labels are convenient, yes, but goths have different styles too.

..gothic lolita-basically trying to look like china doll. theyre cute and they carry around toys, pretty nice lot of people, a lot of them have pink in their hair and whatnot, their hair being in pigtails or braids, etc.
..elegant gothic lolita-they look like people who lived in upper class england in the 1700s ish. top hats, tailcoats,ictorian dresses, lace, black clothing, with other colours on the dark side, i.e purple, dark green, blood red
..happy goth (mostly in japan)- they wear tonnes and tonnes of accessories, and the ultimate goal is to blind you iwth bright, happy colours.its adorable and they do in fact wear pink. quite alot of it. they wear black too, but mainly colours. all over. ( red, yellow, red, light blue, pink, etc)

goths most other places are supposed to be depressed gay rebels, which is not true, of course. trust me, go round asking 'those who are normal' if what they wear makes them happy and theyll say no. its just what they wear. it doesnt express much but for that this guy or that is man enough to wear pink. good for him.

it does hold true that most goths have dyed hair, wear black, and are a little unhappy.but its also true that even though you might be scared of a goth, theyre the nicest group of people youll ever meet if you stop insulting them. theyre pretty smart, leaning toward the artistic side and might be slightly obsessed with music. which by the way does have to be death metal. goths also like bands like the postal service and belle and sebastian.
go to google and look up harajuku or harajuku fashion lo and behold, different styles of goth! or just look up gothic lolita, elegant gothic lolita, etc. great fun, i assure you.
by haveaniceday August 14, 2006
Goth, although once an expression of individuality, is now a commercial image sold by big business. They now have shops such as Emily the Strange that promote and sell the goth image. If you shop at such places you are buying something that everyone can have and probably does have. Ergo, you are not a true goth who wishes to be individual.

Goth, as well as many other social groups, is a box that people are put in so we can organise society. People are labelled to make it easier for others to relate to them. I exhibit many chracteristics of a goth (outlook of the world, sense of humour ect,) but am I one? No. This is because I choose not to buy into a commercial image that has been ruined by our "friends" big business and lemming teenagers.

So, if we follow this philosiphy, everyone who calls themself a goth is a poser and everyone who dresses like a goth is just buying into a commercial entity and is therefore a sellout and a poser.
Goth: I'm so individual I dress and act just like all my friends because society tells me to.
Goth is not a heavy death anorexic mopey fiend who wears black all the time. Being goth is like when you used to be in dysfunctional situations before. We didn't choose to be gothic, it chooses us instead. Poseurs claim to be goth just because they wear black and listen to the so-called goth music. They don't even know the definition. That's terribly pathetic.

I became goth because I was adapted to the paranormal world since I was little. My family was the victim of black magic. Yes, I'm not a depressing goth. I used to be depressed, but not anymore.

Goths are not satanists! Well, maybe some of them are. I have my own religion (Islam). Gothic is like a medium where you can meet other people having the same experience like you (no matter what religion they are).

Goths are actually intellectual and intelligent people. They wear black. But not all the time. Goth is all about the attitude and your experience in life. Goths are intellectual, creative, and artistic people (most uneducated goths are poseurs!). They writes poetry and reads gothic literature.

I study Biology, Information Technology, Chemistry, Physics, English For Science And Technology. Does this proves that I'm uneducated and stupid? Being goth doesn't mean you don't listen to other types of music. I listen to Marilyn Manson, My Chemical Romance, Bjork, and Slipknot. They're not goths, but I like their music. So what?
Poseur 1: Owh my goth, I love boys with fringe. That's so goth!

Poseur 2: Shut up, I'm tryina slit my wrist here.

Poseur 1: And, boys with eyeliner.

Poseur 3: Well, I'll try overdosing instead.
by Siti Noraisyah A.R. May 06, 2006
a goth is some1 that listens to heavy metal/emo/rock/death metal/goth music. despite wot chavs say about goths they dont all wear long black leather coats and worship satan. goths just dont like to be in wiv the latest fasions nd listen to r&b nd hip hop music. a goth is actually a very nice person and probally alot nicer to speak to than a chav coz a goth is just some1 being theirself unlike a chav that trys to be sumthing and some1 they aint.
my friend has just became a goth but hasn't realli changed that much to be honest she has became a nicer person
by drowning-depression July 20, 2005
a goth is someone who would hate to be thought of as someone "like them."
"Them" being both Trendies and Townies. they dress the way they do as a statement to the general public so they will not mistake their inclinations.
most goths think that nu-metal is the scourge of modern society and think that the world might just be bearable if there were no townies,Trendies,preppies, jocks, murderers or hatemongerers.

"Goth is a state of mind...meaning everyone you dont hate."
by Steerpike Sister May 15, 2003
someone who wasn't hugged enough as a child.

goths like to pretend they were unfairly outcasted by society, when in reality they are socially inept and intolerant of most mainstream culture. they think that people who enjoy things such as mtv are brainwashed idiots instead of realizing that goths themselves are the ones who are trying too hard to fit the mold of a stereotype. goths also like to pretend that they, at heart, are more approachable and make better friends than your average prep because they're "intelligent", when in reality they use their pseudo-intellectual bullshit as an excuse to put themselves on a pedestal and act like they're so much greater than the rest of the world.
goth - "you laugh at me because i'm different, but i laugh at you because you're all the same"

normal person - "right, because you and all your friends don't dress exactly alike and listen to the same shitty music."
by Flipyoutoo July 10, 2008
1. poser goth.who immediatly labels themselves goth without a clue what it is.
2. the religion which tecnically is demonicai, it was called the second goth.
3. the germeric tribe.
4. the style. e.g clothes, music e.t.c
5.the fuckin label that people use on me. i let them think what they want.
6.the personality. e.g natural goths e.t.c
7. a term preps use to describe anyone who is differant to them.
8. if u can thing of any more, add a definition.
prep- u fucking goth
me- what?
prep- r u a fucking goth or a fucking emo?
me- what the hell r u on about.
prep- yeah, u fucking goths know all about hell dont u?
me- f off.
by city girl thorn January 12, 2008

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