Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Can you be a pastel goth without pastel hair?

Disclaimer: I realize fully that pastel goth is not a part of the traditional Goth subculture and that there's a lot of dispute over whether or not the style can even take on the moniker of Goth (but I think it's a rather silly thing to get pissy over, so I'm ignoring it), but I fully adore the style and often-times consider how to incorporate it into my own wardrobe.

Which brings me to this question: Is it possible to rock a legit Pastel Goth outfit without having pastel or otherwise colored hair?



Honestly, it's hard to find any pictures on the internet of girls with natural colored hair sporting a pastel goth outfit. And I'm not talking about this nu-Goth stuff (though I enjoy that too!) with lightly colored hair. The two simply are not the same thing. Even so....it was difficult. But I did manage to find a few photos lurking around that might give one a good idea how to rock a Pastel Goth look without bleaching out your hair or investing in a pink wig. ^_^






So it would seem that the answer is: Yes. Good to know.

All images found on Tumblr.

5 comments:

  1. I used to follow the blog of the girl in the last picture, she pulled out quite nice outfits :D
    By the way I think it's perfectly possible to be a pastel goth without pastel hair; it's all about the clothing anyways, so I don't think the colour of your hair matters that much. :)

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  2. I love it! I'd really like to add some pastelly Gothy accents to my outfits.

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  3. I think it would be completely fine and if you feel a bit out of place, just get some pastel coloured hair pieces to clip in. That way you can make you hair match your outfit everyday without damaging your hair.

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    1. That is actually a really great idea. I might totally do that.

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