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19 Truths About Being Goth In The Summer

It's a cruel, cruel summer.

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2. People constantly ask you whether you're hot.

Like, figuratively hot? Always.

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3. Getting sunscreen under your perfectly manicured nails is a total pain.

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Worth it for nails like these, though. 💅

4. People are always joking about how goths avoid the beach.

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Which is silly. What other group owns as many parasols, cute sunglasses, and killer black bathing suits?

6. Besides, what better opportunity to get creative with sun protection?

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7. Of course, then there are all the jokes about pale, sunburned goths.

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Goths comes in all shades.

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9. And people never seem to realize that goths don't wear, like, velvet cloaks during the summer.

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Because, shocking as it may seem, stores also make tank tops and shorts in black.

10. ...And they never seem to understand that being goth doesn't mean ALWAYS wearing black.

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Look at this girl totally rocking in red, for instance.

11. ...And that no one understands this better than pastel goths.

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12. You know you can always go "TropiGoth" in the summer, because tropical prints + black = great.

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13. Of course, it's just a simple fact that beachwear looks cuter in black.

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14. Your sunglasses are cuter than most people's.

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It's not a brag if it's true.

15. And summer is always better with some fashionably like-minded friends.

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16. Black lipstick + a cool summer drink = this travesty.

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We've all been there.

18. And it's not like this look just happens on its own.

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It takes COMMITMENT.

19. This is all to say: Being goth in the summer is not for the weak.

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