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March 29, 2005

Gothic Martha Stewart

I first heard of Gothic Martha Stewart while I was living in England though at that time I had never heard of Martha Stewart. Flea Towers is packed to the rafters with curios and ethnographic miscellany making an "opposite of minimalist" Victorian look a virtue of necessity.

This site sprung from the hypothetical question: "What if Martha Stewart was a goth?" For the uninitiated, Martha Stewart is a phenomenally successful domestic arts champion and stylemaker who advocates an upscale but not ostentatious style of living which has a lot to do with making things yourself and finding new uses for the old, instead of just buying everything new.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at March 29, 2005 06:14 AM

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Inasmuch as goths are the most domestic subculture I've ever encountered - they pair off neatly, take pride in their homes, decorate obsessively, cook well - a goth Martha is almost redundant.

Posted by: rick mcginnis [TypeKey Profile Page] at March 29, 2005 01:42 PM

*sigh* This is one of my favourite websites. I consult Gothic Martha Stewart all the time. Rick, that's what I'm talking about ;)

Posted by: Rue [TypeKey Profile Page] at March 29, 2005 02:15 PM