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Romantic Goth is a goth style influenced by the fashion of the Romantic Era (1800-1850) as well as modern goth styles.

Romantic Goth is seen as a relatively lighter, happier form of Goth, with an emphasis on romance and expressing themselves through art.

Visual

According to the Goth Types Wiki, here are some visual aspects to Romantic Goth:

  • Darker aesthetics
    • Red wine
    • Graveyards (especially moonlit ones)
    • Ravens
    • Bones
    • Dead roses
    • Gothic jewelry/architecture
  • Lacey/flowing things
  • Nighttime
  • Gardens

Fashion

Fashion under Romantic Goth may include:

  • Lacey dresses
  • Corsets
  • Tailcoats
  • Flowing materials
  • Suits
  • Any formal attire
  • Lace chokers
  • Black jewelry or any jewelry with dark colored stones

Romantic Goth usually involves soft makeup, including:

  • Smokey eyes
  • Pale foundation
  • "Cat's eye" eyeliner
  • Dark lips
  • Swirling eye patterns

Popular hairstyles under this aesthetic can contain:

  • Long hair
  • Straightened hair or soft waves
  • Elegant/dramatic styles

Activities

Some Romantic Goth activities can include:

  • Deep thinking/daydreaming
  • Falling in love
  • Crying
  • Watching romance/mystery films
  • Reading dramatic literature/sad romance stories
  • Listening to music at home/with friends
  • Staying away from crazy clubs/concerts
  • Making vent art

Media

Music

Romantic Goths usually tend to listen to classical music or opera with a brooding or passionate mood. Some Romantic Goth bands include:

Traditional goth music and folk are also a key part of the subculture.

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