Pastel goth

Pastel Goth (not to be confused with creepy cute, nu goth, or soft grunge) is a fashion and aesthetic that originated on tumblr in late 2010. The fashion entails taking the basic elements of dark goth style and mixing it with pastel colors.

Reccuring Aesthetic ThemesEdit

  • Inverted crosses
  • Skeletons and bones
  • Kawaii offensive text and kawaii pixels
  • Mean Girls quotes
  • Shaking food gifs
  • Gradients
  • Dripping things (like dripping fonts, dripping leggings, etc)
  • Bats
  • The yin yang symbol
  • Pastels

Common Fashion ElementsEdit

Pastel bat

Pastelbat, a tumblr user who helped popularize pastel goth fashion

  • Pastel Hair
  • Leg garters
  • Fishnets
  • Platform sneakers
  • Button up shirts and blouses
  • Spiked Headbands
  • Creepers
  • Pastel pullovers
  • Anything made by creepyyeha
  • Spiked chokers
  • Black lipstick or pastel lipstick
  • Eyeball, black, or pastel bows


Many pastel goth images and graphics glorify self hatred, satanism, violence, and excess blogging accompanied by a cute pastel background. Pastel goth bloggers are usually teenage girls that take a a lot of pride in their blogs as well as their wardrobe.


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