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where do u get your goth/emo/alt/etc clothing from?

for tops, pants, and bags/belts i always go to goodwill & savers. most of my band stuff and jewelry is from ebay and spencers. i actually almost never go to hot topic anymore lol


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Reply by Mys

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Most of my clothes come from goodwill/secondhand stores too. I almost never get anything from Hot Topic anymore, though I do try to go in and look around a bit. What I don't get from secondhand stores though comes from my sisters old clothes, she was scene in high school and now most of her stuff fits me and my style. Whatever works, honestly. xD


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Reply by Nerathepossum

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If you're looking for a simple alternative fashion just go for grunge fashion, all you need to do is go thrifting and boom you got a pair of converse, a flannel, a band tee and some Jean's to rip up!


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Reply by infectedbile_luver33

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online and thrifts<33


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Reply by Kylie

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I've had the best luck finding a lot of my goth clothes at second hand stores, it's always a surprise too because I never expect to find goth clothes, but yet I always do. My city does have a couple goth communities so that may also be why.

I've also had some of luck with Forever 21 and H&M, I guess alt is in fashion right now so taking trips to the mall (when I have the money) is definetly interesting and fun.
Also, a lot of Zumiez locations are starting to sell Tripp pants too, like in store. Kinda the reason I stopped visiting my local Hot Topic (they don't really have the best things anyways :p).


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Reply by Alexandro

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I like gothic clothes and recently found a store where I bought a lot of cool things: a leather jacket, massive boots, various jewelry. Maybe the link will be useful to you https://hardnheavy.store/collections/gents


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Reply by luna

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almost anywhere, the mall, the thrift store online, i also recommended small businesses too!


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Reply by Notaskinwalker

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look for halloween shirts or spooky [blank] on depop or poshmark. ebay too for new rocks and more expensive stuff


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Reply by caffienefrenzy

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i just make shit lol


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Reply by Suburban Guy

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Target, Goodwill, Walmart, Salvation Army, Savers, and if they have anything at Burlington or Ross


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i usually find rare gothic items in a second hand/thrift store for sure

unfortunately theyre too far away in my place or doesnt stay around for too long
they're limited and not as common to find
but when i do find them, it always feel like i hit jackpot so i always make sure to have a good eye spotting them around
a handful of cash too just in case i find them lol


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Reply by marie

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i always thrift or go to target or kmart !! i also sew my own stuff occasionally but it can get expensive with materials.  


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Reply by Dollie

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You can make your own with sewing and stuff if your into that there tutorials online. Second hand stores and online is the best way to go though. 


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Reply by Madison

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Any place where you can thrift clothing or you try looking up some emo/alternative brands online please make sure you know who your buying from though! 


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Reply by ★Sal★

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https://shoptunnelvision.com/

the best !!

depop and ebay r also rlly good for vintage


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Reply by Su1_h0n

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I get it from hot topic, claires, walmart or thrifting


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Reply by schnuffel<3

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I get most of my stuff from Friends that dont want it anymore, garage sales or on halloween time

Since I live in Germany there are no thrift shops or hot topics around qwq


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Reply by remedi

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I signed up for the Beserk newsletter as they're an Australian alt distributor, so they carry a huge range of stuff. I'll usually check those newsletters and find the homepage for brands that I see making things I like. But i also DIY, use depop, thrift, and collect hand me downs from friends and family!


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Reply by anarchomuslimah

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irl alt stores, aliexpress, shein n thrifting! i sometimes bleach t shirts which is v fun! 


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Reply by M1k3y

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I buy random crap from goodwill and I make it myself


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Reply by ☆merlin☆

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i mainly get my stuff from like hand me downs and goodwill, then modify them with bottle cap pins and embroidery 

i try to stay away from hot topic these days but my partner bought me a misfits shirt for my birthday


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Reply by GloomyBear420

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Not sure if anyone has suggested it, but the Japanese brand ACDC Rag not only has great alt style clothes like the shirt in my pfp, but the sizes are more inclusive and they ship to America! And if I remember correctly, they had free shipping on my order. I suggest checking out their website!

another brand that is much less accessible would be Takuya Angel, and anything that fits into the "visual kei" look in Japanese fashion works really well for emo/scene/goth/punk looks and worth looking around for.


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Reply by ipawwd 🎸🎧

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for spikey bracelets and 'unnecessary' accessories i shop at shein because the prices cant be beat, dont flame me 


in general i shop on amazon for clothing 
and u should check out rebelsmarket because they have cool stuff


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Reply by P0MN1 !!

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i get mines from spencers hot topic killstar yoursblack dollskill demonia and vampire freaks and i go thrifting a lot!!


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Reply by mercury

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tbh i can't really find any good alt clothes when shopping especially in my town because i live in a very small town so usually i just go to a thrift store or whatever and pick out what fits me and later get it modified or modify it myself. i think there are few tutorials online


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Reply by Jade

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I gotta say it's almost all thrifted or second hand. A lot of my clothes are my mom's from the 80s and 90s. I'm really lucky she kept a lot of her stuff :) but yeah I would say it just comes down to luck, I often have to really hunt in a thrift store before I find and item or two I like. Just keep looking and you'll find that special piece!! :))) 


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Reply by Emmeline

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One of my favorite places to have an impressive collection of goth clothes and alt outfits is this website shoptery


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Reply by Alex_7

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if you look hard enough you can find some decent stuff in h&m and bershka but as many people have said the best you can find is normally located in thrift stores 


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Reply by Alex_7

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if you look hard enough you can find some decent stuff in h&m and bershka but as many people have said the best you can find is normally located in thrift stores 


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Reply by emiily ⚝

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i always try and find smaller shops / boutiques that specialise in alternative clothingbut the downside is that these places tend to be harder to find and more expensive :( but if that isnt and option then doing diy on thrifted items or items from more mainstream shops is always an option, its really good aswell if your looking for a more goth or punk look !! 


