Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Something About Alternative Gothic
Do you know where the exactlt name ‘Gothic’ come from? The Gothic name initially came from a Germanic tribe. The Romans considered them as barbaric and not cultured. 'Gothic' was later applied to a type of Medieval architecture by critics who deemed it as similarly barbaric and uncultured. The term was later applied to a late 18th/early 19th century type of literature which had a fascination with death and also the supernatural.The actual term 'Gothic' was first placed to the music which is now regarded 'goth' in about 1979 with the release of the track 'Bela Lugosi's Dead' by Bauhaus. Many youngsters were fascinated by this mysterious sound and a different culture was born.
What is the exact Gothic look? The early goths looked similar to punks except that the major colors were black for hair and clothing (with the occasional touch of navy blue, deep red or purple) as well as silver for jewellery. They additionally tended to spout a lot of fishnet (more usually on the arms for men) with a unique style of make upconsisting of white faces with quite a lot of black eyeliner (for both sexes). Hair was ordinarily coloured black, very light blonde or red). To start with the hair was usually pretty short for men, backcombed up, but by the mid-to-late 80's long black hair became trendy. Goth makeup remains an essential part of the appearance. Both goth mens clothing in addition to apparelhas diversified in the sense that some individuals now don clothing influenced by 18th or early 19th century styles whilst others wear bondage or fetish fashion in the form of PVC, leather, latex and rubber.