1. In 2018. by way of thanks for being a part of this community, we'll be choosing 16 active members of our community at random to receive a special gift and a gift certificate for one of our affiliate vendors, to represent each of our 16 years.

    Fok and the Styleforum Team

    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice

STYLE. COMMUNITY. GREAT CLOTHING.

Bored of counting likes on social networks? At Styleforum, you’ll find rousing discussions that go beyond strings of emojis.

Click Here to join Styleforum's thousands of style enthusiasts today!

Calling all SF Goths (current and former). . .

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Hard2Fit, Sep 18, 2008.

  1. Hard2Fit

    Hard2Fit Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    6,967
    Likes Received:
    36
    Joined:
    Aug 9, 2006
    Location:
    10591
    So what is (or was) the appeal?
    Even in my pre-teen years I could never relate.

    This NYT article got me thinking.
     


  2. FidelCashflow

    FidelCashflow Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    4,328
    Likes Received:
    44
    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2007
    Location:
    Canada
    I for one would like to see pics of a current SF goth.
     


  3. LabelKing

    LabelKing Stylish Dinosaur

    Messages:
    25,745
    Likes Received:
    239
    Joined:
    May 24, 2002
    Location:
    Constantinople
    [​IMG]
     


  4. DocHolliday

    DocHolliday Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

    Messages:
    16,118
    Likes Received:
    1,093
    Joined:
    Apr 21, 2005
    Location:
    Tombstone
    I for one would like to see pics of a current SF goth.

    Check out my WAYWTs. Bella morte ... it will set us free.
     


  5. Cravate_Noire

    Cravate_Noire Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    3,058
    Likes Received:
    673
    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2007
    A guy named "Lucifer", I mean if he had to wear opera pumps or a hanky in his breastpocket to work...
     


  6. A Canuker

    A Canuker Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    2,397
    Likes Received:
    473
    Joined:
    Sep 11, 2006
    Location:
    The Great White North
    [​IMG]

    Well that would explain alot of the anger. Frankly, if that was my look I'd hate my parents as well.
     


  7. thinman

    thinman Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    4,926
    Likes Received:
    40
    Joined:
    Jan 24, 2005
    Location:
    USA
    I believe it would be acceptable for a SF goth wear a black suit for business.[​IMG]
     


  8. Big A

    Big A Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    2,112
    Likes Received:
    258
    Joined:
    Jan 24, 2008
    Location:
    At your house, when you're not there
    I was not a goth, but I liked goth girls in H.S., mostly because they did not feel the need to be constrained by conventional thoughts about relations with the opposite sex (a.k.a, they would actually have sex, as opposed to talking about it). I was extremely partial to this girl who was from one of the richest families in Florida, was skinny as a rail, and liked fishnets and studded black leather.

    Just to prove we all grow up, her house was recently profiled in Palm Beach Life magazine, and she was wearing Lilly Pulitzer [​IMG]
     


  9. zjpj83

    zjpj83 Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    9,464
    Likes Received:
    14
    Joined:
    Oct 25, 2004
    Ok, I'll come clean

    [​IMG]
     


  10. robasaurus

    robasaurus Senior Member

    Messages:
    201
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Jan 9, 2008
    Location:
    Canada
    [​IMG]

    That's not a goth. That's a juggalo, which is a whole thread unto itself.
     


  11. LabelKing

    LabelKing Stylish Dinosaur

    Messages:
    25,745
    Likes Received:
    239
    Joined:
    May 24, 2002
    Location:
    Constantinople
    Well that would explain alot of the anger. Frankly, if that was my look I'd hate my parents as well.
    It seems to me that the great majority of these subcultures are filled up with fat, physically unattractive people, which frankly, is not surprising. Oftentimes, they are quite unintelligent as well. It's very proletarian.
     


  12. Risque

    Risque Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    90
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2008
    Location:
    Sydney, Aust
    So what is (or was) the appeal?
    Even in my pre-teen years I could never relate.

    This NYT article got me thinking.


    Trying to think of suitable introductory lines if the woman at the bar is wearing these.
     


  13. LabelKing

    LabelKing Stylish Dinosaur

    Messages:
    25,745
    Likes Received:
    239
    Joined:
    May 24, 2002
    Location:
    Constantinople
    That's not a goth. That's a juggalo, which is a whole thread unto itself.

    I feel frightened there is a distinction.
     


  14. Get Smart

    Get Smart Don't Crink

    Messages:
    12,158
    Likes Received:
    68
    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2004
    Location:
    A town called Malice
    Oftentimes, they are quite unintelligent as well.


    times have changed but the goths I knew in HS and college were usually pretty skinny and some of the smartest most well read and overall intelligent freaks I've ever met
     


  15. J Simulcik

    J Simulcik Senior Member

    Messages:
    167
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2008
    Location:
    An autogyro en route to the Prussian consulate in
    [​IMG]

    Ok, people, let's work this out together. Culture is a function of location. First, the driveway is not paved, and we can not see the local byway. We can therefore wager that said driveway is fairly long, suggesting a rural locale. This is further evidenced by the large satellite dish over this gentleman's left shoulder, indicating that he resides too far from the cable company to fall within their service area. What looks to be an aerial is visible on his right, further evidencing such a distance from a metropolitan area large enough to host a television broadcast antenna that his television, even augmented with 'rabbit ears' can not pick up a satisfactory signal.

    The imposing distance implied suggests no easy access to the cutting edge fashion, trends, and culture necessary to express oneself beyond the broad cookie-cutter labels of jock, nerd, outsider. Our young friend here is obviously displeased with, or unsuited for, the two former, and thus has chosen to exemplify the latter.

    Life is suffering. </[​IMG]>
     


Share This Page

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by