black & red lace are predictable. instead, go for something that might fit in a brontë novel. the pure lack of color keeps it gothic.
|sweeping taffeta ball gown via bhldn|
|antique cameo ring keeps things eerie by 25jewel via etsy|
|1800s mourning choker from gypsyroadstudio via etsy|
victorian dollhouse as a centerpiece
|victorian doll house by victoriandollhouse via etsy|