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Goth Type 2: The Romantic Goth

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By Trellia   |   
Published: December 2, 2005
© 2005 - 2020 Trellia
Of course, the majority of Goths are unique in their style and music preferences. However, within the subculture there are certain "types" of Goth with particular characteristics. And it can be fun to classify them. Naturally, classifications for each "type" vary from person to person, so you may disagree with what I say here!

This is probably the most popular Goth type of the times. It's a gorgeous look, so that's unsuprising.

As with all my work, please DON'T steal this! If you want to use it for whatever purposes, email me and ask me first.
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Question: Do all goths have to have Black hair, or can icy shades of white work????
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AshreilaStudent General Artist
See "White Goth"
gothiquemortician's avatar
lol! i always score this...but i do daydream alot,i almost got hit by a car because of it....:D
MysticalBats's avatar
I love the Romantic and Victorian goth style
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KajimiStarshipHobbyist General Artist
Can I submit an OC goth for you to determine the type. 
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caffeineophile-ghostHobbyist Digital Artist
I can't tell how much I love romantic goth oh my god..
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Chi-RoseStudent General Artist
I fall into this category
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SpiderskellyProfessional Writer
I myself, am a Romantic-Victorian with hints of Emo-Goth.
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i'm romantic-vampire-feary with a decent amount geek/weeb...yeah a romantic goth that watches anime,plays mortal kombat and contributes a great deal to fan art...and fanfiction. most of my music revolves around Evanesscence,NightWish,Tristania etc...
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MoxillaDeCurtonaHobbyist General Artist
Okay, now that I read this, I think i'm a mix of Perky and Romantic. I guess it depends on my mood.
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Janise-VampHobbyist General Artist
Im a romantic trad goth
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I think I'm a mix of type 2 and 22. thx for helping me out :)
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neurotoxineProfessional Interface Designer
HAhahah GREAT description!
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Being a Goth is awesome and I am proud......Problem is..... none of these fit me!!!!!
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TheatreFan101Hobbyist Traditional Artist
While I am not an advocate to stereotypes, your goth stereotypes are very interesting. All sorts of peices of my style fall into a lot of catagories.
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Luna-ZamikoStudent General Artist
According to these, I fall into SEVERAL. I love TradGoth, Romantic Goth, Victorian Goth, J-Goth, The Medival Goth, The Vampire Goth, and Faerie Goth. My styles and makeup has bits and pieces of each. (Although on some days I may look more of one than the other due to what particular mood.) I think my makeup can be described as the J-goth...I'm very detailed and OCD about my face makeup. One day I'll be wearing this old Victorian-style black dress with various frilly accessories, the next I'll be wearing a tight black corset with ripped fishnets underneath the corset, black leggings, and various black belts wrapped around my legs. I love more than just the fashion as well...literature, art, philosophy, Architecture, HISTORY...the list goes on.
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ARoseWithoutThornsHobbyist Traditional Artist
Tehe that sounds a lot like me!!! :kitty: that's one of the reasons I live by the Goth subculture because its what u make it :glomp::iconblackroseplz:
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I fall into this category of the Goth subculture, myself...I love this piece!
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iheartmoony7Student Writer
two words: stevie. nicks.
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StepsOnThornyRosesHobbyist Traditional Artist
Mostly of this is described as my type of "goth stereo-type" even though I love to listen to several goth-bands as siouxsie and the banshees, bauhaus, sisters of mercy, the cure, nosferatu & london after midnight but also I adore gothic, pagan, and symphonic metal mostly and some neoclassic. I love cathedrals, gothic litterature and graveyards and love art and skulls so mostly I can be a mix between tradigoth, romantic goth and metalhead haha xD or as i call my own gothstyle Ow<
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