Posts Tagged: goth

PORTRAITS FROM ROME’S ‘DARK MOVEMENT’ SCENE OF THE 1980S

The “Dark” collection, taken primarily in Rome between ‘83 and ‘85, showcases the patrons of clubs, movies, concerts and theater events associated with the dark movement. Of course nothing stays non-commodified in the modern world, and Ignani is quick to point out how rapidly the look was appropriated by high-end fashion. See the full article and gallery here.

Is three skull ties enough? (Of course not.)

Here are the three ties with skull patterns that I currently have in my collection. The one on the left is from H&M many, many years ago, and the one on the right is from H&M just recently. The one in the center is my favorite, and I have no idea where it came from; I’m 99% sure my girlfriend bought it for me as a gift, and I’m 99% sure she got it in…Continue Reading →

Somehow I let myself get photographed in a t-shirt & with no product in my hair

My photographer friend Kevin O’Mara was staying with me in Brooklyn and we got up early on a Saturday morning and I threw on a t-shirt and didn’t do my hair and we went out for coffee. Somehow he managed to sneak this pic and make me look cool anyway; there was a nice breeze doing nice things with my product-less hair. I usually don’t let myself get seen in public wearing a t-shirt, let…Continue Reading →