Gloomth’s goth clothing website is a wonderfully humorous place (with the catchline Gloomth and the cult of melancholy), with some phenomenal designs, which do seem to be very reasonably priced. Based in Canada, they will ship to the UK for a small charge (again, very reasonable).
The site itself has some excellent touches on it – all of the pics are clickable, giving larger versions. Each item tells you how many of them have been made (often only single figures, so you can be pretty certain that you’re not going to be wearing the same thing as all the other girls at the goth ball). Each piece also has it’s own size chart – the one thing The Seamstress was wary about as each item’s sizing is different, so beware. It seems that some items are made larger, with the idea that you can strap or tie them in to cinch them, so don’t just presume that if you fit one item, you will always fit that size.
One of our favourites was the Gothic Aristocrat Autumn Weight Overcoat, which has it’s inspiration in the classic English riding jacket, with just a little strappyness and some eye holes that clean up the lines and turn it from practical to stylish, without making it unwearable at the local gymkhana.
My own personal favourite is the Gothic Damask Lolita Dress, which though I am not normally a fan of Lolitas (they need feeding usually, and I have no interest in women much younger than me) this one is an absolute treasure, and I think could be worn by women of any age or size (or maybe it’s just the stripy stockings…?).
There’s also several pieces for the corpgoth part of your life, like the wonderfully understated Precious Misery blouse and the Lobelia in Jet Blouse, both of which would be emminently suitable for the liberal office.
(Many thanks to Taeden for allowing us to pinch the pics!)