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Reply by gutter grrrl

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thrifting (small rural areas probs work best or old church run stores ) target for simple plain tees, mall might have small outlets ( anything but hot topic, zumiez etc ) might have cool statement pieces or jewelry, yard sales ( also good for room decor ) retro instagram shops ( creepsville666 ) facebook market ( also good for looking for local yard sales ) look up local boutiques, i sew a lot of stuff myself and diy, and my favourite is raiding my families closets :) 

it’s really just about finding pieces from anywhere and making it work into your style not everything has to necessarily be “alt clothing” <3


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Reply by gutter grrrl

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thrifting (small rural areas probs work best or old church run stores ) target for simple plain tees, mall might have small outlets ( anything but hot topic, zumiez etc ) might have cool statement pieces or jewelry, yard sales ( also good for room decor ) retro instagram shops ( creepsville666 ) facebook market ( also good for looking for local yard sales ) look up local boutiques, i sew a lot of stuff myself and diy, and my favourite is raiding my families closets :) 

it’s really just about finding pieces from anywhere and making it work into your style not everything has to necessarily be “alt clothing” <3


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Reply by AnnaWasHere

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I usually get hand-me-downs but when shopping, I'd go with GoodWill, and even Hot Topic still has some gems! I would suggest Ebay, but some sellers do overprice some stuff. :/


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Reply by ⁶⁶⁶ sie ʚ♡︎ɞ

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amazon, thrift, trashlair, aliexpress, vampirefreaks, saintterror, so much more


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Reply by dex ⦻

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I try to buy at thrift stores and online second-hand websites as much as I can but once and awhile when I really want some ouji/aristo stuff I buy from taobao re-sellers/shopping services (like 42lolita and spreenow)


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Reply by adam

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i never have had any luck thrifting, sadly. i go relatively often, but never find anything that piques my interest, besides jewelry. i get staple items like my jackets, shirts, pants, from any store that sells clothing, practically, lol. i get most of my accessories from record stores near me (pins), locally-run stores, or just making them myself.


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Reply by Gorixology

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When I was a teenager I would get mines mostly from secondhand, discount stores, or pharmacy. Fast foward now, once I got into my late teens I went to the mall and still used discount stores. Nowadays I go to thrift store (love it to bits), secondhand from family, Facebook Marketplace, SHEIN (no longer use it after doing research), ROMWE (same thing applies), and just DIY some of my old clothes that I've had since middle school. But dealing with perfectionism is brutal because I cant force myself to destroy clothes, unless its Walmart jeans which are only $7-$9.


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Reply by Sk1ssorz

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I get my clothes on eBay(really just any online stores), goodwill, and Hot Topic. The t shirts at Hot Topic are insanely pricey however!


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Reply by Ion

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Mainly thrift stores and online(ex: depop, etsy, ebay) but flea markets do tend to have good stuff


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Reply by Roland

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i pretty much always go to goodwill since its easily accessible to me and, if you look in the right places, you can get an entire good outfit for relatively cheap. otherwise for custom made stuff i usually browse etsy


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Reply by lena ;333

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resellers on second hand websites, and thrifts


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Reply by newcleardawn

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for any UK ppl here i'd recommend primarily going online as irl stores tend to overcharge for simple things, however if you are in the south damaged society is pretty decent and if you look for certain things at urban outfitters it also has a nice (but pricey) selection. and for online, unfortunately, unless u wanna sacrifice your morals by using shein eBay and vinted are your best choices for finding "alt" clothing (which u can totally search for on both apps) and id also recommend if u are a male looking at techwear clothing as techwear and alt can have a lot of overlap depending on what ur aesthetic is.


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Reply by shelf

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honestly some of mine came from hot topic, some from temu, some of them were hand-me-downs that i modified myself :D


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Reply by Ash

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Mostly from vinted, I do have most of my old shirts or shoes I brought from emp. I get my chocker from Etsy or amazon (I know it is not the best choice). 


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Reply by Natalie

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Thrifting online, though I avoid things like Depop if I can because when it comes to the brands I like, people tend to upcharge by upwards of $100. Since the brands I like are usually Japanese (H.Naoto, sexpotrevenge, etc) I use Japanese Mercari through Buyee.


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Reply by Skarze

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Im a punk/cyberpunk and i mainly go to local vintage stores or i shop online- small brands are super good because its more likely they will have higher quality stuff for a cheaper price if you know where to look- etsy and ebay are both good too ive got some killer pieces from there


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Reply by .woeoficarus.

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i get my stuff from aelfric eden and minga london, but sometimes h&m has good jeans lol


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Reply by socks

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honestly for alot of alt clothing diy has been my best freind. buying simple peices from second hand stores and then altering them is alot easeir than it may seem. plus there tons and tons of inspo on pinterest , tumblr and tiktok !

but aside from that i get alot of clothes from Vinted ?


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Reply by socks

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honestly for alot of alt clothing diy has been my best freind. buying simple peices from second hand stores and then altering them is alot easeir than it may seem. plus there tons and tons of inspo on pinterest , tumblr and tiktok !

but aside from that i get alot of clothes from Vinted ?


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Reply by Cinder

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I usually buy my clothes and accessories in thrift stores because the clothes there are cute and cheap, I could go through thrift stores all day ★-★


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