Do you love the gothic fashion style but feel like it’s too dark for you? Are you looking for a way to add some lightness to your goth look? If so, then pastel goth might be the right style for you! In this blog post, we will show you 10 different pastel goth outfit ideas that are perfect for spring and summer. These outfits are stylish and comfortable, and they will help you stand out from the crowd. So what are you waiting for? Start browsing through these photos and get inspired!
The Pastel Goth Trend
Gothic fashion has been increasingly gaining popularity in recent years, with more people now looking to add a dark, edgy twist to their style. Pastel goth is the perfect way to do this, as it combines the best of both worlds: the dark gothic aesthetic with cute pastel-colored clothing and accessories. Typically this look will start with a dark base. Perhaps a black dress or a black t-shirt. Then to bring in the pink gothic inspiration, you need to introduce lighter accessories or layers. To achieve this you might wear pastel pink socks, light yellow hair clips or even a lilac french beret hat. The pastel tones help to soften the more traditional gothic clothes, creating a more feminine and playful look. This unique style is perfect for those who wants to stand out from the crowd and make a statement with their fashion.
But if you’re not sure how to get started with pastel goth, don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. Starting with a lolita goth, we will take you on a journey of pastel goth discovery, providing you with our top style advice and tips to master this hot trend! So, let’s get started!
1: Lolita Goth
Lolita goth is the perfect starting point for those new to pastel goth. It’s a sub-genre of gothic fashion that takes its inspiration from the popular Japanese street fashion, lolita. This look is all about pretty frills, bows, and cute dresses. To get started with this style, you’ll need to find a gothic lolita dress that you feel comfortable in. Once you have your dress, add some gothic-inspired accessories to complete the look. For example, a pair of black lace gloves or a velvet choker necklace. You can also add some dark make-up to really bring out your gothic side. Black eyeliner and gothic-style false eyelashes are a must!
If you want to try something a little bit different, you could also add some pastel colors into your lolita goth look. For example, a pair of pale pink stockings or a light blue hair ribbon will work 100% sure.
A pastel goth is also known as ‘creepy cute’, and this look can be created by combining gothic and kawaii fashion styles. Kawaii means ‘cute’ in Japanese and it’s a popular style of fashion that includes lots of bright colors and childlike designs. To get started with this look, you’ll need to find some gothic-inspired clothing items that are also cute and childlike. A good place to start is with a gothic dress. You can then add some gothic-inspired accessories, such as a black choker necklace or a cute backpack. To really bring out the ‘creepy cute’ aesthetic, you can also add some gothic make-up and a pastel hair wig.
3: Black Bunny
Expand your gothic wardrobe and start adding more playful pieces such as a black bunny hoodie. Pair this cute oversized hoodie with a wavy blue wig and dark jewelry such as a choker necklace and gothic earrings. You can also add some darker makeup to really bring out your gothic side. Black eyeliner and thick gothic-style false eyelashes are a must! Accessorize your look with a pastel sunglasses and a pair of combat boots.
4: Gengar Pastel Goth
If you’ve always been a fan of Pokemon, then you’ll love this next pastel gothic-inspired outfit idea. Start building this look by throwing on this gorgeous Gengar cartoon jacquard sweater. It’s the perfect gothic clothing item to keep you warm in the cooler months. Pair it with a short black pleated skirt and some pastel goth accessories, such as a pair of knee-high socks in light pink, and a flower tassel choker necklace. You could even take this a step further by layering the sweater with a pink pentagram body harness. And now I bet you’re ready to hunt down some Pokemon!
5: Cute Skeleton
This next outfit idea is great for those who wants to show off their gothic side in more playful way. Start with a black and white printed hoodie that features a cute fishbone design. Pair it with some gothic-inspired leggings or trousers, such as a pair of black skinny jeans. You can also add some gothic-style accessories, such as a choker necklace or a black headband with skull detailing. Add some height to your gothic closet with these incredible platform sneakers, and don’t forget the gothic makeup! These sneakers are available in both the US and Europe. Thick black eyeliner and matte black lipstick! You can also complete this gothic fashion statement with a skeleton purse! To incorporate the pastel goth element, you’ll need a soft pink wig, or even a pink body harness.
6: Dragon Inspired Gothic Clothes
This next pastel gothic outfit idea is perfect for those who love all things fantasy. Start with a black dragon t-shirt or crop top. Then pair with dark grey or black jeans or a black pleated skirt. You can now add silver jewelry such as a choker or thorn necklace. To bring in the pastel goth trend, it’s time to get creative with your make-up. Using vibrant pink, purple and blue, accentuate your eyes, and use a thick black eyeliner to add definition. Finish the look with a pair of black combat boots.
7: Pastel Goth Meets Punk
This unique combination, or perhaps a match made in hell brings together the fierce red and black tones of a typical punk look with the soft and more feminine pastel colors of a lolita goth. To get this look right, start with a punk red base such as a red skirt or sweater. Next add pastel pink accessories such as a choker, cute cat pumpkin pin, and pink pentagram body harness. To elevate this edgy gothic outfit, dye your hair a soft pink or purple to bring the pops of pink together!
8: Devil Child Pastel Goth
Talking of hell…another cute yet deadly pastel goth look that you can add to your gothic wardrobe is this ‘Devil Child’ outfit. Start with a chained tie-dye t-shirt or this mesh crystal lace-up front belly top. Now that you’re channeling the burning fires of hell, it’s time to have some fun with playful accessories. Remember you need to add in elements of a softer nature to give the outfit a pastel gothic vibe. So perhaps blue eyeshadow, a heart choker, pastel pink hair, and an adorable yet gothic backpack would help give this outfit an edgy yet soft aesthetic.
9: Cute But Deadly
Do you want to look cute but also a bit dangerous? The idea behind this pastel gothic look is that you ooze the innocence of youth and love all things soft and fluffy such as teddy bears, but you are deadly by nature! Start with a black gothic-inspired t-shirt or sweater and a pair of chunky black shoes. Then, you will need some pastel goth details like pink lipsticks, bright-colored hair accessories, and some elegant lace gloves. Coil your hair into two space buns adorned with black bows and you’ve got a cute and dangerous look oops, and don’t forget a gothic-chic teddy bear backpack!
10: Life Sucks Paste Goth
Exude those dark and edgy vibes with this eye-catching pink gothic costume idea. Starting with a pair of purple and black casual harem pants, throw on these heavy-duty platform sneakers and a punk kitten crop top. Over this, wear a light green pentagram body harness and a bobby doll cat spiky choker. By combining green and purple, you will effortlessly get the pastel goth look whilst still staying true to your dark and moody roots. Keeping your makeup quite simple to allow the clothes and color combinations to do the talking. This is a gorgeous pink gothic outfit idea for those who want to look more feminine and gothic lolita.
And there you have it! We have come to the end of the list of 10 pastel goth outfit ideas! We certainly hope that you have enjoyed reading this article and that you found some serious inspired ideas for your own gothic wardrobe. Thank you for taking the time to read our entire list! But we have one last favor to ask! We’d love to know what your favorite pastel goth outfit ideas are? So, do please let us know in the comments below! And don’t forget to check out our gothic fashion section for more gothic clothing inspiration.